Windows Store Not Working on Windows 10 [Fixed]

Sophie Luo, in Technical Tips Tags: Windows 10




If you are having problems running Windows Store on your Windows 10 after the upgrade, here are some of the most effective methods for you to solve this problem. 

Step One: Disable Third Party Anti-virus Packages 
Step Two: Clean The Cache
Step Three: Run Command in Command Prompt 
Step Four: Run Microsoft Troubleshooting Tool 


Step One: Disable Third Party Anti-virus Packages 

If you have recently just installed some new anti-virus programs on your computer, it is highly suggested that uninstall them from your computer first of all, since there is a big possibility that anti-virus program from third-party might prevent your Windows 10 applications from working properly. 

If you don’t want to uninstall it, please try disable it and then open Windows Store again and see if that works for you. 


Step Two: Clean The Cache

Too much cache bloating your Windows Store apps could lead to its not functioning. To fix this problem, just clean the cache, which is quite handy. 

1) Press Windows key and R at the same time to invoke a Run box. 


2) Type in the search box wsreset.exe and then hit Enter



Step Three: Run Command in Command Prompt 

If you have tried the above methods the Windows Store is still not working for you, please try: 

1) Press Windows key and X at the same time, then choose Command Prompt



2) In the Command Prompt Window, type in the following command: 

powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\WinStore\AppxManifest.xml

Make sure you have made no mistake and then hit Enter




Step Four: Run Microsoft Troubleshooting Tool 

If none of the above methods help, please try downloading the troubleshooting tool provided by Microsoft. You can download it from here. When you finish downloading it, run the installation and then double click to run the troubleshooter. 

This troubleshooter will help you diagnose the cause of the problem and then try its best to fix it for you.

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