Disable Microsoft Edge from creating desktop shortcut in Windows 11 – Windows Blog by Brink

Disable Microsoft Edge from creating desktop shortcut in Windows 11

The Microsoft Edge web browser is based on Chromium and was released on January 15, 2020. It is compatible with all supported versions of Windows, and macOS. With speed, performance, best in class compatibility for websites and extensions, and built-in privacy and security features.

Lately, whenever Microsoft Edge gets updated in Windows, a Microsoft Edge desktop shortcut is automatically created.

You can manually delete this Microsoft Edge desktop shortcut, but it will just get created again after the next update.

This tutorial will show you how to permanently disable creating a Microsoft Edge desktop shortcut whenever updated for all users in Windows 10 and Windows 11.

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