How to Fix Issue Where Internet Explorer Shortcut is redirecting to the Microsoft Edge browser.
A recent windows update has forced all Internet Explorer activity to go to Microsoft Edge.
To stop this from occurring you can do the following:
Open Microsoft Edge.
Click on the three dots on the right side of the menu bar.
in the drop down menu click settings
In the settings screen, click Default Browser in the left hand window
In the right hand window click on the down arrow next to "Let Internet Explorer open sites in Microsoft Edge" and choose Never.
Close your browser and you will now be able to use Internet Explorer again.