Edge Broken – Can I reinstall

I am a fast ring insider.  Edge has been broken and will not work for at least the last 4 builds.  I keep hoping that each new build would fix it, but no luck.  Is there a way to uninstall / reinstall it?  It seems like it is baked into the OS but new builds never fix it.  Anyone been able to reinstall?

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  • 5027

    12 December, 2016 - 1:06 pm

    <p>Hopefully this one helps you &nbsp;https://www.techmesto.com/reinstall-microsoft-edge-windows-10/</p&gt;
    <p>Have not tried it &nbsp;recently, but should still work</p>
    <p>So&nbsp;basically the short version of whats described on that page:&nbsp;</p>
    <p>1. Go to&nbsp;C:\Users\&lt;username&gt;\AppData\Local\Packages.</p>
    <p>2.&nbsp;Find the folder Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe and delete it. Then restart the computer</p>
    <p>(If the system denies the deletion process of some files, skip them.)</p>
    <p>3. Start up PowerShell as Admin and run:</p>
    <p>Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register &ldquo;$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml&rdquo; -verbose}</p>
    <p>4. Restart the computer</p>
    <p>&nbsp;</p>

  • 3431

    17 December, 2016 - 8:41 pm

    <p>It worked. I had to delete the sub directories first. Thank you for your help.</p>

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