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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  1. Musaddiq

    Thanks, it worked.

  2. Ur mom says:


  3. Someone says:

    Thanks it actually worked.

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  5. Diego Alejandro Saavedra Roa

    It works properly… thank you so much

  6. Seth's Cat

    Get-AppXPackage : Access is denied.
    Access is denied.
    At line:1 char:1
    + Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopm …
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:) [Get-AppxPackage], UnauthorizedAccessException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : System.UnauthorizedAccessException,Microsoft.Windows.Appx.PackageManager.Commands.GetAppxPacka

  7. epobirs

    You need to be logged in as an Administrator or launch Powershell in Administrator mode. If you don’t have an Administrator login you need to talk to whoever set up the machine.

  8. David

    Thank you. This worked for Calc which mysteriously stopped working after a recent update.

  9. Alien, as Usual

    Worked, thank you! My calendar is restored yay

  10. Abdullah Hamadi

    how do I relaunch the apps?

  11. BK

    Worked great. Thanks

  12. Tuomo

    Got my skype back up and running! Thanks so much!! =)

  13. Tuomo

    Got my Skype back up and running again, Thanks much!!!

  14. hemanshu

    Thank u so much,got my windows photo viewer back…….keep up the good work.

  15. Car crazy

    fixed can now see photos again

  16. mur

    fixed the photos app, thank you!!

  17. Cassidy

    Add-AppxPackage : Deployment failed with HRESULT: 0x80073D06, The package could not be installed because a higher
    version of this package is already installed.
    Windows cannot install package Microsoft.NET.Native.Framework.1.3_1.3.23901.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe because it has
    version 1.3.23901.0. A higher version 1.3.24201.0 of this package is already installed.
    NOTE: For additional information, look for [ActivityId] b5744d3a-8db5-0000-e914-75b5b58dd301 in the Event Log or u
    the command line Get-AppxLog -ActivityID b5744d3a-8db5-0000-e914-75b5b58dd301
    At line:1 char:38
    + … | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.I …
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (C:Program File…ppXManifest.xml:String) [Add-AppxPackage], Exception
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : DeploymentError,Microsoft.Windows.Appx.PackageManager.Commands.AddAppxPackageCommand

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