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How To Uninstall Microsoft Edge Windows 11

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Can Microsoft Edge be uninstalled?

Microsoft Edge is the Microsoft-recommended web browser and the default web browser for Windows. Because Windows supports applications on its web platform the default web browser is an integral part of the operating system and cannot be removed.

How do I force Microsoft Edge to Uninstall?

How to uninstall Microsoft Edge through Windows 10 Settings
  1. Open the Settings app in Windows 10 by clicking the Start button and selecting the gear icon. …
  2. In the “Apps & features” window, scroll down to “Microsoft Edge.” Select that item and click the Uninstall button.

How do I deactivate Microsoft Edge?

Method 2. Uninstall Microsoft Edge
  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the gear icon in the Start menu. …
  2. Click on the Apps tile. …
  3. Locate and select Microsoft Edge by clicking on it once. …
  4. Click the Uninstall button again to confirm your choice and wait for Windows 10 to remove Microsoft Edge from your computer.

Will uninstalling Microsoft Edge cause problems?


Edge has been a part of Windows 10 since its first release in 2015. There is no point in removing it and it has a lot of drawbacks.

How do I get rid of Microsoft Edge 2021?

This is what you need to do:
  1. Click on start, then click on settings.
  2. Go to apps.
  3. Select Microsoft Edge.
  4. Click on uninstall to remove Microsoft Edge completely.

How do I disable Microsoft Edge 2021?

Here is how you remove Edge.
  1. Open Powershell as admin.
  2. Type the command “get-appxpackage *edge*” (without the quotation marks) and press enter.
  3. Copy the PackageFullName.
  4. Type the command “remove-appxpackage” followed by the PackageFullName.
  5. Press enter and reboot.

How do I stop Microsoft Edge from being my default browser?

If you’d like to disable these entirely, there are a few things you need to do.
  1. Step 1: Change the Settings in Edge. …
  2. Step 2: Check if Edge Is Listed as a Background App. …
  3. Step 3: Disable Edge’s Scheduled Update Tasks. …
  4. Step 4: Make Sure Edge Isn’t the Default Browser. …
  5. Step 5: Edit the Registry.

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