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Reset Microsoft Edge To Its Default Settings (Windows Guide)

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Reset Microsoft Edge To Its Default Settings

Microsoft Edge is a built-in browser for windows 10 which has lots of features like accessing windows app within the browser too. It uses bing search as default to carry out searches within. And the extensions here can be installed from the Microsoft App store.

But like any other web browser your Microsoft Edge can too trouble you have got unknowingly click any malicious link or if get any Adware installed within your browser.

Adware can change the default browser settings of homepage, search engine, add extensions and toolbars.

Due to which, you may see unwanted ads and pop-ups, browser redirection and page crashes like issues.

In this case, you need to follow the steps to reset the browser.

  1. Right-click on the “Start” and select “Settings”;
    Reset Microsoft Edge Step 1
    Reset Microsoft Edge Step 1
  2. Go to “Apps and Features”;
    Reset Microsoft Edge Step 2
    Reset Microsoft Edge Step 2

     

  3. Choose “Microsoft Edge” from the list of programs;
  4. Clicking on will expand the program now click on “Advanced Option
    Reset Microsoft Edge Step 3
    Reset Microsoft Edge Step 3
  5. Scroll down to find Reset section, now click on “Reset” button.
    Reset Microsoft Edge Step 4
    Reset Microsoft Edge Step 4

    This is how you can easily reset your browser. Your browser is now all new. Now you can configure it correctly with your favorite homepage, search engine and extensions. Make sure you use only Microsoft Store to install the required extensions.

But if your computer is infected then all the annoyances can appear again. So the best way to deal with the issue is to scan the whole Windows OS to detect and remove all potentially harmful program.

Also it is very important to keep your Windows OS , applications and anti-virus updated to fix any bugs or security patches.

Hope this article is helpful to you. Please leave your comments if this worked for you.

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