Edge Blocker v1.8

Edge blocker
Microsoft Edge is a “Trusted” UI App and a core part of the Windows 11-10 Operating System it sets itself to not only be the default browser, but the default PDF reader too it is integrated in Windows 11, Edge is clearly the application that Microsoft wants you to use by any means. And yet, there are many reasons to stay away from Edge and continue using Other Browsers . There is no option to block it but sometimes it can be necessary, for example:

One of our followers has emailed us and asked a way to block Edge because his child use it in restricted Account , his Windows version was Windows 11 Home and he said that he tried all possibilities to block the EDGE but no luck , we coded this App for him and realized many people need it.

What is new : (Friday, 5 May 2023)

[ Added ] – MicrosoftEdgeUpdate.exe and msedgewebview2.exe has been blocked
[ Added ] – The ability to add a Microsoft Edge shortcut to the desktop
[ Added ] – Some code Improvements
[ Fixed ] – Interface and text are too small
[ Fixed ] – Feature to add internet explorer shortcut instead of Edge

Edge Blocker is a Portable Freeware , the app starts up right away after you download and unpack it , (it works on windows 11-10 , Windows 8.1 ,  Windows 8 and Windows 7). The interface is pretty basic, so no super skills are required to work with it.

Edge blocker main

To block Microsoft EDGE use “Block” button and to unblock it click “Unblock” button , once you’ve blocked the browser, it won’t load even if you – or an app – tries to launch , we recommend to change the default browser firs if you have no other browser installed (use defult browser link).Edge icon on the GUI will show the status of the Microsoft Edge , if it is grayed out mean it is blocked.

Edge blocked

If you use EDGE shortcut box , Edge blocker will create a Microsoft EDGE shortcut on desktop.

Edge blocker ie shortcut

In a command prompt, running “EdgeBlock_x64.exe /?” or “EdgeBlock.exe /?” (no quotes) will list all available parameters.

Edge blocker cmd parameters

if your Windows user account has administrator privileges, the restriction takes place at the system level, so all users are impacted.

NOTE: If EDGE browser is open during blocking process, it will be closed forcefully. Before you Block Microsoft EDGE , please not forget to change your default browser – Here

Supported Operating Systems: Windows 11 , Windows 10 , Windows 8.1 , Windows 8 , Windows 7
Supported languages: English

Eula license for our freware

File: EdgeBlock_x64.exeVirustotal
MD5: 85ae3a033767395264ebaf2acedcd73e
SHA1: b8c3faeb3c148af9bad17c5f4ba5273d4bce8324

File: EdgeBlock.exeVirustotal
MD5: fe634e5ce67ad1672eeee378143d5550
SHA1: db94ef4b28daf9561a7b061f8882afb1d231a28c

Edge Blocker Download


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