How to Disable the Guest Mode in Microsoft Edge

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to disable the guest mode in Microsoft Edge Browser when using Windows 10.

The new Microsoft Edge browser has adopted the Chromium open source project code base and offers better web compatibility and performance over the legacy edge.

Microsoft Edge browser is cross-platform, which supports all of Windows, MacOS and Linux systems. If you’re currently using Edge and want to learn how to disable the internal PDF viewer in Microsoft Edge, the steps below should show you how to do it.

By default, Microsoft Edge allows users to browse the web in guest mode. Guest mode is a temporary instance of a new profile. When you browse as guest, data such as favorites, browsing history, passwords, and web forms do not persist when your browsing sessions end.

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How to Set Home and Startup Pages in Microsoft Edge

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to configure their default home and startup pages in Microsoft Edge browser with Windows 10 and always open their preferred sites when the browser starts.

The new Microsoft Edge browser has adopted the Chromium open source project code base and offers better web compatibility and performance over the legacy edge.

Microsoft Edge browser is cross-platform, which supports all of Windows, MacOS and Linux systems. If you’re currently using Edge and want to learn how to set your default home and startup pages in Microsoft Edge, the steps below should show you how to do it.

By default, Microsoft Edge opens a blank page with default background when you launch Edge. In business environment when you want to focus on branding, sending everyone a default company’s page with company policies and information might be a good thing.

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How to Disable AutoFill Addresses in Microsoft Edge

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to disable autofill for addresses in Microsoft Edge Browser when using Windows 10.

By default, Microsoft Edge offers to save addresses and automatically fill out address details the next time you want to complete web forms online. The AutoFill feature lets users auto complete home or business addresses in web forms using previously stored information.

This can be convenient but can also lead to your address information being compromised.

When using Windows 10, you can turn off or disable this feature for all users on the system so that addresses and other details are never automatically saved and are not used to auto complete web forms.

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How to Disable AutoFill Credit Cards in Microsoft Edge

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to disable autofill for credit cards in Microsoft Edge Browser when using Windows 10.

By default, Microsoft Edge offers to save credit cards details and automatically fill out payment details the next time you want to checkout online. The AutoFill feature lets users auto complete credit card information in web forms using previously stored information.

This can be convenient but can also lead to payment information being compromised.

When using Windows 10, you can turn off or disable this feature for all users on the system so that credit cards details are never automatically saved and are not used to auto complete web forms.

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How to use Bing SafeSearch in Microsoft Edge

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to force Bing SafeSearch in Microsoft Edge Browser when using Windows 10.

By default, when you search Bing, all information necessary related to the keyword is displayed and made available. There are no filters. Content that are not appropriate for kids are also displayed.

With the new Microsoft Edge, you can now filter content and restrict Bing search results to only display safe content. This will ensure that queries in Bing web search are done with SafeSearch set to the value specified. Users can’t change this setting.

Bing SafeSearch is kids-friendly Search Engine run by Bing. It filters adult content and only present content that are kid friendly.

When using Windows 10, you can turn this feature on for all accounts on the system so whoever logs in will be force to use Bing kid friendly search engine.

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How to Open PDF files in Adobe Reader from Microsoft Edge

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to disable the internal PDF viewer in Microsoft Edge browser with Windows 10 and always open PDF files externally in Adobe Reader or other PDF applications.

The new Microsoft Edge browser has adopted the Chromium open source project code base and offers better web compatibility and performance over the legacy edge.

Microsoft Edge browser is cross-platform, which supports all of Windows, MacOS and Linux systems. If you’re currently using Edge and want to learn how to disable the internal PDF viewer in Microsoft Edge, the steps below should show you how to do it.

By default, Microsoft Edge tries to use its internal PDF viewer when dealing with PDF files in the browser. This might work for many, but there are few folks out there that might want to use Adobe Reader or other PDF applications for all PDF files.

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How to Disable InPrivate Mode in Microsoft Edge

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to disable InPrivate mode in Microsoft Edge browser with Windows 10 and specifies whether users can open pages in InPrivate mode in Microsoft Edge.

The new Microsoft Edge browser has adopted the Chromium open source project code base and offers better web compatibility and performance over the legacy edge.

Microsoft Edge browser is cross-platform, which supports all of Windows, MacOS and Linux systems. If you’re currently using Edge and want to learn how to disable or force enable InPrivate mode, and help protect your privacy, the steps below should show you how to do it.

By default, Microsoft Edge allows users to open web page InPrivate mode. This can help users browse privately with many features disabled, including tracking and web history. However, in some environments, this may go against company policy.

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Block Extensions from being Installed in Microsoft Edge

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to block external extensions from being installed in Microsoft Edge browser with Windows 10.

The new Microsoft Edge browser has adopted the Chromium open source project code base and offers better web compatibility and performance over the legacy edge.

Microsoft Edge browser is cross-platform, which supports all of Windows, MacOS and Linux systems. If you’re currently using Edge and want to learn how to block or disable extensions from being installed, and help protect against risky apps, the steps below should show you how to do it.

By default, Microsoft Edge allows users to install extensions. Extensions are good and can be useful. However, installing extensions from an untrusted source can harm your computer and steal your information.

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How to Disable Password Saving in Microsoft Edge

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to enable or disable Password saving in Password Manager in Microsoft Edge browser with Windows 10.

The new Microsoft Edge browser has adopted the Chromium open source project code base and offers better web compatibility and performance over the legacy edge.

Microsoft Edge browser is cross-platform, which supports all of Windows, MacOS and Linux systems. If you’re currently using Edge and want to learn how to disable Password saving in Password Manager, and help protect against password leaks, the steps below should show you how to do it.

By default, Microsoft Edge allows users to save their passwords in Edge. The next time they visit the site which they have stored credentials for, Microsoft Edge will enter the password automatically.

This can be a good thing, especially if you don’t have to always remember passwords for different websites. It can also speed up the process of logging in to websites online, since usernames and passwords are automatically entered for you.

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Setup Password Monitor in Microsoft Edge in Windows

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to enable or disable Password monitoring in Microsoft Edge browser in Windows 10.

The new Microsoft Edge browser has adopted the Chromium open source project code base and offers better web compatibility and performance over the legacy edge.

Microsoft Edge browser is cross-platform, which supports all of Windows, MacOS and Linux systems. If you’re currently using Edge and want to learn how to configure Password monitoring, and help alerts you when you use compromised passwords, the steps below should show you how to do it.

When you setup Microsoft Edge to monitor user passwords, the user will get alerted if any of their passwords stored in Microsoft Edge are found to be unsafe. Edge will show an alert and this information will also be available in Settings > Passwords > Password Monitor.

By default, Password monitoring is turned off, but recommended to enable on your profile to make sure you’re not using passwords that have been compromised online.

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How to Setup Microsoft Defender SmartScreen in Edge

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to enable or disable Microsoft Defender SmartScreen in Microsoft Edge browser in Windows 10.

The new Microsoft Edge browser has adopted the Chromium open source project code base and offers better web compatibility and performance over the legacy edge.

Microsoft Edge browser is cross-platform, which supports all of Windows, MacOS and Linux systems. If you’re currently using Edge and want to learn how to configure Microsoft Defender SmartScreen, and help protect your computer, the steps below should show you how to do it.

Microsoft Defender SmartScreen provides warning messages to help and protect you from potentially untrusted and phishing websites and malicious software. SmartScreen filter can also help you from downloading and installing malware (malicious software) on your computers.

By default, Microsoft Defender SmartScreen is turned on, and it’s recommended to leave on to protect your computer and privacy.

Although Microsoft Defender SmartScreen is helpful, it can also be annoying in some environments. In cases where you already have robust protection in place, you can disable SmartScreen to help mitigate some of the issues users face with SmartScreen being on.

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How to Configure Do Not Track in Microsoft Edge

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to configure Do Not Track requests in Microsoft Edge browser in Windows 10.

The new Microsoft Edge browser has adopted the Chromium open source project code base and offers better web compatibility and performance over the legacy edge.

Edge browser is a cross-platform which supports all of Windows, MacOS and Linux systems. If you’re currently using Edge and want to learn how to send Do Not Track requests to websites that ask for your tracking info, the steps below should show you how to do it.

Do Not Track is a feature in Edge that specify whether to send Do Not Track requests to websites that ask for tracking info. This allows websites you visit know that you don’t want your browsing activity to be tracked. This feature is disabled by default, but you can turn it on.

Sending Do Not Track doesn’t automatically protects your privacy. Websites have the options to choose whether to honor your request or not. Some websites will just simply ignore your requests and continue to track your info.

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