How to Uninstall Microsoft Edge

As you all are well aware that Microsoft Edge is an in-built web browser that is trying to replace Internet Explorer. Firstly, it is installed in Windows 10. Microsoft Edge web browser basically designed and developed to compete the Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Microsoft Edge comes with more improvement over the Internet Explorer. But, after using this web browser, the users report that it is slow and full of vulnerabilities, and it doesn’t support any type of extensions and also several problems that lead the countable memes. So, users want to uninstall Microsoft Edge from their Windows 10. Read this full article to know the solutions to its.

With the release of Microsoft Edge, Microsoft manages to patch several problems and try to fix it for the browser’s reputation. So, due to various issues, users want to change it with Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. As you know that, the Microsoft Edge web browser is basically a part of the Windows Operating System, so it become impossible to uninstall this web browser from the Windows system itself.

As you can see that, Windows is set in a particular way that will help to run smoothly with the use of the Microsoft Edge web browser, and it may also possible that some of the programs are unable to run. So, users want to disable it.

Steps to uninstall Microsoft Edge:-

Here are many easy and quick solutions to fix this issue. Follow the below steps carefully:

With the use of the Ownership of the Microsoft Edge:-

As you know clearly that Microsoft Edge is related to the Windows system, so you are not able to make any changes until you have control over this folder. Go through the below description to uninstall Microsoft Edge:

  • First of all, you have to log in to your Windows system as administrator.
  • Now, you have to open File Explorer by clicking on its name to search and then tap on the relevant search result.
  • After that, navigate to the C:\\Windows\\SystemApps.
  • Then, you have to search out MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe folder and right-click on it.
  • Now, drop-down and select the Properties option from the available list.
  • After that, you have to navigate into the Security section and select the Advanced
  • Now, you will get a shield icon, which is followed by the Change link, it is at the top of the Advanced Security Settings section, which is near the Owner So, click on that link.
  • After that, you have to search out Select Users and Group text
  • Now, you have the need to type the Administrator in that box.
  • After that, tap on the Check Names option and wait until you get the Windows suggested administrator account.
  • So, select the account from the available list and tap on the OK
  • Again, navigate to the Advanced Security Settings window and tick mark the box near to the Replace owner on sub-containers and objects
  • Now, tap on the OK
  • Again, go back to the Security section, which is located in the Properties
  • Now, search out the Edit option and tap on it.
  • Then, you will get a list of Groups or users names, so tap on the Administrator
  • In the same window, go to the Allow column, and you will see the Permission for Administrators
  • So, check mark that box to allow the Full control and tap on the OK
  • From the Windows Security message box, tap on the Yes option to confirm the changes.
  • Now, navigate to the Properties window and tap on the OK option to apply the changes.
  • Restart your Windows 10 and check if the Microsoft Edge is uninstalled successfully.

Stop Windows via changing the permissions:-

 Sometimes it happens that Windows cannot confirm the previous changes to the Microsoft Edge. After the update installation, changes may be undone. So, for avoiding the hard work, stop the Windows via changing the permission, and it also helps to uninstall Microsoft Edge. Go through the below steps:

  • First of all, you have to right-click on the Microsoft Edge application and select Properties
  • Now, navigate to the General tab and select the Attributes
  • Also, checkmark to the box of Read-only.
  • Then, tap on the OK option to save the changes.

Disable Microsoft Edge:-

If the above methods don’t work to uninstall Microsoft Edge, then try this method to do it. Follow the below steps:

  • First of all, you have to log in to your Windows system as administrator.
  • Now, you have to open File Explorer by clicking on its name to search and then tap on the relevant search result.
  • After that, navigate to the C:\\Windows\\SystemApps.
  • Then, you have to search out MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe folder.
  • Now, you have to search out another two files also, one is exe, and another one is MicrosoftEdgeCP.exe.
  • So, you can select anyone from both options.
  • As per our experts suggest that select which is similar to exe and disableMSEdgeCP.exe.
  • You can easily get these files if have need of it.
  • In case, you want to use Microsoft Edge again then you have need of these files. So, remember the name if you rename it.
  • If you want to enable Microsoft Edge, then you have to rename these two files with their original names.
  • Restart your Windows 10 system and check if the Microsoft Edge is uninstalled successfully.

In this blog, we discussed to uninstall Microsoft Edge. I hope, it is helpful to you. If you have any doubts regarding this, then call to our expert’s team to resolve them. you can also send a text message or an email regarding your queries to fix them. We are here for 24*7.

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