Windows 10: Does windows 10 calc.exe need the MS Store to function? Solved

  1.    06 Jan 2016 #1

    Does windows 10 calc.exe need the MS Store to function?


    When I attempt to run 'calc.exe' I get message- "You'll need a new app to open this calculator". I have downloaded another calculator and can use that, but like the conversions that the Win10 built-in 'calc.exe' offers. Believe that when I disabled the MS Store that this may have stopped 'calc.exe' from being able to start. Have changed permissions and ownership but to no avail. Anybody got an idea?
    Thanks!

    Update:
    Ahhh, nevermind, the Windows Store is hopelessly broken on this machine, and I'm not going to backup or restore just for the Win10 calc.exe . . . giving up on this one.
    Last edited by DaveGrant01; 06 Jan 2016 at 13:14.
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