Windows App Store doesn’t load after Windows 10 upgrade!


It’s back! The Windows App Store issue that makes you think you’re going to download exciting applications and games, but in reality, you’re just gonna watch spinning dots until your eyes bleed. We fixed this in Windows 8.1 with PowerShell, so what do you do this time?

If you click on the App Store icon in the Taskbar here Capture02 or

If you click on the App Store in the Start Menu

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What you expect to see is this:


But if you are suffering from App Store misbehavior what you might end up seeing is hours and hours of this:


Fortunately, once again, PowerShell is our hero. 

First right-click on the Start Menu icon and select Command Prompt (Admin)

(alternately you can type  windows-key_small_thumb_2D88F194 + X to open the context Window.)

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In the Command Prompt (Admin) Window type or copy and paste the following text:

PowerShell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted -Command "& {$manifest = (Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.WindowsStore).InstallLocation + '\AppxManifest.xml' ; Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $manifest}"

It should look like this:


Once the command finishes, you should be able to open the App Store and download Apps and Games to your heart’s content. Tip your waiters and waitresses, I’ll be here all week.