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Getting Started with Edge

MS Edge is a web browser that has been developed by Microsoft. Edge was the browser tht was introduced in Windows 10 instead of Internet Explorer. Edge offers simple as well as minimalistic interface which allows you to browse easily on the Internet. IN earlier versions of Windows, Internet Explorer was the default web browser but with Windows 10, Edge has replaced Internet Explorer as new default browser.

Differences between Edge and Internet Explorer

If you have used Windows 8.1 or earlier then you must have used Internet Explorer for web browsing. Though Edge is pretty much similar to Internet Explorer but you may require to adjust to some of the key differences between the two.

When you will open the Edge or a new tab, there is no address bar at the top of the window. Now the address bar will be in the center of the screen with the words Where to next? Above it.

Now Edge has taken History, Favorites and Downloads features and compressed them into a single menu known as Hub.

In Internet Explorer, the navigation buttons will show you the drop-down menu of the recently visited websites, this feature is not included in Edge.

Edge has a simpler and stripped-down interface then Internet Explorer, thus making it faster browser.

To Open Edge:

In order to open Edge browser you need to locate and select the Edge icon from desktop on the taskbar. You can also access the Edge browser from Start button.

Getting to Know Edge:

Edge is a very simple web browser that has got a clean design that is very easy to use as well as navigate. If in the past you have browsed Internet from Internet Explorer you may find several elements of Edge are pretty much familiar but if you have not used Internet Explorer before then you need to spend some time in order to become familiar with Edge interface.