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How to Reset or reinstall Microsoft store on windows 10

Here how to Reset, Reinstall Microsoft store, and fix the different problem including Windows 10 store crashes, updates and apps stuck downloading, connection error 0x80072ee7 etc

Did you experience a problem with the Microsoft store after the windows 10 2022 updates? Microsoft Windows store not responding, fails to install and update apps with different errors? Reset, Reinstall Microsoft store, and probably fix different types of issues, including startup crashes, updates and apps stuck downloading, and several error code messages.

Reset the Microsoft Store using the WSReset command

WSReset.exe is a troubleshooting tool designed to reset the Microsoft Store, clear the Store cache without changing account settings or deleting installed apps.

  • Press the Windows + R keys to open the Run dialog.
  • Type WSReset.exe and click/tap on OK.
  • The WSReset tool resets the Microsoft Store without changing account settings or deleting installed apps.
  • After the operation is completed successfully, the Store will open automatically.
  • Check there is no more problem installing and update apps on the Microsoft store.

Reset the Microsoft store from the settings app

This is another easy solution to reset the Microsoft store with a few clicks.

  • Navigate to Settings > Apps > Apps & features
  • Locate the Microsoft Store entry and click on it
  • Click Advanced options
  • Under Reset, click the Reset button.
  • This should reinstall the Store with default values.
  • In a few seconds, you will see a checkmark next to the reset button, indicating that the operation has been completed successfully.
  • Now see if the Windows Store app is working properly.

reset Microsoft store

Reinstall Microsoft Store

  • Press Windows + X keyboard shortcut and select PowerShell (admin)
  • Copy-paste or type in the following command in the command line and press Enter:

Get-AppxPackage -allusers Microsoft.WindowsStore | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

  • Once the process ‘reinstalls’ Microsoft Store, restart your PC.
  • Check the Microsoft store working properly.

Remove built-in apps on Windows 10

If you notice a specific Windows 10 apps not performing well, try the reset option but still causing problems. That causes follow steps below to remove and restore build in apps on windows 10.

First of all, make sure you close any running apps on your PC.

  1. Open Powershell (admin)
  2. On the PowerShell window enter the designated command for the app you wish to uninstall.Get-AppxPackage *3dbuilder* | Remove-AppxPackage

Here is a full list of built-in apps you can remove and the corresponding commands to type or copy and paste into PowerShell.

3D Builder Get-AppxPackage *3dbuilder* | Remove-AppxPackage
Alarms & Clock Get-AppxPackage *windowsalarms* | Remove-AppxPackage
Calculator Get-AppxPackage *windowscalculator* | Remove-AppxPackage
Camera Get-AppxPackage *windowscamera* | Remove-AppxPackage
Get Office Get-AppxPackage *officehub* | Remove-AppxPackage
Groove Music Get-AppxPackage *zunemusic* | Remove-AppxPackage
Mail/Calendar Get-AppxPackage *windowscommunicationapps* | Remove-AppxPackage
Maps Get-AppxPackage *windowsmaps* | Remove-AppxPackage
Microsoft Solitaire Collection Get-AppxPackage *solitairecollection* | Remove-AppxPackage
Movies & TV Get-AppxPackage *zunevideo* | Remove-AppxPackage
News Get-AppxPackage *bingnews* | Remove-AppxPackage
OneNote Get-AppxPackage *onenote* | Remove-AppxPackage
People Get-AppxPackage *people* | Remove-AppxPackage
Microsoft Phone Companion Get-AppxPackage *windowsphone* | Remove-AppxPackage
Photos Get-AppxPackage *photos* | Remove-AppxPackage
Skype Get-AppxPackage *skypeapp* | Remove-AppxPackage
Store Get-AppxPackage *windowsstore* | Remove-AppxPackage
Tips Get-AppxPackage *getstarted* | Remove-AppxPackage
Voice Recorder Get-AppxPackage *sound recorder* | Remove-AppxPackage
Weather Get-AppxPackage *bingweather* | Remove-AppxPackage
Xbox Get-AppxPackage *xboxapp* | Remove-AppxPackage

Perform the command below To restore any built-in apps that you wiped from your PC using use PowerShell.

Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers| Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

Restart windows, check the app is there and its working smoothly.

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