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How To Fix Windows 10 Store Crashing Or Poor Performance Issues

Now there has been long time since Windows 10 has been launched for desktop users. With Windows 10, Microsoft made some significant changes to their core apps and their operating system. Company introduced new Universal Windows Store app for Windows 10 users. New store has new UI, new customization options and many more requested features.
But some users face the problem with Windows store, that its not opening, crashing a lot, poor performance and many more problems. With this tutorial, we will give you some workarounds that you can try to fix this problem.

Workaround 1:

In this workaround we will re-register the Windows store through PowerShell command.
1. Press Windows logo key + X. In power menu, click on Command Prompt (admin) to open it.
2. In command window, type following PowerShell command and hit enter.

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

Wait for command prompt to do it’s thing. And then try launching the Windows store. It will open without any issues.

Workaround 2:

You may also try clearing Windows store Local cache manually.
1. Open My PC. Navigate to your Windows partition (mostly C:).
2. Click on view tab at top, and enable hidden items.
3. Then navigate to this directory.

C:\users\\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.WindowsStore_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalCache


4. In this directly select all files and folder and delete it, by doing this, cache will be deleted. And now try opening Windows store. It’s done.

Hope these troubleshooting steps will help you to solve your issues with Windows store. If you have any doubts, you can ask in comment section below.

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MCCShreyas

Shreyas is considered to be an expert on Windows 10 and helps others with innovative solutions. He likes to cover Microsoft’s services and apps for iOS and Android too. He is a Windows 10 App developer and officially recognized Microsoft Community Contributor (MCC). He has been covering Tech and Gadget news on other well-known Tech sites GadgetOx and Nokiapoweruser for long. He has more than 4 years of tech authoring experience.

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