Microsoft Edge not Working? How to Fix?

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In case you are getting the error Microsoft Edge not working on your Windows 10 after Creators update then it is a common problem encountered by many users. There is a solution to this error and you can fix it on your own. In this article, you will learn the different ways to fix this issue.

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Reinstall Via Powershell

In cases where Edge browser doesn’t work properly then reinstalling Microsoft Edge can be helpful. This is how you can do.

Use your keyboard and press- Windows key + S simultaneously and then type – powershell. Right click- Windows Powershell and choose- Run as administrator

You will be prompted for administrator permission where you need to click- Yes

Copy and paste the command – Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”} in Powershell window.

Wait until the process completes. Now try the Edge once again.

Clean Boot the Computer

In case you are facing the issue for the first time with the Edge browser the first thing that needs to be done is to restart the system or rather go for a clean boot. It helps to run the computer using a less number of programs and drivers. Let us learn how to do it

From your keyboard press- Windows key + R together and then type- msconfig and hit – Enter

Head to the tab- Services and check the box- Hide all Microsoft services. Now click the button- Disable all.

Head to the tab – Startup and click- Open Task Manager

Select every item that appears in the list and then clicks- Disable

Now close the Task Manager and then restart your computer

Group Policy Editor can be useful

Use your keyboard to press- Windows key + S together and type- group policy and then click- Edit group policy.

Now towards the left of the pane move to- Computer Configuration – Administrative Templates- Windows Components.

Now click – Allow deployment operations in special profiles towards the right of the pane.

Click- Enabled and then click – Apply and then OK

Reinstall your Windows 10

If you think all of the other methods aren’t working for you then you can try refreshing or reinstall your Windows 10.

Important tip

Make sure that your device drivers are always updated to prevent such errors. If you have no idea how to update your device drivers you can use Driver Easy that will automatically identify the errors associated with the drivers on your system and rectify it. This will also avoid all the mistakes that you might make while installing the drivers.

It is easy to download as well as install Driver Easy.

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