Windows 10: Minecraft stuck on install

Discus and support Minecraft stuck on install in Microsoft Windows 10 Store to solve the problem; It may help to note that my windows is not activated. I updated my computer yesterday, and am installing minecraft onto my second drive. I have waited... Discussion in 'Microsoft Windows 10 Store' started by conradmclaughlin, Feb 21, 2021.

  1. Minecraft stuck on install

    It may help to note that my windows is not activated. I updated my computer yesterday, and am installing minecraft onto my second drive. I have waited 5 hours and it is still stuck. I have also tried wsreset and logging out of and back into my account.

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    conradmclaughlin, Feb 21, 2021
  2. Barman58 Win User

    Homegroup For Minecraft Servers Or What?

    It looks as if the existing minecraft server will use the new system without modification - It needs to be able to access the computers on the network in a two way link, which is the standard for Workgroup and Homegroup

    There is a complete step by step available, if you have any issues ...

    Tutorials/Setting up a server – Official Minecraft Wiki

    It's not something I have any direct experience with but a quick read suggests to me that you will not need to do Much if any reconfiguration of the existing server
    Barman58, Feb 21, 2021
  3. minecraft windows 10 not installing?

    Hi Xpsychonauticon,

    Thank you for posting your question in the Microsoft Community Forums.

    I can understand the situation must be difficult for you when the game doesn't get installed as it should.

    Please answer these questions to get clarity on this issue:

    1. Are you aware of any changes made to the PC prior to this issue?
    2. Is the issue specific to this game?
    3. Are you referring to Minecraft app from Windows Store?
    4. Are you able to install other apps from the Microsoft Store?
    5. Are you able to uninstall the app?

    However, let us follow these methods and check if that makes any difference.

    Method 1: If your answer to the Q-5 is No, then suggest you to follow the steps from this article to

    fix problems with apps from Microsoft Store
    . Once the steps are done, remember to restart the PC.

    Method 2: To uninstall the app that is downloaded from the Microsoft Store, refer to the steps from this article.

    How to uninstall and reinstall a game on Windows 10:

    Further, suggest you to ensure that the correct Microsoft account is used. To do this follow the steps provided by
    Shafeeq_Khan’ from this thread to check if that works
    for you.

    Feel free to post back if you have other questions.


    Srimadhwa B

    Microsoft Community-Moderator
    Srimadhwa_B, Feb 21, 2021
  4. Minecraft stuck on install

    Minecraft installation on PC


    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.

    We understand the concern as you are unable to install Minecraft on your PC.
    In order to get clarity and to assist you accordingly, please reply with the answers to the questions below:

    • What is the Version and Build of Windows 10 installed on the PC? (Type
      in Windows search/Run command)
    • What is the make and model of the PC?
    • How are you installing the Minecraft game? (Microsoft Store/online)
    • Did you purchase Minecraft Java edition or Windows edition?
    • Are you getting any error message, while installing the game?

    Meanwhile, we would suggest you to perform try these steps and check, if you are installing Minecraft Windows edition.

    Step 1:
    Reset the Windows Store Cache

    Press the Windows Logo Key + R to open the
    Run dialog box, type wsreset.exe, and then select OK.

    A blank Command Prompt window will open, and after about ten seconds the window will close and Microsoft Store will open automatically.

    Step 2:
    Run the Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter

    Select the Start button, and then select Settings>Update & Security
    > Troubleshoot > Additional troubleshooters, and then from the list select Windows Store apps > Run
    the troubleshooter.

    Please refer this article for additional information:

    Fix problems with apps from Microsoft Store

    Let us know the results. If the issue persists, we will certainly assist you further.

    Aditya Roy

    Microsoft Community – Moderator
    Aditya_Roy, Feb 21, 2021

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