Microsoft Edge is a well-known web browser for PC users. But most of the users use Google Chrome and other internet browsers. So if you don’t need Microsoft edge then why do you need this? Why not Uninstall it? So in this article, I will tell you how to properly Uninstall Microsoft edge from windows 10.
How to uninstall Microsft Edge from Windows 10
So you need to uninstall Microsoft edge from windows 10. But unfortunately, it is not enough to simply uninstall it from the control panel, because it is the default browser of windows os. Before starting the process of removal of the Microsft edge from windows 10, first, create a restore point, so in case anything gets wrong.
Also Read: How to Properly Uninstall Video/GPU Drivers
How to uninstall Microsoft Edge from windows 10 using settings
To uninstall Microsoft edge, follow the following instructions:
- Open Settings.
- Click on Apps.
- Click on Apps & Features.
- Find Microsoft Edge in the list.
- Simply click on Uninstall.
- Again Click on Uninstall.
once you perform the following instructions Microsoft Edge will be removed from your windows OS.
How to uninstall Microsoft Edge from windows 10 using Command Prompt
Well, you can also uninstall Microsoft Edge from Windows 10 using the command prompt as well. Just follow these steps:
- Click on search.
- Search for Command Prompt, and Run Command Prompt as Administrator.
- Now type the following command in the command prompt, and press Enter.
- Now type the second command to remove Microsoft edge, and press Enter.
After the following procedure, the Microsft edge will be removed from your windows 10.
But whenever windows receive any type of update, Microsoft edge will again be installed on your Windows 10 automatically. In order to prevent windows 10 from automatically installing Microsoft Edge during updates. You can use these steps to stop this annoying process.
How to uninstall Microsoft Edge from windows 10 using Power Shell
You can also use Power Shell to uninstall Microsoft Edge from windows 10.
- Click on search.
- Search for PowerShell in the search bar, Run PowerShell as Administrator Rights.
- Now paste the following code in PowerShell, and press Enter.
- Now you will see the complete details of Microsoft Edge. Find “PackageFullName” and copy the package name.
- Now type the following command in order to remove Microsoft Edge from windows 10.
remove-appxpackage "Paste the package name you copy"
And now Microsoft is removed from windows 10.
How to uninstall Microsoft edge from windows 10 using third-party software
A bunch of third-party software is available for uninstalling windows apps.
You can also use them to uninstall Microsoft edge. Some of the top software are the following:
Iobit Uninstaller provides several ways to uninstall programs from windows 10. You can also remove programs in bulk. So it is a good option for you. I myself using this software for uninstalling programs for a quite long time. The downside is that in the free version it shows ads, while installing the program, the installer tries to install several other programs as well, so make sure to uncheck them.
Geek Uninstaller is a portable programs uninstaller, which a bunch of amazing features. You don’t need any installation. Some of the features of geek installer, you can see the registries of any program currently installed on your pc. The downside is that the free version does not support batch uninstalls.
Wise Program Uninstaller:
Wise program uninstaller has a clean and modern-looking UI. You can also use the portable version of this program. It also helps you to decide which programs to keep and which to uninstall. it also deletes rogue entries in the registry. It also comes with a feature, which includes a way to delete programs that failed to uninstall in other means. The only downside is, it does not support batch uninstalls, which is kinda disappointed. The good thing is that in the free version you will barely see ads.
So that’s all, Microsoft makes Microsoft edge more stable and fast in windows 11. So if you wonder how to upgrade to Windows 11, see this article.