As per the latest Windows 10 April update, the Microsoft has announced that it has removed Ms Edge Legacy permanently, and will be replaced with a new Ms Edge after the new update is installed.
Microsoft said, “To replace this out of support application, we are announcing that the new Microsoft Edge will be available as part of the Windows 10 cumulative monthly security update—otherwise referred to as the Update Tuesday (or “B”) release—on April 13, 2021.”
So, if the new update is installed on a machine, the out of support for Microsoft Edge Legacy desktop application can be seen removed and replaced by a new Ms Edge application.
According to company, the replacement will also take place if the optional Windows 10 March Preview release is applied on Windows.
Microsoft issued an informative support to users regarding how to deploye the new MS Edge in enterprise editions. The users can read the details here.
Those organizations who have 150 or more than Windows 10 Enterprise seats, can also request free help from Microsoft regarding how to plan and deploy the new MS Edge through a special service called FastTrack.
As per the officials from Microsoft, the company has told that MS Edge is considered as an integral part of Windows 10 and also a part of OS’s overalll security package.
This is why, the tech giant Microsoft intends to make sure if all Windows users are offered with a more secure and high performance web browser as default with all Windows 10 variants.
The company released its Edge browser back in January 2020, and the new browser’s installer will automatically replace the legacy version on all Windows based devices after installation.
As per the reports, when the users check the mandatory updates, it will force installing the new MS Edge and will remove the legacy version which were actually rolled out back in September 2020 to devices running Windows 10 version 1809, 1903, 1909, and 2004.
However, the company later announced in August 2020 that MS Edge Legacy verion will no longer be available following 9th March 2021.
In addition, the new MS Edge is also included as default for all new Windows OS based devices and it’s already rolling out automatically through Windows Update to all users who are running Windows 10 version 1803 or later who upgraded to newer versions.vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv