Microsoft Edge is a new web browser that is available across the Windows 10 device family. It is designed for Windows 10 to be faster, safer, and compatible with the modern Web.
Microsoft Edge running in Application Guard provides the maximum level of protection from malware and zero day attacks against Windows. Windows Defender Application Guard for Microsoft Edge is a lightweight virtual machine that helps isolate potentially malicious website activity from reaching your operating systems, apps, and data.
There is no persistence of any cookies or local storage when an Application Guard window is closed in Microsoft Edge.
Three core features of Windows Defender Application Guard:
Isolated Browsing – Windows Defender Application Guard uses the latest virtualization technology to help protect your operating system by creating an isolated environment for your Microsoft Edge session.
Help Safeguard your PC – Windows Defender Application Guard starts up every time you visit a non-work-related site to help keep potentially malicious attacks away from your PC.
Malware Removal – Any websites you visit, files you download, or settings you change while in this isolated environment are deleted when you sign out of Windows, wiping out any potential malware.
Starting with Windows 10 build 18277, Microsoft has an additional toggle that lets users manage access to their camera and microphone while browsing using Application Guard for Microsoft Edge.
This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off allowing camera and microphone access while browsing in Windows Defender Application Guard for Microsoft Edge for all users in Windows 10 Pro and Windows 10 Enterprise.