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Broken Metro Apps

  1. #11


    Posts : 959
    Windows 8.1, 10


    If the problem had been on the local account, I would have suggested creating another local account, because the Metro apps are held separately for each account, and there's not much of a downside in creating a new local account.

    However if as you say the problem is on the Microsoft Account, I don't know how to resolve it.

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  2. #12


    Israel
    Posts : 27
    64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro (RTM)


    Quote Originally Posted by DavidY View Post
    If the problem had been on the local account, I would have suggested creating another local account, because the Metro apps are held separately for each account, and there's not much of a downside in creating a new local account.

    However if as you say the problem is on the Microsoft Account, I don't know how to resolve it.
    Execly, the problem is on the Microsoft Account.

    If I create new Microsoft Account and use it, will it fix the problems?
    It's a shame all my leader-boards scores vs friends will be gone.. but maybe its a a solution?
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  3. #13


    Posts : 959
    Windows 8.1, 10


    Quote Originally Posted by Maxeyas View Post
    Execly, the problem is on the Microsoft Account.

    If I create new Microsoft Account and use it, will it fix the problems?
    It's a shame all my leader-boards scores vs friends will be gone.. but maybe its a a solution?
    I don't know if it would work or not - it might do. Do the Metro apps all work correctly on the local account?

    I think if it was me I'd be trying the Refresh option as suggested earlier, because you did have some earlier problems which may not have been fully resolved by the Advanced System Care software. The downside is you'd need to install other software again.

    For future reference, once you have a set of apps which are installed and everything is working correctly, you can create a Custom Recovery Image which means a future Refresh should put your apps back next time.
    Refresh Windows 8 - Create and Use Custom Recovery Image
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  4. #14


    Israel
    Posts : 27
    64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro (RTM)


    Quote Originally Posted by DavidY View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Maxeyas View Post
    Execly, the problem is on the Microsoft Account.

    If I create new Microsoft Account and use it, will it fix the problems?
    It's a shame all my leader-boards scores vs friends will be gone.. but maybe its a a solution?
    I don't know if it would work or not - it might do. Do the Metro apps all work correctly on the local account?

    I think if it was me I'd be trying the Refresh option as suggested earlier, because you did have some earlier problems which may not have been fully resolved by the Advanced System Care software. The downside is you'd need to install other software again.

    For future reference, once you have a set of apps which are installed and everything is working correctly, you can create a Custom Recovery Image which means a future Refresh should put your apps back next time.
    Refresh Windows 8 - Create and Use Custom Recovery Image
    All apps in local account works beside Skype, Music and Maps.

    I'm serenely not going to refresh windows because of 3 apps not working ... If there is no solution to the problem then i won't use those apps anymore till i decide to make new windows :\.

    I wish Microsoft would make Update and give people option to remove apps from store (Microsoft Account) and completely uninstall them, Its not the first time i have problems with apps..

    Thanks for the help.
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  5. #15


    Israel
    Posts : 27
    64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro (RTM)


    Thanks for the refresh advise.

    I did refresh and now all my apps working again

    Beside "Maps" which crashes and its probably because I'm using the Nvidia beta driver.. hes the only one which supports windows 8.1 right now.
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