Look, I’m certain that the new Microsoft Edge is a incredible internet browser. I’m trying ahead to attempting it sometime.
However Microsoft, I’ve a chunk of recommendation for you: if that’s the case very many Home windows customers are googling “Can’t uninstall Microsoft Edge” that you simply really feel the necessity to totally personal that search consequence by making it the title of your FAQ… possibly simply don’t force it on Windows users to start with?
Right here’s a screenshot of the brand new assist web page, for posterity:
To be clear, I’m not saying Microsoft shouldn’t have up to date customers to the brand new model of Edge, notably after today’s announcement that Web Explorer and legacy Edge will probably be absolutely phased out precisely one yr from now. Continued safety updates are essential!
However as an alternative of telling customers what successfully boils all the way down to “you can’t uninstall it because we decided not to let you,” maybe Microsoft may take a touch and provides customers what they apparently need. Right here’s how Google search quantity for “uninstall Microsoft Edge” has developed in latest months:
By the way in which, you apparently can still get rid of the new Edge. (Unusual how Microsoft’s web page omits that.) You’ll simply need to be comfy with a couple of shell instructions.