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Microsoft Edge continues to run on close

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Microsoft Edge Version 98.0.1108.50 (Official build) (64-bit)

 

The only way I've found to ensure a proper close is:

Click on Setting and more (...)

Choose very last item in the menu that appears
"Close Microsoft Edge"

 

The Close (tab) or Close (X) methods will exit you out of Edge but does not close the application, it will remain running in the background.

 

2 Replies
best response confirmed by LJsAce (New Contributor)
Solution
Hi,
have you checked in edge://settings/system if the first 2 options, Startup-Boost and Background Apps, are both set to disabled? The Close (x) button works for me then.

@Neon01 

 

Thanks for the help and your swift reply. Your comment was exactly what I needed to fix the close problem.