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Advice required for windows 8.1 - Problem using apps

  1. #1


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    windows 8.1

    Advice required for windows 8.1 - Problem using apps


    Hello Everyone,

    I have recently updated from windows 8 to 8.1 on my laptop however the apps on the start screen are no longer working, none of them.

    This also applied to the Green store app however after following advice from the internet I have now managed to get that app loading up.

    As for all the other apps on the start menu I do not even get an error message explaining why it can't load, all that happens after clicking on an app icon is it takes me back to desktop window again. However I notice the app appears at the bottom of my screen on the task bar but it still does not let me load it up.


    I appreciate any sensible advice, thank you.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Wonderton, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Check to see if the listed items in the tutorial below may be able to help.

    Apps and Tiles Not Working or Responding: Fix in Windows 8
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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