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How to run Trend using Microsoft Edge

Trend Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) users may face some difficulties running the system using Microsoft Edge. 

If you are using Edge, please follow the procedure below to login to Trend:

1. Open Edge browser


2. Click on the 3 dots (...) on the top right corner, then click on 'Settings'

Screenshot of the Microsoft Edge setting button


3. Click on 'Default browser'

Screenshot of the Default browser' button on Microsoft Edge settings


4. Go the 'Internet Explorer compatibility' section and:

  1. move to 'Allow sites to be reloaded in Internet Explorer mode' section
  2. select ‘Allow’ 
    Screenshot of the 'Allow' button under the 'Allow sites to be reloaded in Internet Explorer mode'


5. Now go to Under ‘Internet Explorer mode pages’ and:

  1. press ‘Add’ 
    Screenshot of the 'Add' button under the Internet Explorer mode pages section
  2. enter the following URL:
  3. press ‘Add’ to confirm your choice
    Screenshot of the 'Add a page' window


6. Now press the ‘Restart’ button 

Screenshot of the 'Restart' button


7. Once Edge was reloaded, open a new tab and go to


8 After a moment, you should get a Java security screen:

  1. tick ‘I accept the risk…
  2. then press ‘Run
    Screenshot of the Java security screen


9. You should then be able to see the login screen for Trend

Trend Control System home page  


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