Windows 10 Calculator not working after Windows Updates

Windows 10 Calculator helps you to calculate most of the things and gives instinct results. There are different features in the Windows 10 Calculator. It contains features like Standard, scientific calculators and different kind of convertors. Windows users reported an issue. After installing the multiple updates on their computers, Calculator app stops working. To fix this issue, you can try performing the System Restore, however you cannot identify the specific point where the issue has occurred.

In the previous versions of Windows Operating System, Calculator desktop program was available. Now, from Windows 8 onwards, we have an app for the Windows Calculator. After installing the Updates on your computer, when you try launching the Calculator, it launches for few seconds and disappears as a flash.

If you are facing the issue with Windows 10 Calculator not working after installing the updates, you can refer the below resolution steps.

How to fix Windows 10 Calculator not working after Windows Updates?

Quick Note: Before proceeding with the troubleshooting steps, we suggest you to Create a System Restore point first. If something goes wrong during the troubleshooting, you can Restore your computer back to previous working state.

Reset Windows 10 Calculator app:

If the Windows in-built apps not working properly, you can try to reset it and check if that works fine. You can reset the Windows 10 Calculator app from the Settings window. Therefore, refer the below steps to perform the same.

  1. Press Windows logo + I keys on keyboard to open Settings window and select the option Apps.

2. In the Apps & features section, locate Calculator and select Advanced options.

3. Scroll down; you will see the Reset option. Click on Reset. It will Reset the Windows 10 Calculator application.

Close the Settings window and check if the Calculator works fine. If the issue remains, you can try reinstalling the Calculator app. Refer further steps to perform the same.

Reinstall Calculator App:

If the above troubleshooting steps did not help, in addition you can try reinstalling the Windows Calculator app. To perform the same, refer the below resolution steps.

  1. Press Windows logo + X keys on your keyboard and option select Windows PowerShell (Admin).

2. Click on YES or OK for the Admin prompt.

3. Copy the below command, paste it on the PowerShell screen and hit enter.

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

4. It will take few seconds to complete the process.

After that, reboot your computer once and try launching the Windows Calculator application. It should work fine this time.

I hope that the above troubleshooting steps helps you to fix the issue with Windows 10 Calculator not working after installing the Windows Updates. If you need any further assistance, do comments below. We are happy to assist you.

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