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Ending Edge Browser Process

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Hi All

I have a script that allows me to set the browser I want to use, closes all instances of that browser, then runs the website in that browsers.

Closing all instances of the browser uses this code (using Firefox as an example)...

$Process = 'firefox.exe'

Do
    $Again = 'No'
    $PID = ProcessExists($Process)
    If $PID > 0 Then
        ProcessClose($PID)
        $Again = 'Yes'
    EndIf
Until $Again = 'No'

It works fine for many browsers including IE11, but it doesn't for Edge. The $Process value I am using is "Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe" since this is what Task Manager has as its name in Properties.

Any ideas on why it doesn't work?

Thanks

Muzza

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"Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe" is the folder name that Edge is in, not the program that is used to run it. Use "MicrosoftEdge.exe" as the process name.


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Cool, thanks very much!

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