Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Solved: Microsoft edge not working after windows 10 1809 update

Microsoft Edge browser not working properly, after windows 10 1809 update? Microsoft edge not loading pages or CONSTANTLY ‘stops responding. A number of users report edge browser never loads. Even if it loads, within a couple of seconds it shows “Not Responding” and click on recover webpage it keeps loading and loading and loading and it never loads.  For some other users, Edge browser closes immediately, Even Not open after several clicks on Browser shortcut icon.

There are several causes which may lead to the Microsoft Edge not working on your Windows 10, such as buggy windows update, corrupted system files and more. Whatever the reason, Here are some solutions to common problems with Microsoft Edge. If you can’t open Microsoft Edge, or if it opens briefly and then closes, try the following:

Microsoft Edge not working

01.  First of all Restart your PC and then reopen Microsoft Edge.

02. Run Windows Update to help correct problems by replacing outdated files, updating drivers, and fixing vulnerabilities.

To check for updates

  • Select the Start button then settings,
  • Click Update & securityWindows Update, and then select Check for updates.
  • If Windows Update says your PC is current, you have all the current updates.

03. Also Clean Boot Your PC, and open edge browser, if it’s running smoothly then there is any startup service causing the problem.

To perform clean boot

  • Press Windows + R, type msconfig and ok
  • Move to Services tab, check the box for Hide all Microsoft services.
  • Click the Disable all
  • Go to Startup tab and click Open Task Manager.
  • Select each item on the list and click Disable.
  • Close your Task Manager and restart your computer.

Clear all browsing data

Edge browser automatically saves temporary Internet files to help pages load faster. Clearing this cache will sometimes fix page display problems.

  1. If you can open Microsoft Edge, select Hub (…) present on top right corner
  2. Click History Clear all history.
  3. Select all the boxes, and then select Clear.

Clear all browsing data

Disable All Extensions

  • Open Edge Browser,
  • click on the three dots icon and select Extensions.
  • Select installed extensions and Turn off then one by one.
  • After that close and reopen Edge Browser
  • check Edge browser running smoothly if yes there may be an extension causing the problem.

Reset Edge browser

  1. Press Windows + X then select settings,
  2. Next, under the Apps and features section, search for Microsoft Edge.
  3. Now click on the Advanced options link to open the following window.
  4. first, select the Repair option if Edge is not working properly.
  5. If this does not make any difference, you may select the Reset

Note: Repairing the browser won’t affect anything, but resetting will remove your history, cookies, and any settings you might have changed.

Reinstall Edge browser

Still, Microsoft edge, not loading pages, stops responding? Apply the following steps to completely reinstall Microsoft edge browser.

  1. Press Windows Key + R, type %localappdata%\Packages and press Enter.
  2. Navigate to the folder “Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe“.
  3. Right-click it select Properties, and then uncheck the Read-only option.
  4. Now again right click and delete the folder “Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe
  5. Restart windows.

Delete edge Browser old data

Now open PowerShell (admin) using windows + x key

Type following command and press enter key to execute the same

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

Reboot the PC. Now you can launch the Microsoft Edge browser. It is working properly.

Run DISM and SFC utility

Try to run DISM command with System File Checker (SFC) scan to check for any file corruption. SFC scan will scan for corrupt system files on the computer and repair them.

  1. Search for command prompt, right click and select run as administrator,
  2. In the Command Prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
  • DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth.
  • sfc /scannow

3. After that restart windows and check edge browser working properly or not.

DISM restorehealth command

Check with a different user account

Also You may check the same issue with the new user account. Try these steps to create a new user account and check if it fixes the issue.

Refer to the steps below to create a new User Account:

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Choose Accounts and then select Other User Accounts towards the left.
  3. Select Add an Account.
  4. Enter a user name and hit Next.
  5. Click on Finish.
  6. Sign out from the current Account and Log into the new account.
  7. Check if the issue persists.

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