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I just started using Windows 8 today and it seems I've already managed to mess it up. The video app doesn't work when I launch it. It opens and closes after about 1 sec and returns to the start screen. This also happens to a couple of games I installed. Googling it, I found that many others have been having the same problem but I couldn't find a solution anywhere.

Is there a way to fix this?

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Which video apps are not running peoperly? I have handbrak and freemake video converter which works pretty well. –  avirk Jan 13 '13 at 13:29
    
I'm talking about the inbuilt video app on the metro interface. –  Hele Jan 13 '13 at 13:49
    
Did you try uninstalling and reinstalling it? –  Karan Jan 14 '13 at 3:31
    
This behavior can be explained by using the default Administrator account. –  Ramhound Jan 23 '13 at 13:15
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