BT wants me to uninstall all browsers because of Yahoo hacking issues. How do I uninstall Microsoft Edge without problems? I have Microsoft/Office 2010

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    I'd talk to BT again & ask them exactly how they reached that conclusion, & why they thought it might possibly help. Note for the non-brits BT is British Telecom, a UK telco & ISP.
    – Tetsujin
    Commented Dec 30, 2016 at 19:31
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    AFAIK, Edge is a component of Windows 10, and is not available for other OS. And, as @Tetsujin suggests, the premise is a non sequitur. What does Yahoo and it's vulnerabilities have have to do with MS Edge? Commented Dec 30, 2016 at 19:37
  • In an enterprise environment, the administrator will make the necessary modifications to your PC. In a private environment, you give them the finger. It’s your PC. // So, unless further justification arrives, I’m VTC this as unclear.
    – Daniel B
    Commented Dec 30, 2016 at 20:06
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    Uninstalling Edge isn't going to solve your hacking issues you can easily just "reset" Edge which accomplish the samething
    – Ramhound
    Commented Dec 30, 2016 at 20:08
  • Possible duplicate of How to disable or uninstall Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 Commented Dec 30, 2016 at 20:44

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Microsoft's official answer is that you cannot uninstall Edge. You can, of course, and here's a set of instructions, but it's hecka complicated and somewhat risky. So, I doubt that British Telecom actually intends you to get that far into the guts of Windows 10 just because of something having to do with Yahoo.

P.s. I wonder if BT actually sent the message. Sounds like it might be a phishing attempt.

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    Sounds like 'clueless phone support done by [mis]reading from a cheat-sheet' to me :/
    – Tetsujin
    Commented Dec 30, 2016 at 20:23

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