Windows 10 news recap: Edge extensions tab shows up in Microsoft Store, Windows 10 Mail to force links to open in Microsoft Edge, and more

Jack Wilkinson

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Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.

Dedicated Edge Extensions tab shows up in the Microsoft Store for some users

Some users of Windows 10 have started to see a dedicated Edge extensions tab showing up in the Microsoft Store, making it easier to find extensions to Microsoft’s favoured web browser.

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Microsoft wants to know Windows 10 users’ thoughts on bringing Feedback Hub to the web

In a Reddit post, one of Microsoft’s software engineers on the Feedback Hub team has been asking for feedback on whether users would like to see Feedback Hub accessible from the web, and if so, why they’d like that functionality.

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Microsoft announces opening Windows 10 Mail app links in Edge despite default browser, Internet loses its mind

The Internet has become outraged over Microsoft’s latest move with pushing Microsoft Edge on users. The company this week announced that the default Mail app on Windows 10 will force users to open links within emails in Microsoft Edge, regardless of whether the user has another browser, such as Chrome, selected as their default.

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Notepad++ unofficially comes to the Windows 10 Microsoft Store

Unofficially, Notepad++ has made its way to the Microsoft Store on Windows 10. With this, users can now install Notepad++ on Windows 10 S, as well as receive automatic updates across all Windows 10 versions.

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That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Windows 10 news!