Windows 10: Apps won't open in Windows 10

Discus and support Apps won't open in Windows 10 in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; Not seeing this particular problem when I search. Running Windows 10 Home, build 19041.746. I run 32GB of RAM and have an i5-10400 CPU @ 2.90GHz 2.90... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by JerryPettus, Jan 21, 2021.

  1. Apps won't open in Windows 10


    Not seeing this particular problem when I search. Running Windows 10 Home, build 19041.746. I run 32GB of RAM and have an i5-10400 CPU @ 2.90GHz 2.90 GHz.


    When I first boot, I can easily open all my apps. If I leave an app running for a few hours, or even if I shut down all apps and just let the computer run, I come back 4-6 hours later and if I try to open an app from the taskbar or the desktop, the app in the taskbar shows it's underlined, so the app process is running, but the application won't open up so I can use it. Once this starts, it applies to all the applications on the computer. Nothing opens even though it shows the process running. Task Manager won't open. No game will open. No browser will open. When it was just a browser that was left minimized, I thought it might be a memory leak, so I opened my browsers and the task manager and viewed the resources used. Nothing continues to count up and I can't check resources when this happens because I can't start the task manager app.


    I reboot and the problem goes away again. For a while. Then it happens again.


    I saw that perhaps it was related to Microsoft store apps not updating. Nope, that's not the problem either.


    Thoughts?

    :)
     
    JerryPettus, Jan 21, 2021
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  2. windows 10 apps won,t open

    Hi Robert,

    Thanks for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    We appreciate you for trying the troubleshooting steps.



    I suggest you to try the below steps and check if it helps.

    Step 1: Run Windows app troubleshooter.

    Refer to the below link:

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/run-the-troubleshooter-for-windows-apps

    Step 2: Run shell commands for Windows store and check if it helps.

    Follow the below steps:


    • Press Windows key + X and select
      Command prompt(Admin)
      to open elevated Command prompt.

    • Type the following commands.



      powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\WinStore\AppxManifest.xml

    • Hit enter, the blackscreen will appear still for a couple of seconds. After a couple of second a new line saying C:\.... will appear.

    • Close Command Prompt.

    • Try to start the Windows Store again.


    Hope it helps, reply to us with the status of your issue. We will be happy to assist you.
     
    Santosh_Rai, Jan 21, 2021
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  3. Ahhzz Win User
    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Jan 21, 2021
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    Jenith_James, Jan 21, 2021
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