In the IE browser, I can search and find the following site on MS:

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But when I click on 'Try Now', I am greeted by this prompt:

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And then this message:

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I have also checked 'Add and remove program' but I am not able to locate Edge.

Is there a simple way I can install Edge to Window Server 2016?


Looks like MS recognized the folly in this and changed their minds, the beta version works for Server 2016 now.

The official beta version can be downloaded at https://www.microsoftedgeinsider.com/en-us/

screen shot of edge running on server 2016


Microsoft Edge was removed from Windows Server 2016 during the release candidate stage. It cannot be installed on it either.

According to Microsoft:

The Long-Term Servicing Branch (LTSB) versions of Windows, including Windows Server 2016, don't include Microsoft Edge or many other Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps. These apps and their services are frequently updated with new functionality, and can't be supported on systems running the LTSB operating systems. For customers who require the LTSB for specialized devices, we recommend using Internet Explorer 11.

"Microsoft Edge requirements and language support". Microsoft Edge - Deployment Guide for IT Pros. Microsoft Corporation (27 July 2017) via Microsoft Docs.

The "Try Now" link on the web page you've found simply tries to invoke a hyperlink whose protocol is microsoft-edge:. Internet Explorer recognizes this protocol as belonging to a UWP and tries to invoke that app, but only after asking you. What you see in screenshot #3 is the result of that app (Microsoft Edge) not being installed.


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Make sure you click the image description.

Make sure server is install mode if using RDS server (change user /install)

You can install Edge, I was able to go the microsoft site: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/business/download

Scroll down until you see select channel and version, choose Stable 86 (Current and supported)

Then click> Select Build 86.0.622.63

Then click> Select Platform > choose the Windows 64-bit Click download.

You should get the normal install prompts to download and install, depending on what type of browser you are using.

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