Why is Windows Store’s download Speed so slow?

Q. I just don’t get it. I can stream Netflix, HBO, and download games just fine with full speed (13-20 MB per sec) from Steam, Origin, GOG, Uplay, and Battle.net. But with Win10 Store the speed is so damn slow that it takes FOREVER to download games.


I suggest you to follow the methods provided below and check if it helps.

Method 1: Run the Windows Store Apps troubleshooter.

  1. Type “Troubleshooting” in the search box and press Enter.
  2. Click on View all on the top left pane.
  3. Select “Windows Store Apps” from the list and follow the prompts for troubleshooting.

Method 2: Check for the issue in a Clean Boot state. A clean boot is performed to start Windows by using a minimal set of drivers and startup programs. This helps eliminate software conflicts that occur when you install a program or an update or when you run a program in Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, or Windows Vista. You may also troubleshoot or determine what conflict is causing the problem by performing a clean boot.

* Place the computer in a Clean Boot and check if the issue is occurring due to any third party programs.

Follow the link to view the steps to perform Clean Boot:


Disclaimer:  Start the computer in normal mode refer the section, “How to reset the computer to start normally after clean boot troubleshooting” from the link above.

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