How to Fix: Unable to Download on Windows 10

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Some reports indicate that users cannot download anything from the Internet after updating Windows 10. This problem often occurs because the settings of your Internet options are located in your Control Panel. We know that the problem occurs with all browsers and not only with Microsoft Edge. Because of this factor, the problem becomes critical because it can be really frustrating not being able to download something you really need from the Internet.

Update the Network adapter driver

  1. Windows+X key (or right click on Start)
  2. Click on Device Manager
  3. Expand the network adapter
  4. Right-click on your network adapter.
  5. Click Update Driver.
  6. Click on Search for a driver on my computer.
  7. Click Allow my selection from a list of device drivers on my computer.
  8. Select the driver
  9. Click Next to perform the update.
  10. If this does not work, select Automatically search for the updated driver instead of searching for the driver software on my computer.
  11. Restart your computer

April 2021 Update:

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Run Clean Boot

  • Log in to the computer as an administrator. For more information, see Creating a User or Local Administrator Account in Windows 10.
  • Click on Start and type msconfig.
  • Select System configuration in the search results.
  • In the Services tab of the System Configuration dialog box, select the Hide all Microsoft services check box, and then tap or click Disable all.
  • On the Start tab of the System Configuration dialog box, press or click Open Task Manager.
  • In the Task Manager’s Start tab, select the item for each start item and click Disable.
  • Close the Task Manager.
  • In the Startup tab of the System Configuration dialog box, press or click OK, and then restart your computer.

Reset Edge Browser

  1. Navigate to the location:
  2. Delete everything in this folder.
  3. Type Windows Powershell in the search box.
  4. Right-click on Windows Powershell and select Run as administrator.
  5. Copy and paste the following command.
    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml” –Verbose}

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