How to make Edge fast and fix slow problem in Windows 10

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January 20, 2018 Of Directors

How to fix "Edge is extremely slow" problem in Windows 10: - Microsoft Edge is a web browser developed by Microsoft for Windows 10, which replaces the old and the old Internet Explorer. But even though it's a new web browser and a breakthrough in the cyber world, Edge has a lot of flaws. His performance has been the subject of much criticism recently. And many people around the world have complained about its poor performance, less ease of use, poor graphics, broken tab system, and a hidden URL bar. And another problem besides the one mentioned above that people find really hard to deal with is the extremely slow performance of the Edge. But you don't have to worry. You just have to follow a few steps and you are done with this problem. Here are the steps to follow to fix the "Edge is extremely slow" problem in Windows 10-



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This is the undeniable first step you should take to solve your Edge problem.

1 - Open your Edge browser.

2 - Click on the three dots in the top right corner of the browser.

3 - In the drop-down menu, click on "settings'.

4 - In the menu that appears on the right choose to cleanr'.

5 - After this check mark in ... 'Cached data files"Y"Navigazione timeline"And finally click"Chiaro button'.

Step 2: Change the location of the IE temp file and allocate disk space

  • Open Internet Explorer. Search for WHAT TO SAY in the search box on the taskbar to find IE.
  • Go 'settings'located in the upper right corner of the browser window.
  • Click on 'Internet options'from the drop-down menu.



  • Click on 'settings'in the Browsing History section

  • In the opened window click on 'Move folder'seen below.
  • After the last step, select the location of your wish in any other folder of your wish.
  • Allocate 1024 disk space to use and click "OK".

  • The session will be closed. Now start on board again.

Step 3 - Restore the host files

Many tech savvy and computer geniuses recommend that restoring host files deeply catapult Edge speed. And by doing so this is a final and final step in troubleshooting Microsoft Edge slow performance issues.

  • Go to your “File Explorer” by clicking on the icon located on the taskbar.
  • In the File Explorer address bar, copy or type this:% systemroot% system32 drivers etc.

  • Double click on "host" and open with "Notepad".
  • Delete the original content in the hosts file and copy the following:

# Copyright (c) Microsoft Corp. 1993-2009.
#
# This is a sample HOSTS file used by Microsoft TCP / IP for Windows.
#
# This file contains mappings of IP addresses to host names. Every
# the entry must be kept on one line. The IP address must
# will be placed in the first column followed by the corresponding host name.
# The IP address and host name must be separated by at least one
# space.
#
# Also, you can put comments (like these) in
# lines or following the machine name indicated by the symbol “#”.
#
# For instance:
#
# 102.54.94.97 rhino.acme.com # source server
# 38.25.63.10 x.acme.com # x host client
# Local host name resolution is handled within DNS itself.
# Localhost 127.0.0.1
#::1 localhost



Note: - Before doing this, back up your old hosts file somewhere on your PC.

Reset Edge browser

Uninstall any unwanted extensions and reset Edge browser. It's the best way to breathe new life into your browser.

First, paste the following path into your explorer and delete everything inside the folder:

C:Users%usernameAppDataLocalPackagesMicrosoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe

(Replace% username with your computer username).

Now open “Windows PowerShell (Admin)”. Then copy paste the following code given below into PowerShell and hit Enter:

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

If the process completes successfully, you will see a message like this:

Double check your network

If even after following these steps, your Edge is running too slow, you need to check whether the network is working properly or not.

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