Microsoft really doesn’t want Windows 10 users to switch to Chrome

Microsoft has a new trick to convince Windows 10 users to stick with its new Edge browser over Chrome or Firefox. In a newly leaked Windows 10 preview (build 10568), the software giant has added a new prompt targeting users switching default apps. If you have Microsoft Edge set as the default browser and install Chrome and switch defaults then a dialog box with “give Microsoft Edge a shot” appears.

The prompt highlights that Microsoft Edge lets you write on webpages, has Cortana integration, and includes a reading view. Microsoft’s new prompt has a big and bold option to “don’t switch and try now,” which opens Edge and doesn’t set a rival browser like Chrome or Firefox the default. It’s a change that will likely irritate rival browser…

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