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A Complete Guide to Fix the Windows Store and Its Apps in Windows 10

by Yogesh Mankani

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One of the best things about the Windows 10 is the Windows Store. It is one of the best places where you can search for as well as download or buy various Windows 10 apps and software for your device. However, one of the main problems with the Windows Store is that you might facing problem opening it or one of the apps downloaded from it. It’s a common issue faced by us all. Here in this article we have gathered some of the most common issues faced along with their solutions to make your life simple.

Although you may be facing a single issue with your Windows Store doesn’t mean that it would have only one solution for it. We suggest you to go through the whole list as you may find a simpler second solution to the issue you are facing.

1. Reset the Windows Store and Apps

Let’s begin with the simplest of all solution, resetting. Many of the issues that come up with the Windows Store or the Apps can be fixed within minutes just by resetting the same. When Windows 10 was first launched, people with simple user interface knowledge couldn’t reset the Store or the Apps. But on the anniversary of Windows 10, Microsoft made some corrections which allow you to reset Apps and Store with the most common computer settings. You could just follow the steps below:

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2. Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter

Although the Windows Store and its Apps sometimes run into various issues, one of the boons of the Windows 10 system is the troubleshooter which comes inbuilt with it. When you run into an issue with the Windows Store or Apps running the troubleshooter helps in reaching a solution. Chances are that your system will automatically detect the issue and fix it automatically.

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3. Having Proper Time Zone

I know it sounds kind of crazy and weird at the same time, but if your Windows 10 system doesn’t have the proper time zone updated, it can cause multiple problems with the Windows Store and the Apps. This could be one of the weirdest reasons for them to malfunction. To check and fix this problem do the following:

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4. Reinstalling and Reregistering the Apps

If you are looking for a one stop solution for all the problems faced with your Windows Store or Apps then this is the go to solution. This solves all kinds of issues you can face with the Windows Store or Apps, including issues like “This app can’t open” as well as “Your trial period for this app has expired. Visit the Windows Store to purchase the full app.” There are some commands which can alter this situation. But you have to keep in mind that if you have previously uninstalled any app, this command will not install it back on your system.

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

      then paste it in the PowerShell window by Ctrl + V. Hit the enter button.

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5. Clear Store Cache

Store caches are one of the biggest culprit when it comes to malfunctioning of Windows Store and Apps. Caches cause problems related to the updating of the apps and also installing them.

When working with Default Apps you need to follow the below steps to remove the cache. The steps are simple and doesn’t change your setting much. It will not delete your data or signing options not will it delete the app from your system.

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When you are working with Third Party Apps the process is a bit different than that for the default ones. This method will be beneficial when you are working with apps that have been downloaded from the Windows Store.

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     “wmic useraccount get name,sid” and hit enter.

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HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Appx\AppxAllUserStore”.

These are some of the easiest solution to most of the common problems faced by people when using the Windows Store or Apps on the Windows 10 system. We hope that it has been of help to you and that whatever issue you were facing has been resolved and you can now use your Store or apps smoothly.

If you are still facing some issues, try creating a new account in the Windows Store which will take care of issues that are deep seated in the store itself.

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