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    After routine Windows 10 update Edge no longer opens local files by default.
    Here is how to fix that [2019-03-06 WED]

    To open a local file in MS Edge you need to do something different:

    Go to:
    01 IE Internet options
    02 Security
    03 Local intranet
    04 Sites and
    05 Uncheck 2 obscure checkboxes:
    —> Include all local (intranet) sites not listed in other zones
    —> Include all sites that bypass the proxy server

    For credits please see original answer on Microsoft support site that is not that easy to find from :

    Format of the local (or network) path to use:


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