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    Sync apps?

    I have Win8 running on a laptop and a desktop. Both are signed in to the same MS account and all sync settings are on.

    If I install an app from the store on my laptop, I would expect that app to be installed on my desktop next time log in, but it doesn't.

    Is there a setting I need to tweak or did MS only do a half-hearted job on syncing PCs across accounts?

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Captainseo,

    Sorry, but that's not how it works with Store apps. Instead, they are synced in the Store with your Microsoft account where you could install them from Your apps in the Store to your other computers like in OPTION ONE in the tutorial below.

    Apps - Install Metro Apps from Windows 8 Store

    Hope this helps,
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