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121 views

Appx package does not show in Start screen

Recently, I decided I want to grab some applications that were originally shipping with Windows 8 and sideload them to Windows 8.1. So I just installed Windows 8 in a virtual machine and then grabbed ...
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Using American Windows Store Gift Card abroad [closed]

My relative in the U.S. has mailed me the code for a Gift Card bought at a Microsoft Store. The page for the card states that a U.S. Microsoft account is required. The FAQ entry (no direct link ...
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using Win 8 on multiple computers with same login

Windows 8.1: I am now logged in to multiple computers with my "Live Id" -- email address, which tries to be too helpful. It constantly complains that someone else is using my account and makes me get ...
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0answers
351 views

Can't do anything in windows 8 store

I got laptop with fresh install of windows 8 and want to update it to 8.1 before i start using it. I installed two updates necessary to see update in store. Now i see update but when i click it, tile ...
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1answer
46 views

Can I let users download my windows 8 metro application from my website?

I wanted to post my new Windows 8.1 metro application to the windows store but I got rejected because I was a minor. (utter bs) I signed up with a new account to try and bypass the age limit (which ...
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0answers
185 views

Windows 8.1 not downloading from store [duplicate]

I clicked on "Update to Windows 8.1 for free" from the Windows 8 Store, and I've been waiting for 2 hours, and the download bar is still not filling up. Why would this happen? Is there is an update I ...
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3answers
1k views

Where is the executable file of Windows Store application?

Where is the executable file of Windows Store application? Is there any EXE file, associated with Windows Store?
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3answers
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Windows 7 and 8.0 bug: Store: PC is not connected to Internet, try again later

The Windows 8 Store application on my computer claims that my computer is not connected to the internet. My computer IS actually connected to the internet, but for some reason the store application ...
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0answers
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Windows Store does not work after installing Steam

Before installing Steam everthing is working, so I can update Metro Apps and open the Windows Store app for app searching. When I install Steam, then I can not update the apps and the App Store says ...
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0answers
781 views

Why can't I install apps on Windows 8 using specific dial-up modem connections?

This problem has persisted since I first tried out Windows 8 Consumer Preview, and also affects Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Preview, and Windows 8.1. Specifically, the problem occurs when I try to install ...
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0answers
39 views

How do I remove my Windows 8 Preview installation from the Windows Store's list of “other PCs” that I have apps installed on?

It's cluttering up the list, and confuses me because it has the same name as my later Windows 8 release installation on the same PC.
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3answers
16k views

Installing the Windows 8.1 update on a non-admin account?

When trying to update to Windows 8.1 from 8 through the Windows Store I get the following error message: You need to use an account with Administrator privileges to install Windows 8.1, try ...
3
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1answer
446 views

How can I upgrade a clean Windows 8 install to Windows 8.1?

When I clean-installed my Windows 8, hoping to start clean when I upgraded to Windows 8.1, I noticed that the Windows 8.1 upgrade was absent from the Windows Store. It appeared again once I had spent ...
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6answers
15k views

Is there a way I can share the 3.42 GB download of Windows 8.1 from Windows Store?

Windows 8.1 is out, and I would like to know if it is possible to share the Windows 8.1 download upgrade between different computers so that I don't have to download it over and over again? This ...
0
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1answer
424 views

Are the downloads from Windows Store resumeable

I am downloading windows upgrade. Its 2.xxGB (I don't remember right now, and neither is it being shown there) and anytime I will have to go to sleep as its almost night here, so I wanted to ask, are ...
3
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2answers
26k views

Windows 8.1 update not showing

I have Windows 8 Pro activated with kms. when I open windows store, it doesn't show "win8.1 available". clicking on ms-windows-store:WindowsUpgrade just brings me to windows store main screen slmgr ...
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0answers
40 views

In-apps in Windows 8 Metro Store Apps

I'd like to know if in-apps from Windows 8 Metro Store Apps are bound to the account you used to buy them? If you use the same store account in another pc and install the same app, does it also have ...
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1answer
1k views

How to allow windows store apps and the windows strore to pass the windows firewall

I use the windows 8 firewall and I wanted it more secure, so I block incoming and outgoing connection. Unfortunately I realized that the windows store did not work as well and all application from the ...
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1answer
44 views

Windows 8 Developer licence [closed]

I am a Visual Basic.NET programmer, and am wanting to develop apps for the Windows Store. I have just signed up for a developer license and the information box, relating to the license stated that I ...
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1answer
109 views

Windows 8 Store - dropdown on “Your apps” is duplicated

In my Windows 8, when I open Store, right click, go to "Your apps", the dropdown has duplicated options for my PC. See below. Why is that? How can I fix this and have it display only 1 option in ...
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1answer
1k views

How to forget/remove username in Windows 8 Store - account deleted

I deleted a Windows Live/Microsoft account (I have others) that I was using for the Windows Store on one of my PCs. Now I can't use the store at all because it wants a password for that particular ...
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1answer
2k views

Windows 8.1 download failure

I have been trying to download the Windows 8.1 Pro Preview since it came out last Wednesday (the 26th), but I've been having several issues. First and most importantly, no matter how long I leave the ...
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2answers
311 views

Can't find SmartGlass in Windows 8 App Store [closed]

In microsoft pages they are saying: Download and Install SmartGlass from the Windows Store Open the Start screen on your Windows-based device or PC. Select Windows Store. Open the ...
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0answers
29 views

Clearing app install history in Windows 8 [duplicate]

Store is showing complete app history for Microsoft Account including currently uninstalled apps. How can the latter be deleted from list?
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1answer
89 views

Where does windows 8 store its app(from store) data of “11 days left” or “new update found” ?

For some reason I have an app that thinks it has new updates, which it does not currently and refuses to do its job. I have to completely uninstall it. Where does windows 8 use as storage for ...
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1answer
5k views

Windows 8 App Update giving me 0x80246007 errors

To save disk-space on my C drive (and because I couldn't find an Uninstall function in the Windows Store app), I deleted some apps I never use, from: C:\Program Files\WindowsApps However, now ...
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1answer
289 views

Clicking on “View in Store” does nothing

I have some problems when I want to install any Windows Store app from apps.microsoft.com. The button of the application from the store does nothing. I am using Chrome mainly. I want to install the ...
2
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2answers
468 views

How to remove an metro style app completely

I have removed some apps via right click on the tile and by clicking on "delete", but I still get update notifications for some of those apps. Some files are still there. How to remove an app ...
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1answer
647 views

Windows 8 Store only lets me choose U.S. address

I tried to purchase an app from Windows 8 app store. I can neither use my PayPal account nor my Visa card as it requires a United States address.
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0answers
138 views

Why does Windows store not start after upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 8 Professional

Many people who have taken the $39 offer to upgrade to Windows 8 Professional are having this problem. Most of the apps on the Start screen don't work. This is only occurring with customers that have ...
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1answer
389 views

No apps in Windows Store with a non-Microsoft email address

I've registered a Microsoft account with a Gmail address when I first booted my Windows 8 installation. In Windows Store I only get a few apps under each category, like 5 apps under "Photography". I ...
3
votes
1answer
11k views

How to access Windows 8 Store from Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I browse the Windows App Store outside of Windows 8? Is there a way for me to access the Windows 8 store at http://apps.microsoft.com/ from Windows 7? I can get a ...
4
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2answers
3k views

Windows 8 Store and Apps stuck on Loading screen

Windows 8 Store Stuck on Loading Screen with Icon displaced Hi there! Info: Windows 8 upgrade from Windows 7 in November. Dell XPS 15 2011 model. I'm facing an issue with certain Windows 8 apps not ...
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1answer
145 views

Hide “desktop applications” from Windows Store

One thing that I really hate is that the Windows Store in Windows 8 is full of applications which make you visit its website to download and install. In my opinion those apps shouldn't be a part of ...
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1answer
3k views

Error 0x80200013 when downloading apps from Windows Store

I'm using windows 8, a lot of times when I try to download an app from the store I get error 0x80200013. I tried searching the web but only found articles about this error related to Windows Update, ...
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3answers
3k views

Getting error 80073cf9 for specific Windows Store App after Rollback [duplicate]

I upgraded to windows 8 about a month ago, and quickly downloaded a certain app (jetpack joyride) and enjoyed it a bit, but my system sadly had an issue that could only be fixed with a rollback. This ...
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1answer
1k views

Installing app on WIndows 8 phone without going through the store [closed]

I'm planning on writing an app for personal use on Windows phone 8, but I have no idea how to test it or install it without going through the windows store. How can I install an app on a phone for ...
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1answer
252 views

Can someone please list and/or explain all the Windows Store app permissions?

Is there a list somewhere already? If not, can you list all the permissions available to Windows 8 apps, and what permissions they have by default? This is good info to know you are secure with your ...
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3answers
9k views

Installing/Uninstalling Windows 8 UI Apps in Windows 8 for all users

I'm using Windows 8 Pro 64 bit quite a while now. My account is the only Administrator account on the PC. There are 2 other standard (and local) accounts. I've noticed that if I install an app from ...
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2answers
2k views

Sharing Windows Store apps between accounts

In Windows 8 it seems natural to me that each person in a family has their own Microsoft Account with which they log in. If you pay for an app on the Windows Store, you can install that same app on ...
3
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0answers
34 views

How can I see most popular apps in the Windows Store? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I browse the Windows App Store outside of Windows 8? I can see best apps on Android by going to: https://play.google.com/store/apps How do browse the most popular ...
3
votes
2answers
687 views

Is windows 8 restricted to Marketplace for installing applications

Is Windows 8 platform a closed ecosystem. I haven't tried the new OS until now, but willing to do so in near future. Before proceeding, I need to know this very important fact regarding the OS. Will ...
12
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1answer
9k views

How to remove apps from my list in the Windows 8 store?

I installed Windows 8 on my laptop to play around with it. I downloaded quite a lot of apps, even ones that I don't like. The ones I didn't like I uninstalled. Now, I installed Windows 8 on my ...
19
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1answer
1k views

Install Windows Store apps from the command-line

We can install AppX packages (Metro/Modern/Microsoft-style UI apps) by using the following PowerShell command: add-appxpackage C:\path-to-app.appx But, I want to install free Windows Store apps ...
3
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1answer
78 views

Why do I get Apps in Windows 8 listed as 'Not available' sometimes?

What affects this, and if possible, how can I prevent this? Or maybe how can I get them to be available sooner or all the time? This pretty much happens to my game apps connected to Xbox live and a ...
6
votes
4answers
13k views

Windows Store says my PC isn't connected to the internet

I have been using Windows 8 for the past few days but suddenly since a couple of days I'm not able to use my Windows Store. Every time I try to open it, it says that my system has to be connected to ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

How to get back to main screen / library view in Kindle Modern UI app for Windows 8 using PC with mouse?

I just downloaded the Kindle Modern UI app for Windows 8, from the Windows Store. I'm using Windows 8 on a regular PC with mouse, i.e. no touchscreen or touchpad capability. When I launched the ...
6
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1answer
8k views

Change Windows Store Region

I live in India but I would like to view and purchase the apps available in US. Is there any way to change the region of the Windows Store in Windows 8?
4
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1answer
205 views

How can I browse a complete list of all apps in the Windows 8 store?

The Windows 8 store app lists apps by category ("Spotlight", "Games", "Social", etc.). Is there any way to browse a complete list of apps in the windows 8 store?
2
votes
2answers
835 views

Network connectivity issues with Windows Store

I have my Windows 8 Pro build 9200 installed on my Dell laptop. I want to install some new apps and updates from the Store but there might be some network problem that caused the downloading gauge ...