Although Microsoft has offered a blocker toolkit to disable the automatic delivery of the new Edge, a lot of devices began receiving the new browser, and those who didn’t wanted it, quickly found out that the button to uninstall was grayed out in the “Apps & features” settings page making impossible to get rid of it. However, those who don’t want the web browser can use Command Prompt (via Major Geeks) to uninstall it and revert to the legacy version of Microsoft Edge. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to remove the Chromium version of Microsoft Edge that was forcibly installed on your device through Windows Update on Windows 10.

Uninstall Microsoft Edge forced using Windows Update

To force uninstall Edge on Windows 10, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, the Chromium version of Microsoft Edge will be uninstalled from your computer. Microsoft Edge install folder Uninstall Microsoft Edge Chromium This guide outlines the instructions to uninstall Microsoft Edge if the device received it through Windows Update. If you installed it manually, you can still remove it from Settings > Apps > Apps & features and clicking the Uninstall button. You can’t remove this particular browser through PowerShell. You’ll find the “Microsoft.Edge” entry, but it’s for the legacy version, which you can’t remove. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.