Tuesday, April 16, 2024

How to Fix Settings App Crashes on Windows 11

by HP Vipin
Settings app Windows 11

Several users on the Microsoft Community website were complaining that the Settings app crashes on Windows 11. Similarly, the same Settings app closes automatically. Like any other version of Windows, Windows 11 is not safe from bugs and issues.

However, Microsoft acknowledges the Settings app crashes in Windows 11 version and understands the plight of many users when upgrading to Windows 11 Build 22000.51. This time Microsoft has come up with a solution that any user can easily apply to avoid the said problem. Let’s not waste time and move on to the solution. Have a look,

Fix for Settings app Crashes in Windows 11

If the devices have multiple user accounts before installing the latest build, then the Settings app not launches or crashes on Windows 11. To escape from this issue, you need to run the PowerShell Command Prompt. For doing so, follow the steps given below,

  • Firstly, select the Windows Start button, then in the text box type, “powershell” and open Windows PowerShell application from the search result.
  • Then inside the PowerShell Command Prompt window, type or copy+paste the following command and then press Enter.

Get-appxpackage microsoft.ui.xaml.cbs |? {($_.version -ne “2.62106.1002.0”)} | remove-appxpackage

 Add-appxpackage -Register -DisableDevelopmentMode -ForceApplicationShutdown C:\Windows\SystemApps\Microsoft.UI.Xaml.CBS_8wekyb3d8bbwe\AppxManifest.xml

 Get-appxpackage microsoft.ui.xaml.cbs |? {($_.version -ne “2.62106.1002.0”)} | remove-appxpackage

 Add-appxpackage -Register -DisableDevelopmentMode -ForceApplicationShutdown C:\Windows\SystemApps\Microsoft.UI.Xaml.CBS_8wekyb3d8bbwe\AppxManifest.xml

  • Once the command executed, exit from the PowerShell window and see the settings app launch quickly or not.
  • If not, you need to repeat the above process (run the command once again) and see whether it helps.
  • Even after executing the command repeatedly, the Settings app still crashing, then you need to restart your system.
  • Then again, try to run the command in PowerShell and check the said issue resolved or not.

Thus now you are capable of resolving the Settings app crashes in Windows 11 issue. We hope that this solution will help you to resolve the said error efficiently. If you have any queries or doubts after reading this article, leave a comment in the below comment box.

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