KB4559309 and KB4541302 for Windows 10 Updates Install New Microsoft Edge

KB4559309 and KB4541302 for Windows 10 Updates Install New Microsoft Edge

05/07/2020 Windows 10 update

The new Edge is delivered in stages through Windows Update: updates KB4559309 for Windows 10, version 2004 and KB4541302 for Windows 10, version 1909 replace the classic Microsoft Edge in the system.

The release of the new Microsoft Edge browser based on Chromium took place on January 15, and anyone can download and install it on their Windows 10, 8.1, 7 or macOS system.

Automatic Delivery Through Windows 10 Update

Devices running Windows 10 Home and Pro editions that did not have a new browser installed will receive Edge on Chromium through Windows Update over the next few months.

Edge on Chromium is available as a separate service pack KB4559309 for Windows 10, version 2004 or KB4541302 for Windows 10, version 1909, when installed, it replaces the classic Microsoft Edge.

After installation, the update will require a system reboot. After that, you just have to set up a new browser.

To get Edge on Chromium through Windows Update, you must use Windows 10 version 1803 (April 2018 Update) and newer, only the Home and Pro editions.

Microsoft Edge Auto Update Lock

Windows 10 Home and Pro users can install the Blocker Toolkit to prevent the Edge from automatically delivering to Chromium through Windows Update. This tool makes registry changes and blocks the download of a new Edge.