The classic calculator in has been replaced with a modern version of Calculator. The new app in 10 sports a clean user interface and works great on the touch devices.

Also in addition to the standard mode that you see by default upon launching the Calculator app with default settings, programmer and scientific modes are also available in the Calculator app. It also has a converter feature that supports volume, length, energy, temperature, weight and mass, angle, pressure, data, time, power, area and speed.

This app works quite well and without any issues. Over the last year the app has been updated a number of times and the app is quite stable now.

However if you still are facing any issues while opening the Calculator app and using it you can fix those issue by resetting it. If resetting doesn’t fix those issues you can try reinstalling Calculator to fix the issue.

Reset the Calculator app in Windows 10

Step 1: Open Settings app and then navigate to System > Apps & features.

Step 2: Look for Calculator app entry. Click on Calculator app entry to see Advanced options link. Click Advanced options link.


Step 3: This will open Storage usage and app reset page. Click Reset button.


Step 4: When you see the warning dialog with “This will permanently delete app’s date on this device, including your preferences and sign-in details” message, click the Reset button again to reset Calculator app.


A check sign should now appear next to the Reset button, indicating that the reset job is done successfully.

Reinstall Calculator app in Windows 10

The thing to remember is that build-in apps like Calculator can’t be uninstalled like other apps installed from Store. You need to either use the PowerShell or third-party programs like to uninstall the app.

Step 1: Open PowerShell with admin rights. To do so, type PowerShell in Start or taskbar search box, right-click on PowerShell entry and then click Run as administrator.


Step 2: Copy and paste the following command in the PowerShell window and then press Enter key to execute the same.

Get-AppxPackage –AllUsers


Step 3: Now, look for Microsoft.WindowsCalculator name.


To quickly find its entry, right-click on the title bar of PowerShell, click Edit and then click Find. Enter Calculator in the box and then click Find next button.



Step 4: Copy the PackageFullName of WindowsCalculator by selecting it as shown in the picture below and then simultaneously pressing Ctrl + C hotkey.


Step 5: Finally, execute the following command to uninstall Calculator from your Windows 10 install.

Remove-AppxPackage PackageFullName

In the above command, replace PackageFullName with the PackageFullName of Calculator that you copied in the previous step.


Step 6: Visit this page of Windows Store, click Install button to download install the official Calculator app again and this is it!




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