FIX: Microsoft Store app stuck on starting download

Windows Microsoft Store provides you almost every application, game, movie, music out there; it’s like a blessing to the Windows users. However, sometimes the Windows Microsoft Store starts to get stuck when starting the download for anything. In order to fix this issue, you should read this article till the end, as we have the most effective methods to fix this issue.

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How to fix the issue: Microsoft Store app stuck on starting download?

Run the Windows Troubleshooter:

Windows troubleshooter is a tool designed to eliminate any bugs related to Windows.
To run the Windows troubleshooter, follow the below-mentioned steps:
• Fist click Select Start
• Then click Settings
• Now select Update & Security

• Then click on Troubleshoot
• Now click on the Windows Store app and proceed with the process to complete it

Reset store cache:

  • Press Windows key + X key
  • Choose the command prompt and run it as admin
  • Type in the following command in the command prompt box:



  • Let the command run and then restart the PC

Run an SFC scan:

  • Press Windows key + X key
  • The command prompt window will open click on the run an administrator.
  • Now type in the following command.


  • Then press Enter
  • Let the command run after that. Restart your PC


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