Microsoft recently announced that when the new Windows 10 patch is released in April this year, the classic version of the Edge browser (Legacy Edge) will be removed.
It is understood that on March 9, Microsoft will stop supporting the classic version of the Edge desktop application, and the classic version of the Edge browser will no longer receive security updates. On April 13, Microsoft will officially remove the Edge browser, and the new Microsoft Edge browser will also be installed.
Microsoft also introduced the versions of Windows 10 that will be affected by this update, including Windows 10 1803, 1809, 1903, 1909, 2004, 20H2. Windows 7 or Windows 8.X will not be affected.
It is worth mentioning that if the user has already installed the new Microsoft Edge browser, then Microsoft will not reinstall it, only the Edge classic browser will be removed.
Microsoft said that it is recommended that users install the new Microsoft Edge browser before the April patch is released.