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Windows 8.1 Apps Will Not Open

  1. #1


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    Windows 8.1 Apps Will Not Open


    HI,

    I not used some of the Apps in a while and went to use the Music, Weather
    and News App in Windows 8.1 and they will not open and it says
    to check the Windows store. I checked the store and alll it says is i own
    these apps. I then next uninstalled these 3 apps and then re-installed them
    but i am getting the same and cannot open them.

    Is anyone else having same problems?
    Have these apps stopped or are no longer working?
    Do i need some kind of update to use them?

    Andrew

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,585
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Andrew,

    You might see if the listed troubleshooting steps in the tutorial below may be able to help for now.

    Apps and Tiles Not Working or Responding: Fix in Windows 8
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  3. #3


    Posts : 76
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    Thank You Brink. I shall take a look at this
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  4. #4


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    I tried the above but the 4 apps: Music, Video, Weather and News app does not open still. The only one that that does open is x box music app but it will not play any music!
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  5. #5


    Posts : 22,585
    64-bit Windows 10


    In that case you may need to refresh Windows.
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  6. #6


    Posts : 76
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    That is a shame as many are working its just those 4 apps that will not
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