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All Consumer Preview Metro apps crashing

  1. #1


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    Windows 8 Consumer Preview

    All Consumer Preview Metro apps crashing


    All of the Apps I try to open up from the Metro UI (except IE and settings) start to open and then just crash back to the Metro UI after a few seconds (including the App Store). I have an older machine with an older Nvidia card, but installing a different driver didn't seem to help. My resolution is set to 1280x1024. I have tried installing Win8 from the .iso, and also from the downloaded setup installer thing (both clean installs). I ran windows update. I have tried to run the Apps logged in with a local user and also with my Live id. I have also tried them after adjusting the UAC settings. Nothing seems to work.

    I didn't have any of these issues with developer preview. All the apps ran fine then. Anyone have any ideas of something else to try?

    Thanks

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8 Consumer Preview


    I believe I have found the answer. I have an Athlon XP CPU in this computer. I found the following comment in another forum.

    "Old CPU's without SSE2 instructions (Athlon XP, Pentium III) will run Windows 8 but won't run Metro apps as Net 4.5 libraries have this requirement and now are part of the os and used for running some metro Apps. Only IE10 Metro works because is probably made in C++ native."
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  3. #3


    Italy
    Posts : 11
    Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit, Windows 8 Consumer Preview 8250, Ubuntu 11.10 64bit


    thank you for giving us the solution of your own problem
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All Consumer Preview Metro apps crashing
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