How to Reinstall Windows Store

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How to reinstall windows store: Some users mistakenly uninstall their Windows store app. However, they have now thought of restoring it with the perfect reinstallation process. In some cases, Windows Store stops functioning or the app does not respond. It also happens that although you have opened the Store, you cannot install its apps for misconfiguration, corruption, and crashes. The best solution to all these problems is to reinstall Windows Store. The successful reinstallation also helps you in avoiding the efforts for troubleshooting. We are now going to present you with two major ways for this windows store reinstallation process.


Ways to Reinstall Windows Store

1. Use Settings App

  1. Go to the Settings app by pressing the shortcut key combinations- Win+I. You may also click on Start Menu and search for the Settings app.
  2. Now as you have accessed the Settings app, you can click on Apps.
  3. Now choose the option- Apps and Features.
  4. On the right side of this panel, you can locate the Windows Store app. Click on that app and find a number of options. Find a link of Advanced Options.
  5. On the new window, you can find Advanced Options. Click on it and choose the Reset button.
  6. A Settings page appears on the screen, where you again need to hit the Reset button for final confirmation. After this step, your Operating System will automatically reinstall Windows Store app.
  7. You need to wait a few minutes to accomplish the process. When the system has reinstalled Windows Store successfully, you can find a checkmark beside a Reset button.



2. Reinstall Windows Store using PowerShell

With the use of the Settings App, you can easily reinstall Windows Store. Most of the novices try to choose this method for the reinstallation of the Windows Store. Now, the second method is based on the use of PowerShell command. While you are able to use the commands, you may prefer this method to reinstall windows store.

  • To reset or reinstall Windows Store app with PowerShell, there is a need for administrative privileges. Go to the Start Menu and find PowerShell. After right-clicking on it, you have to choose the Run as Administrator option.
  • You will find the PowerShell window on the screen. You need to write a command (PowerShell Commands)-
  • -allusers Microsoft.WindowsStore | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}
  • Pasting the command, hit Enter key.
  • After applying the command, you can find PowerShell automatically starting its function for the reinstallation of the Windows store app. It takes a few minutes to accomplish the reinstallation process.


In most of the cases, the commands work smoothly for installing Windows Store. However, few users have claimed that this method has shown them errors. To solve this problem, you can create a different user account for migrating to it. While creating this account, Windows can install its apps easily for this new account.


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How to Create Account on Windows Store

Open the Settings app and go to the Account section. You can find an option to add some users. Then, your screen will display some instructions for the successful creation of the account. While you access this new account, you will be able to move the data from the old one.



Windows Store comes with lots of apps, like Mail, Photos, and Calendar. When you need to reinstall the Windows Store for some reason, you may follow our guide. The first method is beginner-friendly, while the second one is slightly complicated. When the first one does not work for you, it is better to rely on any of the other methods.

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Ajit Yadav

Author Bio: Ajit yadav is a professional blogger and co-founder of WindowsClassroom. He is a software engineer by education and blogger & writer by profession.

2 thoughts on “How to Reinstall Windows Store

  • June 30, 2020 at 5:39 am

    i done allbut its not open ( store)

    • June 30, 2020 at 6:59 am

      Follow the path:
      Open Settings App > Update & Security > Troubleshoot
      Now click the Windows store Apps at left panel and click troubleshoot.
      Try it, i hope it will help you.


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