Hanging or crashing apps issue in Windows 10 – How to Fix it

By admin / January 9, 2020
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Hanging or crashing apps issue may disrupt you to work on your windows 10.

Windows 10 has many pre-built applications and it crashes at some point of time. It could happen because of many reasons. Hanging or crashing apps can be because of windows updates or if any other application interrupt crashing app.

How to resolve Hanging or crashing apps issue in Windows 10

Until now we have seen why we get hanging or crashing apps issue happens in windows 10. Now we will see troubleshooting steps to resolve this issue.

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Step 1: Hanging or crashing apps

Open command prompt with Administrator rights. So, in the search box type cmd and right click on the cmd and click on the “Run as Administrator

Type “wsreset” command and press enter. It will reset all the applications in Windows 10 and help you resolve this issue.

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If this troubleshooting step to resolve hanging or crashing apps issue does not work you can follow next Step.

Step 2:

Sometimes you can face issues related to multiple apps and multiple apps are not working.

And then you have to re-register those apps manually. Below command will help to re-register all the applications in Windows 10.

Search Powershell in the search box and open it as Run As Administrator.

And type below command or copy paste it in the Powershell Window.

Get-AppXPackage | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}
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This step will take some time to run and will also give some of the errors. You can ignore those errors if it because of open applications. Just close those applications.

Step 3:

This is the most easy method to follow to resolve Hanging or crashing application issue.

  1. Right click on the Windows and click on the settings.
  2. In the settings, search for Troubleshooting settings.
  3. In the Troubleshooting Settings, Click on Additional Troubleshooters
  4. Scroll down and Click on Windows Store Apps.
  5. Click on Run The Troubleshooter.
  6. It would start to search for issues in Windows store.
  7. It would fix the issue and it would be resolve.
  8. If it could not find any issue related to Hanging and crashing application, then troubleshooter will display below message.
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I hope these troubleshooting steps will help you resolve the issue. Use System Restore or Reset Windows 10 if issue persist.

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