Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Download files, part of Learning the Microsoft Edge Browser.
- [Instructor] Browsing web pages is certainly…the most common activity you'll use Edge for…but it's not the only thing you can do on the Web.…From time to time, you'll probably also need to…download files from websites.…When you download a file, you're copying the file…from the Web to your computer.…And a link on a web page can go to a downloadable file…just as easily as it can go to another web page.…Now we already know that when you point your mouse…at a link on a web page, it changes into…this pointing finger icon.…Down in the bottom left hand corner,…the address for the link that I'm pointing at shows up.…
Notice this address ends in .htm.…These three letters at the end is what we call an extension.…So the extension in this case is .htm.…When you see an address that ends in .htm or .html,…you know this is going to link to a normal web page.…So if I just click on this link,…it does go to a regular page on this site.…Now not all addresses have an extension at the end.…If I look at this web page here on Wikipedia,…
- Recall the shortcut to open a new tab.
- Recognize how search engines are detected and become options for a default search engine.
- Determine how to stop advertisements from appearing automatically when visiting a site.
- Identify the file extension for exported favorites.
- Recognize the characteristics of a secure website based on its URL.
- Explain how to open a new InPrivate window.