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Can an app purchased and installed using a specific email id be updated by a different id?

I have Minecraft windows 10 edition but it is purchased from my friend's id which he used to download the game in my PC and then signed out and removed his id. I want to know if I will be able to ...
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How do I rebuild an outlook profile in Microsoft Office Desktop Apps (Microsoft Store version)

I've got a corrupted Outlook profile, so it crashes on startup with an error "Cannot start Outlook. Cannot open the outlook window. The set of folders could not be opened". I want to rebuild the ...
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Remove older Windowsapp folder installations

I trying to find a way to get rid of some folders from old installations. Windowsapp directory create new folder for newer app versions and keep there old ones. With following command Remove-...
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How to run Microsoft Store programs in MaxLauncher program?

This is a MaxLaucher review video: youtube.com/watch?v=0MdruOzAJ1M What to type in the target textbox for Microsoft Store programs that have no path to an executable file, if I want Alarms & ...
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How to remove the Program Files folder from a non-system drive

Sometime ago I installed a game using the "Xbox (beta)" app for Windows 10. The program asked me where to install the game. I choose the D: drive. Then the program told me to make the D: suitable for ...
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Pycharm doesn't detect python installed from Microsoft store

I have python 3.7 installed on my pc downloaded from python's official website and pycharm detects it and is fine. But, windows's powershell doesn't detect it. I have added it to path of system and ...
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All Microsoft store apps are hanging or crashing few times then resetting by itself, so how to mass reset all Microsoft store apps?

(Windows 10 Home) All Microsoft store apps are hanging or crashing few times then resetting by itself.I used Troubleshoot Microsoft store apps, it shows to reset all troubled apps but how can to ...
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Download xbox uwp app to desktop

I wish to install a UWP app on my laptop (windows 10), but the app is only available to install on Xbox one and I don't have one. I'm aware that some xbox apps won't work on desktop but in that ...
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Is there a way to revert to an older version of an app I downloaded from Microsoft Store?

A software I got from Microsoft Store (Autodesk Sketchbook) has recently been auto updated to the newest version, which has an issue and causes frequent crashing. Is there a way I can undo the ...
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Turn game exe from Microsoft store, into accessible normal exe?

The game is Phantom Dust. This is an old game. So I found a app called Reshade. This could potentially add graphic filters to this game giving it a fresh look. But it won't work unless I can activate ...
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How can I free up space taken up by an incomplete Microsoft Store download?

Yesterday, I purchased a game (The Outer Worlds) via the Microsoft Store. I began downloading and installing it via the UI. At the beginning of this process, I was informed that I'd need some ...
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Can't open office apps - “Install failed. Please contact your software vendor”

I have Office 2016 on my pc, and I have used it for more than a year with no issue, however today I tried to open some files from excel or word, and when I try it gives me the following error: "...
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Office 365 “Microsoft Store” [duplicate]

I'm trying to track down where I can get a copy (legally of course) of Office 365 Microsoft Store edition for Windows 10 for testing. I don't see anywhere where I can specifically download the "Store"...
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i lost my ms apps when trying to fix the ms store?

image is shown here as you can see i have lost the icon for ms apps and can't open them because i tried a command in windows PowerShell (Get-AppXPackage | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -...
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Microsoft default Apps not Found on Windows 10 Enterprise, and Can't be Installed

I just installed Windows 10 Enterprise edition LTSC (OS Build 17763.404), and I can't find my default applications such as "Microsoft Store, Contacts, Calendar, Clock, Or Help Center" I went through ...
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Prevent Windows from downloading uninstalled apps?

Is it possible to avoid the "WindowsApps" directory getting cluttered with outdated versions of apps? Similar questions exist about uninstalling preinstalled apps, but I haven't seen any that were ...
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Where can I get Offfice 365 Microsoft Store version not the Click-to-Run? [closed]

We had developed a VSTO add-in for PowerPoint. So far (From 2007 - Present) our users are able to install our add-in on traditional MSI base Office (2010,2013,2016) and the Office 365 with Click-to-...
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Microsoft Store asked to check connection while I was connected to the Internet

I have Windows 10 Build 1809 and use my Microsoft account to log in to my laptop. No sure when this started to happen. It's been probably about a month or so now. Whenever I opened Microsoft Store, it ...
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Online activation and purchase of Windows 10 using PPPOE and MS Store

I have installed a Windows 10 Home using media creation tool from Microsoft. Now I would like to activate it and purchase the valid key. So, I step into Parameters > Activation and select there a Go ...
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Change install location for Microsoft store apps?

I have recently thought about using Microsoft Store to download apps (Netflix); however, I am afraid that as long as I continue to download apps from the store, my main SSD drive will be out of memory ...
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Microsoft Store failing to update or download

I'm having trouble with Microsoft Store. When I'm trying to update my apps, I get a failed error (0x80070015) and no update. I've come across the following article (https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...
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No Microsoft Store, can't reinstall, Troubleshooter says to Sign in, but I am signed in

I have no Microsoft store at all on my Windows 10 Enterprise, Version 1709. I've read numerous articles on restoring the Microsoft Store, and none of the simple/non-destructive techniques have worked ...
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How to add Microsoft Store App to Windows Defender Controlled Folder Access Whitelist

Is there a way to automatically whitelist all Mircosoft Store Apps without the need to mess with the access permissions of Program Files > WindowsApps folder? Of course you can add every single ....
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Backing Up and Restoring - Microsoft Store Apps - Windows 10

I pay for internet by the GB now which has really got me into making separate partitions/backups for everything. Last time I started using the Microsoft store, I set it to download new apps to a ...