Windows Store not working in Windows 10 is unfortunately a common issue, and happens more often than we would like. So if you’ve been facing a similar issue as well, fret not, we have a number of solutions for it.
Every once in awhile, Windows Store on your Windows 10 machine may stop working. If you’re facing the issue as well, here’s what you need to do.
Method 1. Try clearing the cache
Sometimes, too much cache might be bloating Windows Store app, causing it to not function efficiently. Clearing the cache, in such case, might come in handy. It’s pretty easy to do as well. Press Windows key + R. Then type wsreset.exe and hit OK.
Method 2. Try disabling any recently installed third-party anti-virus suite.
If you have recently installed a security suite on your system, that might be preventing Windows 10 App Store from working. So try disabling the anti-virus and then check if Windows Store starts working for you.
Method 3. Go Command Prompt mode
If Windows Store is still not working for you, click on Windows key + R (this will open Command Prompt). Type (or copy) and enter the following command as it is:
powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\WinStore\AppxManifest.xml
Method 4. Use Microsoft’s troubleshooting tool
Go to Microsoft website and hit the Run button. Doing this will download a program on your computer. Install the program, this will allow Microsoft to check whether some preset values are correctly specified on your system. If not, Microsoft will change it for you.