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Installing dev edge - does it replace existing edge?

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Lee Drake
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If I install he dev version of edge does it replace/deactivate my regular edge version?  Or does it become a new browser choice for me like chrome, firefox, etc.?

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@Lee Drake Microsoft Edge can be installed side-by-side with the existing version of Microsoft Edge and used completely independently from it.

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No the old Edge remains no worries.
it installs separately and becomes an additional choice.
It gets installed as another browser, just like Chrome of Firefox.

@Lee Drake No it wont replace the current Edge for now because the old Edge based on EdgeHTML and runs on UWP while the new Edge with Chromium is a Win32 app, so that means that the old and new Edge can co-exist currently. This may change down the line.

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