How to Reset Microsoft Edge through Powershell in Windows 10/11

Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows 11 /10: – The new version of Windows launched by Microsoft has brought about various changes in terms of both features, and applications. One of the important application is the new web browser, the Microsoft Edge. Though it provides you with a faster browsing experience and has an enhanced performance, there are certain errors that has been found in it recently. Occasionally, in some systems, it is found that the welcome page pops up rather frequently without the consent of users. Also, other problems like the crash of web pages, the weird appearances of its toolbar,menu settings and frequent pop-ups would have been experienced by most of you. You would have tried uninstalling the program as a whole. But then, it is not possible with the Microsoft Edge, though it might work  with all other browsers.


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In order to tackle such problems of Microsoft Edge, some resets can be done which might help you out. Let me take you through some basic methods which you need to follow. This requires some changes that needs to be made in its Settings.

METHOD TO RESET MICROSOFT EDGE

Reset through the Powershell.

It deletes and re-registers the core data in Microsoft Edge.Do take back up of all data and create a system restore point before proceeding, to help you out in case of any failure.

STEP 1 – Go to folder given below and clear the whole of data inside it.


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

 

 


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STEP 2 – Open up the Windows Powershell from the Start menu. Right click and choose run as administrator.

 

 

STEP 3 – Type in the following command when it prompts for your input. Press the Enter key once done.

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

STEP 4 – Once you get the message as shown below, it means the whole of data is deleted and the Microsoft edge is re-registered. Restart your PC to feel the change.


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Hope you find this useful. Do try it out.

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