Sometimes I wonder what the various operating system builders or software builder’s keep on giving us updated versions of their works but then why don’t they keep them error-free or at least keep a solution of errors handy? We all know that Microsoft Edge saves plenty of power while using it on a laptop compared to Chrome, but there is a crashing issue for it on Windows 10 as well.
I have noticed that after the update from Windows installed on PCs, we see Microsoft Edge keeps crashing time and again. Some users finding Microsoft Edge crashes on startup in Windows 10 itself. This error nullifies the benefit Edge has over Google Chrome. If this is the situation then why one should prefer Microsoft Edge and not Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, for that matter?
What’s irritating me the most that even Windows is yet to mention this problem in its list of known issues? Anyways, we need not wait till Windows list this issue or not because we want to use Edge on our PC to save some energy. So, here is the solution to fix Microsoft Edge crashing on Windows 10.
Before we proceed, you must know that this process is all about modifying the registry, which is perilous, if you don’t do that with perfection. It can also do irreparable damage to your installation. So, I would advise you to take a backup of all your data from your PC before making any step forward.
Step #1. Use Windows Key + R on your keyboard to open Run command.
ComputerHKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareClassesLocal SettingsSoftwareMicrosoft WindowsCurrentVersionAppContainerStorage microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbweChildren
Step #4. Right-click on each subfolder (subkey) and select Delete and keep on confirming your action by clicking on ‘Yes.’Remember you need NOT to remove the Children key otherwise it will not allow Microsoft Edge to start, so delete only subkeys.
Once you finish the above process, you will able to prevent Microsoft Edge crashing Windows 10.
With adequate care on taking your data backup the rest of the process is quite simple. We are sure that you should get rid of the Microsoft Edge crashing issue on Windows 10 after following the above process and will surely add this to the list of the best Microsoft Edge Tips and Tricks for Windows 10.
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