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    Edge (Ah, how sweet it is... sigh, smile)

    W/out going into reasons why... earlier was working w/ this forum in IE. Remembering there was no need for that, switched to Edge. Oh my, in a scenario like that sure instantly notice how much better & nicer Edge is!! Many times faster & much, much, smoother & 'snappier'. The different is huge & blatant and so easy to see when switching abruptly. If it wasn't for doing things under 2 different sign-in accounts, wouldn't use IE, @ all.

    See you can use Edge under one account & IE under another @ the same time in the same machine whether in the same Desktop or not.

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    IMHO Edge has taken a big step backwards for something I, and a lot of other people do - downloading files from links. In I.E., all you had to do is right-click the file and use Save target As. With Edge, that's impossible - you have to open the file first, then save. Lame, lame, lame. What if you want to download an executable file???
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    Please, give a specific example. Myself, I have found no problems downloading anything from w/in Edge. And I use Edge for everything. Mainly because its performance is so vastly superior to IE; apparently to other browsers, as well.

    Exception is IE for MS Tech sites for which I have to sign-in w/ a different MS Acc't. (it's a long story, lol)
    Last edited by Drew1903; 2015-09-21 at 07:26.

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    I gave you a specific example already... Not only that, it's a well-documented complaint.
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    I will NOT use Edge as my primary browser until it supports extensions.

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    I'm sticking with IE 11 and Chrome. Personally, I didn't care for EDGE at all, not to say that it won't be better in the future. Just my opinion.

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    IE 11 lets me download and save files where I want to save them. Edge downloads to the download folder only, necessitating a file transfer. It's still not ready for prime time for me. I'll stick with IE 11 until Edge can do everything that IE 11 can do.

    I don't particularly notice any speed difference. There may be some, it just doesn't come through on my end noticeably.
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    I find edge significantly slower on this forum with my laptop. Edge performance is acceptable on my more powerful desktop but still slower than FF or Chrome. I also have several sites that I visit that don't work with Edge. The lack of add on support as Joe indicated is a show stopper. It's still a work in progress IMHO.

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    For me its the lack of support for importing FF bookmarks. Edge doesn't even recognize the presence of FF.

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    All I know is the Edge opens instantaneously. As soon as it supports Chrome extensions I will test it more thoroughly. It is coming along quite well, though!

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    Quote Originally Posted by djohnson View Post
    All I know is the Edge opens instantaneously. As soon as it supports Chrome extensions I will test it more thoroughly. It is coming along quite well, though!
    I spent the day today @ a MVPDays Event and I think I can say, Edge IS going to support add-ons & extensions, although, I can't exactly how soon, but, it is coming.

    And, btw, certainly, agree, Edge has great performance, reliable, very fast & really stable!
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