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Metro News, Sports, Finance, Travel don't work

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    Metro News, Sports, Finance, Travel don't work


    Four metro apps (news, sports, finance, and travel) have stopped working on my computer. The live tiles appear to update ine but when I click on the app, it opens full screen with no data, just an infinitely spinning circle below the name as if it can't find and load the applicable web page. I've done a search and tried the standard app repairs, including apps.diagcab, but these don't do anything since it's not a general problem with all apps, it's something specific to these 4 apps. Does anyone have any idea what it could be or what I should try next? Thanks.

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    Have you blocked WWAHost.exe with your firewall?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ARC1020 View Post
    Have you blocked WWAHost.exe with your firewall?
    No, I've not blocked WWAHost.exe. I also just tried temporarily turning the Windows firewall off and the apps still don't load so it doesn't appear to be a firewall issue.
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