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apps don't work and are corrupted

  1. #1


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1

    apps don't work and are corrupted


    Quote Originally Posted by Maxeyas View Post
    Thanks for the refresh advise.

    I did refresh and now all my apps working again

    Beside "Maps" which crashes and its probably because I'm using the Nvidia beta driver.. hes the only one which supports windows 8.1 right now.
    hello this is my first post, I also just got this problem after trying to launch a incompatible game that had a driver that didn't work which restarted my computer and made it stuck in an auto repair loop. I fixed by doing a refresh windows 8. when I logged on all metro apps came up with a X and an error in the all apps list.
    It then restarted after installing updates. it went to a auto repair loop again and again I did a refresh. the same thing happened with the metro UI apps. I then tried the create a new local account but, the problem was that not only the app store was corrupted but the PC Settings as well so I cant do anything.

    I still have all the important data on the second internal HDD but I'm wandering if a Windows 8 Restore would wipe the second HDD. I have tried the app troubleshoot and that came up with cache not fixed and was corrupted. I don't know what to do. PLZ help me. I no longer go into an auto repair loop now but these metro UI apps don't work and are corrupted.

    this is a new computer that I brought in July like 4months ago. what do I do!!!!
    Last edited by Brink; 10 Dec 2014 at 10:58. Reason: Moved to new thread

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Dr4gonkiller96, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You might see if going through the listed items in the tutorial below may be able to help with your apps to hopefully avoid Windows 8 restore.

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


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1


    I have already tried the ones relevant on that Page and still nothing. It's stuck like this with corrupted metro apps the only ones that work are the ones like internet explorer which has anew inbuilt feature like chrome. Looks like a system restore is the only way. But before I do can u tell me if only that one Hdd gets riped and not the other hdd aswell so i don't lose my games and folders (I don't have a external harddrive that is 1TB).
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10


    If you do a factory recovery, then it will affect the entire Windows hard drive.

    If you refresh Windows or reset Windows, then it will only affect the Windows partition.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1


    I tryied the solutions in the link and nothing worked. but I have fixed it finally using the solution below.

    the solution is halfway down and has 7 votes. written by arthesing
    https://social.technet.microsoft.com...w8itprogeneral
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  6. #6


    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10


    A) there is the same as #17 below, B) there is the same as #15 below, and C) there is the same as #18 below.

    Apps and Tiles Not Working or Responding: Fix in Windows 8
    Last edited by Brink; 10 Dec 2014 at 21:50.
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  7. #7


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1


    Did not see that sorry and it didn't show that much information on how to do it. But yeah its fixed and that's the important thing
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