Microsoft Edge update improves your defenses when browsing the web

What do you want to know

  • Microsoft Edge has a new update available which brings the browser to version 106.
  • Edge 106 has a rewritten Microsoft Defender SmartScreen library that makes it more secure.
  • Edge’s address bar can now show two job results, up from the previous limit of two.

Microsoft has just released an update for Edge that brings the browser to version 106. The update improves security, thanks to a rewritten Microsoft Defender SmartScreen library. It also increases the maximum number of job results that can appear in the address bar from two to four. Microsoft outlines feature updates as well as browser policy changes in a recent Publish (opens in a new tab).

Feature updates

  • More reliable web defense. Browse the web with more reliable protection thanks to write-back Microsoft Defender Smart Display (opens in a new tab) library for Microsoft Edge on Windows, which was introduced in Microsoft Edge version 103. The NewSmartScreenLibraryEnabled (opens in a new tab) The policy is now deprecated in Microsoft Edge version 106 and will be deprecated in Microsoft Edge version 107.
  • Increased work results in Microsoft Edge address bar. We’ve increased the maximum number of job results that display in the address bar from 2 to 4, providing greater visibility into the job content available to you when you search. This function requires the AddressBarMicrosoftSearchInBingProviderEnabled (opens in a new tab) policy enabled to work.

New Policies

Obsolete Rules

Obsolete Policies


Security updates included in the latest version of Edge are detailed in a separate article from Microsoft (opens in a new tab).

Edge build 106.0.1370.34 is now rolling out to the Stable channel. Edge updates are delivered gradually, so you may not see the option to upgrade right away.

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