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Windows 8.1 apps not launching/responding

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    Windows 8.1

    Windows 8.1 apps not launching/responding

    I recently bought a new laptop computer with windows 8.1, the first couple days it worked just fine. Then, after a software update upon shutdown; the next time I turned it on the live tiles and apps stopped launching (such as windows live mail, built-in webcam, settings, calendar, skype, skydrive, etc.). They just expand to shown the icon and then go to a blank screen.

    After browsing through some threads on here, I managed to get the app store working again, but nothing else. I've already downloaded and run the app trouble shooter but it just comes up with this message:
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    I have no clue what to do from here.

    I've also read somewhere that you can't open metro apps while under an administrator account, yet I can't add a second user due to the fact that the setting won't open.

    Thanks in advance, any help is greatly appreciated!

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    Posts : 21,860
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Googlecrab, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Here's a list of troubleshooting steps that will hopefully help with this.

    Apps and Tiles Not Working or Responding: Fix in Windows 8
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Windows 8.1 apps not launching/responding

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