Windows modern Microsoft Edge comes with Windows 10. Meanwhile, users said it needs more important as they have encounter slow speed and limited functionality. Therefore Microsoft timely pushed the patch update to fix and improve the stability of Microsoft Edge. But, before updating, users reported an error While updating their Microsoft Edge Installation Error STATUS_INVALID_IMAGE_HASH.

Today we are going to share a bit of knowledge to fix the error. Meanwhile, there could be various reasons behind this error. Follow the following instructions mention down below, so without further ado, let’s check this out.

Here Fix Microsoft Edge Update Installation Error STATUS_INVALID_IMAGE_HASH on Window PC

There could be various factors behind this error. First, you need to investigate why this error is encounter and then try to resolve the error. Most likely, the latest Microsoft Edge Update isn’t compatible with your current Windows Version. While the unstable internet connection could be the reason suggesting check for VPN if it enables or checks for the Low-Internet Connectivity.

Also, different PC Mode like Game Mode or Power Saving Mode could potentially creating any kind of conflict, or maybe a third-party application or service doesn’t allow the Microsoft Edge to install on your device. So, once you figure out the issue, here is the troubleshooting to fix the error.

Restart your Computer

In some cases, a temporary file, glitch, or bug could be the reason why it was showing the error. Restarting windows in most of the case could resolve the error. Additionally, if possible, re-sign into the Microsoft account to check if the error is still encountering, then follow the upcoming fix guide mentioned below.

Adding a Registry Key using Command Prompt

This error mostly occurs with Registry Key, while it occurs because of Security Hash that likely to be an invalid executable file. Where this is responsible for streaming video and to fix you can simply use the Microsoft Edge Rendering code integrity feature. Here is the quick guide to follow mention down below.

  • Open CMD and then press Ctrl + Shift + Enter at the same time.
  • Then, Confirm the UAC (User Account Control) and allow the access.
  • Now, Enter this command to execute REG ADD 
    • HKLM\Software\Policies\Google\Chrome” /v RendererCodeIntegrityEnabled /t REG_DWORD /d 0 
  • It will execute automatically, and hopefully, it fixes the error.
  • That’s it.

Renaming Edge to msedge.exe

As per the above mention guide, execute files sometimes it also executes those files used in resource for some Windows Users. However, you can also execute the file by renaming so Windows System wouldn’t be able to detect the file, and potentially it could fix the error.

  • First, Locate the Microsoft Installation Folder
    • Open Windows Explorer
    • Navigate to the Following Address PC > Local Disk(C:) > Programs files(x86) > Microsoft > Edge > Application
  • There you will find the Edge executable file, Right-Click on it, and choose Rename.
  • Confirm the UAC (Users Account Control) and then rename the “msedge.ext” to stop.
  • That’s it.

Disable PC Modes

Suppose you have run any PC mode on your System, Which includes such as PC Mode, Gaming Mode, Economic Mode, Performance Mode. Most of the time, these PC Mode restricted the background usages, so disabling PC Mode can fix if your PC has any such Mode Usages.

Disable VPN

Microsoft requires you to have internet access to check, download and install the update. So in case if you are using any VPN Service, disable it for some time until you install the Microsoft Edge latest version. Additionally, If you have an unstable internet connection or check for server outage, wait until everything got stable.

Clear System Drive

Windows require some storage space to store the updated file. Check your C drive. Ensure that your C driver has enough storage to store the updated file: Clear Temp, Unnecessary file, Clear Download, or PC’s Folder. So, once you clear the system drive, check again.

Disbale Antivirus Program

If you are using any third-party Antivirus program expected Windows Defender, then it might be possible that your Antivirus Program was creating conflict. So try again by disabling the Antivirus program.

Hopefully, this guide helps you to Fix: Microsoft Edge Update Installation Error STATUS_INVALID_IMAGE_HASH. For Further Query share with us in the comment section down below. Stay tuned for further updates in the future on the same.