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How to Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

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Microsoft introduced some new features in Windows 10 that helps to make the user more generative. Like start menu, new universal apps, Cortana, Settings, and others. Microsoft Edge is a web browser developed by Microsoft and it was included in Windows 10, Mobile and Xbox One, its replacing default Internet Explorer web on all devices.

If you are operating Chrome or Firefox web browser, and you are facing issues, you can uninstall or reinstall the web browser. However, it’s impossible to uninstall or reinstall the Microsoft edge web browser.  If you do this forcefully you will see the different issues.

If you are facing problems with Microsoft Edge web browser, you can fix it by resetting it or you may contact Windows 10 Support Phone Number to ask for the solution,

There are different methods to reset Microsoft Edge web browser:

Reset Microsoft Edge Through Settings:

Launch your “Settings” menu by tapping at three linear dots at right upper corner of Edge window and tap on “Settings.” Below the Clear browsing data, select “Choose what to clear” after that tap to “Show more.” different types of data is here. Select all of them and tap to “Clear.” after that Restart PC and re-launch Edge for a clean slate.

Reset Microsoft Edge using System File Checker:

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Microsoft Edge is an inbuilt app in windows 10. If in the Microsoft edge the error is induced by file corruption, Windows’ System File Checker tool (sfc.exe) is the tool which can fix the problem. You can scan your complete system with the help of System File Checker, select “Command Prompt (Admin)”, and perform the given command:

“sfc / scannow”

If SFC command is not able to resolve the problem, then apply other DISM command or System Update Readiness Tool. Now Restart PC and hope Microsoft Edge is functioning properly.

Reset Microsoft Edge using Power Shell:

The Power Shell command first deletes and after that re-registers the main data of Microsoft Edge. Assure that you do a full backup or make a system restore point before going forward in case anything fails. It’s very important, to take a backup before continuing.

Navigate this folder and clear everything within it:

“C:\Users\%username\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe”

Note: Replace defined %username with the desired username

Right-click to start menu and select “Windows Power Shell (Admin)” put the given code inside Power Shell then tap to enter:

“Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | For each {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml” -Verbose}”

Hope your process will complete successfully which is about how to Reset Microsoft Edge.

Open web browser Microsoft Edge, you will see that your web browser has been reset to default.

Reset your web browser and, in any situation, if you face any error then contact at windows 10 technical support Phone number @ (+1800-861-8436), to fix your problem on the spot.

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