Microsoft has adopted the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility. This new Microsoft Edge runs on the same Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser, offering you best in class web compatibility and performance.
Microsoft has also introduced a new Microsoft Edge logo that is designed to capture the waves of innovation that they plan to bring to you.
Currently, the new Chromium based Microsoft Edge web browser is only available to download and install as a Microsoft Edge Insider. General availability to the public is expected to be on January 15, 2020 in more than 90 languages.
If wanted, you can block having the old Microsoft Edge (Edge HTML) automatically updated to the new Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) by Windows Update on January 15, 2020, and enable it again if wanted in the future.
This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the automatic installation of the new Chromium based Microsoft Edge by Windows Update on January 15, 2020 in Windows 10.