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This just started happening a couple weeks ago, probably after an update. After every reboot now Edge starts itself and presents itself to the screen immediately after typing in my pin.

I don't see it listed in the Start tab of Task Manager so I'd like to know if I can cancel this behavior?

Thanks.
 
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Thanks for responding. However, I already had that setting turned off. It wouldn't apply anyway since it's about restarting apps you had running. I never use Edge so it's not running when I reboot.

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Microsoft's Autoruns can show you everything set to run at startup. Be sure to start it as administrator if you plan to make any changes.

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Thanks for responding. However, I already had that setting turned off. It wouldn't apply anyway since it's about restarting apps you had running. I never use Edge so it's not running when I reboot.

Larry
What do you have set for your default browser?
 
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I use Firefox now that it's working well again. I had given it up after many years due to constant problems. Then Chrome started giving me trouble all the time, so I'm back on Firefox.

I downloaded and ran the autorun app. I guess it's a direct connection to the registry because after making changes I didn't see any prompt to save my work. I went out and ran it again and the changes I made are still showing with the changes so I guess it worked. It shows Chrome was also auto starting, something I didn't even know.

It will be interesting after the next update to see whether Edge starts auto-starting again. Thanks for the help.

Larry
 
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Yes, Firefox is set as default. When it isn't it asks you every time if you want to make it default.
I don't like to clear the browser cache very often as it slows down logging onto frequent websites.
 
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This just started happening a couple weeks ago, probably after an update. After every reboot now Edge starts itself and presents itself to the screen immediately after typing in my pin.

I don't see it listed in the Start tab of Task Manager so I'd like to know if I can cancel this behavior?

Thanks.
I have the exact same issue. I cannot find any setting with Edge to stop it from starting up every time I power on the pc. Google Chroime is my default browser. I do not know what autostart is. Is that an app one must download? Even if I had autostart and found Edge listed does that provide a way to keep it from starting at power on?
 
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Microsoft's Autoruns can show you everything set to run at startup. Be sure to start it as administrator if you plan to make any changes.

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Microsoft's Autoruns can show you everything set to run at startup. Be sure to start it as administrator if you plan to make any changes.

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Fine. But that leaves these questions -- 1) Is Autoruns or Autostart an App that must be downloaded? 2) Assuming I had one, does it offer the ability to prevent Edge from starting at power up?
 
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Fine. But that leaves these questions -- 1) Is Autoruns or Autostart an App that must be downloaded? 2) Assuming I had one, does it offer the ability to prevent Edge from starting at power up?
If you bring up the Task Manager (Control+Alt+Delete) there is a tab for Autostart. It shows what apps are set to start when the computer does and makes it easy to disable the ones you don't want to autostart. I don't think it shows everything though.
 

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