Microsoft Edge Won’t Open In Windows 10 – What To Do To Fix

Microsoft Edge Won’t Open In Windows 10

When you first install Windows 10, the Microsoft Edge browser worked great but after a time it doesn’t work perfectly. The opening screen with the icon comes up but then it goes back to your desktop or displaying a message saying it’s too long to connect. In this tutorial will tell you what to do if Microsoft Edge won’t open Widows 10.

Microsoft Edge Won't Open In Windows 10

Microsoft Edge Won’t Open

Microsoft Edge Won’t Open Windows 10 – How to fix

Solution 1: Run the System File Checker tool in Windows 10

You should be able to fix this problem by running the System File Checker tool in Windows 10. To do that, follow these steps:

Step 1. You run Command Prompt as administrator Windows 10.

Step 2. Then you type the sfc /scannow command and hit Enter.

Note: Make sure don’t close the Command Prompt window until the verification is 100% complete.

Step 3. Finally, restart your computer and check for the issue.

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Solution 2: Use a clean boot

You can solve Windows 10 Microsoft edge won’t open problem by using a clean boot. To do that, follow these steps below:

Step 1. First, you need to sign in Windows 10 as an administrator.

Step 2. You press Windows + R, then type msconfig and click OK (or hit Enter) to open System Configuration.


Step 3. Then you go to the Services tab > select the Hide all Microsoft services check box > click Disable all (as picture below).

Hide all Microsoft services

Step 4. Next, you go to the Startup tab > click Open Task Manager

Open Task Manager

Step 5. Now, you select each item on the list then click Disable (as picture below).

Step 6. You exit Task Manager. On the Startup tab, you click OK to save changes. Then restart your computer and check for the issue.

Solution 3: Resetting Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

If you are having problems with the Microsoft Edge won’t open, you can try resetting the instance of Microsoft Edge in your account.

Notes: I recommended you should perform a full backup before to do this method. Because using this method might cause you lose your history, favorites, and settings.

Step 1. First of all, you make sure close Microsoft Edge.

Step 2. You open File Explorer and type the following path into the address, replacing the Useryourname with your user account name, then hit Enter.


Step 3. Now you delete the whole default folder with all its subfolders and launch Edge.

If a “Folder Access Denied” prompt appears, you just click Continue. Also, some content won’t be able to delete you select to skip the files.

Step 4. Then you restart your computer.

Step 5. At this step, you’re going to re-register Microsoft Edge in your account. You open the Start menu, look for Windows PowerShell, then right-click it and select Run as administrator.

Step 6. Next, you type (or copy & paste) the following command in the Powershell prompt then hit Enter:

cd C:\Users\Username

Remember to replace “Username” with your user account name

Step 7. Now you need to wait for PowerShell complete successfully.

Tips: You can ignore the errors (in red) that may pop up.

Step 8. Finally, you restart your computer and launch Microsoft Edge.

These are three solutions that should definitely fix this error Microsoft Edge won’t open Windows 10. If you have any other Windows 10 related errors you can check for the solution in my Windows 10 tips section. Thank you for reading! Can we please hit likes and share on this article?




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