Tag Archives: Edge

Microsoft removes the falsely "Edge installed" Copilot app from Windows

[German]Along the lines of "We made a mistake", Microsoft rolled out the Copilot app to Windows (Windows 10/11 clients and Windows Server 2022) in March 2024 with an "accidental" Edge update. Redmond has since "cleaned up" and gradually uninstalled the … Continue reading

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Edge's annoying full-screen promoting pop-ups since version 125

[German]I've got reports about an annoying behavior of Microsoft Edge browser since version 125. The Microsoft Edge is displaying annoying full-screen pop-ups promoting the browser after each launch. This occurs when Edge and Bing are not set as the default. … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

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Edge 125.0.2535.67 update bypasses WSUS (May 2024)

[German]This smells like trouble for administrators in enterprise environments, where the Edge browser is usually used. A blog reader informed me that the Edge had updated to version 125.0.2535.67, although this is definitely not released in the WSUS. Advertising

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Windows: Edge 123.0.2420.65 update from March 2024 unintentionally brings co-pilot app; no "spy function"

[German]An "accidental" update to the Microsoft Edge browser at the end of March 2024 led to parts of the Copilot app being installed on Windows 10/11 and Server. Microsoft states that this was not intentional and emphasizes that this app … Continue reading

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Microsoft Edge Bug CVE-2024-21388 allowed to install arbitrary extensions

[German]A now-patched vulnerability in the Microsoft Edge web browser could have been abused to install arbitrary extensions on users' systems and carry out malicious actions. This was revealed by a security researcher to The Hacker News. Advertising

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New Microsoft timeline for the introduction of the Adobe Acrobat PDF engine in Edge Chromium

[German]My understanding was that Microsoft wanted to integrate the Adobe Acrobat PDF engine into the Edge browser instead of its own renderer. I had even assumed that this was already the case. Now a reader informed me at the beginning … Continue reading

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Edge 122.0.2365.92

[German]Microsoft has released another update of the Edge (Chromium) browser to version 122.0.2365.92 in the stable channel on March 14, 2024. It is a security and maintenance update that fixes bugs ("Fixed various bugs and performance issues.). Vulnerabilities have also … Continue reading

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Edge 122.0.2365.80

[German]Microsoft has released another update of the Edge (Chromium) browser to version 122.0.2365.80 in the stable channel on March 7, 2024. It is a maintenance update that fixes bugs (Fixed a browser crash which occurred when the BrowsingDataLifetime policy was … Continue reading

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Edge 122.0.2365.66 – Bug fix for Defender Application Guard bug

[German]Microsoft has released another update of the Edge (Chromium) browser to version 122.0.2365.66 in the stable channel on March 1, 2024. It is a maintenance update that fixes the bug in the Defender Application Guard of Edge 122.0.2365.63. I have … Continue reading

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Edge 122.0.2365.63 – pulled due to serious issues – fix with Edge 122.0.2365.66

[German]Microsoft has released another update of the Edge (Chromium) browser with version 122.0.2365.63 in the stable channel on 29 February 2024. It is a maintenance update that is supposed to fix problems, but has already been withdrawn from the WSUS … Continue reading

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