SOLVED: Why are external links being opened in Edge Stable?

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Edge Canary is my default web browser, but when I click in an external link like in News and Interests the link is opened in Edge Stable

 

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I think they are specifically targeting Edge stable since Windows insider team mentioned it needs to be installed
https://blogs.windows.com/windows-insider/2021/01/06/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-212...

but curious if it happens with Edge dev or beta too

@HotCakeX 

You're right... I ended up uninstalling Edge Stable an hour ago because I thought that with this News and Interests links would be forced to open in Canary, but then News and Interests disappeared from the taskbar...

First I thought it was because I was using those ViveTool commands to force this feature to appear, but then I remembered reading exactly what you mentioned, so I reinstalled Edge Stable and with that the News and Interests reappeared...
Well, they could respect the default browser chosen by the user... but ok, mystery solved...

Thanks

Hehe, maybe it will respect default browser in the future :)

that's a feedback right there you can submit