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    Store Cache - Clear in Windows 8

    Store Cache - Clear in Windows 8
    How to Clear Windows Store Cache in Windows 8 and 8.1
    Published by Airbot is offline
    14 Nov 2012
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    How to Clear Windows Store Cache in Windows 8 and 8.1

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    If you are having issues with installing or updating Store apps in windows 8, it may be caused by an issue with the Store cache.

    This tutorial will show you how to clear the Windows Store cache in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.

    Note   Note
    This will not delete any of your installed apps or account settings.



    Here's How:

    1. Press the Windows+R keys on your keyboard to open the Run dialog.

    2. Type WSReset.exe, and click/tap on OK.

    3. In Windows 8 and Windows RT, the Store will now open, and state the following: The cache for the store was cleared. You can now browse the store for apps.

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    4. In Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, the Store will now open without any message. You can now browse the store for apps.


    That's it.

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    Airbot,what is the use of clearing the windows store cache?


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    One use is if you are having issues with updating Store apps, clearing the cache and trying again could help.
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    what to do if you dont get the above message at all?
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    Quote Originally Posted by wajiman View Post
    what to do if you dont get the above message at all?
    Hello Wajiman, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Please provide more details about the issue you are having, and we'll be happy to see what we can do to help.
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