Windows 10 build 10166: Edge browser gets bug fixes and localhost loopback enabled

Windows 10 build 10166: Edge browser gets bug fixes and localhost loopback

Earlier today, Microsoft rolled out yet another Windows 10 build for those of you on the Fast Ring. Build 10166 comes with a “wave” of bug fixes and improvements compared to the previous 10162 build. “Just like the three builds we released last week, this build is all about bug fixing and fit-and-finish,” says Gabriel Aul in an official Microsoft blog post.

Along with the updated Windows 10 build comes a new build of Microsoft Edge, the new browser that ships with the operating system. So what’s new in Microsoft Edge? Localhost loopback is now enabled by default and you can toggle localhost by navigating to about:flags. Edge now has improved support for about:flags in locales other than en-US. The browser has also received bug fixes, but no details were given as to what specific bugs were squashed.

Microsoft has yet to fix the issue with importing favorites, so make sure you back up your favorites in Edge before upgrading to build 10166. Follow the below steps to migrate your favorites:

Copy your favorites from%localappdata%/Packages/Microsoft.Windows.Spartan_cw5n1h2txyewy/AC/Spartan/User/Default/Favorites
Save them to %userprofile%/Favorites.
After upgrading to the next build open Microsoft Edge, choose Settings, and you’ll see an option to import favorites from another browser. Choose Internet Explorer to import the favorites you saved in your %userprofile% directory into Microsoft Edge.

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