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How to Reinstall and Re-register Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

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Microsoft Edge is a new web browser that will be available across the Windows 10 device family. It is fast, compatible, and built for the modern Web.

If you are having any of the problems below with Microsoft Edge, then reinstalling and re-registering Microsoft Edge may help.
  • Microsoft Edge doesn't not open when you click/tap on it's icon
  • Microsoft Edge is missing from the Start menu
  • Microsoft Edge is not listed in default apps.

This tutorial will show you how to reinstall and re-register Microsoft Edge for your user account or all user accounts in Windows 10.



Here's How:

1. Do step 2 (current account) or step 3 (all accounts) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Reinstall and Re-Register Microsoft Edge for Current Account Only

A) Open Windows PowerShell.

B) Copy and paste the command below in PowerShell, press Enter, and go to step 4 below. (see screenshots below)

Code:
Get-AppXPackage -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose}
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 3. To Reinstall and Re-Register Microsoft Edge for All Accounts

A) Open an elevated Windows PowerShell.

B) Copy and paste the command below in PowerShell, press Enter, and go to step 4 below. (see screenshots below)

Code:
Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose}
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4. When finished, close PowerShell, and try opening Microsoft Edge again.



That's it,
Shawn