The end of Microsoft’s legacy Edge browser is closing in fast. Microsoft this week provided more details as to exactly how it plans to remove the old Edge from Windows.
In August 2020, Microsoft officials said they would no longer provide any security updates for the legacy Edge desktop browser after March 9, 2021. (That’s March Patch Tuesday.) Today, February 5, Microsoft added some additional information about what will happen next.
Microsoft plans to remove legacy Edge and replace it with the new, Chromium-based Edge when users apply the April Windows 10 Patch Tuesday release on April 13, 2021.
Microsoft officials provided this information in a post about Edge kiosk mode, and I would have completely missed it without Neowin.net calling it out. Microsoft’s blog post advised kiosk-mode customers to install the new Microsoft Edge and set up kiosk mode before they apply the April