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In some scenarios Windows 10 built-in Apps fail to open. This is how to solve the annoying Windows 10 “This App can´t open” bug using PowerShell.


1. Opening PowerShell
2. Fixing the “This App can´t open” bug for current user
3. Fixing the “This App can´t open” bug for all Windows 10 user accounts

 

1. Open PowerShell

First of all you need to open PowerShell. Press Windows key + S and type power shell and click on the result.

2. Fixing the “This App can´t open” bug for current user

To apply the changes only for the current account, just copy and paste the following command in PowerShell:

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

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3. Fixing the “This App can´t open” bug for all Windows 10 user accounts

To apply the changes for all the Windows 10 users, you need to run the following command:

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

Windows 10 now reinstalls and re-registers all built-in Apps. You can follow the procedure in the PowerShell window.

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After all apps have been re-registered you should be able to re-open them again.

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