Another, stupid Windows 10 qerk. I am fully updated with an activated version of Win 10 installed from fresh, NOT an upgrade.

Everything on my start works, but if I search for Calculator from All Apps it is not listed. If I search in Start Search, by typing Calc or Calculator, I get:: "@ {Microsoft.WindowsCalculator_10.1601.49 Desktop App". If I click this, nothing happens.

If I goto Windows Store, Calculator is shown as installed.

If I try and do "Start>Run>Calc" which always worked perfectly before, I get the following.....

Start>Run>Calc shows this

WTF is going on?!

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    Do you see it here: C:\Windows\System32\calc.exe – Pimp Juice IT Feb 7 '16 at 10:42
  • Did you by chance "uninstall" or disable Windows Store applications? This type of behavior is normally done by hacks that attempt to "block" Windows 10 from "spying". In this state a Refreshing the installation is your only solution. – Ramhound Feb 7 '16 at 14:59
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    Since the store says it is installed, try un-installing it and re-installing it again.. – Kody Brown Feb 7 '16 at 18:50
  • @1Fish_2Fish_RedFish_BlueFish yup its there but it shows the same box as in the op. – Talksr Feb 7 '16 at 20:29
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    It was meant to be a joke....a bad one at that. – Moab Feb 8 '16 at 19:28
  • Press Windows key + I to open Settings.
  • Open Apps and select Apps & Features. 
  • Find Calculator app and click it. 
  • Click on the Advanced options link to open Storage usage and app reset page. 
  • Click Reset and once again Reset button on the confirmation window.

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