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Post Posted August 20th, 2017, 3:53 am

The last days i got a message everytime i start up Firefox that i instead should choose Microsoft edge when its 21% faster and safer.And no, my computers have no malvare or virus.True or false and thanks for any reply. :D

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Post Posted August 20th, 2017, 4:19 am

Hi,
I should think that it's a stupid message from your OS....10.
Apparently, it does not like any other browser to be used.

I believe that v10S will not allow any other browser to be installed......but I could be wrong.
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Post Posted August 20th, 2017, 4:23 am

I'm not seeing that message on my Win10. My experience with 'Edge' is that it crashes alot...

EDIT: Guess I should say that I don't have my Nightly set as 'Default' perhaps that's why I'm not seeing the nag.
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Post Posted August 20th, 2017, 4:24 am

It is one of the annoying messages put up by Win 10 to try to convert users from whatever their current
(non-MS) default browser may be to Edge. There are also "Hi, I'm Cortana" annoyances that pop up from time to time until you find the deeply buried settings to switch off the built in advertising.

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Post Posted August 20th, 2017, 4:44 am

Fanta111,
For your reading pleasure...
> https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/484 ... rompt.html

Plus, the low down on Win 10 S...
> https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/hel ... s-10-s-faq
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Post Posted August 20th, 2017, 4:52 am

It proclaims similar messaging against Chrome too. Your best bet is to turn off advertisements in Windows 10.
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Post Posted August 23rd, 2017, 2:06 am

Thanks really much for all the replies.I also suspected that Microsoft was trying to pull of some stunt for there own software in these net browsers.Have used Firefox and Cyberfox for many years now and think they are really great.Have a nice day. :D

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