Windows 10 calculator not working

Similar to other operating systems, Windows 10 comes with the default apps like a text editor, calendar, calculator and many others. But when the users start accessing them, the real problem occurs. A calculator might seem a simple and non-existing feature, but it comes handy most of the time. The Windows Calculator allows the users to perform quick calculation by saving their time. But at times, users notice that it does not work then some troubleshooting needs to be done. Users can also contact Windows 10 customer service for better resolution of the issue.

The problems with Calculator can occur due to many reasons but only the right fixture can be applied so that the hassle can be rectified and you can use the feature conveniently.

Fix 1: Re-register Windows 10 apps using PowerShell

  • In the search bar, type PowerShell and right click on it from the results that appear.
  • Choose run as administrator from the menu
  • Paste a command to re-register and press enter
  • Wait for the process to complete and then try using the Calculator again

Fix 2: Create a new user account

  • Type add a user in the search bar and choose to add, edit or remove other users from the list.
  • Click the add someone else to this computer
  • Click on I don’t have this person’s sign in information
  • Now click on add a user without a Microsoft account
  • Enter the username and password
  • Once the new account gets created, your Calculator will start working properly.

Fix 3: Turn off your Firewall

  • If the above solution does not work then there can be some issue with the Firewall that is not allowing the calculator to work.
  • Press Windows + S and enter Firewall
  • Click on Turn Windows Firewall on or off in the left menu
  • Select Turn off Windows Firewall for private and public network settings and click ok

If you notice that the troubleshooting does not work in the desired way then you can directly reach out to Windows 10 support for further information regarding the efficient fixture of the issue.

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