Edge randomly losing last session / tabs

By design Issue #8174139

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Author
Martin S.
Created
Jul 14, 2016
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This issue is public.
Found in
  • Microsoft Edge
Found in build #
13.10586
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Steps to reproduce

Unfortunately I cannot tell you any specific steps to reproduce since it seems to be random.

I’m using Edge browser at office and at home for some development stuff. Mainly for all the Microsoft services.

But a few times a week the browser is loosing my session and all tabs are gone.
This week already happened 3 times on my office PC.

It also seems to happen every time when Windows updates were installed. But this is not the only time.

Both PCs are running with Windows 10 Pro up-to-date (but not preview).

Current Edge version: 25.10586.0.0

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    • I have found the steps to reproduce this issue:

      1. Have a session with some tabs open.
      2. Close Edge
      3. Open a .htm file from Windows Explorer
        -> Edge starts a new session with only that single file open.
        -> Previous session is gone

      Expected behaviour:
      Edge should open the previous session and attach the selected (htm) file to the session as a new tab.

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Status to “By design”

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    • I have forgotten to mention, that the above described steps are only ONE cause of loosing the session. And yes, that might be more a feature request.

      BUT: There is minimum one another cause which leads to this issue!

      The last two days I also lost my session when launched Edge via task bar shortcut right after starting my PC.

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