1.    11 Feb 2016 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10 Pro 64

    Couldn't click Start, fix has caused other problems

    Hi all,

    This morning I couldn't click the Start button or anything on the taskbar. I found a fix on Youtube which was to open an Admin cmd prompt and type:

    Commands to type:

    Command 1: powershell

    (with command 2 and 3 if after pasting you notice a dash or a hyphen after AppXManifest-, remove it (remove the dash or hyphen after AppXManifest) )

    Command 2: Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"*}

    Command 3: Get-AppxPackage | % { Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppxManifest.xml" -verbose }

    It fixed the problem, but now none of the MS apps work, nor can I do anything with them or use the Store. For example, instead of Store I now have @{Microsoft.WindowsStore_2015... etc

    Anyone come across anything like this before?


    Just checked in Add / Remove programs and now there are a dozen programs that just say Microsoft Corporation and are marked Unavailable.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    11 Feb 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 3,820
    10 Pro

    You'll need to download a Windows ISO and do a repair install. It will keep your programs and files but replace these corrupt store apps.

    Windows 10 ISO Download - Windows 10 Forums
    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade - Windows 10 Forums

    It is fairly common problem unfortunately - especially if you try fixing things with powershell
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    11 Feb 2016 #3
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10 Pro 64
    Thread Starter

      My ComputerSystem Spec


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
January Update caused identical problems on 2 different Laptops
This is not the first dirty update procedure i have experienced with windows 10 Yesterday MS forced down the January Cumulative Upgrade (and build number advance) down the users throats. Heres what happened to me.. (and i have rarely ever...
General Support
Solved Updating Win7 caused problems open Win10
I have been using Win 10 for about 2 months. Before I installed Win10, I cloned my hard drive that has Win7 on it just in case Win10 didnít deliver as promised. Monday I thought Iíd update the Win7, so I open the PC case, disconnected the wires...
General Support
Action Center opens at every second click & other touchpad problems
Hello :) My primary problem is that the Action Center opens at every second click. I think the problem migth be with some touchpad settings, but I haven't been able to identify them. The touchpad started acting all weird all of a sudden. I...
General Support
Recent update in Windows 10 caused major problems
I upgraded to windows 10 and for a couiple of days everything was fine then i had an automatic update and thats when my problems started. I know one of the reasons Windows 10 is free is to get everyone on Windows Edge the stupid thing is since the...
General Support
Solved UAC dead click problems
Firstly hello! I'm new here and am having a torrid time after 'upgrading' to Win 10 The first thing that happened was that I couldn't open any photos - I got the 'this app can't be opened with UAC disabled'. Then I couldn't open things like...
User Accounts and Family Safety
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:33.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App

Windows 10 Forums