Top 5 Ways to Repair Modern UI apps in Windows 8, 8.1 and 10

Repair Modern UI apps in Windows 8, 8.1 and 10Are you unable to open images of any other app due to crashing or it displays the logo for a second and then nothing happen? If your answer is Yes then don’t worry as you are at the right place, in this blog you will read the different methods to fix Modern UI apps in Windows systems or laptops.

Sometime you will also see that Windows Store or PC Settings app doesn’t start or crashes, system may also display 0x803F8001 error message when you try to update apps in Windows 10 Store.

In order to get rid of all issues that discussed above you need to apply below given appealing short repair process for all of this. In case of issue related with third-party apps, or some applications are OK and others do not then direct scroll down to the last solution that uses PowerShell interface.

Recommended: Before start fixing the issue, it is recommended to scan your computer with a professional PC Error Repair Tool.

Method 1: Clear & Reset Windows Store Cache in Windows 10 / 8.1

It is simple to reset Windows store, Press Windows+R to open run dialogue box and type command to open command prompt, open Command prompt as administrator. In the command prompt enter WSReset.exe and press Enter.


Step 1: Go to the Start Screen and type in WSReset.exe


Step 2: Click on the Run as administrator


It will p[en the Windows Store with a confirmation message: The cache for the Store was cleared. You can now browse the Store for apps.

Method 2: Repair or turn on Microsoft Edge extensions in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Sometimes this issue, start appearing due to the Windows 10 Anniversary Update (August 2016), lots of users are facing issues while adding or enabling extensions in Microsoft Edge. Edge Extensions crashed and you will see that status in Store becomes “Repair”, but the repair doesn’t really help.

  1. In order to get rid of issues with Edge extensions, Go to the Settings app and navigate to SystemApps & features.
  2. Search for the problematical extension(s) and after it, click or tap on them and select Uninstall.
  3. Again reinstall the extensions from Windows Store, while Edge is not in running state.

Method 3: Repairing Windows Store, Camera, File Manager, and Settings apps

If you are still unable to use Windows Store normally, or your Photos app, PC Settings app (aka Immersive Control Panel) and maybe any other apps unable to load or just keep crashing then you need to apply below given effective tips to fix all of these.

Simply type or copy-paste the below-given commands in the command prompt.

Hit Enter key after each line:

  • powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\WinStore\AppxManifest.xml
  • powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\camera\AppxManifest.xml– not needed in Windows 8, there is no such app there
  • powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\FileManager\AppxManifest.xml– not needed in Windows 8, there is no such app there
  • powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\ImmersiveControlPanel\AppxManifest.xml


Method 4: Fix the dreaded 0x80073cf9 error while updating or installing apps

You can take help from my previous blog to remove 0x80073cf9 error, kindly visit: Tricks to Fix Error 0x80073cf9 While Installing Apps from Windows Store in Windows 10/8


Method 5: Repair all installed apps at once with PowerShell 

Warning:  Windows 10 version 1511 (build 10586.36) contains some well-known issues with the following PowerShell command. So it is recommended to avoid this solution if you are using Windows 10 build 10586.36!

How to verify Windows version information: Open Start menu-> type winver and click the result.

Now you can easily fix all the problematic apps or some third-party apps don’t run, simply apply the PowerShell to redistribute all installed packages. After applying below given powershell command you can also fix Windows 10 Store 0x803F8001 error.

Before executing the command you need to open the Windows PowerShell, open Start screen and type powershell, then right-click or tap and hold Windows PowerShell and select Run as administrator.

After it, type or copy-paste the command Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”} and hit Enter key to execute it.

This process is time taking as it finds and reinstalls all the updated installed Windows Store/Modern UI/Metro apps. Generally, it will take 5 or more minutes to complete the entire process. Some red error message appears during the process, don’t worry as these are appear because of wrong hardware architecture or version conflicts.

After the completion of the process, close the PowerShell window and that’s all, your system is repaired the whole Modern UI app mess!


Recommended Automatic Tool to Fix Windows Errors:

After removing this issue it is recommended to download and scan your computer/laptop with a professional PC Error repair tool. This software is one of the best ways to make any Windows system error-free and fast. It is very effective and advanced software that able to repair all types of errors such as DLL error, Registry error, BSoD Errors, Driver issues, update error issue and more.

It will scan your entire system, fix the available issues/errors, clean the malicious files, remove the driver issues by updating them and also does some other task to make your system error free.

Follow 3 Simple Steps to Repair PC Instantly!

  1. Step 1 – Download & Install PC Repair Tool.
  2. Step 2 – Click “Scan” button to diagnose the PC.
  3. Step 3 – Click “Fix Errors” to the fix the issues and you are done.

(Note: This powerful tool can increase your performance by 97%)

Tips to Maintain your System:

1: Always keep antivirus and anti-malware program updated

An outdated antivirus or antimalware program is completely useless, so it is important to update this security application after a fixed time of interval. An updated antivirus or antimalware tool can protect your computer from all types of malicious infection.

2: Remove Junk keys from registry database to keep it healthy

A huge registry database can affect the system performance; it is one of the sensitive database that gets affected easily because of improper uninstallation of application, infection of the computer virus, rootkits, Trojan, rude computer shutdown and more. So by keeping registry database healthy can enhance your PC performance.

3: Clean out temporary Internet files

Internet browser can track all our activity and also save some important information in the manner to provide fast service. But these information or temporary files can slow down the speed of any computer when to get huge. So that it is recommended to delete all the temporary internet files from your web browser.

4: Defragment drives

Hard drive defragmentation is one of the best practices to boost system performance; through this, you can also improve copy/paste process of huge data on PC’s hard drive. You can do this with the help given an inbuilt tool that is present in all versions of Windows OS.

5: Make sure that disk is error free

Sometimes due to internal or external causes, hard drive gets faulty or full of error. To verify the system hard drive for any types of error, it is necessary to scan it. You can use check disk utility to scan your computer hard drive, this is an inbuilt utility provided by Microsoft. To run this utility you have to execute a command chkdsk on the command prompt. Via this command, you can scan PC’s or laptop’s disk drive completely and check that any error is present or not.

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