Windows Store is Microsoft's Digital Distribution platform used in Windows since version 8.

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Decided to hide Windows Store app; can't manage to have it back now [duplicate]

I recently decided to hide some pre-installed Windows 10 apps on my tablet. My bad, I also accidentally proceeded in compiling an unwanted line on PowerShell: the one hiding the Windows Store, as it ...
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Windows 10 Apps Dissapear from Start Menu

I recently "upgraded" to Windows 10. I have been pretty happy with my experience, but about a month after upgrading, all the apps I installed from the Store disappeared from the Start menu. All the ...
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Reinstall Windows Store and got this error from Power Shell

I uninstalled all the pre-installed Windows apps, including the Store itself. I would like to get it back, and I have been searching around for guides. When I use this command Get-Appxpackage -...
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Windows 10 store won't connect to the internet

I have Windows 10, and the store won't connect to the internet. The funny thing is, all my browsers (including Edge) work fine. Not only is the store not working, neither is Cortana, and I can't ...
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Why does Windows Store need the DNS client service to run (Windows 10)?

On my Windows 10 computer (and apparently others), the Windows Store app (or just "Store") will not start if the "DNS Client" is not running - Error "0x80072EE7". Why? The "DNS client" service is ...
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How to stop Windows store popping up while browsing in Google Chrome?

I'm using Windows 10. Sometimes while I'm browsing the web in Google Chrome, the Windows Store app will spontaneously pop up on my desktop (outside Google Chrome). How can I stop this happening? It's ...
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Removing 'Search the Store' from Windows 'Open with' context menu

I've been tweaking Windows 10 to better suit my aesthetic, successfully removing a lot of things I don't like. There's on thing I'm stuck at now, though - the 'Search the Store' link in the 'Open with'...
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Windows 10 Store got corrupted

My windows store got corrupted. I tried to fix it using SFC and DISM but it didn't work. I also believed that buy deleting the programs file I would fix it but nope it didn't. Then, I tried using ...
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May I forbid a user to install apps from the Store?

I want to forbid an account to install any apps from the Store. Short of finding out the location of the Store app and changing the permissions so that the said account no longer has permissions ...
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Install all apps from Windows Store at once on Windows 10

in the Windows Store of Windows 8/8.1 there is the possibility to select all owned apps at once that are not installed and then install them. On Windows 10, there is no such option and every app that ...
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My Windows Store is missing from Windows 10

I was having problems with my Windows Store. It wouldn't open! I would click its icon, and all I get is a quick flash of the screen, so I did some searching on Google and came across this thread. I ...
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How can I show a list of installed apps (“Metro” only) in Windows 10?

I want to see a list of all of the apps installed in Windows 10. I don't mean traditional desktop programs - just the "Metro" apps, including the system ones. I can see everything mixed together (...
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Windows 10 store “resume download” is not working

It seems that Windows 10 Store can not properly handle resuming of paused downloads. I want to download a big app which is 4,7 GB. Due to slow internet it takes a lot of time to download, so it's ...
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Cannot reinstall Windows 10 Store

My Windows Store has gone missing since the last update. I found these instructions to reinstall it but when I run the script I get this error: Add-AppxPackage: Cannot find path 'C:\Program Files\...
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Remove appx package for all users

Fresh Windows 10 install. Somehow the MSN Weather app became corrupted. (Unable to launch) I removed the app with the following Powershell command: Remove-AppxPackage -Package Microsoft....
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How can I cancel these downloads from the Windows 10 Store?

I have these downloads that I don't know where I got: Microsoft Advertising SDK for XAML and Microsoft .Net Native Framework Package 1.0 I can't cancel it even when I reset the store from wsreset. I ...
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Why there is no Market Place for windows? [closed]

I know I know I know There is Window Store for windows 8, 8.1, and 10(powered by Microsoft). But why there is no third party app store to share *.exe mini application? (like some applications for ...
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Does blocking the Windows App Store via AD group policy also prevent maual appl. installations?

Asuming an organization uses group policies to prevent users from accessing/using the Windows (8/8.1/10) App Store. Does this influence manual program installations (via .msi or exe installers) in any ...
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Windows 10 store error when Starting Download

Recently installed Windows 10 and am unable to install apps from the Windows Store. When I click "Install" on a game or application, "Starting download" is shown. After a few seconds, I get error code ...
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Can’t open Built-In Apps in Windows 10

I can’t open all my Windows Apps on Windows 10. When I try, the app is shown for about 1 second. The eventlog tells me that: Activation of app Microsoft.BingNews_8wekyb3d8bbwe!AppexNews failed ...
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Windows 10 Store Downloads Failing

I'm trying to download an app I purchased on the Windows App Store, but the download is failing with error code 0x8004804e. Updating already installed Microsoft applications works, but I can't ...
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Microsoft Windows Store quit on start

I'm on Windows 10. Suddenly Windows Store quit on start. The behavior is the same with this video uploaded by another guy. Running WSReset doesn' t help. How to solve this problem?
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Is there a way to reinstall windows 10 store entirely?

First some background. I have upgraded to windows 10 around the time it was released publicly. I have attempted to make use of the store back then, but every time I tried to sign in or download an ...
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Cannot open most of pre-installed apps (include App Store) in Windows 10

I've just upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 However, I cannot open App Store and most of pre-installed apps. You can see in the photo below, they're grey. If I click on it, for example, ...
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When uninstalling apps installed via Windows Store, how do I make sure none of its leftover files or folders remain?

Back on Windows 7, I could use software such as Revo Uninstaller which will scan my system for leftover files and folders that may be related to the uninstalled program. On Windows 10 modern apps, how ...
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How does the Windows 10 Store “Downloads and Installs” page work?

When you disable automatic app updates in the Windows 10 Store, you can access the list of available updates by clicking the "pending update count" icon in the top banner next to your profile icon. ...
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Where can I find a copy of the Windows Store app package?

The actual Windows Store .appx file (version shouldn't matter). I screwed up my Windows install by accidentally uninstalling Window Store, and I'm trying to find a copy the app package so I can ...
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How do you create a Windows 10 Enterprise App Store?

In Windows 10 it is possible to create a Windows 10 Enterprise Store, though I'm not really sure how to do so. I can't find any guidance online, and I'm not even sure the terms to search for. I have ...
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Cannot open windows store without fiddler

I did a fresh install of windows 8 and connected to my microsoft account and cannot connect to windows store. I tried this but it did not work. But the fix in this link somehow worked. Is there a ...
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Unable to choose the Version of Skype to use

I have Skype which is from the Microsoft Store and I haven't download it as a separate software from the site then why is Microsoft Windows update giving me an update for a desktop version 7.0? ...
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Windows 8 Store Error code 0xc03f40c8

I recently converted the account on my Surface Pro 3 from a Microsoft account to a local account (because I was tired of typing in a password for each and every user). However, since doing this, I am ...
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Will an app running in Windows 8.1's Assigned Access mode receive automatic app updates?

I'm having a hard time finding any documentation on how automatic app updates interact with accounts using assigned access on machines that aren't domain joined. If I have an app in the Windows ...
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Forcing Windows Store apps to install on a non-system disk in Win 8.1

I am trying to force Windows Store apps to install on a non-system disk E. I have modified the following registry setting in Windows 8.1 x64: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\...
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Can't find certain apps from different PCs

I downloaded a few apps from MS Store, like MetroPass Free and VK App to my laptop. Today I wanted to download them on my dekstop PC too. Searching them via Store app only leads to unwanted results, ...
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Selectively Update App in Windows 8.1 Store

I was recently given a new tablet with a fresh instal of Windows 8.1 on it. Naturally, there are apps installed that have newer versions available. Some of these apps will not allow themselves to be ...
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Windows 8.1 update link in Windows store not working

I am attempting to update an HP 2000 series laptop from Windows 8 to 8.1. I performed a factory reset on the laptop then proceeded to install windows updates. After the windows updates were installed ...
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Using the Windows Store with an Active Directory account

Is there a way to still use apps in the app store without having to switch from an AD account to a Windows Live account? I find it very annoying that I have to switch from my current account to a ...
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Windows apps open and then automatically get closed in Windows 8.1

I have recently installed windows 8.1 professional on my pc. When I open windows store or windows store apps only the splash screen comes and then automatically the app gets closed. Sometimes a ...
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What might cause Windows Store to run in the background?

Why might the windows store app be running in the background of a computer that has never been online? The computer has only just had the OS loaded, there is nothing else on it. In task manager I ...
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How can I get around windows 8.1 store (& metro apps) not working with UAC disabled

I have UAC disabled because it is annoying and causes more problems that it could ever possibly solve, at least for me. Here is yet another problem, and it seems to be due to a recent update as I don'...
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Windows Store endless loading screen

Whenever I open Windows Store, it's just stuck in an endless (my patience ended after 30 minutes) loading screen. Other apps, such as Skype, work fine. It's only Windows Store that doesn't work. So ...
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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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I've misconfigured Windows so that Metro apps are no longer shown in the Alt+Tab switcher. How can I undo my mistake?

By default, Windows 8.1 shows both Metro apps (Windows Store apps) and desktop apps in the Alt+Tab switcher. However, I have somehow changed some setting so that Metro apps are no longer shown in the ...
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Can't Install Software From Windows Store

I've got a new ASUS T100 with the newest BIOS installed and the latest windows updates installed. My problem is that, no matter what I try to do, I cannot install anything from the Windows Store. I ...
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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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Installing Applications from Store in Windows 8.1 Without MS Account

How can one install applications from Windows Store in Windows 8.1 without MS account? When I try to install an app it asks for the local user password then asks to login using a MS account or create ...
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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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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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We weren't able to connect you to the Windows Store [duplicate]

I know this has been asked at least 100 Times, but still, I can't connect to the Windows Store on my new Surface RT running Windows 8.1 Preview. I tried: disable proxy correct date and time wsreset....
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See reviews in all languages - all regions in windows store

When I open Store app in Windows 8.1, I see very little reviews for application, because the app is only showing reviews in Czech. Is it possible to set it up to show all reviews? I am using English ...