Microsoft Edge is a fast and popular browser, and also it is the default browser for Windows 11. However, there is a way to switch your default browser to any other according to your choice. There are a few modern browsers available on the market, but not all love other browsers. In other words, most of us prefer to use the default Edge browser of Windows 11.
Since your preferred choice is the Edge browser and what will you do if it suddenly stops working? What will you do if your Edge freezes frequently or crashes? Will you change your choice and start using Chrome, Firefox, or Open browser? No, it can be repaired but not like normal software? When an application stops working for any reason, we usually uninstall and reinstall it on our PC. In most cases, uninstalling and reinstalling software fixes the issues.
Unfortunately, there is no provision on Windows 11 yet to uninstall and install it manually. However, Microsoft has provided an option to repair it. That means if your Edge browser is not working, you can fix it by repairing it.
How to Manually Check for Updates for Microsoft Edge browser on Windows 11?
If your Edge browser is outdated, it may crash or freeze frequently. To manually update the Edge browser on your Windows 11 PC, do the following steps:-
Step 1. Open the Edge browser and then click on
Step 2. On the Settings page of Edge, click on the
How to Repair Microsoft Edge browser on Windows 11?
Step 1. Open the Settings app by pressing
Step 2. On the right side window, scroll down to find the Microsoft Edge entry.
Step 3. Click on three vertical dots next to the Microsoft Edge to repair and select Modify option from the pop-up box.
Step 4. If the User Account Control dialog appears, click on the
Step 5. After completing the above steps, the Microsoft Edge browser will be downloaded on your computer and installed automatically without your intervention. Now, your Edge browser should start working as expected.