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

    Open With "Look for an app in the Store" - Remove
    Add or Remove "Look for an app in the Store" Link in "Open with" in Windows 8 and 8.1
    Published by Brink is online now
    24 Jul 2012
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    Add or Remove "Look for an app in the Store" Link in "Open with" in Windows 8 and 8.1

    information   Information
    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"

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    Open With "Look for an app in the Store" - Remove OPTION ONE Open With "Look for an app in the Store" - Remove
    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_Open_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.






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

    Click image for larger version

    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)

    Click image for larger version

    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.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Ooops, thank you moinmoin. I suppose that would make it easier to find.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Now I can finally write: You're welcome.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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