How to Disable Microsoft Edge YouTube Thumbnails in Media Controls Overlay
As part of its efforts to overhaul Edge browser, Microsoft is making some pretty significant contributions to the Chromium project, including features that end up being used by Google Chrome as well.
One of these most recent additions to the feature arsenal of both Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome is support for YouTube thumbnails in the native media controls overlay in Windows 10.
While this may sound a very complex thing at first, it is, in fact, something that’s really simple only supposed to make controlling media playback a more straightforward process.
First and foremost, what’s the media controls overlay?
Often referred to as a popup, the media controls overlay in Windows 10 is the box that shows up in the top left corner when pressing the multimedia keys on the connected keyboards. The on-display volume indicator, which has been redesigned in Windows 8 and still being used by Windows 10, is displayed alongside additional media controls to go back to the p… (read more)