Fix: Windows Store Get button doesn’t work

Teodor Nechita
by Teodor Nechita
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Starting with Windows 8 and onward, users could download specialized and lightweight programs called Apps via the Windows Store. These Apps can vary in functionality, from simple video players so system utility tools.

The only problem is that the Microsoft Store app is a program that can have issues like any other program.

Such would be the case with users that have reported that the Windows Store Get button doesn’t work:

Well, as the title says, the get button doesn’t work, it just reloads the page. I was trying to download a OCR app because i need to copy a lot of text off a image. I really hope there’s a solution that doesn’t require me to edit the registry and restart, can’t do that every time windows 10 goofs, i have lots of programs open and work to do…

Since the Microsoft Store app is an integral part of using Windows 10, any issue that prevents you from using it can be quite troublesome. That is why we’ve created a step-by-step guide that will show you just how to fix this issue.

How do I fix the Microsoft Store button issue in Windows 10?

1. Sign in and out of your Microsoft account

  1. Open the Microsoft Apps Store
  2. Click on your profile picture on top right and sign-out
  3. Sign-in again.sign in sign out microsoft store

2. Run Windows App Troubleshooter

  1. Press Start
  2. Click Settings
  3. Select Update & security
  4. Click Troubleshoot
  5. Scroll down to the bottom and click Windows Store Apps
  6. Click Run the TroubleshooterWindows Store troubleshooter

3. Reset Windows Store through Command Prompt

  1. Type cmd in Windows Search box
  2. Right-click on Command Prompt
  3. Select Run as Administrator
  4. Type WSreset.exe and click Enter
  5. Reboot your computer

cmd wsreset

4. Re-register all Store apps

  1. Press Start
  2. Right-click on Windows Powershell
  3. Open it with Administrator rights
  4. Copy the following lines from below and right-click in Powershell to paste:
    • Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)AppXManifest.xml”}
  5. Press Enter
  6. Restart your computer

5. Reinstall the Microsoft Store App

  1. Press Start
  2. Right-click on Windows Powershell
  3. Open it with Administrator rights
  4. Copy the following from below and right-click in Powershell to paste:
    • Get-AppxPackage -allusers *WindowsStore* | Remove-AppxPackage
    • Get-AppxPackage -allusers *WindowsStore* | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)AppXManifest.xml”}powershell
  5. Press Enter
  6. Reboot your PC

By following these steps, you should be able to fix any issue related to the Microsoft Store App’s Get button not working.

Keep in mind that if you follow any of these steps, the data of your already installed app will not be affected, nor will you need to re-download them again.

If you want more information about fixes for common Microsoft Store issues, leave us a message in the comment section below.


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