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10-04-2015 06:12 AM
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  1. grunt0300's Avatar
    It needs more work, and EXTENSIONS!!!
    09-20-2015 10:36 AM
  2. anon(9424572)'s Avatar
    Will be great once extentions are enabled, shame MS removed the instant history on the back button though as that is a feature I use regularly.
    09-21-2015 06:23 AM
  3. patternjake's Avatar
    It would be OK for Phones and XBOX ONE but on Windows 10 (as a desktop OS!!!) It's an utter joke and failure.
    09-22-2015 02:04 PM
  4. Michael Alan Goff's Avatar
    It has crashed on me several times for moving a tab to another window and then closing the old window. It's getting worse over time.
    09-27-2015 12:35 AM
  5. grunt0300's Avatar
    Well, I did figure out how to export all my bookmarks directly from Firefox to Edge. I used "Last Pass". Downloaded it in Firefox, added my passwords, then closed Firefox and opened Edge. Downloaded it in Edge, and there they were. Worked for me.
    09-27-2015 09:01 AM
  6. Great deal's Avatar
    Edge is useless until extentions are enabled and 3rd parties can make the integrations people are using on Chrome (even on IE11) - I really want to use it, as of release I have hidden the icon until the extentions I use in Chrome (I only went to chrome since W10) come to Edge.
    10-02-2015 03:01 AM
  7. TechFreak1's Avatar
    I am still very surprised to see users are still using IE.
    Edge is a good browser but still it is "Work in Progress"
    But IE was never a good browser. Not only it it's performance suck but it's ugly looking UI....man I can't stand with it.
    I found this image on GSMArena and it is true story for most PC users
    Attachment 111746

    Thank god MS finally ditch IE and redesign a decent browser Edge. But still lot of catching up to do (which they are also doing in mobile platform)
    Anyway I am using Edge (sometime)
    Attachment 111747
    Haha, the comic strip I can relate to that but I disagree performance isn't that bad on IE10 or IE11 providing you have sufficient RAM. Same can be said about firefox... Edge is currently taking this much on one tab.
    edge-ram.png
    edge-one-tab.png

    Firefox on idle and nothing installed?
    firefox-idle.png

    This is the sole reason why I dropped Firefox completely.

    Yes, Edge is a work in progress and can be choppy at times however I'd rather use a browser that doesn't hog up all my ram thus initiating lack of virtual memory available. Which only occurs when I use firefox with a few handful of tabs... previously I could have a dozen tabs open in firefox and never have a problem - but those days are long gone.
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    10-02-2015 10:16 AM
  8. SSK the Gr8's Avatar
    Have you checked out all the processes Edge is running? If you have 5 tabs, edge will have 5 processes. Adding them up it generally takes more ram for me than firefox. And firefox is anyday smoother for me than edge. Edge is actually a memory hog and hangs a lot. Contrasting experiences.
    10-02-2015 01:12 PM
  9. TechFreak1's Avatar
    Have you checked out all the processes Edge is running? If you have 5 tabs, edge will have 5 processes. Adding them up it generally takes more ram for me than firefox. And firefox is anyday smoother for me than edge. Edge is actually a memory hog and hangs a lot. Contrasting experiences.
    Hmm, you've got a point the latest version does have a lower memory foot print. It looks like it only actively renders the last viewed tab as opposed to rendering them separately via separate processes or to stuffing them into the ram thus bloating up the ram usage by an insane amount.

    edge-memory-foot-print.png
    firefox-memory-footprint.png

    I wonder how much the ram usage can be attributed to flash..

    Edit: So I installed flash via firefox and this is what happened... needless to say it is odd.
    firefox-after-flash-update.png
    Firefox spiked to 700 and then dropped sharply as I was toggling through tabs and hasn't increased since..

    In contrast Edge, is the anomaly I only have two instances of Edge despite having the same amount of tabs and same tabs open as the above images. Firefox is also running the same tabs as before.

    edge-after-flash-update.png

    Think, I'm going to monitor the behaviour rather closely just to assure myself I'm not going crazy! lol.

    2nd Update: Uninstalled flash just to see what happens as was curious.. wish I didn't... have a look at the images.

    edge-after-flash-uninstall.png

    firefox-after-flash-uninstall.png

    Where on earth did that extra Edge process come from lol lol.

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    Last edited by TechFreak1; 10-02-2015 at 03:01 PM. Reason: Added Update
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    10-02-2015 02:22 PM
  10. jtzako's Avatar
    So far it has been great. I havent run into any sites that do not work with Edge. However, I have run into some sites that go 'not responding' frequently. It appears to be due to advertisements, however, since if I forcibly disable them the sites work just fine.
    10-02-2015 04:52 PM
  11. Lumious's Avatar
    I agree with the OP 100%. Edge is useless until we get Favorites Syncing and it actually works on most websites including this one and Twitter. I just can't use it anymore, i tried, i really tried to like it but it sucks and i hate to say it. In its current state it's worse than IE.
    10-04-2015 06:12 AM
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