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Windows Store offers free and paid apps for download on Windows 8 and was made available with the Windows 8 consumer preview on 2012. If you’re the type of person who never uses Windows Store apps and would like to disable this application then you can follow the simple instructions below on how to disable it.…Read More »
Microsoft just officially announced Windows 8.1 will be available on October 17th. Will you be upgrading?
Shortly after news broke that Windows 8.1 would be out sometime in October, Microsoft has decided to give us the official word. Windows 8.1 will be officially available on October 17th.
If you already own Windows 8, you’ll be receiving Windows 8.1 as a free update from the Windows Store on the 17th.…Read More »
Or, put another way, another Windows 8 fail.Read More »
Pre Windows 8, you can manage installed programs from Control Panel (Add/Remove Programs). From here, you can also view how much hard drive space a specific program uses. In Windows 8, this still works… but it only works for non-Windows Store programs.…Read More »
As you probably already know, there are two types of apps in Windows 8 – desktop apps (traditional software) and Windows Store apps. To help users become accustomed with Windows Store apps, Windows 8 PCs and tablets come with dozens of preinstalled apps.…Read More »
[Windows 8] How to install Windows Store apps in custom folder (and how to move already installed apps to custom folder)
In Windows 8, there are two types of applications – desktop apps and Windows Store apps (aka Metro/Modern UI apps). As you already know from previous versions of Windows, programs are installed in “C:\Program Files”. Windows Store apps, however, are stored in a subfolder — in “C:\Program Files\WindowsApps”.…Read More »
Being a system app store, Windows Store provides users many flexible way to get their apps. Additionally, the most powerful function of Windows Store is that a user can share installed apps across their Windows 8 devices. That means you just need to purchase an app one time then you can install it on devices that use the same Microsoft account.…Read More »
Windows Store app is the big new thing in Windows’ history. For the first time, Windows has programs that are optimized for touch-screen device. Works like other mobile app stores, Windows Store has many options to help developers get highest profit as they can.…Read More »
In Windows 8, you can only open a Windows Store app from Start screen. As I work mostly in Windows 8′s traditional desktop environment, I really needed a way to open Windows Store apps from the desktop instead of having to go to Start screen to launch them.…Read More »
Windows Store is the place where you can find thousands of apps for Windows 8. Aside from downloading apps, one of the other functions performed by Windows Store is it also looks for updates for your installed apps. Windows Store, of course, has the ability to automatically update apps but there may be times when you want to manually update them.…Read More »
With the launch of Windows 8 fast approaching (come on, October 26th!), Microsoft has made an interesting decision about the Windows Store. The corporation has opened up the submission ability to include individuals unconnected to Microsoft itself. Before this semi-surprising change, only people with company accounts with Microsoft were able to submit apps for even the consideration of being included in the Windows Store.…Read More »
In the ‘Post-PC era’ an app store is a given on any platform that wants to succeed. So it isn’t very surprising that Windows 8 will have its own ‘Windows Store‘ which will feature Windows software. To date, however, there haven’t been very much details on exactly how Windows Store for Windows 8 will operate.…Read More »