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  • How can I get rid of Legacy Edge?

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        AskWoody Plus

        Whenever I do a search from the lower-left Search field next to the Start button on the Taskbar, and click on a link in the Flyout, it opens in Legacy Edge.
        I have tried to uninstall Legacy Edge in Apps & Features, but the ‘Uninstall” button is non-funtional. See attachment, which is a screenshot of my Edges in Apps & Features.

        I ordinarily search via Firefox and I want searches from that browser to open there, but sometimes I use the Search field next to the Start button in the Taskbar, and I believe these links are forced to open in a MS browser, which for me, right now, means opening in the Legacy Edge browser.

        So, how do I get rid of the Legacy Edge browser so that the links in the Flyout will open in Beta Edge?

        I understand that Legacy Edge is going to disappear in March, 2021, but that doesn’t solve the problem right now.


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        Winaero has that answer in the “Uninstall and remove the Edge legacy browser (EdgeHTML)” section:

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