If you want to keep your Edge as light as possible, MSEdge Tweaker might be your solution

It's now available on GitHub.

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MSEdge Tweaker

Have you ever thought that Microsoft Edge’s many features are too many? You are not alone. Even though Microsoft Edge is the superior browser, many Edge users find its numerous capabilities quite overwhelming.

This includes people who are very knowledgeable about technology. Even if the browser offers customization through settings, many of its elements can only be changed by policies that are not widely known to general users.

However, a positive development is a third-party script named MSEdge Tweaker, which helps you turn off specific functions you may not require or prefer.

The game-changer MSEdge Tweaker, which is on GitHub, will help you make your Edge experience more focused. You can use this script to turn off many features from the start. Just think about not having to deal with the initial experience or splash screen and those constant requests for importing data from other browsers.

Moreover, it allows you to turn off browser sign-in and sync services, collections, Edge sidebar, shopping assistant, sponsored links found in the new tab page, and insider banner on the About page.

The future plans of the MSEdge Tweaker developer are promising. They intend to include more options and policies, which will give users a better chance to manage their browsing experience even more effectively.

Yet, it’s important to understand that modifying these settings will cause the Edge browser to show a banner declaring it is managed by your organization. Also, restoring back to the original setting may not be simple at present.

However, there’s a trick that can be used. Opening the script in Notepad will show you which registry keys are affected by each option. This lets you change them back manually if necessary.

MSEdge Tweaker: How to Download

If you are interested in MSEdge Tweaker, getting it is very simple. All you need to do is go to GitHub, take the files, and put them in a useful folder.

After this, click MSedgeTweaker.cmd as an administrator and choose which features you want to switch off (disable). It’s as easy as that.

  • Simply download the MSEdgeTweaker.cmd file from this repo
  • Run the downloaded script as Administrator then you will see a menu list. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Enjoy!

Thus, if you want more control over your Microsoft Edge experience and remove unnecessary features, MSEdge Tweaker could be your solution.

Let us know your experience with it!

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