Microsoft Edge Not Working?

Is Edge closing out as soon as you open it?  Is it opening and crashes often?

Here’s how to re-install Edge.

  • Open folder options and go to View
  • Check show hidden files
  • Make sure Edge is closed
  • Navigate to c:\users\yourusername\appdata\local\packages
    • Delete the MicrosoftEdge folder
      • You may have to navigate and delete each folder or some files independently


  • Type the following at in PowerShell (Run as an Administrator)
  • Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml” -Verbose}




About TCAT Shelbyville IT Department

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system comprises six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-six Applied Technology Colleges.
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