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Metro Apps not working

  1. #11

    Posts : 9
    Windows 8 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    If you like, you could do a refresh of Windows 8 without losing as much as reseting or resintalling.
    I'll try that next.

    Quote Originally Posted by streetwolf View Post
    Did you do an upgrade or clean install of W8 RTM? I did an upgrade from W7 originally but had so many annoying problems I went with a clean install and all my problems disappeared. This might work for you if all else fails.
    I did upgrade. I just got an SSD installed and got everything configured when I found that I had a Win 8 license through the MS Academic program. So I didn't want to reconfigure absolutely everything custom I had, but in hindsight, that would have been the better option. Maybe after I decide to completely transition, I'll wipe it clean and start anew.

    Quote Originally Posted by davehc View Post
    Have a look at the windows Firewall. Avast would have disabled it, and maybe not turned it back on with the uninstall. It must be enabled to use most of the Metro Apps..
    In my readings, I saw that point as well. I checked the firewall and it was all enabled. I checked the white/black listed items and I have no blocked items.


    Thanks for the replies all, we'll see what a refresh does.

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  2. #12

    New Jersey
    Posts : 114
    Windows 8.1 Pro X64

    Good luck InfectionZero
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