When Run dialog opens, type regedit and press Enter or click OK. Switch to a new local account, and move your personal files to it. It gives the viewer step by step instructions on how Windows 8.1 applications sometimes have errors and on how this simple task can be completed. Reply Daniel March 7, 2015 I have the same problem as ldswat, when I click the app it flashes open but then minimizes the to task bar, and will not open More about the author
Creating a new user account could be your last resort. Its not installed in my PC. So I've been lurking around... I've checked the permissions (followed the above).
Windows 8.1 Apps Not Opening
You’ll be notified you don’t have permission to access the folder and files. Just download it and run it, and it should find and fix most of the problems. THANKS! The Apps screen displays all of your installed Store apps and desktop programs.
Best of luck! Any more advice? Thanks a million!! Windows 8 Apps Not Opening i think its a glitch with Microsoft we just have to wait till it fix itself after you trouble shoot to fix the problem.
i am not the only one who is facing this problem Reply Svetoslav Zaimov says: March 5, 2015 at 9:22 am Dude, you are a lifesaver! Even after performing the above steps, I found that my Settings apps still weren't working - I got the message "This app can't open". If you’re having the same problems, you can fix them by following these steps: Press Windows Key + R in order to open Run dialog.
But now Store won't open so I can't fix the other apps.
It says any apps are open down on the task bar, but when I tap them open, they don't get past the opening screen, and then go back to the start Windows 10 Apps Won't Start Is it possible that we could get a bit more detail about exactly what is referenced by the app in question so this can be repaired on an as needed basis? It’s still not working… I feel your pain. When Properties window opens, find the Startup Type section and select Manual or Automatic from the list.
This App Can't Open Windows 8.1 Fix
thanks Reply Jaka Septa says: May 23, 2015 at 1:05 pm Thanks dude! Reply SMurmoo says: October 15, 2014 at 8:08 pm Thank alot!!!! Windows 8.1 Apps Not Opening Most keep every computer/laptop/phone/hard drive (those that have been replaced) since turning on your first device. Microsoft App Troubleshooter Took 2 minutes.
Enter your username and password and click Sign in. Windows 8.1 Apps Close Immediately Reply Ben says: December 20, 2014 at 3:59 pm This has now worked for me on three different machines. Reply ISD says: June 3, 2015 at 7:33 am The Windows firewall should be on or set to automatic.
I don't call that a fix.
Enter your current password and click Next. Reply Denise May 14, 2015 Hi Mike hmmmm…thought that may be the case!!! Reply Chaudry says: December 28, 2014 at 4:54 pm THANK YOU SO MUCH, MUAAH!!! Windows 8.1 Store Won't Open then all of a sudden my store open.
Thankyou! Use password2 as password. To view the details of the System File Checker process and find the corrupted file, type the following in the command prompt: findstr /c:"[SR]" %windir%\Logs\CBS\CBS.log >"%userprofile%\Desktop\sfcdetails.txt" This will create a log kb3172985 is one of the first updates installed to windows 10 Reply John says: August 1, 2016 at 12:20 pm Stay clear of solution 2.
Choose Run as administrator. Cheers Denise Reply Jennifer Ann June 12, 2015 I have a def positive solution to fixing apps not opening in windows and if your pc settings will not open. says: September 11, 2014 at 4:24 am Did great until the cmd part. H3llz Catz 15,870 views 2:30 5 SECRETS ABOUT WINDOWS 8 [TIPS AND TRICKS] - Duration: 10:03.
Troubleshooter 28,359 views 1:39 Windows 8.1: Store not working - Duration: 2:12. Reply Rick Blackwell says: March 30, 2015 at 7:17 pm Regedit solution didn't work at first. Reply Tim says: June 25, 2015 at 11:38 pm Solution: buy a Mac. Reply Meer says: October 29, 2014 at 4:33 am This post is very detailed and hopefully a graphical representation of one of Microsoft's answer to this issue.
In addition, you can add Full Control permissions to the drive for ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES group. DontPaNiiC 713,330 views 17:48 App store & PC Setting not opening on windows 8.1 (FIX) - Duration: 2:30. If I'm not mistaken unless you have Pro you don't have the Group Policy editor. Right-click it and choose Run as administrator.
Reply Lissfirefly says: December 31, 2014 at 9:28 pm All of my settings were already matching this, and my machine doesn't have HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEDrivers Reply Melissa says: January 2, 2015 at 6:31 now what i do email@example.com Reply Ashley says: May 6, 2015 at 10:24 pm Um…My applications now close with record speed, they used to stay open for at least 5 seconds, My PC is for personal use.