Move to Edge Chromium

March 9. 2021 is the day where Edge Legacy will have End-of-Support.
So plan your upgrade today!

Download the Edge browser for your client here

If you use SCCM / MECM – please follow this great blogpost by Anoop C Nair

If you use INTUNE / MEM – please follow this great blogpost by Peter Kalpwijk

When we using Endpoint Manager – here is some great ADMX policies I suggest to use. To give a better experience for the end-user.

Action to take on startupEnableOpen a list of URLs
Browser sign-in settingsEnableForce users to sign-in to use the browser
Configure Microsoft Defender SmartScreenEnable
Configure Microsoft Defender SmartScreen to block unwanted appsEnable
Configure the home page URLEnableSetup default webpage
Control which extensions are installed silentlyEnableWindows Browser Extension:

Default search provider search URLEnableIf you want Google:
Default search provider URL for suggestionsEnable{google:baseURL}search?q=%s&{google:RLZ}{google:originalQueryForSuggestion}{google:assistedQueryStats}{google:searchFieldtrialParameter}{google:iOSSearchLanguage}{google:searchClient}{google:sourceId}{google:contextualSearchVersion}ie={inputEncoding}
Enable favorites barEnable
Enable the default search providerEnable
Force Microsoft Defender SmartScreen checks on downloads from trusted sourcesEnable
Force synchronization of browser data and do not show the sync consent promptEnable
Show Home button on toolbarEnable
Sites to open when the browser startsEnableList URLs