For PC users, Microsoft Edge is a well-known web browser. However, the majority of users use Google Chrome and other web browsers. So why do you need this if you don’t need Microsoft Edge? Why not remove it? I’ll therefore explain how to effectively uninstall Microsoft Edge from Windows 10 in this article.
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.
Uninstall Microsoft Edge 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 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 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, and 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 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:
1. Iobit Uninstaller
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.
2. Geek Uninstaller
Geek Uninstaller is a portable program 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.
3. Wise Program Uninstaller
Wise program uninstaller has a clean and modern-looking UI. You can also use the portable version of this program. You can use it to choose which programs to keep and which to remove. Additionally, it purges malicious registry entries. It also has a feature that allows you to remove programs that other methods of uninstalling failed to remove. The only drawback, which is somewhat disappointing, is that it does not support batch uninstalls. The free version has the advantage that there are hardly any 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, don’t worry we have already cover-up that topic.