How to reinstall photos

ryleigh mclarty 1 Reputation point

Hello, I have an issue. I have tried to reinstall Microsoft Photos using Windows Powershell, that didn't work I tried using the Microsoft store website because I can't open the app and that didn't work because when I click the button it doesn't respond. Can someone please help I have been trying to fix this issue for a few days now and I have found nothing.

Also this is my first ever post, I have resorted to asking people online instead of just trying to find other people asking because none of that has worked. Sorry if the tags are wrong, I'm not sure how to work them. Thanks.

Windows 10
Windows 10
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  1. Teemo Tang 11,206 Reputation points

    Before reinstall Photos app, we’d better repair or reset it first. Find this app in start menu and right-click, select More -> App settings, then click repair or reset button to test result.
    Besides, open Windows PowerShell as administrator, type following command and press Enter key:
    Get-AppxPackage -allusers Microsoft.Windows.Photos | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}
    Let the command complete.
    Finally, restart computer and check Photos, it should work fine now.


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  2. Goran Atanasov 5 Reputation points

    Thank you for helping me, my problem was solved in a second... all the best

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