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Microsoft Store not opening; can't reinstall [0x80073CF6, 0x80073CFC]

Using Windows 10 Home, 64bit, version 21H1 (now updated to 21H2; same issue), OS build: 19043.1706. I have tried many things but none of them work Microsoft Store doesn't even appear in Settings>...
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Microsoft Store showing completely irrelevant results

Microsoft Store is showing completely irrelevant search results A few days ago, I downloaded Kali Linux and Ubuntu (WSL) on my windows machine. The first installation of Ubuntu didn’t work, so I ...
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Can't install Alexa desktop app on Windows 10

I have tried to install Alexa from the Microsoft store using this link but when I open the store it says "Try again later, something happened on our end". It says I own the app, but it just ...
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Moving windows store apps to another PC windows 10

I have a computer that does not have internet access and I am looking for a way to download apps from Microsoft store on another device and then move them to that PC. I cannot find a way that works. ...
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Why can't I sign in to the Microsoft store?

I am attempting to use the Microsoft store on Windows 10, but running into an error. It reads "Try that again. Page could not be loaded. Please try again later." Two buttons exist: Report ...
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Apps installed from the Microsoft Store disappear after a reboot

This question was originally posted on Ask Ubuntu here, but since it turns out to be common to non-Ubuntu WSL distributions (and even non-WSL apps), I was asked to recreate it here on Super User. The ...
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Uninstalled MS Store, won't reinstall now(In an attempt to fix hanging and crashing apps)

as I was following the guide here, https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/fix-hanging-or-crashing-apps/5532c189-f316-4c20-9f63-34d8b51215f1, this person (the first reply I saw) dictates ...
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Permission error 0x80070005 when installing and updating Microsoft Store apps as well as Windows Feature Updates

Since about a week I cannot update any Microsoft Store apps and some Feature Updates on my PC running Windows 11. The error code was always 0x80070005 (permission denied). Windows Update can still ...
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How to stop Microsoft Store opening on file not found? [duplicate]

In example, if at command prompt I type python, without it being in path, then Windows will launch the Microsoft Store at Python's page. Is there a stop Windows from doing this, and get the usual '...
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Apps located on WindowsApps folder won't open after I deleted the folders from one of the apps inside

I Followed this recommendation for the same problem and turned out very bad: "Windows Voice Recorder Crashes Immediately After Opening" : "It's tricky for non-advanced user, but, you ...
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Xbox insider hub not installing

I want to install Xbox insider hub on my windows 10 computer but whenever I click install on Microsoft store it just shows a partially filled progress bar for a long time then it says error.
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Can't delete a folder due to it being open in System

I have been trying to delete the Halo MCC game files folder from my laptop, and I have the necessary permissions to do so however whenever I try to delete the folder it says it is unable to due to the ...
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How do I delete apps being installed by the Microsoft Store

I have some kind of issue with the Xbox Gamepass app on PC. Two games I tried installing now appear forever as downloading, and the Xbox app only gives the error code 0x000000. Microsoft's help page ...
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Can't install Windows store app package (0x80070005)

I tried to install (Ubuntu app) using windows store it starts fine for a few seconds then it stops and gives me an error 0x80070005 Then I tried to download the package using store.rg-adguard.net I ...
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How can I remove Microsoft Store from Task View in Windows 10 Pro?

How can I remove the "Microsoft Store" from the Task View in Windows 10 (pro)
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How to view "last updated" date in the Microsoft Windows App Store?

In the Microsoft Store how do you view the date an app was last updated, it only lists the date the app was first published.
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Add right-click functionality to a Windows 10 application

Certain Windows 10 applications (downloaded through the Microsoft Store) do not recognize any right-click input. I would like to configure an application to recognize right-clicks and to provide basic ...
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Unable to open any apps installed inside the WindowsApps folder

From one day to the next all of a sudden all the applications installed via the Microsoft store that live in the WindowsApps folder will not open. When I try opening an app from a shortcut created ...
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How to Change Which Microsoft Store Apps Show in the Start Menu

My Question - Simply: I am wanting to know how I can change the shortcuts (that are in the application list) that are for the apps that have been installed from Microsoft Store. I don't need to know ...
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Microsoft Store Installation not possible | Error code: 0x80070057

So, I was trying to install Forza Horizon which I just bought, but I'm getting this weird error when I try to install it. It says "Download is getting started..." and afterwards "Error.....
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Block a specific app from updating in the Microsoft store

Well, i know that i can disable all automatic updates in the Microsoft store, but what about blocking just a single app from doing the update. The problem with manually updates in Microsoft store is, ...
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MS store app on pendrive run fine one PC, TOTAL erase on other PC

I installed 3 Microsoft store apps on my NTFS pen-drive. I inserted the pendrive into another windows 10 PC. Now, not only the apps didn't show in the list, but when I inserted it on the original one, ...
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How to give permanent UACs permission to an application?

I've installed some programs that always require permission to run (like aText, Cmder, clover .... etc), I gave them the permissions they needed once I installed them, but whenever I try to run them ...
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Remove Windows 10 app from fromatted drive

So this is a very modern/MS/Metro app - Forza 7. It has been installed on a second ssd, that had a lot of things on it, and I thought it would be easier to format it(was I wrong), and afterward just ...
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Cannot log into Microsoft apps on Windows 10

I cannot log in Microsoft apps such as Stick Notes, MS Excel, Microsoft Store, etc. Whether I try log in by password, SMS code, email code, all failed. Actually my log-in was successful, but it ...
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Microsoft Store - Error 0x80073CFE and other strange things

I've some problem with Microsoft Store on Windows 10, version 1909 (built SO 18363.959). In Settings, App...it doesn't appears, but, if I search it, it appears but doesn't open. To fix the problem I ...
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How to change the title bar color in windows terminal(installed from ms store)

I am trying to change the color of the title in windows terminal. Is there any way to change title bar color. \ default one Desired one
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Microsoft store says: where do you want to install? It looks like you don't have any applicable device(s)

All I wanted to do was install the new Windows Terminal, but I opened the store and tried to install it when my mouse hovered over the install button and turned into a circle-with-slash-through icon. ...
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Certain UWP Apps Won't Install From the Microsoft Store

As it currently stands there are five UWP apps that won't install for me. Windows Terminal Preview Slack Xbox Xbox Game Bar Skype I've used WSReset.exe and that didn't help, I tried to install ...
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“You own this app” in Microsoft store - Formatted device, no connected account

I formatted my laptop which had Windows 10 previously. If I go to the Microsoft Store, I see the note "You own this app" on some apps. I did indeed downloaded these specific apps on the previous ...
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Can an app purchased and installed using a specific email id be updated by a different id?

I have Minecraft windows 10 edition but it is purchased from my friend's id which he used to download the game in my PC and then signed out and removed his id. I want to know if I will be able to ...
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How do I rebuild an outlook profile in Microsoft Office Desktop Apps (Microsoft Store version)

I've got a corrupted Outlook profile, so it crashes on startup with an error "Cannot start Outlook. Cannot open the outlook window. The set of folders could not be opened". I want to rebuild the ...
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Remove older Windowsapp folder installations

I trying to find a way to get rid of some folders from old installations. Windowsapp directory create new folder for newer app versions and keep there old ones. With following command Remove-...
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How to run Microsoft Store programs in MaxLauncher program?

This is a MaxLaucher review video: youtube.com/watch?v=0MdruOzAJ1M What to type in the target textbox for Microsoft Store programs that have no path to an executable file, if I want Alarms & ...
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How to remove the Program Files folder from a non-system drive

Sometime ago I installed a game using the "Xbox (beta)" app for Windows 10. The program asked me where to install the game. I choose the D: drive. Then the program told me to make the D: suitable for ...
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Pycharm doesn't detect python installed from Microsoft store

I have python 3.7 installed on my pc downloaded from python's official website and pycharm detects it and is fine. But, windows's powershell doesn't detect it. I have added it to path of system and ...
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All Microsoft store apps are hanging or crashing few times then resetting by itself, so how to mass reset all Microsoft store apps?

(Windows 10 Home) All Microsoft store apps are hanging or crashing few times then resetting by itself.I used Troubleshoot Microsoft store apps, it shows to reset all troubled apps but how can to ...
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Download xbox uwp app to desktop

I wish to install a UWP app on my laptop (windows 10), but the app is only available to install on Xbox one and I don't have one. I'm aware that some xbox apps won't work on desktop but in that ...
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Is there a way to revert to an older version of an app I downloaded from Microsoft Store?

A software I got from Microsoft Store (Autodesk Sketchbook) has recently been auto updated to the newest version, which has an issue and causes frequent crashing. Is there a way I can undo the ...
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Turn game exe from Microsoft store, into accessible normal exe?

The game is Phantom Dust. This is an old game. So I found a app called Reshade. This could potentially add graphic filters to this game giving it a fresh look. But it won't work unless I can activate ...
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How can I free up space taken up by an incomplete Microsoft Store download?

Yesterday, I purchased a game (The Outer Worlds) via the Microsoft Store. I began downloading and installing it via the UI. At the beginning of this process, I was informed that I'd need some ...
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Can't open office apps - "Install failed. Please contact your software vendor"

I have Office 2016 on my pc, and I have used it for more than a year with no issue, however today I tried to open some files from excel or word, and when I try it gives me the following error: "...
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i lost my ms apps when trying to fix the ms store?

image is shown here as you can see i have lost the icon for ms apps and can't open them because i tried a command in windows PowerShell (Get-AppXPackage | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -...
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Microsoft default Apps not Found on Windows 10 Enterprise, and Can't be Installed

I just installed Windows 10 Enterprise edition LTSC (OS Build 17763.404), and I can't find my default applications such as "Microsoft Store, Contacts, Calendar, Clock, Or Help Center" I went through ...
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Prevent Windows from downloading uninstalled apps?

Is it possible to avoid the "WindowsApps" directory getting cluttered with outdated versions of apps? Similar questions exist about uninstalling preinstalled apps, but I haven't seen any that were ...
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Where can I get Offfice 365 Microsoft Store version not the Click-to-Run? [closed]

We had developed a VSTO add-in for PowerPoint. So far (From 2007 - Present) our users are able to install our add-in on traditional MSI base Office (2010,2013,2016) and the Office 365 with Click-to-...
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Microsoft Store asked to check connection while I was connected to the Internet

I have Windows 10 Build 1809 and use my Microsoft account to log in to my laptop. No sure when this started to happen. It's been probably about a month or so now. Whenever I opened Microsoft Store, it ...
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Online activation and purchase of Windows 10 using PPPOE and MS Store

I have installed a Windows 10 Home using media creation tool from Microsoft. Now I would like to activate it and purchase the valid key. So, I step into Parameters > Activation and select there a Go ...
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Change install location for Microsoft store apps?

I have recently thought about using Microsoft Store to download apps (Netflix); however, I am afraid that as long as I continue to download apps from the store, my main SSD drive will be out of memory ...
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Microsoft Store failing to update or download

I'm having trouble with Microsoft Store. When I'm trying to update my apps, I get a failed error (0x80070015) and no update. I've come across the following article (https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...
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