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Purchased Apps not appearing in start menu

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    Purchased Apps not appearing in start menu


    I recently purchased a game from the Windows Store. It said it was installed. I went to the start screen to find it and it is not there. I did a search and it does not show up. I went back to the store to re-install it but it says I own the app,

    Anyone have any ideas how I can sort this out. I am running Windows 8.1 Preview.

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    does it show when you view the 'all apps' screen or use the search option using the app name?
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    No, I also decided to try installing a free app to see if that worked and again no sign of the app on the start screen even when I view the "all apps" screen and use the search option.
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Purchased Apps not appearing in start menu
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