Microsoft has introduced replacing Internet Explorer with Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 operating System. Microsoft Edge is fully capable to run seamlessly across multiple devices. Microsoft Edge is little bit lighter to other browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Opera etc.)
Cutting off ActiveX and BHOs
ActiveX are dropping off by new look of Microsoft Edge replacing of old Internet Explorer.
ActiveX contains mainly plugin of Flash, Silver light, Java and PDF plugins. Main reason to dropping off ActiveX is to come off fully of HTML 5 of today brilliant demand to run the content over internet browser across the multiple devices.
Now flash will work alike same as Chrome provides, now Microsoft Edge will provide PDF in native language.
BHO (Browser Helper Objects)
Code Cut Off Lines
Microsoft Edge now removed 220,000 unique lines from code and over 300 APIs but Microsoft Edge added over 3,00,000 new lines added in new code (Microsoft Edge).
Web Page Annotation Feature
Microsoft Edge is enriched both touch and desktop adaptability environment.
Import Internet Favorites into Windows 10 Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Edge Security
Microsoft Edge is fully equipped with security to provide secure internet experience ever in the history. Following are the keys points which help to keep up the security measurement of Microsoft Edge.
Web Security Threats
- Defend Users Against Trickery
- Stronger, More Convenient Credentials
- Defending Against Malicious Web Sites and Downloads
- Defending Against Fake Sites with Certificate Reputation
- Web Standards
- Defending the Browser Against Hacking
- Moving to a more secure extension model
- Microsoft Edge is an App
- App Container Sandbox by Default
- 64-bit By Default
- Defending Against Memory Corruption
- Control Flow Guard
- Bug Bounty
Now Optimized Search Faster in the Address Bar (Microsoft Edge)