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#1 water101

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Posted 03 October 2015 - 09:55 AM

Been running windows 10 for a few weeks now. Edge was running good in the beginning but now it has an issue. I can no longer hover over the address bar and see my top 5 web sites to pick from, I have to type in the address I want and then it brings up some suggestions. I ran a sfc /scannow and got some errors that could not be fix which I will copy and past just the unfixable errors.Is ther a way to fix this without a reinstall. I know I can use another browser but I would like to fix the error before more issues arise.

 

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Posted 04 October 2015 - 08:18 AM

2 things to try:

- re-register Edge in the Windows Store

- uninstall/reinstall Edge

 

Reregister:

Run the following command in a Powershell window that's run as an Administrator in order to re-register the Windows Store apps:

Get-AppXPackage | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}
From this article:  http://www.thewindowsclub.com/re-register-windows-store-apps
Be sure that Edge is closed (in Task Manager).  Cortana will spit an error as it's still running - don't worry about that for now.
 

Uninstall/Reinstall Edge:

Well to reset Edge I have found deleting

C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe

Clears it, including favourites and all.

 

That does break Edge for the user. To get it running again from an admin PowerShell prompt;

Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml" -Verbose}

From this page:  http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/592141/reset-microsoft-edge-broswer/?p=3831066


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