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    Searching Windows Store


    I understand that the Windows 8 Store has thousands of applications that are not listed as "top" applications. However, I can find no Search feature. How do you search the Windows 8 Store?

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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by Vince53 View Post
    I understand that the Windows 8 Store has thousands of applications that are not listed as "top" applications. However, I can find no Search feature. How do you search the Windows 8 Store?
    The same way you search anything else in Windows 8.

    You open the store, then simply start typing what you want to search for. Or you can bring up the search charm.
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    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
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    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    Yah ya gotta pull up the Charms bar and type what you're looking for in the box:

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    Of course, the question is, will it return a bunch of irrelevant apps, or does what you are looking for actually exist in the store?
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    what is wrong in giving it a try as all will be cleared by practicing it .. and most probably you will get what you have a wish to get out of it
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    64-bit Windows 10


    Quote Originally Posted by Vince53 View Post
    I understand that the Windows 8 Store has thousands of applications that are not listed as "top" applications. However, I can find no Search feature. How do you search the Windows 8 Store?
    Hello Vince,

    The tutorial below can help show you more on how to search for apps in the Windows Store.

    Windows Store - Search for Apps

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    Hey, it works. I hadnīt known that the Search function would work inside of an ap. Thank you for your help, and I got some good free programs.
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    64-bit Windows 10


    Glad we could help Vince.
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