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Windows 10 to force you to use Edge, even if it isn't default browser

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WTF?

forced to install Chrome

I'm surprised to hear that - I wasn't forced to install anything. Google are normally good with cross-browser support (for FF, at least).

I can't say I've tried anything with Edge (apart from mozilla.org), so YMMV.

Mind you, not many people do test their sites with Edge...

1. It's not available on the OS that the majority of developers use.

2. It's effectively in the "other" category.

3. IE (upon which Edge is based) is historically developer unfriendly in general.

I'm all for choice in browsers, however for those of us who remember the original browser wars don't want Microsoft dominance again. For those too young, Microsoft is irrelevant.

This current stunt, and the hoops you need to jump through in order to switch browsers, has a very bad smell.

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