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Summary

Microsoft has released a new Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge. This new version provides best in class compatibility with extensions and websites. Additionally, this new version provides great support for the latest rendering capabilities, modern web applications, and powerful developer tools across all supported OS platforms.

All hail new Edge The new Microsoft Edge review: A browser that could rival Google Chrome A new browser is on the block, and it's here to right all the wrongs of its predecessor. You can get the new Microsoft Edge for Windows and macOS today by downloading it directly from microsoft.com/edge. When you install Microsoft Edge on an up-to-date Windows 10 device, it will replace the previous (legacy) version on your device. In some cases, you may be prompted to install additional updates.

To learn more about the new Microsoft Edge, see the following resources:

Improvements and fixes

This update includes the following quality improvements:

  • Start menu pins, tiles, and shortcuts for the current version of Microsoft Edge will migrate to the new Microsoft Edge.

  • Taskbar pins and shortcuts for the current version of Microsoft Edge will migrate to the new Microsoft Edge.

  • The new Microsoft Edge will be pinned to the taskbar. If the current version of Microsoft Edge is already pinned, it will be replaced.

  • The new Microsoft Edge will add a shortcut to the desktop. If the current version of Microsoft Edge already has a shortcut, it will be replaced.

  • By default, most protocols that Microsoft Edge handles will be migrated to the new Microsoft Edge.

  • The current version of Microsoft Edge will be hidden from UX surfaces in the OS. This includes settings, applications, and any file or protocol support dialog boxes.

  • Attempts to start the current version of Microsoft Edge will redirect to the new Microsoft Edge.

  • The First Run Experience (FRE) will auto-launch the first time that a device restarts after the new Microsoft Edge is installed.

  • Data from earlier versions of Microsoft Edge (such as passwords, favorites, open tabs) will be available in the new Microsoft Edge.

  • This new Microsoft Edge does not support uninstalling of this update.

  • To view supported features, please see the Microsoft Edge Platform Status.

Known issues in this update

We are currently not aware of any issues with this update.

How to get this update

Manual download

If you want to download the new Microsoft Edge, go to https://www.microsoft.com/edge.

Prerequisites

For Windows 10, version 1909:

  • No additional updates are required.

What Is The Latest Version Of Edge

For Windows 10, version 1903:

You must have one of the following updates or a later update installed to apply this update:

  • Recommended: October 8, 2019—KB4517389 (OS Build 18362.418)

  • Optional: September 26, 2019—KB4517211 (OS Build 18362.387)

File information


File attributes

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables.

File verification

File hash information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

Windows10.0-KB4541302-x86.msu

F4C0F8BFB1CDB9031C68AD92EF4550EB29BC4EB0

ED7205807F35B020D6A02419FC586C7666CF0848FEA187D12EE029F1B558A5CC

Windows10.0-KB4541302-x64.msu

5AB99737C6E98AF331B2F27C749BCD464E50D0DC

74F8AA021627A1B961E6C19985A8D1004149AF3171DEE720BB4ECD3B354A524D

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Microsoftedgestandaloneinstaller.exe

1.3.119.43

74,428,112

14-Feb-2020

02:54

Edge

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Microsoftedgestandaloneinstaller.exe

1.3.119.43

76,864,208

14-Feb-2020

02:54

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References

Learn about the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.

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This article describes the release cadence and anticipated release schedule for Microsoft Edge.

Release cadence

Microsoft provides four options, called channels, to manage how often Microsoft Edge is updated with new features. The Microsoft Edge team plans to push public updates to the Beta and Stable channels every six weeks. For more information about our channels, their release cycle, and support levels, see the Channel overview.

Note

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Starting with Stable channel version 94, Microsoft Edge is moving to a 4-week major release cycle cadence. However, we recognize that enterprise customers who manage complex environments need more time to plan and test Microsoft Edge updates. To help our enterprise customers who need an extended timeline to manage updates, Microsoft Edge will offer an Extended Stable option aligned to a longer, 8-week major release cycle; this option will only be available for customers with managed environments.

Release schedule

The following table lists the planned release dates for the Beta and Stable channels.

Note

Release dates are approximate and might vary based on build status.

Microsoft Edge releases

The following table only tracks and provides information for major releases in both channels.

VersionRelease statusBeta Channel
Release week
Stable Channel
Release week
88Released
Version
09-Dec-2020
88.0.705.18
21-Jan-2021
88.0.705.50
89Released
Version
03-Feb-2021
89.0.774.18
04-Mar-2021
89.0.774.45
90Released
Version
16-Mar-2021
90.0.818.8
Week of 15-Apr-2021
90.0.818.39
91Target releaseWeek of 27-Apr-2021Week of 27-May-2021
92Target releaseWeek of 08-Jun-2021Week of 22-Jul-2021
93Target releaseWeek of 03-Aug-2021Week of 02-Sep-2021
94Target releaseWeek of 01-Sep-2021Week of 23-Sep-2021
95Target releaseWeek of 28-Sep-2021Week of 21-Oct-2021
96Target releaseWeek of 26-Oct-2021Week of 18-Nov-2021
97Target releaseWeek of 30-Nov-2021Week of 06-Jan-2022

Release Process

The trigger for Beta and Stable major releases is an equivalent Chromium release.

New Edge Browser Offline Installer

Progressive rollouts

The date reference (Released/Release week) for the Stable channel references the beginning of the progressive roll out.

We use a progressive rollout model which means that new release availability for any given device could be staggered over upcoming days. For more information, see Progressive rollouts for Microsoft Edge Stable Channel.

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