Edge Extension- Edge browser crashes when turn on sideloaded extension and click on it.

Fixed Issue #12458978


abhay k.
Jun 23, 2017
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  • Microsoft Edge
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Steps to reproduce

Get the extension from : https://github.com/mdn/webextensions-examples/tree/master/quicknote

  1. Add author name in Manifest to avoid the error.cd 
  2. Sideload it in edge and set it next to address bar.
  3. Close Edge.
  4. Reopen Edge.
  5. Turn on the extension.
  6. Click on the extension icon

Instead of opening popup, Edge is crashing every time.
Please help to fix the issue.


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    Comments and activity

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “James M.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Lee H.”

    • Anu updare?

    • Any update?

    • Issue observed on win 10-10563.

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Kiril S.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Steps to Reproduce

      Changed Assigned To from “Kiril S.” to “Scott S.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To to “Akshay P.”

    • Any update?
      I found a workaround, that if you open Edge and then reload it (from extensions section).
      Then clicking on icon opens pop-up.

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Akshay P.” to “Sonia S.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “Fixed”

    • hi, if the issue is fixed when it will be published?

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing this information about the issue. We confirmed the problem, and will implement a solution on a later build of Edge. We are resolving this issue as a duplicate of an existing internal bug report. We look forward to additional feedback you may have on how we can improve Microsoft Edge.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

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