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Release Preview does not work, developer preview did?

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    Windows 8

    Release Preview does not work, developer preview did?


    When I updated to the release preview, Metro stopped working on my computer. The tiles said Microsoft.ZuneMusic/AppexNews and when I clicked them they did not open. If I tried to open the store, it would open the splash screen and then crash. So then I tried to re-install windows 8 but it would not install and said it was experiencing problems with my hardware (which makes no sense since the Developer Preview worked perfectly fine). Now whenever I start up my computer I have to choose between Windows 8 on disk 2, another option for Windows 8 on disk two, or Windows Setup. And metro still does not work. What is happening? Can someone please help me? Thank you!

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Ishpan, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    What happens when you select "Windows Setup" with your installation disc still there?

    You might see if the issue and solution in the link below may the same as what you are having.

    What to do if Windows 8 Release Preview won't install

    If not, then double check to make sure that you do a clean install of Windows 8 instead.

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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