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All the default apps except Metro IE and Camera, one app installed from Windows Store crash as soon as I open them. So to fix this problem, I want to reinstall the default apps. Is there a command that does this task?

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What is the message error from the crash? Additional info could maybe be found in the Event Viewer. – harrymc Oct 28 '12 at 18:21
What resolution are you using? In the past, I've been able to run Win8, launch apps and see the splash screen, but they stop after that. In my case it was because my resolution was 1024 pixels wide, and Metro apps require 1368. At least, this was the case in the Developer Preview. – Peter Oct 29 '12 at 14:08
My res is 1920x1080 – Elmo Oct 29 '12 at 14:14
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Try the following:

  1. Delete %ProgramFiles%\WindowsApps.

  2. Delete the following registry keys:

  3. Download this and extract to %WinDir%. This will replace the Windows Store files.

If that doesn't work, run sfc /scannow or as a last resort, Refresh your PC.

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The file is offline, you might want to re-upload it. – slhck Nov 30 '12 at 13:40

Unfortunately no. Try reinstalling the apps from the store. If that doesn't work as well, open a terminal with administrator privileges and run

sfc /scannow
and get back with the results

Open this menu by pressing

Win Key + X

Power user menu

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Then do sfc /scannow – pratnala Oct 28 '12 at 17:05
sfc /scannow will give some output right? What does it say? – pratnala Oct 28 '12 at 17:06
Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations. – Elmo Oct 28 '12 at 17:41
That's weird. Because for me it showed errors and MS Support told me to refresh. Are you using avast? – pratnala Oct 28 '12 at 17:42
Nope. Only Windows Defender. – Elmo Oct 28 '12 at 17:45

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