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Fix: Microsoft Edge closes immediately after

opening on Windows 10

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Microsoft brought many changes with Windows 10, and one of the biggest changes is a
new browser called Edge. Even though Microsoft Edge is a great browser, some users
reported that Microsoft Edge closes immediately after opening.

Microsoft Edge closes immediately after opening, how to fix
it?
Fix – Microsoft Edge closes after opening

Solution 1 – Set a custom start page

According to users, you can fix problems with Microsoft Edge simply by changing the
start page. To do that, you might have to disable your Internet connection first, or
unplug your Ethernet cable. After you disable your Internet connection, do the
following:

1. Start Microsoft Edge.
2. Click the Menu button in the top right corner and choose Settings.

3. Under Open with section select A specific page or
pages, select Customfrom the menu and enter the web address of your new

To do that. 4. Solution 2 – Turn on Windows Firewall Using a firewall is important for your online safety. follow these steps: . start page. After you do that. you need to turn the Windows Firewall back on. turn on your Internet connection and check if the problem is resolved. especially if you want to prevent unauthorized software from accessing the Internet. close Edge. Speaking of firewall. and in order to fix it. users claim that Windows Firewall might be the cause for this problem.

Select Windows Firewall from the list of results. Press Windows Key + S and enter firewall.1. .

.2. click on Turn Windows Firewall on or off. When Windows Firewall window opens.

Select Turn On Windows Firewall for both Private network settings and Public network settings. Solution 3 – Delete your browsing history Few users claim that you can fix the problem with Microsoft Edge simply by deleting your browser history. Click More button in the top right corner and choose Settings from the menu. follow these simple steps: 1. To do that. 4. Click OK to save changes. 3. .

Now go to the Clear browsing data section and click the Choose what to clear button. .2.

therefore be extra cautions while editing registry. restart Edge and check if the issue is resolved. do the following: .  READ ALSO: Fix: Can’t install Edge extensions in Windows 10 Anniversary Update Solution 4 – Edit the registry Changing the registry is somewhat an advanced procedure. After you clear your browsing history and cache. 3. and sometimes editing the registry can cause certain issues with your operating system. Cookies and saved website data. Select Browsing history. To edit your registry. You might even want to create a backup of your registry so you can easily restore it in case anything goes wrong. 4. Cached data and files and click the Clear button.

Right click this key and choose Permissions.microsof tedge_8wekyb3d8bbwekey. When Registry Editor opens. . 2. Press Windows Key + R and enter regedit. 3. in the left pane navigate to the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\LocalSettings\Software\Mic rosoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.1.

4. . Click Apply and OK to save changes. 5. Solution 5 – Create a new user account Few users suggest that you might be able to fix this problem by creating a new user account. Creating a new user account is simple. In Group or user names select Account Unknown (S-1-15-3- 3624051433…)and check Full Control in Allow column. Start the Settings app and go to Accounts section. and you can do it by following these steps: 1.

Go to Family & other users tab and click on Add someone else to this PC. .2.

Click on I don’t have this person’s sign-in information. .3.

. Click Add a user without a Microsoft account.4.

5. Enter the username (and password) of the new account and click Nextbutton. After creating a new user account. you might want move your personal files to this new account and use it as your main account. you can fix this problem by removing Microsoft Edge folder from your AppData folder. so let’s see how to do that. . Solution 6 – Use PowerShell According to users. switch to it. If Microsoft Edge is working without any problems on the new account.

Go to \Packages\ folder and delete the Microsoft. 2. right click PowerShell from the list of results and . Press Windows Key + R and enter %localappdata%. Press Enter or click OK. Now start the PowerShell as administrator.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe folder from it. 3.1. press Windows Key + S. enter powershell. To do that.

MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage - DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_. enter Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest. select Run as administrator. 4. When PowerShell opens.xml” -Verbose} and press Enter to .

follow these steps: 1. therefore you might want to create a System Restore point before trying out this solution. but in order to fix this problem you might have to switch to local account. check if the issue is resolved. . To do that. Close PowerShell and restart your PC. Using Microsoft account for logging in has certain advantages. Open the Settings app and go to Accounts section.  READ ALSO: How to block websites on Microsoft Edge Solution 7 – Switch to local account Users claim that you can fix problems with Microsoft Edge simply by using a local Windows 10 account. such as syncing your passwords and settings. execute the command. After your PC restarts. We have to mention that PowerShell is a powerful tool that can cause stability issues if you don’t use it properly. 5.

you need to change the permissions manually. Enter your current Microsoft account password and click Next. Open AppData\Local folder. To fix this issue. For more instructions on how to do this check Step 1 from Solution 6. and you can do that by following these steps: 1. Keep in mind that you can easily switch back to Microsoft account if you wish. Microsoft Edge closes because WER folder doesn’t have the necessary permissions. Now Enter your desired user name and password and click Next. Go to Your email and accounts tab and click Sign in with a local account instead. Solution 8 – Change the security permissions According to users. 2. 3. 5. After switching to local account Microsoft Edge should start working again without any problems. . After you’re done. click Sign out and finish button. 4.

Locate WER folder. Solution 12 – Install the latest updates Sometimes you can fix problems with many applications simply by installing the latest Windows 10 updates. Go to Security tab and click the Edit button. Select APPLICATION PACKAGES user and check Read & execute. Click Apply and OK to save changes. 4. Solution 10 – Reset the Nvidia Optimus Control Panel Users reported that this issue can be caused by your Nvidia Optimus Control Panel settings. you can just reset the Optimus Control Panel settings to default. so be sure to use Windows Update and download the latest updates regularly. It seems that Edge doesn’t work well with dedicated Nvidia graphic cards. 3. 5. Go to the Microsoft\Windows folder. Alternatively. One of the fastest ways to do so is to download and run CCleaner. right click it and choose Properties. Solution 9 – Use CCleaner Few users reported that this problem can be caused by cached temp files. 2. you can fix this problem simply by using the Yamisoft Windows 10 Manager. Many of these updates address both hardware and software issues. Solution 11 – Use Yamisoft Windows 10 Manager According to some users. List folder contents and Read options in Allow column. and to fix this problem you need to remove those files. therefore you need to use Optimus Control Center and set Edge to use your integrated graphic card instead. . so you might want to try that. After you start his tool go to Network > Microsoft Edge Manager > Reset Microsoft Edge > Reset and the problems with Microsoft Edge should be fixed. Users reported that after using the CCleaner and removing the temp files the issue with Microsoft Edge was resolved.

that can be a major problem problem. we recommend you to download this tool to fix various PC problems. If Microsoft Edge closes immediately after opening on your PC. READ ALSO: . such as file loss.If you’re still having issues on your PC or you simply want to avoid them for the future. malware and hardware failure. but hopefully you managed to fix it after using one of our solutions.