Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Windows store won't open properly - wtf!?

  1. #1

    Windows store won't open properly - wtf!?

    For some reason when i click on the windows store icon (on the start tiles screen or from the start 8 menu) the green screen comes up like it is loading but then it disappears back to the desktop!
    I have got stardock modenrmix installed (puts windows tile apps into a window) but i went to task manager and ended all tasks and even any services i could see for it but it didn't make a difference.
    Ive searched for help and found a suggestion to run a command called (something like) wsreset.exe which is supposed to reset the windows store but that didnt work either. I did ab sfc /scannow but there were no problems. I wonder if sfc checks that all windows store files are valid or not?
    Any suggestions anyone?


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Try running

    Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

    in an administrator command prompt.

    Click image for larger version

    EDIT--- It will hang on 20% for a long time. It will all of a sudden finish.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Ste,

    In addition, you might also go through the listed troubleshooting steps in the tutorial below to see if they may be able to help with this.

    Apps and Tiles Not Working or Responding: Fix in Windows 8
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4

    My SSD died on me. Im finally up with a workable system so im just trying these solutions now. thanks for your help
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Windows store won't open properly - wtf!?
Related Threads
can someone help me to fix it?
Hello everybody. I've got windows 8.1 with the yesterdays update but the problem comes before this update. Wen I open the Windows Shop, it always on the green screen and does not advance. I've done the following steps: 1 - I did WSReset.exe as administrator but the store is always like...
hey you guys, i really like windows 8 and stuff, but ive been having problems with windows 7 so i decided to install windows 8.1 and never look back, but it appears that ive had an issue for the first time ever with windows 8.x so i was trying to make this game called blacklight retribution...
My Computer: Acer | Aspire V5 | Aspire V5-552G-X412 | Overview As of a few days ago, none of the apps in the "windows" menu will open. My Store also will not boot. It opens, animates, and closes. I've tried many solutions, none of which have helped. *Note*: My resolution has not changed. It is...
Windows 8 Store Won't Open in Software and Apps
This is a huge problem. There is long thread at Windows 8 Store Won't Open? - Microsoft Community Still unsolved. I replied there and want to repeat it here.. to spread the word :rolleyes: Microsoft, could you please wake up?! Obviously many users can NOT access the Windows Store, let beside no...
Hey anyone who can help feel free to do so: This is my first post on the windows 8 forums, and I was looking for help with this issue. I downloaded the Microsoft solitaire collection from the windows store, and it will not open. I click on the icon on the start menu, it pops up, and then it just...
Windows 8 store won't open in General Support
Hi Towards the end of last week certain apps stopped opening such as mail,news,calendar and store. I reinstalled windows 8 and all the apps that weren't working started working apart from store and apps bought from the store. When I click on the app store it just shows the loading screen then...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook