Can’t Select, Copy or Paste in Edge


The user cannot select text, copy or paste in Microsoft Edge. But he can do the same in other browsers.


1st Method:

Close all the opened webpages in Edge and restart Edge.

2nd Method:

Reboot your system and recheck the issue.

3rd Method:

Create a new user and test the problem.

4th Method:

Reset Edge. See:

How To Reset Microsoft Edge


Import Favorites in Edge is now just a click away in Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15042

If you open Edge in Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15042 you will get the following notification, and if you click on Import favorites you will get this:


In earlier Preview Builds we used to do the same via:

Clicking . . . dots


Import from another browser under Import favorites and other info

So easy now 🙂


My experience with Edge after installing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15007

Excited to play with the latest  Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15007.

Installation was smooth without any problem.

Here are a few lovely features in Edge browser.

Sharing your tabs:

Open Edge browser you will find Tabs you have set aside. Click on it to get all the tabs you have opened so far. You will get Share tab option.


You can also share tabs this way:

Open Edge browser  > Click Share tab  to get this feature.


Import from another browser:

Open Edge > Click three dots … or “More” option

Click Settings to get Import from another browser tab. This will allow you to you to bring your favorites, browsing history, saved passwords, and other data from another browser you have installed, in one simple step.


Web Notes -Full set of colors:

Open Edge.

Open any web page.

Highlight or select texts.

Tap the pen or highlighter in Web Notes, to get the  full set of Windows Ink colors. There is a slider also with which you can easily change the thickness.


Web Page zooming:

Open Edge

Click … dots or More button

You will get Zoom option. There are minus (-) and Plus ( + ) signs to zoom out and zoom in the text sizes. Pages are now zoomable to 1000%. Waw!!!


Fixing Edge crash in Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14942


This is a known issue with Windows 10 insider build 14942.

Due to a recent platform change, Microsoft Edge may crash after launch, or when you type in address bar or try to open a new tab.


To get Microsoft Edge back working again, you can run the following via PowerShell (Note – this may clear your cookies and history as a result of the workaround):

Get-ChildItem ‘HKCU:\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children’ | foreach {Remove-Item $_.pspath -Recurse}

Most Power Efficient Video Playback Browser

The test result shows Microsoft Edge lasting three hours longer than Google Chrome streaming the same content side by side on identical Surface Book machines.  Results have shown that Microsoft Edge outlasts the rest, delivering 17%-70% more battery life than the competition.
Microsoft Edge  keeps CPU in low power stage when playing videos in Windows 10.