Update for the new Microsoft Edge for Windows 10, version 1803: October 28, 2020

Important: 

  • This update is not intended to target Windows Update for Business (WUfB) managed devices.

  • To get this update for the new Microsoft Edge for Windows 10, version 1809, see KB4584227.

  • To get this update for the new Microsoft Edge for Windows 10, version 1903, 1909, and 2004, see KB4584229.

Applies to:

  • Windows 10, version 1803 (Home, Pro, Education, or Enterprise Edition only)

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.

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. This does not occur machines joined to a Domain, Active Directory, Azure AD nor on Windows 10 Enterprise and Surface Hub Editions.

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

  • The new Microsoft Edge does not support the removal 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

Windows update

This update will be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update.

Prerequisites

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

For Windows 10, version 1803

Restart information

You do not have to restart your device after you apply this update. However, you must restart your device for this update to complete and replace your current version of Microsoft Edge.

Removal information

The new Microsoft Edge does not support the uninstallation of this update.

Update replacement information

This update replaces previously released update KB4576753.

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-KB4584449-x86.msu

BBEDD2DBE69D6EF7D3D7E3AA39AECB0ABBCA89C3

87694A4A05D42FBBB2612C4D4D06CA491D0A9EC2A27027B9702840695107FC0D

Windows10.0-KB4584449-x64.msu

EB0558D7A2711761EE7E0D4E980FA6B05E6D2B3C

720DBF606782EDACD1C6C887636CB4CD310FE52121743FF70EB73A3EB437FB55

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Microsoftedgestandaloneinstaller.exe

1.3.135.29

90,822,560

13-Oct-2020

00:44

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Microsoftedgestandaloneinstaller.exe

1.3.135.29

97,519,520

13-Oct-2020

00:44

References

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