How to Stop Edge from Asking to be Default Browser on Windows 11 or 10?

Opening the Microsoft Edge browser will prompt you to set Microsoft Edge as your default browser for not having set Edge as the default browser on Windows 11 or 10. Though, if you don’t want to set Edge as the default browser on your computer, in that case, this risewindows article will guide you to stop Edge from asking to be the default browser on Windows 11 or 10 by Local Group Policy Editor or Registry Editor.

How to Stop Edge from Asking to be Default Browser in Windows 11 or 10 using Group Policy?

Do these steps to stop Microsoft Edge from asking to be the default browser on Windows 11 or 10 through Group Policy:-

Step 1Open Local Group Policy Editor.

Step 2. Navigate to the following path in the left sidebar of the Local Group Policy Editor window:-

User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Microsoft Edge

Step 3. Double-click the policy name and Set Microsoft Edge as the default browser on the right side of the ”Microsoft Edge” folder.

Step 4. Choose Disabled.

Step 5. Tap on Apply button.

Step 6. Press on OK button.

Step 7. Restart your PC to apply the changes.

How to Prevent Edge from Asking to be Default Browser in Windows 11 or 10 using Registry Editor?

Do these steps to prevent Microsoft Edge from asking to be the default browser in Windows 11 or 10 through the Registry editor:-

Step 1Open Registry Editor.

Step 2. Navigate to the following key in the left sidebar of the Registry Editor window:-

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft

Step 3. Right-click on the Microsoft folder to choose New > Key.

Step 4. Name that new key Edge.

Step 5. Right-click on the Edge folder to choose New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.

Step 6. Name the newly created REG_DWORD as DefaultBrowserSettingEnabled.

Step 7. Double-click on the DefaultBrowserSettingEnabled REG_DWORD to set its “Value data” to the following:-

  • 0: stop Edge from being the default browser.
  • 1: Allow Edge to be the default browser.

Step 8. Tap on OK.

Step 9. Restart your computer to apply the changes.

I hope these guides have helped you.

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