Microsoft Edge Critical System Error

What is ‘Microsoft Edge Critical System Error’?

Microsoft Edge Critical System Error is a fake pop up error, which suggests that the system has been infected by malicious websites.

 

How can you fix ‘Microsoft Edge Critical System Error’?

Some of the common fixes include:

  • Closing Microsoft Edge
  • Running an anti-virus
  • Resetting Microsoft Edge

 

Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.

Staff Asked on November 29, 2017 in Microsoft Edge.
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Solution 1. Close Microsoft Edge

“Microsoft Edge Critical System Error” is an adware, which hijacks Microsoft Edge and instructs you to call a fake Microsoft technical support toll-free to assist you with the error. If you encounter this fake error advertisement, immediately close it. If you can’t close it by pressing X or Alt+F4 key, use the task manager as below. 

  1. Press CTRL + ALT + DEL and then select Task Manager.

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  2. In the Task Manager, right-click Microsoft Edge.
  3. Select End Task.

After that, scan your computer using an updated anti-virus just to make sure your system is not infected by any malicious software.

Staff Answered on February 21, 2018.
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Solution 2. Run anti-virus

“Microsoft Edge Critical System Error” could also be caused by a malicious software. The website with the fake error advertisement could have installed a malicious software on your system. Try to run an updated anti-virus to make sure your system stays clean.

Staff Answered on February 21, 2018.
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Solution 3. Reset Microsoft Edge

“Microsoft Edge Critical System Error” could be also caused by a malicious software. It could have installed an extension/ plugin on your Microsoft Edge. Try to reset your Microsoft Edge to make sure it is still safe to use.

  1. Right-click Windows Start and select Settings.

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  2. In the Settings search bar, type Apps & features.
  3. Look for Microsoft Edge.
  4. Click Advance Option.
  5. Reset it and try again.
Staff Answered on February 21, 2018.
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