Windows 10 fans will be forced to have their web browser updated this week whether they like it or not. Microsoft has confirmed that it is pushing out a major upgrade tomorrow, April 13, which will see the older version of its Edge software removed from PCs and replaced with the firm’s all-new web browsing application which, rather confusingly, is also called Edge.
Microsoft first revealed this news late last year with the Redmond company saying that support and security upgrades for its legacy version of Edge would be ending on March 9.
With this ageing browser not getting the vital updates it needs to keep users safe online it seems Microsoft now wants to make sure everyone is moved over to its latest and greatest browsing experience.
In a post on its support page, 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.
“When you apply this update to your devices, the…