Microsoft seems to be getting more aggressive by encouraging users to switch to the Edge browser.
As reported by
neowin, after a browser refresh, Microsoft Edge prompts the user with a full-page ad like this: Also, the page occupies the title bar, so you can’t even ‘X’ out of it.at the bottom of the page to proceed.[Get Started]you have to click the button.
From there navigate to another page. Here’s another full-screen ad trying to convince you to make Edge your default browser.This time, at the bottom[Microsoft が推奨するブラウザー設定を使用する]Uncheck the box that says[保存して続行]Click the box.
After that, you will eventually reach a page that says Thank you for updating Edge to the latest version. This means that this whole process can happen after every update, not after a new install or first boot of the OS. It’s possible that the frequency of this process is wrong, but given Microsoft’s own history with this issue, it’s hard to say.
Microsoft needs to do better
not a bad web browser. Unlike Internet Explorer, which is extremely buggy and dangerous, Microsoft has thankfully retiredEdge is much more secure, faster, and in some ways better than Google Chrome (for example, it’s not as memory hungry as Chrome is).
But it’s hard to keep people away from Chrome, especially given the Chrome browser’s current market share. Not to mention the fact that Chrome recently stole
One of Edge’s best featuresWe understand that Microsoft wants a bigger piece of the pie, but forcing users to serve ads is not good.
Edge offers a lot more than great performance, such as online shopping, great collections, accessibility features like text-to-speech, and really beautiful layouts. Needless to say, the Video Super Resolution (VSR) function is also available,
Luxury low-res online videosand its ChatGPT Tools.
So Microsoft should better promote their browser by communicating all its benefits instead of shoving it with all-out, inevitable ads that are likely to discourage people from using it. At this point, these ads tell you nothing but that Edge is new, and more importantly, there’s absolutely no incentive to switch to Edge.
Get it together, Microsoft.