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Solved: Microsoft Store won’t open in windows 10

The Windows 10 Store is Microsoft’s official marketplace for downloading apps. In windows 10 The Store app has been redesigned and it’s easy to navigate compared to the previous version of the Store app. but sometimes it encounters problems, Apps not working properly, won’t launch even click on it, and Also Microsoft store not working windows 10. Microsoft store or several Store Apps, won’t open or crash. When this issue happens, the user cannot launch Settings or an App from the Microsoft store.

The start Windows Apps or Settings, not working problems, commonly occurred after a Windows Update or a corrupted file system. Microsoft store not working Windows 10 is, unfortunately, a common issue and happens more often than we would like. So if you’ve been facing a similar issue then you are in the right place to hear we have some tips to fix this problem.


Fix Microsoft store not working windows 10

Here follow bellow working solutions to fix the Microsoft store not working windows 10, Microsoft store not responding, Microsoft store not opening after the update.

Use the Microsoft Store Apps Troubleshooter

Microsoft has a troubleshooter that scans your system and detects any problems that might be preventing any Microsoft store apps from working correctly. Then, if possible, it automatically fixes these without you needing to do anything.

First  Download And run the following Apps Troubleshooter utility. Open the file with the Diagnostics Troubleshooting Wizard, which should be selected by default.

Then follow the wizard through, clicking Next to progress through the stages. If problems are detected then the troubleshooter will try to resolve these. after complete troubleshooting restart, windows and check problems solved. If the problem continues follow the next step.

Reset or Clear the Microsoft store Cache

Sometimes, too much cache might be bloating the Microsoft Store app, causing it to not function efficiently. Clearing the cache of the Store can help resolve issues with installing or updating apps.  In fact, clearing cache can resolve many Windows problems.

To Reset or Clear the Microsoft store Cache Press Windows Key + R to open Run, Type wsreset.exe, and press Enter.

A blank Command Prompt window will open, but rest assured that it’s clearing the cache. After about ten seconds the window will close and the Store will open automatically.

Reset Microsoft Store apps

If you found any certain app not working properly rather than other apps and store working properly so you can try to reset the specific App in Windows 10. To do this follow the below steps.

Open the Start Menu and click on the Settings icon. Next, click 0n System and then on Apps & features in the left panel.  now identify the app which is not working properly and click on it.

The panel will expand and you will see options to Move and Uninstall. Here you will also see Advanced options.  Here, you will have to click on the Reset button, to reset the app. Clicking on it

This will open a warning window, telling you that the app’s data will be deleted and preferences reset. Click on Reset. In a few seconds, you will see a checkmark next to the reset button, indicating that the operation has been completed successfully. Now see if the Microsoft Store app is working properly. It should!

Re-register the Microsoft store

The Store app can’t be uninstalled, so the closest we can get is to re-register it on your system. At Cortana‘s search box, type PowerShell,  Right-click on Windows PowerShell result, and select Run as administrator. This will open the PowerShell window. ( PowerShell is a scripting environment that can be used to automate tasks )If you’re using Windows 10, input the following and then press Enter:

“& {$manifest = (Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.WindowsStore).InstallLocation + ‘AppxManifest.xml’ ; Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $manifest}”

If you’re using Windows 8, input this command instead:

Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRootWinStoreAppxManifest.XML

You can now close PowerShell and open the Store app, where hopefully your problem will have been resolved.

Re-register modern apps using PowerShell

first, open Powershell window as administrator and  Run the following command

Get-AppXPackage | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)AppXManifest.xml”}

Now, After complete, the command restarts windows and check the store and modern apps working properly. still have a problem fallow the next step.

 Run the  Maintenance Tasks

  1. Right-click to the Start menu and select Control Panel.

  2. Open Troubleshooting.

  3. Under System and Security select Run Maintenance Tasks.

  4. Press Next and then wait until the System Maintenance utility detecting problems.

  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to fix the problems found.

 Create a new User Account on your computer

Still, you didn’t find the solution try to create a new local account on your computer (with Administrative privileges) and sign in with the new account. If the Settings app or all other apps are working, then transfer your personal data from the old account to the new one.

To create a new User Account on your Windows 10 follow the below steps.

Right-click on the Start menu and select Command Prompt (Admin). At the command prompt window, type the following command to create a new user account

net user UserName  /add

* Replace the  UserName  with your preferred  username:

Then give this command to add the new user account to the Local Administrators Group:

net localgroup administrators UserName /add

e.g. If the new username is “User1” then you have to give this command: net localgroup administrators User1 /add

Sign-out and logon with the new user.

Repair Damaged Or corrupted system files

If there is anything wrong with your system files, This problem may arise.  So we recommend you fix the corrupted system files to do this run SFC /scan now command. on start type cmd and run as administrator when command prompt window opens type :  sfc /scannow

This will scan your system for all its important system files, and replace them where necessary. wait until Verification is 100 % complete. After this Restart windows. if you get windows resource protection found corrupt files but were unable to fix some of them then try following command dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth 

If corrupted system files are the reason behind this blue screen Error you didn’t face any error after this step.

Edit the Registry for Connection Errors

If you’re getting a connection error when launching the store, downloading an app, or updating an app, it might be some problem on the registry lets make a change on the registry to fix the connection errors.

Note: Please ensure you follow these instructions closely because incorrect edits in the registry can cause further problems

First, press Windows Key + R to open Run. Input Regedit and click OK. The Registry Editor will open. Using the folders on the left, navigate into the following folder path:


Right-click on Profiles, select Permissions, then click Advanced. Tick Replace all child object permission entries with inheritable permission entries from this object and click OK. Now restart your system and hopefully, your problem will be resolved.

Restore your computer to the previous working state

If nothing works for you Then Restore your computer to a previous working state.

  1. Right-click on the Start button (Windows flag on bottom left corner) and choose Run,

  2. Type rstrui & click OK.

  3. Click Next on the first screen.

  4. Choose an earlier date (that your computer is working normally) and then click Next to start the restore process.

Have Any Query, Suggestion please comment and also Let us know Which step is worded for you. These are some best working solutions to fix Microsoft store not working windows 10, Windows 10 Store apps not launch, Microsoft store not opening after the update, problem permanently. Have any query, suggestion feel free to comment below.


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