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Get Back Microsoft Edge Browser In Windows 10


Internet Explorer is no longer the default browser for Windows and users received the new Edge browser. While it is a major improvement it still isn’t the best browser out there. Therefore it is understandable if you may want to remove it from Windows 10. However, if you already did this and you want Edge browserr back today we will show you how.

Microsoft Edge errors

Microsoft Edge errors can be one reason why you might have uninstalled the browser. Many users experienced various issues. Sometimes Edge crashed, other times it failed to launch. The only wat to fix these problems was to uninstall the browser. Here is how you can get it back.

Reinstall the Microsoft Edge browser

Luckily for you it is very simple to get back your Edge browser. However, your bookmarks, your favorites and your browser history might be gone forever.

  • First of all you should close Microsoft Edge browser if it is running.
  • Open File Explorer, select “View” and chem the “Hidden items” options. You will now see all the hidden folders that are hidden by default in Windows 10.
  • Replace “Username” with your username and go to the following location by pasting it in the Run command box:


  • Look for a folder named “Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe” and right click and delete it.
  • You will be asked if you want to “permanently delete this folder”, click yes. You may have to wait a couple of minutes until the folder is finally deleted.
  • Close all your running applications and restart your computer
  • Run “Windows PowerShell” as an administrator and type the following command (replace yourusername with your actual username):

cd C:\users\yourusername

  • Now execute this command

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

  • There you have it. You have Microsoft Edge browser reinstalled on your computer.

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