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Open With "Look for an app in the Store" - Remove


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Open With "Look for an app in the Store" - Remove
This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Look for an app in the Store link in the Open with dialog for all or specific users in Windows 8 and 8.1.
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Add or Remove Look for an app in the Store Link in Open with in Windows 8 and 8.1
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This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Look for an app in the Store link in the Open with dialog for all or specific users in Windows 8 and 8.1.
Add or Remove "Look for an app in the Store" Link in "Open with" in Windows 8 and 8.1

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This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the "Look for an app in the Store" link in the Open with dialog for all or specific users in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.

You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to do the steps in this tutorial.


EXAMPLE: "Look for an app in the Store" in "Open with"
Open_with.jpg






OPTION ONE
Add or Remove "Look for an app in the Store" using a REG File


Note   Note
The .reg files below are for the registry key and value below.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer

NoUseStoreOpenWith DWORD

0 = Add "Look for an app in the Store"
1 = Remove "Look for an app in the Store"



1. Do step 2 or 3 below for what you would like to do.​
2. To Add "Look for an app in the Store" to Open with for Only Current User
NOTE: This is the default setting.​
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.​
Add_Look-for-app-in-Store_to_pen_With_.reg
download
B) Go to step 4 below.​
3. To Remove "Look for an app in the Store" from Open with for Only Current User
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.​
Remove_Look-for-app-in-Store_from_Open_With_.reg
download
B) Go to step 4 below.​
4. Save the .reg file to the desktop.​
5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to Merge it.​
6. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK.​
7. When finished, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.​






OPTION TWO
Add or Remove "Look for an app in the Store" in Group Policy

NOTE: This option for using group policy is only available in the Windows 8 Pro and Windows 8 Enterprise editions.
1. Open the all users, specific users or groups, or all users except administrators Local Group Policy Editor for how you want this policy applied.​
2. In the left pane, click/tap on to expand User Configuration, Administrative Templates, System, Internet Communication Management, and open Internet Communication settings. (see screenshot below)​
GPEDIT-1.jpg
3. In the right pane of Internet Communication settings, double click/tap on Turn off access to the Store. (see screenshot above)​
4. Do step 5 or 6 below for what you would like to do.​
5. To Add "Look for an app in the Store" to Open with
A) Select (dot) Disabled or Not Configured, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below step 6A)​
NOTE: Not Configured is the default setting.​
6. To Remove "Look for an app in the Store" from Open with
A) Select (dot) Enabled, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)​
GPEDIT-2.jpg
7. You can now close the Local Group Policy Editor window if you like.​


That's it,
Shawn


 
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Hi Brink
in the path is missing System
...on to expand User Configuration, Administrative Templates,System, Internet Communication Management

Great Tutorial.
 

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Ooops, thank you moinmoin. I suppose that would make it easier to find. :eek:
 

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    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
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    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
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    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
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    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
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    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
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    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
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    Thermaltake Core P3
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    Corsair Hydro H115i
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    Logitech wireless K800
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    Logitech MX Master
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    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
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    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
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    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
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Now I can finally write: You're welcome. ;)
 

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