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Microsoft Edge: Did you know about Repair/Reset?


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#1 OFFLINE   Corrine

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Posted 06 June 2018 - 03:58 PM

There have been so many changes and additions to Windows 10, I can't keep track of them all.  I ran into an issue with Microsoft Edge opening the startup tabs but not loading the pages and being completely unresponsive.  After a quick search, I discovered Repair/Reset was added with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709) and it is easy to use.
  • Click Start (Windows icon) > the Settings icon and select Apps > Apps and Features.
  • Scroll down to Microsoft Edge & click it.  
  • Select Advanced options.
  • Try Repair first and if that doesn't work, select Reset.

In my case, Repair didn't work but Reset did.  The only thing I had to do after the repair was to re-activate the extensions.
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Posted 10 June 2018 - 07:25 PM

i would like to use Edge more on my pc, but it is just too slow - and there are still website incompatibility problems.

MSFT really needs to rip Edge out the OS and make it stand alone.

ps: I do use it as default pdf viewer. VERY nice at doing that.

Edited by crp, 10 June 2018 - 07:25 PM.

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