I have a problem in all versions of Edge on one Mac that I use.
If I type "www.google.com" into the address bar (or any web site, using that as an example), Edge will never navigate to the page. In the bottom left corner of the home page the message "Waiting for browser.events.data.msn.com" appears for a few minutes, and then a page with the message Hmmm… can't reach this page" appears.
If instead I type "https://www.google.com" into the address bar, Edge will successfully load the web page. From that point forward I can type "www.google.com" into the address bar and Edge will navigate successfully to the web page.
It seems as though Edge is not assuming HTTP protocol on sites it has not already visited.
Perhaps I unintentionally changed a setting? If so I can't figure out to change it back - either that or something has become corrupted