Fix: You’ll Need A New App To Open This ms-windows-store in Windows 10

If Windows 10 Store apps won’t open and you get “You’ll need a new app to open this ms-windows-store message, this article will show you how to fix it.

Windows Store lets you download new apps and update existing ones in Windows 10. However sometimes due to the corruption of some files or settings, Store app is unable to start. When the problem occurs, you’re likely to receive this message:

You’ll Need A New App To Open This ms-windows-store in Windows 10

You’ll Need A New App To Open This ms-windows-store in Windows 10

Now lets see why this notification keep appearing. Here is the basic reasons cause to this problem:

  • With corrupted or missing system files, Store app may not start at all.
  • There is some problem with your local account/Microsoft account (MSA).
  • A third party software you’ve used has broken the app.

To resolve this problem, you can try solutions mentioned below:

Fix “You’ll Need A New App To Open This ms-windows-store” in Windows 10

Step 1. First, you open an elevated Powershell. To do that, right-click Start button > select Command Prompt (Admin) > Enter powershell.
Step 2. Then you type and run the following command:

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

if it gets stuck for a long time, re-run it

Method 2: Using Windows Store Apps troubleshooter

If you are facing the “You’ll need a new app to open this ms-windows-store” message, you can run Windows Store Apps troubleshooter in Windows 10. This will help you to detect the cause and try to fix it automatically. To do that, you can see for the steps in Windows Update Troubleshooter section.

Method 3: Running WSReset.exe command in Command Prompt

Step 1. First, you open Command Prompt. To do that, press Windows Key + X then select Command Prompt (Admin).
Step 2. In Command Prompt window, you type WSReset.exe and press Enter. This will automatically clear and reset Windows Store without affecting your settings and installed apps.
Step 3. Wait until that reset operation completes, and Windows will automatically open Store app.

Method 4: Temporarily Uninstall any third-party software

If you’ve recently any third-party software like anti-virus installed and then the error “You’ll need a new app to open this ms-windows-store” message occurs, try temporarily uninstalling and check if it helps.

Method 5: Using Microsoft Accounts Troubleshooter

If you are using a local account, try to switching to Microsoft account (MSA). Then use Microsoft Accounts Troubleshooter to fix problems with your MSA for apps in Windows 10.

That’s it. Hope this guide helps you solve “You’ll need a new app to open this MS-Windows-Store” message in Windows 10.  If you have any other Windows 10 related errors you can check for the method in my Windows 10 tricks section.


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