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Questions tagged [windows-store]

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

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Windows Store Mising

I am running a Windows 10 Lite version of 1803 that does not include "Windows Store". Is there a way to install the Windows Store into a distro that does not include W.S.?
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How to trick windows store that you have more than 1GB of RAM

So I came across an old tablet with windows 8.1, installed windows 10 successfully on it, it is smooth and fast sometimes sluggish when it has like few tabs on chrome, the problem now is that I CAN ...
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how to add a magnet link to a bittorrent client on a surface 3 tablet?

On a non-pro Surface 3, how to configure the browser so that magnet links are downloaded with a free bittorrent client app available through the store, such as torrent rt free plus (which, seemingly, ...
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Why can't Microsoft store version of Office access redirected folders? [duplicate]

Our client has two computers that had preinstalled Office 365 from the MS store and I believe they are OEM licences for MSO '16 H&B. The computers were not syncing with group policy because ...
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Microsoft Store check your connection - error code 0x80072EFD however browsers can connect

I have Windows 10.0.017134, build 17134, version 1803. The Microsoft Store won't connect to the internet; all my browsers connect. I get an error code: 0x80072EFD.
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Cannot remove icon from Start menu on Windows 10

I removed the Windows Store versions of Office so I could install them from the installer, but the store version of PowerPoint still is on my start menu. I have tried googling on how to remove it, but ...
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Remote Desktop Store app credentials are not fetched from credential manager

Recently I installed new RDP Store app v10.1.1060.0 and noticed that I should add all connections and their credentials to the app from scratch. Despite I have all RDP credentials saved in credential ...
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How to access Adobe Document Cloud from Adobe Reader Touch

On a surface 3 running Windows 10, I've installed Adobe Reader Touch but am not seeing an option to login. The functionality I want is to: 1.) view PDF's 2.) access to Adobe Cloud Drive which ...
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Can I turn updates on/off for one specific app in the Micorsoft Store?

In the Microsoft Store, I have Settings > App updates > Update apps automatically turned on. But there's one app I'd like to only update manually. (Alternately, I could turn the global option ...
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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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Cannot install anything from Microsoft store on Windows 10

I have a weird problem with my Windows 10 Pro setup. I want to install Ubuntu bash from the Microsoft store but whenever I click on get/install in the store nothing happens. Working message briefly ...
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How to uninstall an app from Microsoft Store (e.g. Instagram)

I want to uninstall the Instagram metro app. How can I do this? In appwiz.cpl it is not listed. I know how to display all metro apps but not how to uninstall.
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Error 0x80070002 - WindowsUpdateClient constantly downloads WinStore apps updates and fails to install them

According to System Event Log: WindowsUpdateClient constantly (multiple times per day) downloading WinStore apps updates (Microsoft.BingWeather, Microsoft.BingNews, ...) trying to install them fails ...
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The Invincible error with Windows Store

PC Configuration Asus X53U (Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 dual boot), problem is seen on- Windows 8.1, frequency of problem- Everytime the Store is opened Long Story, short Life was running smooth, ...
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Reset / Reinstall “App installer”

On my Windows 10 Pro machine (1709), double-clicking an .appxbundle will start the App Installer but directly show the following error message: The Apps event log shows the following entry: ...
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How do I figure out the installation path of apps from the Microsoft Store

I want to set up a hotkey tool called Autohotkey to open up a program called "Trello" when I hit a certain key combination. For that I need to know the absolute path of the program. The only problem ...
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Keep using Microsoft Reader after it has been discontinued

As of today (16/02/2018) Microsoft has apparently discontinued the Microsoft Reader app. Per this article After updating to the latest version of the Reader App, users will be getting a ...
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Install application from Microsoft store by powershell

I want to install any application from Microsoft store just by running script. I've been trying to find any information in the Internet but unsuccessfully. I was wandering about possibility similar ...
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Microsoft Store and other apps such as Calc and Photos won't launch after Windows' update

After an update, Microsoft Store and several other apps such as Photos and Calculator stopped working. Clicking on them would open a window's frame for a split second, then immediately disappear ...
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difference between app and program on windows 10 [closed]

I am trying to understand the differences between an app and a program on Windows 10. For example, with Skype I can either download it as an app from the Windows Store, or download the classical exe ...
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Unable to install Windows Store apps

I'm unable to install any apps from the Windows Store. When installing apps I am just presented with the following error: Code: 0x80070005 I so far have tried all the fixes listed in the link below ...
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How to install Ubuntu on Windows 10 with PowerShell?

With the last update of Windows 10 (Fall Creator's Update), we can install Ubuntu on Windows, which is a Windows Store application. We can enable Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) via PowerShell with ...
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Windows Update “cannot connect”, and Windows store cannot download apps

So, I have been having issues with Windows 10 Update and Windows Store. To start, This PC is running Windows 10 Home, which was updated from Windows 8.1. I don't exactly know when the issues began (...
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In Windows Store, game size is 1.9GB, but download continues after 2.3GB

I have a paid internet connection (daily limit: 1GB). To download the game Modern Combat Versus from Windows Store, I therefore paused the download a couple of times. Now, when I resume, the download ...
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Bypass “App has been blocked due to company policy” when downloading app

I bought a brand new, Windows 10, computer a few days ago. When setting up the mail app, I configured it to include my school emails. A little while later, I tried to download TeamViewer from the ...
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Windows 10 - cannot open any Windows app, settings, updates

I've been using Windows 10 for something like 2 years already and everything was fine, but recently, around 3-4 weeks ago I noticed I couldn't open Calculator app (the pre-installed one from the Store)...
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Killing Windows Apps notifications

What is the Windows process that sends notifications from Store apps to the user on the bottom right corner? I cannot find the corresponding apps in task manager so I assume that there is a single ...
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Impossible to update my windows store

I have a problem with my windows store application for a while. Every time I run the application they ask me for an update.I accept and start the update but nothing happens and the progress bar stays ...
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How can I install non-Windows Store software on a Windows 10S PC?

Is there any way to install a non-Windows Store program I downloaded, on a Windows 10 S PC?
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“The data area passed to a system call is too small” error when Windows Store app after installing with more than 8GB memory in use

This is a weird one & has taken me quite a while to get to a simple repro! Steps to reproduce: Reboot PC and sign in (Windows 10) Run apps such that your total memory usage exceeds 8GB. For me ...
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Windows 10 - “Something went wrong” - Windows Store / account problems

Scenario So recently I was trying to install something from the Windows 10 store. I clicked the Get button and it asks for me to verify my Microsoft account. I entered my email address in and ...
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Windows 10 - remove account from windows store sign in list

I signed in to my account in the Windows Store app on a friend's computer. Now when I click the "Sign in" option, it still has my account listed under "Use this account". I would like to remove my ...
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How can I list all apps installed from Microsoft Store?

How can I find which of my apps are installed from Microsoft Store (or present in Microsoft Store)? I can search for an individual application by name in the Store app, and check for "This product is ...
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In the new Windows 10 S will I be able to create and run my own programs without putting them in the Windows Store?

I read someplace that (I guess for security reasons) the new Windows 10 S will only run programs that are from the Windows Store. I like to write my own programs. Will they not run unless I put them ...
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Window store doesn't open

Whenever I open Windows Store this screen appear and won't me browse the store (see below). how do I fix this?
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Svchost high CPU from Microsoft.BingWeather app errors

Yesterday svchost.exe started using high CPU (25% continuously) I did some research a figured out the case of the issue. The following error is in the Event Viewer every half an hour since this issue ...
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Windows Firewall is blocking downloads from Windows Store

I am trying to re-install Forza Horizon 3 that I purchased from Windows Store since. I tried to play game today and it told me there is an update that I should install and re-directed me to Windows ...
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How to download an app from the window 10 store to sideload

I'd like to download a Windows 10 store app to sideload onto a Windows 10 PC that's not on the internet. I have sideloading enabled on the Windows 10 PC that's not on the internet. Is it possible to ...
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How do I move my Windows 10 Store apps to a specific folder on another drive?

I've tried following instructions here: http://www.thewindowsclub.com/move-windows-10-apps-other-drive-change-install-location but the problem is I only get to decide which partition to move the ...
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How to move windows 10 store applications to another computer?

I need to move a free windows 10 store game (modern combat 5) to my friends computer. what can i do ? I tried: 1- pausing download and moving existing game file in my pc(c:\program file\windows app\...
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Windows store not downloading app

Ok so this is my first time using windows store to download something(Minecraft Windows 10 Edition). At first when i downloaded it, it was stuck and then I came to know that setting your connection as ...
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How do you delete half-downloaded/cancelled Windows Store Apps?

I was downloading something from the Windows Store, and it froze: If you cancel the process it is still kept in storage and does not delete it which takes a massive amount of storage from my 250GB ...
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What is User Data Access_14d4fe service and how can I get rid of it?

I see a strange service in my windows 10 system called "User Data Access_14d4fe", with internal service name UserDataSvc_14d4fe. The path to executable is C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k ...
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How can I automate Windows Store updates?

I am looking for a way to automatically download and apply updates for windows store apps. The closest thing I have been able to find is this: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-...
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windows 10 anniversary - thinks I am not connected. cannot update. edge and store do not work

Since August 9th I have the following issues (that could be related): Windows Update, Check for Updates give the message "We couldn't connect to the update service. We'll try again later, or you can ...
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Windows Store won't start and no suggested solution works

I have the same problem that apparently many people have, the Windows Store won't start. The icon in the Start Menu is greyed out and has a white circle with an exclamation mark in the lower right. If ...
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Windows Apps like Store, Weather, etc, crashing

So For some reason everytime I try to open a windows app like Weather, Store, etc, they do wierd things. for example 'Weather' crashes while launching, 'Store' crashes when clicking on an app. Anyone ...
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Windows 10 Store apps not working - The application was unable to start correctly

When I try to run one of the Windows 10 pre-installed Store apps, or indeed the Store app itself, I get the following error message and the application won't run: Activation of application ...
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How to Remove Windows Store and other Universal Apps in Windows 10 Pro

The company I work IT for is planning ahead for a full roll-out of Windows 10 computers to replace ageing Windows 7 computers in 1-2 years time. With Windows 7 Professional, or setup process was easy -...
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Windows Store is not loading any page

I have Windows 10 v1511 (10.0.10586.0). early windows store was running well but after running the command WSRESET.EXE. Windows store is not loading any page I want to tell about two things. I have ...