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5 Secret tweaks to Speed Up Microsoft Edge browser on windows 10

Did you notice Microsoft edge very slow to respond or Microsoft edge not responding to clicks? Here tweak the 5 Secret settings to Speed Up Microsoft Edge browser on windows 10. And fix problems like Microsoft edge not working, Microsoft edge not responding, Edge Browser takes more than a few seconds to load websites etc.

According to various tests, Microsoft Edge is a very fast browser, even faster than Chrome. It starts under 2 seconds, loads web pages faster, and is low on system resources as well. And with regular windows 10 updates Edge includes a lot of new functionality—Edge can be used with Windows 10’s built-in digital assistant Cortana and a whole host of extensions to enhance the browser. Edge can be used to view PDFs, read ebooks and of course, browse the web.




Speed Up Microsoft Edge browser on windows 10

But, some users reported Due to some reason, Microsoft Edge on their computers runs very slow or refuses to launch.

Microsoft Edge very slow to respond

Microsoft Edge slow loading pages

Microsoft Edge not loading pages

Here some Secret settings to Speed Up Microsoft Edge browser and fix various edge browser related problems on windows 10.

Cleanup Cache, Cookie and Browser History

Open Edge browser, Then click More actions icon ( … ) showing as 3 dots on the uppermost right corner of the browser. Click Settings -> click Choose what to clear button at the bottom -> Then Mark everything you want to clear and at last click on the Clear button. Also, you can Run Third-party Application like Ccleaner To do the job with one click. close And Restart Edge browser. Now, You should experience performance improvement on edge Browser.

Tweak Browser Flags Settings

Open Edge browser type about:flags into the address bar, and hit Enter. If this loads only two options Developer Settings and Standards Preview. Then Press Ctrl + Shift + D To access the full list of flags.




Enable TCP Fast Open

TCP Fast Open is an extension of the TCP protocol. In simple terms, TCP is a web standard that lets apps on your machine establish and maintain a network connection. It ensures the bytes exchanged are reliable and error-free.

TCP Fast Open speeds up a TCP connection by using a cryptographic cookie to enable data exchange during TCP’s initial handshake. It cuts out the original delay. As long as both the client and the web server support TCP Fast Open, you will see web pages load up to 10 to 40 percent faster.

To permanently enable TCP Fast Open, go to Diagnostics > Networking > Enable TCP Fast Open and select Always on from the drop-down menu

Enable TCP Fast Open
Enable TCP Fast Open

Enable low-power mode for background tabs

The tweak is especially useful when dealing with poorly-behaved pages. Too many sites come with JavaScript-heavy ads and endless analytics scripts. This setting will limit the amount of CPU power allocated to those tabs, thus speeding up your browsing and improving your battery life.

To turn on the flag, navigate to Diagnostics > JavaScript > Allow background tabs to be put into low-power mode.

Allow background tabs on low power mode
Allow background tabs on low power mode

Set Edge Browser to Open With a Blank Page

Start Edge browser and click More (. . .) button and click Settings. Here Inside the Settings pane, click the drop-down of Open Microsoft Edge with and choose New tab page. And click the drop-down corresponding to the setting Open new tabs with. There, select the option A blank page As Shown Bellow image. That’s all Close and restart the Edge browser and it will start with a blank page. Which improve the edge browser startup load time.

Set the Browser to Open With a Blank Page
Set the Browser to Open With a Blank Page

Disable Browser extensions

Disable extensions first open Edge browser. Then click on the three dots icon (…) located just below the close button and then click Extensions. This will list all installed Edge Browser extensions. Click on the name of an extension to see its settings, Click the Turn off the option to turn off the extension. Or click on Uninstall button to completely remove the Edge browser extension.




Turn off Or Uninstall Edge Extensions
Turn off Or Uninstall Edge Extensions

Disable Proxy and Security Software

Also Try to Disable Proxy Settings from Start > Settings > Network & Internet > Proxy. Toggle off  “Automatically detect settings and Use a proxy server.” Scroll down, click Save then restart your computer.

Check Your Security Software Settings: Some antivirus and even Windows 10’s built-in firewall software might not play nice with Microsoft Edge. Temporarily disabling both just to see how Edge behaves might help to isolate and find the root cause of your browser’s performance.

Reset Microsoft Edge Browser

Note: Resetting the browser will delete browsing history, saved passwords, favorites, and other data saved in the browser. So, backup these data first before proceeding to the reset job.

First nevigate to C:\Users\YourUserName\AppData\Local\Packages.

Note: Replace YourUserName with your own username.

Now, Find the folder named Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe or something like this. Right click on it and Delete this folder. This folder may still remain in that location. But make sure, This folder is empty.

Now, on Start Menu search type PowerShell and form search results, right click on Powershell select run as administrator. Then Paste command below and hit the enter key to execute the command.

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

command to re-register microsoft edge browser
command to re-register Microsoft edge browser

After completely execute the command Restart windows PC then Open Microsoft Edge browser. I am sure this time edge browser start and run smoothly without any issue.

These are some best tweaks and settings you have to apply to Speed Up Microsoft Edge Browser performance. Also, these tweaks help to fix several edge browser related problems such as Microsoft edge not working, Edge browser not responding, Microsoft edge not responding to clicks etc. Have any query, suggestion about this post feel free to discuss on comments below. Also Read Fix error code: inet_e_resource_not_found in Microsoft Edge

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