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  1. #1


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    Windows 7 64-bit

    Windows 8 missing apps


    Hello,

    I installed Windows 8 with the program PWBOOT in USB disk drive and some of the apps in the metro Start Screen they didn't installed. Also the Windows store app is missing so I can't download the apps from the Windows 8 store. What should I do to bring em there? I also have a Windows 8 disc. Can I write em without deleting all the third party desktop apps? If so then how?

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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by Marios Georgiou View Post
    Hello,

    I installed Windows 8 with the program PWBOOT in USB disk drive and some of the apps in the metro Start Screen they didn't installed. Also the Windows store app is missing so I can't download the apps from the Windows 8 store. What should I do to bring em there? I also have a Windows 8 disc. Can I write em without deleting all the third party desktop apps? If so then how?

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  3. #3


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    You installed too a USB drive or from a USB drive? If you installed too a USB hard drive that would be the equivalent to a "Windows To Go" install. The Windows Store is disabled by default in a Windows To Go install so maybe that is why you are missing it.
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    Windows 7 64-bit


    The apps are not installed at all and I can't search em so I can pin them. I installed too a usb hard drive. Is there any other program that installs Windows 8 too usb without skipping the apps? The usb install is not allowed in the real windows 8 installer. Pwboot is about installing to USB.
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    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin


    You are lucky, it saves you the bother of dumping the crapware.

    That is odd, not sure how it happened as a result of pwboot.
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