Why does Edge 110.0.1587.4 and later version msedge.exe process scan the user's desktop folder?

JeremyGold 0 Reputation points


MS Edge 110.0.1587.4 and later versions unauthorized access to all files in the user's desktop path.

I want to stop this behavior.

This behavior confuses monitoring of user's file export behavior.

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  1. Yu Zhou-MSFT 12,541 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @JeremyGold

    The issue has been fixed with Stable 111.0.1661.43, which had been released on March 15, 2023.

    Microsoft Edge release notes for Stable Channel | Microsoft Learn

    You can have a try with the latest version of Edge Stable 111.0.1661.43.

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