Start browser with profile

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Having to start the browser in private mode is great but how about starting in a specific profile. This way I can keep my personal profile vs work and school separate. I think this would be a big win.

 

Each profile should keep their sessions separate so cookies and such.

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@Maximum2000 

 

You can specify the profile to launch with by appending 

--profile-directory="Default"

to the launch command. If there's only one profile, its directory is called Default. Subsequent profile directories are called Profile 1, Profile 2 etc. 

 

A typical desktop shortcut, therefore, would have as its target

"C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe" --profile-directory="Profile 1"