How to reset Microsoft Edge Chromium in Windows 10?

The popular browser called Microsoft Edge Chromium has arrived for Windows 10 as an update and improvement of the Edge browser, and seeing improvements in its visual interface in its security system.

This new version of Edge comes with improvements thanks to the Chromium open source browser developed by Google to make better and create browsers. You are also seeing an improvement in your speed and performance and we will show you how to adjust it in a simple way.

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  1. What is the process to reset Microsoft Edge settings from within the app?
  2. What steps should you follow to reset your browser settings?
    1. Using the file explorer
    2. Mediante PowerShell
  3. How can you fix bugs in your version of Edge?

What is the process to reset Microsoft Edge settings from within the app?

This new and innovative browser that Windows 10 has brought us in its update, being very new, could have some bugs and we recommend that you Configure Microsoft Edge so as not to have any inconvenience. For this we recommend that you restore their default values, since they are the ones that almost never have errors.

To have the default values ​​of the browser you can go directly to the browser settings and there it will appear to establish the default options that it brings and we will see that its operation is normal.

What steps should you follow to reset your browser settings?

To reset the settings that are preset when it is installed is to reset and reinstall Microsoft Edge again , this would be the first option that we recommend, since it is the easiest and most reliable. But if you want another way to proceed with the reset of your browser settings, you can do the following:

  1. Access the browser menuand select the settings
  2. Within the multiple options that you will see, you will go through the Restore default values ​​to return to how it was at the beginning

Using the file explorer

To proceed to reset the Edge Chromium settings from the Windows 10 file explorer, learn how to open the file explorer with the keyboard or follow the steps in the long way to enter the folder:

  1. Go to the Microsoft folder, to access this you must go to the C drive of your computer, go to the ‘Users’ folder and then to the user folder, then go to ‘AppData’, select the local folder and finally Microsoft
  2. Within this we will see important folders and this is also where we will see the ‘Edge, Edge beta and others’ browser folders. All these we will have to eliminate and then you will open Edge Chromium and you will see that everything will be and working normally with its initial values

Mediante PowerShell

For those who don’t know what PowerShell is , it can help us to reset the browser settings. This CMD-like program is a platform that provides task solutions by executing command lines like CMD does and works to do compilation jobs, system administration and more.

Make use of PowerShell to adjust the Microsoft Edge Chromium browser, you must go to the same folder explained in the previous point But before entering the Microsoft folder we will not go to the Local folder and then to Packages and delete everything that is in the folder of ‘Microsoft. Microsoft Edge…’

After having deleted all the data contained in the folder and you will open PowerShell running it as administrator, we will have to place the following code to delete all the data and Microsoft Edge re-register as new. After this restart the computer:

Codigo a colocar: ‘Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register ‘$ ($ _. InstallLocation) AppXManifest.xml’ -Verbose}’

How can you fix bugs in your version of Edge?

For Microsoft, the fact of wanting to innovate with its Edge Chromium browser is a way to attract the user’s attention so that they take advantage of it. Thanks to the Chromium open source base they have been able to improve its visual interface and its configuration options

But even so, when using Chromium, it brings with it compatibility errors and configurations that must be improved and fixed in order to be better and better. However, here we show you the problems and how to fix them:

  1. One of the most frequent problems is the excessive amount of memory that this browser can use, we recommend that you go into its settings and delete unnecessary datasuch as the cache file or the Edge Chromium history itself
  2. One of the most common problems that all browsers present is that web pages do not usually load. For this, first check your connection, if you have a connection, it is Edge Chromium that has the problem, you can do what was explained in the previous point or simply restart and check if it is working well.
  3. If you start using Edge Chromium and you need your bookmarks from another browser, you can import them because it has an option in managing bookmarks that will allow you to bring everything you have saved in another browser. Looking in settings and in the Favorites panel we will see this option.
  4. If you are having problems with your passwords in the browser, it may be that the problem is the Cookies or cache. You can fix it by going into Settings and deleting unnecessary data from the browser.
  5. If the problem is that the browseropens when this is turned on, it is because it is the default browser. For this we advise you to learn how to prevent Microsoft Edge from starting Automatically.


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