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Microsoft Edge installation and configuration

Edge replaces Microsoft's legacy browser Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) and is based on the same Chromium open-source code base as Google Chrome.

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Edge is the default browser on new Windows versions. However, it is available for other platforms like macOS and Linux, too.


Restoring tabs after restart

You may open and close browsers repeatedly during accessibility testing. To learn how to configure Edge to restore tabs upon restart, see How to reopen closed tabs in Microsoft Edge – Restore a previous session (microsoft.com).


We recommend adding selected browser extensions and bookmarklets to your browser.

IE 11

The installation and setup instructions for IE 11 are still available here.