How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows

Let’s learn How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows. This is an important feature. It helps you to solve problems on Microsoft Edge while working on loading issues. This advanced feature allows your Edge browser to work smoothly.

The Reset option clears your computer’s errors and manages it in a controlled manner. Your Microsoft Edge is not working correctly; repair and reset help you to perform your PC accurately without any issues.

The Repair and Reset option solves all the problems when working on the computer. If the laptop faces a running issue, repair and reset is the best choice to recover it. If you reset the computer, you can lose some tabs and favourites.

This post discusses how to repair and reset Microsoft Edge in Windows. You can solve all the problems of Microsoft Edge with the repair and reset option. This post will help you to solve your problem immediately in Edge.

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What are the Advantages of Repair Reset options in Microsoft Edge?

How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows

Repair and Reset is the best choice and easiest way to take over the running issues in your PC. It’s important to note that resetting Microsoft Edge will remove your browsing history, cookies, and settings. Some advantages are given below.

1. It helps to clear cache and browsing data
2. It is used to disable unnecessary extensions
3. It helps to keep Microsoft Edge up to date
4. It helps to boost speed
5. It recovers the loading issue

How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows

You can easily apply the repair option in your browser. For this, click on the start button on your Windows 11 PC. Then click on the Settings application.

Repair and ResetIt Used to
RepairIt helps to repair the application; it isn’t working right, and the app’s data won’t be affected
ResetIt helps reset the application; if it isn’t working right, the app’s data will be deleted.
How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows – Table.1
How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows - Fig.1
How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows – Fig.1

After that, click on the Apps section on the Settings. Here, you can see the different App settings. Then click on the Installed Apps option in the Apps section.

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How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows – Fig.2

All installed apps are shown under the installed Apps option. Select Microsoft Edge and click the 3 dots on the right side. Select modify from it.

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How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows – Fig.3

After clicking the modify option, You can get a window of Repair. Repairing Microsoft Edge requires an internet connection and will reinstall the browser. Your browser data and settings won’t be affected.

  • Click on the Repair option
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How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows – Fig.4

How to Reset Microsoft Edge on Windows

Resetting Microsoft Edge is very easy. There are different methods used for resetting the Edge. Microsoft Edge brings several new features. Reset is a vital feature to overcome the running issue. The following steps are used for reset.

  • Click Start Button
  • Select Microsoft Edge from it
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How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows – Fig.5

After selecting Microsoft Edge, Click the 3 dots on the right side of the edge (settings and more). Select settings options from the below window.

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How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows – Fig.6

Here, you can click the Reset settings from the Settings menu. Select the Restore settings to their default values on the right side to continue.

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How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows – Fig.7

Here, you can see a confirmation box. This section shows a warning if you choose the reset option. “This will reset your startup page, new tab page, search engine, and pinned tabs. It will also turn off all extensions and clear temporary data like cookies. Your favourites, history and saved passwords will not be cleared.’

  • Click the Reset button from the below Reset Settings window
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How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows – Fig.8

Using PowerShell to Reset Microsoft Edge

Powershell is the command-line task automation and configuration management program from Microsoft. You can easily Reset Microsoft Edge via PowerShell. Take Powershell through the start menu.

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How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows – Fig.9

When you open the PowerShell, you can see a commanding option screen in the screenshot below. You can easily reset Microsoft Edge with PowerShell.

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How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows – Fig.10

Type the below command and click Enter. Wait a few minutes to finish, close the PowerShell window, and reboot your PC. The edge will reset to its settings.

PS C:\Users\sumit>Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml" -Verbose}.
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How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows – Fig.11

Resetting Edge with Run Command

Microsoft Edge can be easily reset with Run Command on a Windows PC. This is the following method for Resetting Edge.

  • Press Windows Key +R to open Run Command
  • Type %localappdata% in the open box, then click OK
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How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows – Fig.12

Now here opens a window, the folder named Local. It includes all folders on your PC. Click the Microsoft file folder in it.

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How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows – Fig.13

After opening the Microsoft file folder, you can see the Edge folder. Right-click on it; different options are seen here. Click the delete button to delete the Edge folder. Now you can see a small pop-up window deleting the files. Then check whether the Edge browser has completely reset or not.

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How to Repair Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows – Fig.14

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Sumitha was introduced to the world of computers when she was very young. She loves to help users with their Windows 11 and related queries. She is here to share quick news, tips and tricks with Windows security.

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