If you ever wonder why you’re seeing Administrator Mode Detected in Microsoft Chromium Edge? In this blog post, learn everything you need to know about it.
Some users reporting that whenever they launch Edge Chromium as an administrator or launch a link from software, which is initiated in administrative mode, a quick dialog box opens up in the upper right corner of the browser, telling users that you’re in the administrator mode.
The full warning message which reads:
Administrator Mode Detected
Close Microsoft Edge and relaunch in non-administrator mode for best performance.”
Whoever is seeing this message calls it annoying and thinks that it is an issue as Chromium Edge browser is under development, but the truth is that it is a security feature in the browser. Eric Lawrence confirmed the information on Twitter.
Microsoft Edge (Chromium) Administrator Mode Detected – Explained
Administrator Mode Detected is a security feature, and the warning suggests users
For example, if you launch Edge Chromium with admin rights and launch it from the browser, then that particular program or process will also run with administrator rights.
It is highly risky if you download and install a program that contains malicious code or malware. This will not only force the browser to behave abnormally but also gain full access to the browser accompanied by Windows.
What we suggest?
If you ever see a message that Microsoft Edge – Administrator Mode Detected, all you need to do is to close the browser and relaunch it from the desktop icon so that it won’t runs with administrator privileges.
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