Windows 10 Support and Solutions. Try these Universal Guru Fixes!

Some of those who have upgraded to Windows 10 are facing several Windows problems and issues. They could range from Wi-Fi not working, Search or Cortana not working, Settings not opening, Start Menu or Taskbar not working, Windows Store not working, some Windows Store app not opening and so on. If you are looking for some Windows 10 Support and Solutions to fix your problems, read on.

For most of these problems, there are some basic things you need to do. Follow these suggestions and chances are very high that most of your problems will be resolved. While these four will fix most of your Windows problems and issues, if you need specific troubleshooting advice, do follow the links to the several solutions I have mentioned here, at the end of this post.

Windows 10 Support and Solutions

Windows 10 problems and issues


Before you commence, make sure that your Windows 10 is updated with the latest updates. Having done that, create a system restore point and move on.

Most Windows 10 problems can be solved by carrying out the following tasks:

  1. Run System File Checker to replace corrupted system files with goof one’s
  2. RunDISM to repair corrupted Windows system image
  3. Re-register the Windows Store apps
  4. Reset Windows Store cache.

Let us take a look at them.

1] Repair corrupted Windows 10 system files

Some of your files could have got corrupted as a result of which Window 10 is not working the way it should.

From the WinX Menu, open an run Command Prompt (Admin), type the following and hit Enter to run the System File Checker.

sfc /scannow

This will scan your PC and replace your corrupted system files with good ones. Restart after the scan is over.

2] Repair corrupted Windows system image

Run the DISM tool to repair a possibly corrupted system image. To repair Windows Image, open an elevated command prompt, type the following and hit Enter.

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

Restart after the scan is over and see if it helped.

3] Re-register the Windows Store and apps 

Search for ‘PowerShell’ in taskbar search, select Windows PowerShell from the results, right-click on it and choose Run as administrator. This will run PowerShell as administrator.

Now type the following and hit Enter.

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

This will re-register Windows Store Apps.

After the November Update, if you use this method to fix this problem using the Appx PowerShell cmdlet, it caused problems with your Windows Store apps. But if you have installed Windows 10 Anniversary Update, it is working now.

4] Reset Windows Store Cache

Open Command Prompt as administrator, type WSReset.exet and hit Enter. This will clear and reset the Windows Store Cache.

NOTE: Windows 10 users may want to download FixWin10 for Windows 10. It automates these fixes and lets you resolve issues in a click!

If you need additional help, search for your problem using the Search Bar in the right sidebar. Chances are high you will find the solution. If not, let me know, I will try to post about it asap.

UPDATE: Windows Software Repair Tool from Microsoft will repair system components and detect corrupt files, resync System Date and Time, Reset System Settings, reinstall System Applications and run the DISM Tool to repair system image, with a click.

I am also posting some links here for your ready reference:

  1. Windows 10 Problems, Known Issues, Solutions
  2. Cannot activate Windows 10. Product Key blocked
  3. Wi-Fi does not work after upgrading to Windows 10
  4. Windows Store apps not opening in Windows 10
  5. Windows 10 Settings app does not open
  6. Fix Windows 10 Installation or Upgrade Errors
  7. Troubleshoot Windows 10 Activation Errors.
  8. Windows 10 Start Menu not working

If you need additional help, your could visit our Windows 10 Forums, use the built-in Contact Support app, get help from Microsoft Store or contact Windows Support.

All the best!

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.