Recently, many Microsoft users have complained about that their Windows 10 Software Center is missing and they can’t find it. This post will provide more details and some useful solutions to fix this issue. Browse the official website of MiniTool to get more information.

Windows 10 Software Center Is Missing

As a part of Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Software Center provides the IT administrators with a centralized environment, which can change system policies remotely, upgrade applications or deploy applications.

SCCM is included in Microsoft System Center 2012 and SCCM allows IT administrators to deliver, manage, support and update applications and services across campus.

However, things here are usually not ideal, and the most common problem you may encounter is that Windows 10 Software Center is missing. Although it happens during other scenarios as well, it seems to be more common after you have upgraded to Windows 10.

How to launch Windows 10 Software Center? Here are two methods for you.

  • The simplest method is to press Start and type Software Center to launch Software Center on Windows 10.
  • Another method is that if you navigate to the Start menu, under the Microsoft System Center group, you can look for the Software Center.

If your Windows 10 Software Center is missing, it will make you feel inconvenient when you use your computer. Here are three solutions to fix that the entire Software Center is missing.

How to Fix- Windows 10 Software Center Is Missing

Solution 1: Run SFC Scanner

Step 1: Launch Command Prompt, type dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth and press Enter. Then there will be a message: “The operation completed successfully”.

Step 2: Type sfc /scannow and press Enter after the message appears. This process might take some time.

Step 3: The message “Verification 100% complete” will be shown after it’s done.

Step 4: At last, type Exit to close the Command Prompt window.

use Command Prompt to run SFC Scanner

Solution 2: Run Windows System Restore

If your Windows 10 Software Center went missing after you have upgraded from a previous version of Windows 10 or installed an application recently. System restore will be especially useful.

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Step 1: In the Cortana search box, type Control Panel and select it from the options given.

Step 2: Click System and Security and in this page, click System.

Step 3: On the left, click the System protection link.

Step 4: Click the System Restore… button when the System Properties window appears.

Step 5: Then select the restore point you want to use from those in the list and click Next to continue.

Step 6: After confirming the restore point, you can click the Finish button.

run Windows system restore

Solution 3: Check Window Security Center for Malware Infection

Step 1: Launch the Windows Security window from the taskbar.

Tip: If your Windows Security Center cannot be launched, read this post- 4 Solutions to Windows Security Center Service Can’t Be Started.

Step 2: You should mark out the different protection levels with a green check mark. If not, click the specific feature to do some necessary operation.

Tip: You might need to update the virus protection library and so on.

Step 3: Click Scan Now to perform a virus scan of your PC.

check Window Security center for malware infection

Final Words

When the entire Software Center is missing, don’t worry about it. The above-mentioned solutions should be enough for you to fix this issue.

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