Windows 10 Cortana search results open IE11 Instead of Edge browser

I have setup Edge as default browser in the Settings app on my Surface Pro 4 tablet. When I type words in the Cortana Search box from task bar or use Cortana voice search in Edge, the Bing results will be opened in Internet explorer. Switching file Extension association doesn’t take effects. The problem happens after the fall creator update. It is very annoying for me. Is that any working solution for that in Windows 10? Continue reading

Cannot upload JPG photos to website in Edge and Windows 10

When I tried to upload a picture to publish a post on blogger using Microsoft Edge, it was not working and the dialogue box froze in Windows 10 1709 version. It is also fail to upload larger photos taken on a digital camera or smartphone to Google Photos or Flickr in the browser. I opened the Settings app and cleared the data and history, reset, and Repair by powershell and nothing took effects. It seems that the JPG or BMP files is not supported on multiple websites. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Fix Edge tabs blinking flashing orange notification in Windows 10

When I open among ten webpages in Edge browser on my Surface Pro 4 tablet, about 3 tabs constantly start blinking a very bright yellow. It always happens with Office 365 website or JIRA tabs and seems to be things change. But I tap on the tab and there is no warning message. I am not sure which cause the tab flashing. How can I resolve the problem in Windows 10? Continue reading

Microsoft Edge not remember Gmail/Youtube passwords in Windows 10

I had used IE 11 in Windows 8 on my Surface Pro 4 and everything worked normally. However, after I upgraded the tablet to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the Microsoft Edge doesn’t remember my Gmail passwords. Every time I have to type my username and password to sign in Gmail. I could not find a way to import other saved passwords from explorer, while Edge never ask me to save the login id and password. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

How to change volume or Mute Tab sound in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

I always access the specific website on Microsoft Edge and it plays music without pause controls. However, once I want to listen to YouTube in the background, the sounds becomes annoying and I would like to mute it and could not figure out how to do that within the browser. Now the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update adds many improvements to Edge, such as preview, set aside tabs, and also offers the way to blast out auto-playing videos. Continue reading

Fix Microsoft Edge freezing problems on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Microsoft Edge includes a lot of visual changes and performance improvements in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. However, after I upgrade my Surface Pro 4 to this version, I browse the website in the Edge and it freezes constantly and then hangs. I have to end its process in Task manager. When I re-open it, edge keeps asking me to recover webpages, instead of the bing search homepage, and completely stops working. That also make no way to get into its settings to make a repair. How can resolve the problem? Continue reading

Microsoft Edge Content Process causes high CPU/Memory usage in Windows 10

I have used the Microsoft Edge to view internet contents in Windows 10 on my Surface Pro 4. But I notice that the built-in web browser always draines the memory quickly and make the tablet to run slowly. I open the task manager to monitor and it shows a constant network bandwidth of 500 kbit. Three Microsoft Edge Content Process are running in backgroup and using up lots of memory (totaling over 1GB of RAM). The issue only starts after the cumulative update. They constantly transfer lots of data from my system to microsoft cloud server. Continue reading

How to fix blurry/small Font of Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

When I use the Microsoft Edge on my Surface Pro 4 running Windows 10, all text and general page sizes are too darn small to see. I don’t want to use the default typeface size and the browser lacks of an XL font size to choose from. There is also the same problem on my desktop computer with Creators Update installed. The Edge font is very blurry and low quality, so I have to use Chrome. How can I resolve the problem. Continue reading

Edge extensions keep turning off from Unknown Sources on Windows 10

Windows 10 anniversary update add the extensions support for Microsoft Edge browser and allows you to install it from Windows app Store. If the extension is not available on Store, you can Enable extension developer features option in about:flags page and sideload its zip file offered on the developer’s website. It is helpful to use unsigned extension but I face the issue on my Surface Pro 4 tablet. Continue reading

How to restore missing Edge Favorites after reset/upgrade Windows 10

My Surface Pro 3 tablet runs slowly and sometimes becomes unresponsive, so I use the Reset this PC feature in Settings app to roll back to factory settings. However, when I open the Edge browser, it loads a “Welcome” screen and my favorites folders I created are missing. The similar problem happens on my other Windows 10 computer upgraded on Creators Update. My favorites in Edge also magically disappear after a windows update. How can I restore and get back the Favorites with Edge? Continue reading