What is this

Yu_n 1 Reputation point


I found this app, and I'm a little bit concerned because my Defender said my computer had a Trojan malware. I think the Defender got rid of the virus, but while I was looking through the apps, I found this "Microsoft Edge Update". This app's version was, and it was not marked as "Microsoft Corporation" like the other apps. Also, the date of installation was 11/30, but my Edge update was 12/02. Is this a malicious app, or is it normal? If it's a malware, how can I get rid of it?

P.S. I'm Korean so my English skills are pretty bad...

Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Edge
A Microsoft cross-platform web browser that provides privacy, learning, and accessibility tools.
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  1. Yu Zhou-MSFT 11,956 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Yu_n

    This is an automatic update component of the new version of the Microsoft Edge browser (based on the Chromium kernel).
    It is installed in a bundle with the new version of the Edge browser, which can ensure that the Edge browser is automatically updated to the latest version.

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