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  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    Windows 8.1 and Metro Apps Issue

    I recently installed windows 8.1 and now none of the default and apps that I installed don't work, I have tried to refresh but even the pc settings doesn't open, I really want to avoid deleting all my stuff so if someone has a solution that would be great

    if you need any more information reply to this thread and I can post more information as it is needed


    Here is a picture of my start menu to help you understand what im getting at and the apps are messed up

    In the All apps view the apps look like "ms-resource:BingSeach" and stuff like that

    Thanks Again Click image for larger version

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  2. #2

    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Colin, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You might see if going through the troubleshooting steps in the tutorial below may be able to help.

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

    Hope this helps,
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  3. #3

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1 x64

    Same here


    I'm having the same problem Colin!
    None of my apps will open (including Store and PC Settings)
    I really hope MS or someone else finds a solution soon.
    I've tried the link provided by Shawn, but nothing has worked

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  4. #4

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    Windows 8.1 Update = Metro Apps don't work

    so i updated to windows 8.1 and now none of my metro apps work and my computer has a black screen for like 5 mins when i turn it on but after the 5 mins it turns on.

    i would refresh my computer but sadly, the PC Settings doesn't even open i tried using my windows 8 disk to reinstall it but it wont let me keep any of my programs or files when i reinstall.

    If anyone knows a fix to this that would be helpful

    Thanks ahead of the time,
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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