How to Open Calculator in Windows 10 (and More)

In this post, you’ll see:

Let’s get started.

Where is Calculator in Windows 10

Method #1

Use command calc in any of the following programs to open the calculator.

Run Command Box

Command Prompt

PowerShell

Task Manager (To use the command, click on File > Run new task)

Address toolbar

File Explorer address bar

Method #2

Open the Start menu.

Type calc.

Click on the “Calculator” app in the search results.

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Method #3

Open the Start menu.

Hit “Calculator” which is in the “C” section.

Method #4

Go to C: > Windows > System32 folder. This is where the executable file of the Calculator is located.

Double-click the “calc.exe” file.

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How to Create a Calculator Shortcut in Windows 10

Check out the steps to create a calculator shortcut on your Windows 10 desktop or File Explorer.

Right-click on the desktop or File Explorer blank area.

Hover your mouse over “New.”

Hit “Shortcut,” which is under “Folder.”

In the pop-up, type calc. Hit the “Next” button.

Now, provide the name for the shortcut if you don’t like the suggested name.

Click on the “Finish” button.

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How to Find Calculator Version in Windows 10

Method #1

Launch the Calculator app.

Hit the three vertical lines at the top left.

Hit “About.”

You can see the version now.

Method #2

Open the Start menu.

Type calc.

In the right pane, hit the “Down arrow.”

Click on the “App settings” option.

In the “Specifications” section, you will see the version.

How to Reinstall Calculator in Windows 10

Let’s see two unique methods to reinstall the calculator in Windows 10.

Method #1

You can install the Calculator app at any time from the Microsoft Store.

Method #2

Launch PowerShell as an administrator.

Input the following command and then press the “Enter” key.

This is the command: Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers

Find the “Name : Microsoft.WindowsCalculator.”

Copy the “PackageFullName” you can find beneath it.

Provide the following command and then press the “Enter” key.

This is the command: Add-AppxPackage -register “C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\copiedPackageFullName\appxmanifest.xml” -DisableDevelopmentMode

In the above command, replace copiedPackageFullName with the “PackageFullName” you’ve copied earlier.

How to Uninstall Calculator on Windows 10

Let’s see two varied ways to uninstall the calculator on Windows 10.

Method #1

Open the Start menu.

Type calc.

Right-click on the “Calculator” app, and then hit “Uninstall.”

In the confirmation pop-up, hit “Uninstall.”

Method #2

Open PowerShell as an administrator.

Input the following command and then press the “Enter” key.

This is the command: Get-AppxPackage *windowscalculator* | Remove-AppxPackage

How to Fix the Windows 10 Calculator Missing Issue

Here are some solutions you can try if you have a Windows 10 calculator missing issue.

Solution 1

Update your Windows 10 Calculator app.

You need to go to the Microsoft Store and see if there are any updates for the Calculator app. Update it if there is any.

Solution 2

See if your Windows 10 PC is up to date. Else, do so.

Solution 3

Try the “Windows Store Apps” troubleshooter. The next section has the steps to find it.

Solution 4

You need to run the SFC scan on your PC. Let’s see how to run it.

Open the elevated Command Prompt.

Type the following and press the “Enter” key: sfc /scannow

After the scan, restart your PC.

Solution 5

Reset the Calculator app.

Solution 6

Reinstall the calculator app.

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How to Fix Windows 10 Calculator Not Working Issue

Here are some solutions you can try if the Windows 10 calculator is not working.

Solution 1

Update your Windows 10 Calculator app.

You need to go to the Microsoft Store and see if there are any updates for the Calculator. Update it if there is any.

Solution 2

See if your Windows 10 PC is up to date. Else, do so.

Solution 3

Open Task Manager.

Find the “Runtime Broker” process and end it.

Repeat the above step for all instances (if any) of the “Runtime Broker” process.

Solution 4

Try the “Windows Store Apps” troubleshooter. Here are the steps to find it:

Launch Settings.

In the search box, type windows store.

Hit the search result and you will see the troubleshooter.

Solution 5

You need to run SFC and DISM scans on your PC.

First, run the SFC scan and then see if the calculator is working. If not, then try the DISM scan.

Let’s see how to run the SFC scan.

Open the elevated Command Prompt.

Type the following and press the “Enter” key: sfc /scannow

After the scan, restart your PC.

Let’s see how to run the DISM scan.

Launch Command Prompt as administrator.

Type in the following command and press the “Enter” key:DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth

Solution 6

Reset the Calculator app.

Solution 7

Reinstall the Calculator app.

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How to Enable Always on Top in Calculator

The Windows 10 calculator’s Always on Top feature makes it stay on top of other open windows.

Let’s see the steps on how to enable it.

Launch the “Calculator” app.

Make sure you are in Standard mode. Since this feature is only available for this one.

Hit the icon beside “Standard.”

Note: To disable the feature, click on the icon you see on the top left.

Alternate Method

You can enable the feature by using this keyboard shortcut: Alt + Up.

To disable the feature, use this keyboard shortcut: Alt + Down.

How to Reset Calculator in Windows 10

Right-click on the Start button.

Select “Apps and Features,” which is above the “Mobility Center.”

Find the “Calculator” and then hit it.

Hit “Advanced options.”

Find and hit the “Reset” button.

Click on “Reset” in the confirmation pop-up.