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Win apps don't work (and not just)

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    Windows 8

    Win apps don't work (and not just)


    Hi all, from some days I have a problem with my windows 8. The native applications (like Store, Music, Settings, etc) don't work. If I click on them, it show the corrispondent icon and after 3-4 seconds the app crash and I return on desktop. Same thing if I try to use the search function. I also noticed that inserting removable media (usb, hard disk etc) can not navigate inside (always crash), and if I go on Download folder, If I scroll down, crash and back to the desktop. All of this happened in a few days, before everything was fine. I didn't install strange application nor any other antivirus. What happened?

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    Posts : 2,130
    Windows 8.0 x64


    If you are running an AV real time shield, turn it off to see what happens.

    Post the result here before the next step.
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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello fabrinhood, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Since everything was fine just a few days ago, you might see if doing a system restore using a restore point dated before this happened may be able to undo and fix this for you.

    Hope this helps for now,
    Shawn
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    Windows 8


    Yes, it's just what I've done. Now everything is correct. Thanks for support
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  5. #5


    Posts : 22,581
    64-bit Windows 10


    Great news.
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