How to Fix “Microsoft Edge is Not Opening or Connecting to Internet” Error

KumarSandeep43 Posts 4 Registration date Wednesday May 3, 2017 Status Member Last seen June 18, 2019 - Updated on Sep 15, 2020 at 07:27 AM
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Edge is the Microsoft latest web browser after Internet Explorer. Microsoft introduce Edge in Windows 10, which is highly efficient than it’s previous version. It has an amazing user interface and provide great speed for browsing in addition of security from non-trusted websites. However, some time due to change in settings, the Edge behaves inappropriately and does not open.

Window 10 Users complaint about Microsoft Edge not working, Edge is not loading web pages and Microsoft Edge not connecting to internet after creator’s update. There could be several reasons why Edge browser is not functioning. If the Edge is creating problems in laptop, computer then you can follow the below given methods

Repair Microsoft Edge Application

If the Microsoft Edge is not opening after Restart and Windows Updates, then you need to repair it manually through PowerShell

Go to Start an type Run or Press Window Key + R to launch run window
Now type C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages
Look for the folder with name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe
Open the folder and delete all its contents
Open the PowerShell and run it as administrator
Now type the following command in PowerShell
Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml” -Verbose}

Press Enter and exit the editor
Try to Open the Edge browser again

Clear Cache/ Browsing History/ Data

If the edge open then, you can prevent it from creating problems by clearing the cache and browsing history as follows

Open Microsoft Edge and Click on Hub
Click on History and then Clear all history
Select the browsing history, select all items in cache memory and then remove all items
Restart system and open Microsoft Edge

These are some of the methods by which you can fix Microsoft Edge browser problems and remove errors to open Edge normally. Also, make sure that Windows OS is not interrupting with Edge. Try the window repair tool to check for errors and resolve them.

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Jan 29, 2019 at 04:42 AM
Thanks for this. Hopefully someone finds this useful.