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How to enable Javascript on Microsoft Edge

Web browsers today need to be versatile and must support a range of extensions, add-ons, and Javascript. If you are new to this concept, let us take a look at what Javascript is.

Basically, Javascript is a scripting program that allows specific functions or features to be run on the webpage from a web browser such as Microsoft Edge. It is essential that browsers today support Javascript in order to run certain graphics-based or interactive features on the web page.




Javascript is a feature that is enabled by default on all PCs which is why when you open a web page on the Microsoft Edge browser, you will see that you can interact with all the elements of the web page without a problem.

How to enable Javascript on Microsoft Edge

However, there have been reported cases where Javascript was somehow disabled on the Microsoft Edge browser, thereby rendering the web pages inactive.

In this tutorial, we will show you how to enable Javascript on the Microsoft Edge browser.

In the Cortana search bar, type in ‘Edit Group Policy‘.

From the search result, click on the ‘Edit Group Policy‘ option.

In the left pane, click on the ‘User Configuration‘ option and then ‘Administrative Templates‘.

Next, click on the ‘Windows Components‘ option.

In the right pane, double click on the ‘Allows you to run scripts, like JavaScript’ option.

Click on the ‘Enable‘ option and then click OK to confirm the operation.

Reboot your Windows 10 PC/Laptop and then open the Microsoft Edge browser. The Javascript elements will now start responding.

This is how to enable Javascript on Microsoft Edge.