Microsoft Edge Not Working: Microsoft Edge is a browser and one of the features of Windows 10. While Microsoft Edge is a much-needed upgrade to the previously default Internet Explorer, there are reports of Microsoft Edge not working as it should. As such, these are the steps that you can take to ensure that the Edge browser works as it should.
Did you know? There are many tips and tricks (shortcuts) for Microsoft Edge! You can read all about them in our extensive Microsoft Edge Tutorial.
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Did you know? There are many tips and tricks (shortcuts) for Microsoft Windows 10! You can read all about them in our extensive Microsoft Windows 10 Tutorial.
How to Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows 10
If none of the above works, then you can reset Microsoft Edge and see if this solves the problem. You can do this by following the instructions below.
Reset Microsoft Edge Through Its Settings
Open the “Settings" menu by clicking the three horizontal dots in the upper right corner of the Edge window and choose “Settings."
Under Clear browsing data, click “Choose what to clear" and then click “Show more." There are a lot of data types here. Select them all and click “Clear." Restart your PC and re-open Edge for a clean slate.
Reset Microsoft Edge Using PowerShell
Microsoft Edge is a core component of Windows 10, not a separate app. If the error is caused by file corruption or something similar, Windows’ System File Checker tool (sfc.exe) might be able to fix the problem. You can run a full system scan with the System File Checker by right-clicking the Start menu, selecting “Command Prompt (Admin)", and running the following command:
Now, if all of this fails, you can try to reinstall Microsoft Edge. Read on below for more information on this. Also, if you have Microsoft Edge not responding problems, you can try the fix below as well.
Reinstall Microsoft Edge Browser
How to Reinstall and Fix Edge Browser in 5 Minutes. A Sureshot Quick Fix to get your Microsoft Edge Browser Up & Running. Copy and Paste the below command in the Powershell window:
If you don't have an alternate browser on your computer, Use another computer, then copy & paste the above command in a notepad. Transfer it to your system using a USB Flash Drive. See the video for further assistance.