SOLVED: How To Set The Default Search Engine in MS Chromium Edge Browser to Google

If you are playing with Microsoft Chromium Edge browser, you may want to change the default search engine so you can use your favorite right from the address bar.  In the earliest builds this could not be easily done, but today it is not a problem: Change the Default Search Engine in Chromium Edge: Click the SETTINGS AND MORE ellipse (3 dots) in the top right corner of Edge Click SETTINGS Click PRIVACY AND SERVICES…

SOLVED: Why Google Chrome Has So Many Processes

If you are a Google Chrome user, and 75% of the internet usage is, you have likely found that Google Chrome is shown potentially dozens of times in Windows Task Managers PROCESSES tab.  This is quite unexpected for many. Often people think they have a virus or some other malware at work in the background.  While this is possible, it is unlikely because Google Chrome naturally opens many Windows background processes for each tab you…

SOLVED: What is the Fastest Browser… In Real World Use

We see benchmarks and anecdotal evidence of so called “browser speed” all the time, but what really counts is real live production data.  How fast does each browser take to load real web pages?  Tonight I was playing around with my GoogleAnalytics and checking a dozen or so sites I run when I notice a new metric, well new to me, named SITE SPEED.  Below are the stats from Google Analytics for this site, www.urtech.ca…

SOLVED: Outlook Links Result in: This Operation Has Been Cancelled Due To Restrictions

When clicking a link from Outlook you see the following error popup: The problem is that your Browser is apparently not set as default for Outlook.  Personally, I see this whenever someone installs/uninstalls Google Chrome. There are two ready ways to fix this: You can either use the Microsoft online FixIt tool HERE  or Fix the registry yourself using the your browsers GUI: Start Internet Explorer. Click the Tools icon and click Internet Options. Click…