Posted by: kurtsh | April 28, 2017

INFO: Transitioning from Internet Explorer to Microsoft Edge

imageThe topic of “transitioning” to Microsoft Edge has come up at a number of my customers, particularly because of the emergence of technologies like “Application Guard” that empower Edge to uniquely protect Windows 10 Enterprise users out of the box by running Edge in a virtualized space, protecting the user’s workstation from any malware or threats that emerge while browsing an unknown site.

The question, however, is, how does one plan a transition from Internet Explorer to Microsoft Edge in the Enterprise?

Pieter Wigleven wrote a blog post that goes through the steps in a pretty concise form.  Check it out:

Microsoft Edge is faster, safer & gives you longer battery life. This makes it the best choice on Windows 10 but after talking to hundreds of enterprises, it’s not uncommon to learn that specific webpages (e.g. requiring ActiveX) do not function well under Edge. This leads many organizations to configure Internet Explorer as the default browser on Windows 10.

Lets get things straight: There is no technical compatibility reason why you shouldn’t use Edge as the default browser on Windows 10, starting with version 1511 (also known as the Anniversary Update).

So, what’s the best approach?

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