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Microsoft store apps question on reinstalling Windows 8

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    Windows 8 Pro

    Microsoft store apps question on reinstalling Windows 8


    If a person has apps from the Microsoft store, do they have to be repurchased if you reinstall Windows 8 or are they like Apple's App Store where there is no cost to reinstall?

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello mwhals,

    You will be able to reinstall your apps again from Your apps in the Store without having to repurchase them. Option One in the tutorial below can help show you how to if you like.

    Apps - Install Metro Apps from Windows 8 Store

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    Windows 8 Pro


    Thanks! It works just like the Apple store for iPhone and iPad apps based on what I saw in the link.
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    You're most welcome.
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