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windows store apps will not install

  1. #1


    Posts : 5
    windows 8

    windows store apps will not install


    i have 12 endless... pending apps in windows store i have reset windows store properties, etc. still nothing
    help please...

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Will, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You might see if going through the troubleshooting steps in the tutorial below may be able to help. I'm suspecting that option 14 may at issue here to clear the Store cache, so you might try that one first.

    Apps and Tiles Not Working or Responding: Fix in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Posts : 5
    windows 8

    did not work


    thank you for replying

    hi i tried that several times in past week still does not work even renamed windows file systemd....old still didnt work

    any other suggestions other than restoring windows 8 to factory default?
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    In that case, you might consider refreshing Windows 8, or do a repair install to fix it.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 1
    windows 8


    I found a solution. go to troubleshooting (press win+w >then type troubleshooting). now a window opens in desktop. click "fix problems with windows updates". now click next. windows will search for solutions, but it won't find anything. then windows will ask if you want to try in administrator mode. click yes. windows will find and solve the problem. that's it.

    Troubleshooting - Open and Use in Windows 8
    Last edited by Brink; 05 Apr 2014 at 11:39. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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  6. #6


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1


    You're awesome! I tried absolutely everything/every suggestion, including the ones from Microsoft, and this was the only thing that worked! I will link back to your suggestion for all of the other people who had the same problem! Thank You!
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