Your Trial Period For This App Has Expired error in Windows 10

Some users of Windows 10 have reported that even after purchasing a Windows Store app, they are unable to use it and are instead greeted by a This app can’t open. Your Trial Period for This App Has Expired. Visit the Windows Store to purchase the full app  message.

Your Trial Period For This App Has Expired

Now if the license has expired for a particular app and it requires you to purchase it, then it might be a legitimate case. But there have been cases reported where this error is thrown even when you have a purchased version of the app. In this guide, we will help you resolve this error.

Your Trial Period For This App Has Expired

The issue is rather intermittent where you face the licensing problem even while having a valid paid service. It can be easily resolved by resetting the Windows 10 Universal Apps using Windows Powershell. Follow these steps to get rid of this error:

1. Before proceeding, please make sure that you have Windows Firewall Service up and running. That’s needed for this to work.

2. Open PowerShell console as administrator. To do this, press Windows Key on your keyboard and type in powershell. Right-click Windows Powershell (Desktop App) and select Run as administrator. Select Yes in the UAC window that pops up.

3. Enter the below command in the Powershell prompt:

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

Fix: Your Trial Period for This App Has Expired Error in Windows 10

4. Hit Enter and let the process run to its completion.

5. Relaunch the Universal apps for which you were getting the error. It should be resolved by now.

Let us know in the comments section if this helped you.

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