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Windows 8 App strange error

  1. #1

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    Windows 8 App strange error

    Hello,Im running Windows 8.1 Pro and everything app related ran fine.Weather, news etc. got it all configured and setup nicely on my home screen.I dont remember to have done anything substantial to my files, but one day i had to look at this screen:

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    The apps dont work anymore, opening one of them just shows a blank screen.uninstalling an app works, but while reinstalling i get the error code 0x80070490 and cant reinstall, weather app in this example.Other apps except the default microsoft shipped ones, seem to behave fine.I did wsreset and downloaded that app fix tool, nothing changed.Does anyone have an idea? even a longshot im pretty clueless here.Thanks!
    Last edited by Brink; 27 Oct 2013 at 11:22. Reason: embedded image

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  2. #2

    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Bensemann,

    You might see if going through the troubleshooting steps in the tutorial below for now may help.

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