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Some Windows 8/10 users complained about several application problems. Some applications cannot be installed, run, updated or simply crashed. All these versions of Windows are pre-releases, but millions of people use these versions of Windows every day. Microsoft has significantly improved the Windows store and applications with each version. If your applications are not working properly, you can also reset Windows store applications with a single click.
If you try to run a Windows application, you will notice that it is not working properly – you may receive an error message App Can’t Open – you may run Windows Application Troubleshooting.
Windows Store Apps troubleshooting
However, Microsoft has developed a Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter to solve many known problems that could prevent it from working properly under Windows 8/10.
When this application runs, it automatically fixes some of the basic problems that might prevent your applications from running – such as lower screen resolution, incorrect security or account settings, etc.
You receive the troubleshooting report.
There will be cases where some unknown problems cannot be solved even after this troubleshooting has been performed.
Troubleshooting problems with Windows Store applications
Here are some points that can be studied based on users’ experience with application problems.
After starting troubleshooting, reboot and check your system.
According to Windows 8 Release Preview system requirements, you must have an active Internet connection and a screen resolution of at least 1024 x 768 to access the Windows store and download and run applications. Please check the resolution.
To get applications, you need a screen resolution of at least 1366 x 768, but do not worry about this snap application function – if your monitor does not support this resolution. It has no influence on the operation or installation of the application.
Change your account to Local and then return to the Live Account from the Control Panel.
Check that Windows is up to date. Also try synchronizing application licenses. Open the Store application, open Charms (WinKey+C), choose Settings > App Updates and click Synchronize Licenses under App Licenses.
If you installed certain applications in your previous version of Windows 8 as Windows 8 CP, they have been registered to your account. Therefore, there is a new option in the version preview to display the installed applications. If you are using the same Live account to login to the preview version, simply right-click on the bar above to get the Your Applications option.
Just click on it to list all your applications – those that have already been installed and those that you have already installed, so try installing from there and see if it makes a difference.
These are some additional troubleshooting steps you may want to try to solve your Windows 8 problems – in addition to trying the troubleshooting application.
What I recommend is, if you are only trying and testing Windows 8 Release Preview, to perform a clean installation of Windows 8 Release Preview instead of upgrading from the previous version of Windows. Try it and install your favorite applications from the store.
You can download Windows Troubleshooting from here. This is a Troubleshooting Pack Cabinet file.
If you need additional help, this Windows Store error code list can help you solve problems.
We have already written some articles that will help you solve problems with Windows Store applications:
- Applications cannot be installed from the Windows store
- Your trial period for this application has expired
- Error 0x80073cf9 When installing applications from the Windows store
- Error code 0x8024600e When testing, Install or update Windows Store applications
- Windows Store applications cannot be updated
- Random Windows Metro application crashes and freezes
- Windows Store application crashes by running Clean Uninstall with PowerShell
- Reset Windows memory cache in Windows
- Something bad happens, unknown layout in manifest
- Windows applications do not work? – Repair Windows Applications
- Windows Tiles Do Not Work
- How to Re-Register Windows Store Applications
- Windows Live Tiles Do Not Work or Are Empty
- Windows Store Does Not Open.