Old Microsoft Edge browser to stop working on new Windows 10 update on April 13 - News

06/February/2021

Microsoft will remove its old Edge browser out of Windows 10 PCs on April 13, an important step in its yearslong effort to move its immense customer base to a modern browser.

Two decades ago, the software giant's Internet Explorer crushed competitors like Netscape Navigator and dominated the market, but Microsoft let the software languish.

Newer rivals like Firefox and Chrome seized the initiative, and Apple's Safari began a revolution in mobile browsers.

Microsoft couldn't keep up, even after trying to strip IE down into a modernized Edge, so it moved Edge to Google Chrome's open- source Chromium foundation. It renamed the earlier Edge as Edge Legacy... cnet.com