MS Edge GPO - Automatically import another browser's data and settings at first run - Not working

Kvoo 21 Reputation points
2021-07-01T09:23:30.107+00:00

Hello,

We are currently making the switch from IE to Edge in our Corporate environment.

After setting up policies, we rolled out Edge to a test-group, however, the favorites weren't automatically imported for any of them.

I double-checked if i have set up the policy correctly, and I have.

Automatically import another browser's data and settings at first run is set to import all supported datatypes and settings from Internet explorer.

We are using the Build 91.0.864.59. I have found that there was a bug in an older version, but that should be fixed.

Any ideas?

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  1. XuDong Peng-MSFT 10,181 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2021-07-02T08:09:48.863+00:00

    Hi @Kvoo ,

    After setting up policies, we rolled out Edge to a test-group, however, the favorites weren't automatically imported for any of them.

    After a simple test, I found that the group policy works normally (both Version 91.0.864.59 and Version 91.0.864.64). I am not sure whether the setting is applied correctly in your Edge. You could check it through Edge://policy in MS Edge.

    Maybe you could try to upgrade MS Edge to the latest version 91.0.864.64, or you could try to delete the User_data folder under C:\Users\your name\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Edge and try again.

    Hope this can help.

    Best regards,
    Xudong Peng


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