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    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
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    How to Clear your Browsing Data in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

    information   Information
    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.

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

    Note   Note
    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.
    Form 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. Do step 3 (settings) or step 4 (History hub) below for how you would like to clear browsing data.

    3. Click/tap on the More actions button at the top right corner, and click/tap on Settings. (see screenshot below)

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    A) Click/tap on the Choose what to clear button under Clear browsing data, and go to step 5 below. (see screenshot below)
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    4. Click/tap on the Hub button on the toolbar, click/tap on the History button in the Hub, click/tap on the Clear all history link, and go to step 5 below. (see screenshot below)

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

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    That's it,
    Shawn



  1. Posts : 20,755
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       02 Jul 2015 #1

    Tutorial has been updated for Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10162.
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  2.    13 Aug 2015 #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. Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	30975 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.    13 Aug 2015 #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.    18 Aug 2015 #4

    windows10Pro64 said: View Post
    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.    29 Dec 2015 #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. Posts : 20,755
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       29 Dec 2015 #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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