If you’re not a great fan of Microsoft Edge browser and want to uninstall it permanently, then blog post has a quick workaround on how to do it.
Microsoft introduced a new web browser in Windows 10 called Microsoft Edge. It comes pre-installed in Windows 10 and set to be the default web browser. The company called it a Modern Web Browser and did its best to bring all the necessary features.
Although, many users didn’t find Microsoft Edge browser impressive and due to this reason they start developing a new Chromium-based Edge browser which is under development and is available in Dev, Beta, and Canary channel just like Chrome.
Many users call Edge a junk browser and they have already started using Chromium-based Edge browser, even it is under development and soon going to replace the default Edge browser.
How to Uninstall Microsoft Edge in Windows 10
There are lots of users who want to uninstall Microsoft Edge browser. Since it is a core part of a Windows 10, there’s no option for uninstalling Microsoft Edge. With the help of third party tool, it is possible to uninstall it. All you need to do is to follow the instructions below:
1. Download the Uninstall Edge Zile file from the Winaero.
2. Using the default archiving tool, extract all the files available in the zip file.
3. In the folder, you will find the “Uninstall Edge.cmd” file. You need to right-click on it and select “Run as Administrator“. When UAC dialog box opens, click Yes to continue.
In no seconds, a command prompt window will open up and automatically run a command that’s going to uninstall Edge browser.
Wait till the process is done.
4. Once the process to uninstall Microsoft Edge browser is done, you will get the message at the bottom.
5. Reboot your computer.
Congratulations, you have successfully uninstalled Microsoft Edge browser from Windows 10. Now you can set your favorite web browser as a default web browser in Windows 10. It could be Chrome, Firefox, or even the Chromium Edge.
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