Windows 10 System issues

Windows 10 System issues and problems:

Try each of these steps 1 at a time – listed by order of most likely the cause of the issue.

1. Repair & install Windows OS packages:

  1. Press Windows Key + Ron your keyboard.
  2. Key in “PowerShell” and hit Enter.
  3. Right-click on the PowerShell icon on the taskbar and select Run as Administrator.
  4. Now paste the following command in the Administrator: Windows PowerShellwindow and press Enter key:
    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}
  5. Wait for PowerShell to execute and complete the command. Ignore the few errors (in red color) that may pop up.
  6. When it finishes, try hitting Start and hopefully it’ll start working.

2. Remove bad AppLocker plugins:

  1. Right-click at Start and run Command Prompt as Admin
  2. Type command:
    ren %windir%\System32\AppLocker\Plugin*.* *.bak
  3. Restart Windows
  4. Be happy

3. Reset Apps identity in Windows Services:

  1. Right-click at Start and click RUN
  2. type SERVICES.MSCand press the enter key
  3. right click on APPLICATION IDENTITYand select START
  4. Be happy… a reboot is not required

 4. Fix Windows Master Image:

  1. Create a new user and log into it
  2. Right click on the START button and select COMMAND PROMPT (RUN AS ADMINSTRATOR)
  3. Type dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth
  4. Restart the PC
  5. Log back into the problematic profile hopefully you’ll find the store and apps work again

5. System File Checker:

Run the following command in an elevated command prompt, to run the  System File Checker.

sfc /scannow

Restart after the scan is over and see if it helped.


If none of these correct your issue, you may have to perform a refresh:

  1. Right click on the START button
  2. Hold the shift key while selecting RESTART
  3. Select TROUBLESHOOT from the recovery menu