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The Windows Store provides easy access and automatic updating of Microsoft’s universal applications. Windows store applications have been tested and verified and should generally be easy to use. But nothing is perfect, especially when it comes to technology. One of the errors reported by Windows 10 users is that it was not started in the required time when loading applications.
The user tries to open the application and a window is loaded with dots on the screen. It continues for a while, then either nothing happens or this error message is displayed:
An error message may or may not be displayed. But if you check box Windows Application log, you will see the error – The application was not started in the necessary time.
The application did not start at the desired time
You may encounter this problem when you open the Photos application or another application. The causes of The application did not start within the required time error could be as follows:
- Conflict with date and time settings
- Conflict with third-party services or applications
- Corruption in the application itself.
The first response to the error should be reboot the system and try to reopen the Windows application. If it solves the problem, good and good, otherwise go step by step to the following procedure:
Check the date and time
The date and time (16) are at the right end of the taskbar. Check that it is correct for your time zone. If this is not the case, change it as described below:
Under Windows 10, right-click the option that displays the date and time in the taskbar. Click on option Set date and time in the displayed menu. Windows 10 The date and time settings open. You can now set the options to automatically set the time and time zone, or you can set this option to the Off position and then press the Change button to set the time manually.
The advantage of the system clock is that it updates automatically when it is connected to the Internet. But if this is not the case, it can be corrected manually.
Updating Windows 10 and the Windows Store application
Open the Windows 10 Settings page and select the Updates and Security option. The Windows Update tab is selected by default. Click Check for Updates.
When the updates are complete, reboot the system and see if the problem is solved. If not, proceed to the next step.
Troubleshooting in a clean boot state
To determine if a third-party application is disrupting the Windows Store application, perform a clean boot and try to isolate the problem.
To do this, run msconfig to open the System Configuration window, select the Services tab and click Hide All Microsoft Services. Then click Disable All.
Select the Start tab and click Open Task Manager. Right-click and deselect all applications in the list. Click OK to save the settings and restart your computer.
Check the Clean Boot status to see if the application is running. If this is the case, a third-party process will permanently disrupt the proper operation of this application. You should try to manually identify the offensive process.
Using Windows Store Apps troubleshooter
Run troubleshooting for Windows Store Apps to see if it detects and fixes problems automatically.
Uninstall and reinstall the affected application
If nothing helps, you can uninstall the Windows Store application, then reinstall and see if it helps. You can use our freeware 10AppsManager to completely uninstall the application.
Let’s hope something helps.