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I HATE Store app- Unity mode always starts in FULL SCREEN

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    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    I HATE Store app- Unity mode always starts in FULL SCREEN


    Hi there
    Anybody running W8.1 in UNITY mode -- that WRETCHED Store app always starts in FULL SCREEN - so I can't get to desktop.

    I never did like these Stinking "Store" things -- and why it even STARTS when I don't want the app at all is beyond me -- also you can't seem to un-install it -- I've removed from Taskbar and Start menu - no avail.

    (Running Windows 8.1 on a colleagues Mac -- where I spotted the problem -- however it occurs also if you are running on PC's as well).

    This is WINDOWS 8.1 Update 1.

    Cheers
    jimbo

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    did you try this? Store - Enable or Disable in Windows 8

    I'm not using Unity (and haven't opened store for months either intentionally or automatically) but it might help. Luckily for me after unpinning it from the taskbar it was never seen again.

    Worth a try I guess.
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    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10


    Hi there

    OK the store disabled -- now the NEXT metro app does the same thing !!!!!

    The suggestion was a good idea - but unfortunately seems Unity Mode and Metro are totally hosed up.

    I really NEED the unity mode for the Users -- I can live with Non unity mode. myself but they want it - or it's a NO GO.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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