Clear Browsing Data in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10  

    Clear Browsing Data in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

    Clear Browsing Data in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

    How to Clear your Browsing Data in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10
    Published by Category: Browsers & Email
    10 Oct 2018
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    How to Clear your Browsing Data in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10


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

    Your browsing data is the information that Microsoft Edge remembers and stores on a PC as your browse the web. This includes info you've entered into forms, passwords, and sites you've visited, and it helps make your browsing experience better. If you're using a shared or public PC, you might not want Microsoft Edge to remember your browsing data.

    See also: View and delete browsing history in Microsoft Edge

    This tutorial will show you how to delete your browsing data in Microsoft Edge for your user account in Windows 10.

    What gets deleted when you clear browsing data

    Types of info
    What gets deleted
    Browsing history The list of sites you've visited.
    Cookies and saved website data Info that sites store on your PC to remember your preferences, such as sign-in info or your location.
    Cached data and files Cache of saved webpage content of sites you've visited. Temporary internet files and website files.
    Download history The list of files you've downloaded from the web. This only deletes the list, not the actual files that you've downloaded.
    Autofill data Info that you've entered into forms, such as your email or a shipping address.
    Passwords Passwords that you've saved for sites.



    Here's How:

    1. Open the Microsoft Edge app.

    2. Click/tap on the Settings and more (Alt+X) button at the top right corner, and click/tap on Settings. (see screenshot below)

    Clear Browsing Data in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10-microsoft_edge_settings.jpg

    3. Click/tap on Privacy & security on the left side, and click/tap on the Choose what to clear button under Clear browsing data on the right side. (see screenshot below)

    Clear Browsing Data in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10-microsoft_edge_clear_browsing_data-2.jpg

    4. Check the items you want to clear, and click/tap on Clear button. (see screenshot below)

    Clear Browsing Data in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10-microsoft_edge_clear_browsing_data-3.jpg


    That's it,
    Shawn



  1. Brink's Avatar
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       #1

    Tutorial has been updated for Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10162. :)
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  2. Posts : 8
    Windows 10
       #2

    can you clear or reset Edge Browser history without open the Edge browser? my edge browser seams got virus infected ( see the attached photo, however i have tried all the antivirus scan software available including windows 10's defender, McAfee, and few others without successes - simply no of the antivirus software can detect any virus from the windows 10 system. i also updated to the latest of everything. what else can i do? currently, if you open the browser, it will stay ( shucked ) on that page, and i cannot close it. the only way i can close it is by using the task manager. Clear Browsing Data in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10-edge-browser-problem-7-aug-15.jpg if you visit this page, your Edge Browser may stop working! take a look at the picture. if i click ok , then it will ask me another question 'if you want to stay on this page'? either i answer yes, or no, it keep asking me the same question. i cannot close the browser! neither can i visit other website! i am simply 'locked' in this page.
    Last edited by windows10Pro64; 13 Aug 2015 at 05:12. Reason: add some info
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  3. Posts : 8
    Windows 10
       #3

    also, if i use task manager to close the browser. next time i open the edge, it will go directly to this page and stay there.....
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  4. Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       #4

    windows10Pro64 said:
    also, if i use task manager to close the browser. next time i open the edge, it will go directly to this page and stay there.....
    Ok, Search for "Edge settings in IE 11" in your Start Menu Search. This will open another tab over your original buggy message. Then you should be able to access the history and cache cleaning via the Microsoft Edge Settings. When all the browsing history will be cleared your Microsoft Edge browser will open normally.

    Source : fake virus alert popup in MS Edge. - Microsoft Community
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  5. Posts : 2
    win 10 Pro
       #5

    Fustrated with Edge Cache


    Hi All,

    we need a fic on how to move Edge cache to a different drive than C:
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  6. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 59,086
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
    Thread Starter
       #6

    Hello Mike, and welcome to Ten Forums. :)

    That would be good feedback to send Microsoft.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/7...dows-10-a.html
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