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Help with no loading apps!

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8 Pro

    Help with no loading apps!


    Hi,

    I recently installed Windows 8 on my laptop from Windows 7. Everything is fine except when i click on any of the apps on the start screen or the app store itself it just has the load symbol and nothing else happens after that.

    I'v done all the updates etc but to no avail. I'v read about resetting the PC (without changeing settings etc) but when i do that it asks for the media disc to insert but i only have my back up discs from Windows 7 and i downloaded Windows 8 when i ordered it online.

    Hope someone can help, thanks.

    This is what i get when i click on any of the apps.

    Last edited by Scott; 21 Nov 2012 at 02:54. Reason: Missed something out.

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  2. #2


    North Yorkshire
    Posts : 95
    Windows 8 Pro 64 bit


    Hi Scott, Not sure if I'm on the same track here but on the day I installed W8 none of my Metro Apps would function. It proved to be the then W7 Avast that wasn't allowing access to the internet for the apps. I disabled Avast and access was gained and all was well. I then obtained the new Avast for W8, uninstalled the old one and installed the new - all now well.
    Hope this helps.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8 Pro


    Thanks for the reply.

    I just reinstalled Windows 8 again and it's working now. All that work for something i'll prob never use
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