How to fix Microsoft Store App missing Windows 10 issue?

Microsoft Store allows users to download games and apps optimized for their systems. So, the case where Microsoft Store missing Windows 10 is itself frustrating. The issue occurs at certain occasion such as post update or after Windows 10.

We have noticed many reports on people dealing with Microsoft Store disappeared after reset Windows 10. If you are one of them, we have prepared this guide for you. Check below, we have guided how you can get it back or reinstall it from the scratch:

Fixes for Microsoft Store App missing Windows 10

Fix 1: Run Windows Troubleshooter or downloadable tool

Very first, you should obviously run Windows Troubleshooting tool that might help you in this scenario:

  • Press Win+ I to open Settings,
  • Select Update & Security,
  • Click on Troubleshoot,
  • On the next window, expand Windows Store apps troubleshooter,
  • Select Run this troubleshooter,
  • Wait now, the troubleshooter will check for possible issues and provide the possible fix.

If you don’t have the built-in tool, you can turn to a downloadable version. Download the troubleshooter from official page, run it and check if it resolves the issue for you.

Fix 2: Reset Store Cache

To reset Store cache and refreshes it, we recommend you use WSreset. A lot of users successfully resolve the issue simply by running it and resetting the PC afterward:

  • Press Win+ R, type in wsreset.exe and hit Enter,
  • Close the command line and see the next if this provides you the fix.

Fix 3: Reinstall Microsoft Store

Reinstalling Microsoft store is not possible in common way. You need to run certain command in Powershell elevated command line to re-register Microsoft Store using system resources:

  • In Windows Search bar, type Powershell and run it as Admin,
  • Copy and paste the below command in the command line and hit Enter:

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

  • This process reinstalls Microsoft Store. Restart the device once done and see if the problm

Fix 4: Run DISM

 It is possible that the Microsoft store disappeared after reset windows 10 issue you are facing is because of missing or corrupted system files. In that case, we would advise you run DISM scan through command prompt. This tool will fix critical system files by locating them and retrieving their initial integrity:

  • Type cmd in the Windows Search, right-click on Command Prompt as select Run as administrator,
  • In the command line, copy and paste the below commands and hit Enter on each time:

DISM / online / Clean-Image / ScanHealth

DISM / Online /Clean-Image / RestoreHealth

  • Wait for the procedure to end and then restart your device and see the next if the problem continues.

Fix 5: Reset this PC

If none of the methods work, and you still receive the issue Microsoft Store App missing Windows 10, we recommend you run Windows Reset:

  • In the Windows Search, type Reset and select Reset this PC from the search result,
  • Click on Get Started,
  • Choose now whether you want to keep or discard your files,
  • Then, start restoring procedure and now you will have easy time to locate your Microsoft Store.

If problem continues or if you want to get a quick fix, we recommend you automate the process and use PC Repair Tool. This tool will check for the possible issue and provide their automatic fix. It works in most of the cases when the issue is a result of system files corruption.


That’s all! We have provided all possible fixes for Microsoft store disappeared after reset windows 10.  Hope so, these methods are really helpful for you in getting the required fix. For any suggestions, the comment box below is opened for you.