MS Store & Apps fail to launch.

  1. Posts : 390
    Windows 10 Pro

    MS Store & Apps fail to launch.

    Did an update last night and can't locate the step by step solution I found months ago.

    Ms store and the apps within open for a second then disappear. No Error notifications anywhere.

    I have tried the Powershell and SFC routes with no success. I know Powershell is the answer but there's something I must be doing wrong because I get errors every step of the way.

    Windows PowerShellCopyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted>>PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\WinStore\AppxManifest.XML>>Add-AppxPackage : Cannot find path 'C:\WINDOWS\WinStore\AppxManifest.XML' because it does not exist.At line:1 char:1+ Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\Win ...+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ + CategoryInfo : ObjectNotFound: (C:\WINDOWS\WinStore\AppxManifest.XML:String) [Add-AppxPackage], ItemNot FoundException

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    Wsreset.exe ; ms-windows-store:PurgeCaches

    The remote procedure call failed.

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    I do not wish to system restore, format, nor reset. I know I did not have to last time around.
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  2. Posts : 10
    Windows 7/8/10

    Your code fails outright for me too. Try the same answer as here to repair the Store: Cannot find or launch the Store after Fall update
    Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers | ForEach {Add-AppXPackage -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml" -DisableDevelopmentMode}
    It's normal to get some errors in the console output, just retry your apps again after the cmdlet finishes. If that doesn't fix, then create a new user account and see if the issue follows. If not, you are probably dealing profile corruption.
    Last edited by harvey263; 10 Dec 2017 at 18:23.
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