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

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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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: ...
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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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Cannot navigate Microsoft store after app install / update

Every time i go to the store and install a new app or update an existing one, I go back to the main screen of Store after a few screen refreshes. And then oddly, scrolling doesn't work and neither do ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Workaround for Microsoft account 5 PC limit

Apparently I can only use my Microsoft account on a maximum of 5 Windows 8 installations before I see the following message: You've reached the PC limit for your account Does anyone have any ...
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install Windows Phone 8 app to more than three devices without store

I am developing an app which should be used in an company, internally only (about 100 installations). I found out that I can install the app to the phone directly (without store) only if I register ...
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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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Save apps download from windows store

I want to save(or backup) apps I have downloaded from the Windows Store, so that during re-installations of OS I can install them without downloading them again from the Windows Store. Is there any ...
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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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Noogra Nuts freezes my Windows 8 computer in classic mode

I installed Noogra Nuts using the Windows Store. When I try to play Noogra Nuts by selecting Classic mode, my computer freezes. Specs: Noogra Nuts systeminfo | findstr /B /C:"OS Name" /C:"OS ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Cant register app packages Windows 10

I know that this question is asked a lot around here, but i have tried all solutions and I dont get it to work. About a month ago my start menu and metro apps stopped working. I tried a lot and ended ...
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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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When I click on view in store, it takes me to store home page

I want to download an app called iGun Pro on my Windows 8 laptop, yet when I click view in store on the app page it takes me to the store home page instead. I have tried in both Chrome and Internet ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...