Jan 20 2023 06:28 PM
Jan 20 2023 06:28 PM
After my microsoft edge dev updated to 111.0.1619.2, there is a "discover" button on the top-right corner of the browser window, which is VERY annoying. Each time when my mouse hover on it (even without a click), the discover menu and sidebar pops up. How can I remove this "discover" button?
Jan 29 2023 03:43 AM
Feb 01 2023 01:10 AM
Feb 05 2023 02:18 PM
Mar 15 2023 09:48 AM
Mar 15 2023 11:15 AM - edited Mar 18 2023 09:27 AM
You can use option four or five in the tutorial below to remove the Bing Discover button from Microsoft Edge. Option four does also disable the sidebar.
A new option six below is available for some to turn on/off in Microsoft Edge settings.
Mar 15 2023 11:18 AM - edited Mar 15 2023 11:59 AM
I really dislike the attitude where 'they' know best, forcing their ideas onto the users.
It's like 'I wrote this, so you will use it!'
Well, I will NOT use it and, I WILL find you and I WILL destroy you! (the Discover stuff that is :) )
EDIT: thanks to numerous kind people, who all offered a RegEdit script to do the task and I am now Discover free - told you I would!
Mar 15 2023 12:23 PM
Mar 16 2023 03:00 AM
Mar 16 2023 03:16 AM - edited Mar 16 2023 03:18 AM
I don't have any use at all for the Discover thing, and the button for it is not in keeping with current simple clean aesthetics of the modern Windows Experience anyway. Harks back to the ugly ui days of Windows 7.
None of the options in this thread are acceptable - it should simply have an option in settings to disable and hide it completely.
For now, I have reinstalled Chrome, set it to default, and will use that until the Edge Team get back on track.
Mar 16 2023 08:54 AM - edited Mar 16 2023 09:15 AM
There MAY be a security risk with the Disabling Of the Secure DNS. As stated at the bottom part of this post.
This is MS Edge Stable Version i am testing.
Credit to you for the Link.
This will override and gray out Option One, Option Two, and Option Three.
This will add a Your browser is managed by your organization message at the top of Microsoft Edge Settings letting you know you have used a policy.
And 3 is the same.
Always Hide (Disable) Sidebar and Bing Discover Toolbar icon in Microsoft Edge for All Users
This will also disable the Use secure DNS to specify how to lookup the network address for websites setting in Microsoft Edge.