/Update on Nov. 6, 2021/
With the new Chromium-based Edge browser taking over, you can launch the browser from the command line like this:
To start the browser with a website,
start msedge URL
How about starting the browser Incognito mode?
start msedge -inprivate
And to start the browser in Incognito mode with a website.
start msedge -inprivate URL
By default, the Edge browser is pinned on the taskbar and can be launched directly from there. It’s also one of the universal apps shown in the Start from the Start menu as well. But, it also can be fired up from the classic Run command box or the Command Prompt window.
To launch Edge from Run command, press Win + R, type in microsoft-edge: and then press Enter.
To do so in a Command Prompt window, type
You can do the same in PowerShell if it’s your default command-line tool.
To open a website in Edge from Run command box, type the following, using EdgeTalk as an example.
And use the following to open EdgeTalk in Edge browser from Command Prompt window.
Also, you can create a shortcut on your desktop to launch Edge browser if that’s your preferences.
Click Start menu → All apps, scroll down to M section, and use the left mouse button to drag the Edge icon out of the Start menu and drop it onto the desktop.