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i cant log into my microsoft account on my htc windows 8X so i cant download from the app store.

Question: i cant log into my microsoft account on my htc windows 8X so i cant download from the app store.

after imputing my account detail, i get a message that activation failed.
''we were trying to activate your phone without troubling you about it, but something went wrong, so we need some more information before we can continue. Tap close and we'll explain.''
when i tap close, it takes me to another page asking me to provide an activation code. please help me out because this is very frustrating

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Answer: i cant log into my microsoft account on my htc windows 8X so i cant download from the app store.

can you enter the account using a browser on a pc? you might have two-step authentication turned on, which is why it asks for an activation code?
then again an 'activation code' is only needed when you're trying to activate sth :/

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Windows 9 will reportedly have new activation methods that will tie the OS more closely with a specific PC

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) will unveil Windows 9 this fall, claims notorious Russian leaker WZor, who has a pretty good track record. In a Russian language post on Ru-Board, the leaker said that the upcoming update to Windows 8 will be the last major overhaul of the existing OS. Microsoft is expected to launch the Windows 8 Update 2 in August.

Windows 9 to have new activation methods

WZor claimed that Microsoft will back the launch of Windows 9 with heavy advertising blitzkrieg and a new distribution method. The new activation methods will tie a copy of Windows 9 more closely with a specific PC. It will require the user to log in to Microsoft Store, and users won’t be given an activation key. Talking about Windows 8, WZor said that there will be new updates after the Update 2 due next month. But no new features will be added to it.

Motivation behind the new activation method is “problems in China.” The world’s most populous country recently banned Windows 8. Notably, a couple of weeks ago, WZor claimed that Microsoft may announce Windows 9 at its Worldwide Partner Conference, which begins July 13 in Washington D.C. That claim was missing in the latest report, but WZor reassured us that the new OS will be launched this fall. However, he only talked about the announcement, without revealing whether it will be a Developer... Read more

Answer:Microsoft to Force Microsoft Store Account to Activate Windows 9

Not sure how logging into the store ties the OS more specifically to a computer. Doesn't seem right at all. However, if it is only logging onto the Microsoft Store to activate, and not forcing a Microsoft account to use the computer, I can see that being okay. As long as the local account continues to be an option, things will be fine. If I'm forced to use a Microsoft account to use my computer... I'll stay on 8.1. And then maybe move to Linux.

Transformation of UI is already being done in 8.1 Update 1. No surprise that it would be further enhanced.

Launch of 9 wouldn't put an end to 8. And let's face it, Microsoft never lost its dominance on the desktop market. There is nothing for them to re-establish here. The only thing they need to establish is a stronger presence in the mobile market.
 

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i recently upgraded my pc from windows 7 to windows 10 from iso file. now when i m trying to download any app from store. sign in required, and when i am click to sign in option the new window just pop up and loading for a moment and window show that "something went wrong - please try again latter" and i do that several times but it still show that now please help me to solve this problem

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I have money in my Microsoft account but there seems to be no way to use it in the windows 10 store app (PC).
It gives me the option to use my Microsoft account on my windows phone and my xbox but not my PC.
Anyone else have this issue...

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Im running Windows 8,1.
From the Windows Store I try to install Skype.
I click Install, and I get the message: "Add Windows Account" - here I type emailaddress & Password, but I get the message "Wrong password - be sure to use the correct password for your Microsoft Account"
The problem is, that it is the correct password - I can open a browser and succesfully login to my Microsoft account.
I have also tryed to reset my password, but same story.
Can any one please help me in this matter?
Kind regards,
Gert Eriksen.

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Just like it happened in Windows 8, Windows 10 requires users to log in with a Microsoft account in order to install apps from the Store, but this is no longer valid for those whose computers are powered by the Pro SKU of the operating system.

German website WIndowsArea has discovered that Microsoft suddenly made a policy change that makes it possible for Windows 10 Pro users to install apps from the Windows Store without the need for a Microsoft Account.

There are some limitations though. First of all, only freeware applications can be installed, so if you want to purchase an app, an account is still required.

Then, if you?re trying to update a paid application that?s already installed on your Windows 10 device, an account is once again needed.

Why the change?
Microsoft hasn?t explained why exactly it made this change, but given the fact that it concerns the Pro version of the operating system, it?s not difficult to see that the company specifically targeted companies that are trying to get more control over what users install on their systems.

On the other hand, it?s not yet clear if the Enterprise SKU of Windows 10 can also install apps without a Microsoft account because reports in this regard are still mixed, with some claiming that it works, while others indicating that it doesn?t.

Without a doubt, installing apps from the Windows Store without an account can boost adoption of Store apps, but we?ve reached out to Microsoft to find out if this is inde... Read more

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Title says it all. I like to boot up and log in with no password but I want to use my Microsoft account when I am fooling with store apps. Is this possible?

Answer:Can I use Local Account to log in but Microsoft Account for Store

I don't think you can do that. You need to be logged into your MS account to access the store.

Jeff

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Is there a way to download a Windows 10 app from Microsoft without having a Microsoft account? Al I need is the "XBOX Accessories" Windows 10 app to map out my xbox one controller and more importantly update the controller, but it seems I need to log in to download it which is ridiculous. I'd rather not have to sign up for an account that up to now I've never needed.

Answer:Download Windows 10 app from Microsoft without account?

You must sign in to store with a Microsoft account to be able to download apps. There's no way to go around it.

Creating a Microsoft account takes a minute. Just be sure that you do not accidentally switch your Windows 10 sign-in local user account to a Microsoft account, see this tutorial for instructions: Store - Use when Signing in to Windows 10 with Local Account - Windows 10 Forums

Kari

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Hi
I opened Microsoft Store today after a windows 10 App update for Microsoft Store =11712-1001-11-0., found I was logged in with my Microsoft Account, which I should not have been.

I signed out but when I open Microsoft Store i am signed in again with my Microsoft account..
Win 10 Pro version 1709 Build 16299.192

Edit The only other update I have done was KB4056892

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When i try and download apps from the store it makes me sign in with my Microsoft account.

For security reasons my Microsoft account is quite complicated

After i sign in with the Microsoft account the next time i start my computer i have to use the Microsoft password and because its so complicated that is just not practical.

Is there not a way i can access the store without this Microsoft account password

Answer:App store and Microsoft account

You need Gmail account to access play store likewise you need Microsoft account to access Microsoft Account. Though there is some work around but i would suggest you to Change your Password to something much less complicated but Strong.

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Hi there
I think with the impending release of Windows 8.1 those people who can't get enterprise via TechNet or work should also be allowed access to the relevant ISO download rather than have to set up an account with Ms and then use the wretched store to "Upgrade" even if it does a "New install".

What about people out there who don't necessarily even WANT Internet access on their machines --nothing wrong with Stand alone boxes for certain purposes -- for example even simple File and Print servers that don't need Internet access.

The idea of having to go through bells and whistles to set up Local accounts on windows 8.1 is nonsense. Also a lot of people often re-install Windows for all sorts of reasons --doing this from an ISO is far simpler than having to sort out downloads from the store --and what happens in any case if on the day you want to install Windows 8.1 you don't have Internet access for all sorts of reasons so you couldn't get to the stupid store even if you wanted to.

I'm not surprised changes are taking place at the top of Ms --otherwise it will sink faster than the Titanic.

Cheers
jimbo

Answer:To Microsoft: 8.1 ISO wanted no account via the store

This is more than your typical service pack or Windows update. Its a kernel change and a whole lot more. Upgrade installs almost always have issues. I'd just as soon go right to 8.1 on a reinstall.

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Hi! ^_^
I'll give you my experiences with the new Store for shorts:
Many of my friends and relatives are buying copies of Windows 10 and they wanted me to install it on their PCs with all the software they need. Everything went perfect until I had the great idea of login into the Store with my very own Microsoft account just to install a couple of Store apps they wanted me to install.
Now, my problem is that I have 5 different devices from different people with my Microsoft account saved. I mean, I went to the Store and logged out my account, but still it's showing when you want to login to another account and, if you click it, it logins into my account again without even requesting for a password!
I'm pretty concern about this problem because I don't want them to install new Store using my account by mistake since I would lost control of my account's library.
I hope you can help me with this riddle. Thanks in advance. :3

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Hi, I upgraded from Win 8.1 with a live id some weeks ago. In 8.1 I never used the store.
1. Any download I attempt from store => "Try again. Problem at our end'
2. I read that creating a new user account might be appropriate. But I can't do that. At one point I was asked to Verify my account.. but that failed. So I was prompted to change to a local account.
3. I can log in with my login details to MS Live.com
4. 'Add someone else to this PC' does nothing when clicked.
5. I am logged in as admin.

6. At "Your account" , logged in now as a local user, nothing happens if I click 'Sign in with a Microsoft account instead'
How can I set up a new user with a live login?

Thanks!

Answer:Can't add account or download from store- started with a live login

So, using msconfig and task manager, I've worked out it's some startup program that affects both the Store download check and the user account management. Having disabled most of my startup programs the system dialogues appear to work now. I guess it will just take time and patience to find out which of the small programs I've used for years interferes with these particular Settings and Store download dialogues.

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I am setting up my first Windows 10 computer, having been on Windows 7 for a number of years, and I have run into a problem with the Microsoft Store. I have never had a Microsoft account before but I decided to go with the flow and allow my user accounts to be Microsoft accounts rather than local accounts. But my admin account is strictly a local account.
I am setting up a new computer, so naturally I plan to install software from the admin account and then set user accounts to be able to use it. The Microsoft Store doesn't ask for an account until you select something to buy or download. So I selected a free app to download (Audiobooks from Audible, I think it was), and responded to the Choose an account prompt, while logged into my admin account, but I responded with my personal Microsoft account information. Seems to me that it asked me for account information twice, but I'm not positive. Anyway, the Store now seems to be somehow linked with my admin account and unavailable from my user account.
When I now bring up the Store from my admin account and select something to download, the "Choose an account" pop-up displays my Email address, which is the login for my Microsoft account, as used for my user account on this computer, PLUS an entry entitled "Microsoft account Outlook.com, hotmail, Live.com, MSN". Selecting the second choice asks me to enter the login info for a different Microsoft account, or to create a new account. OK, this makes... Read more

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When I bought my new laptop with Windows 8 preferred me to create a Microsoft Account and use it to sign each to access Windows. After doing some reading I understand it syncs things like personal settings such as wall paper, font etc. What else does it sync? For example it seems to automatically connect other Microsoft products to the Microsoft Account used to log in to Windows, for example it automatically signed in Onenote which now stores notes in the cloud.

Does signing through a Microsoft Account backup programs and data of other programs? For example if I installed Adobe Photoshop and created a image using it and had my laptop stolen, would it have automatically be saved to the cloud?
 

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I am setting up my first Windows 10 computer, having been on Windows 7 for a number of years, and I have run into a problem with the Microsoft Store. I have never had a Microsoft account before but I decided to go with the flow and allow my user accounts to be Microsoft accounts rather than local accounts. But my admin account is strictly a local account.
I am setting up a new computer, so naturally I plan to install software from the admin account and then set user accounts to be able to use it. The Microsoft Store doesn't ask for an account until you select something to buy or download. So I selected a free app to download (Audiobooks from Audible, I think it was), and responded to the Choose an account prompt, while logged into my admin account, but I responded with my personal Microsoft account information. Seems to me that it asked me for account information twice, but I'm not positive. Anyway, the Store now seems to be somehow linked with my admin account and unavailable from my user account.
When I now bring up the Store from my admin account and select something to download, the "Choose an account" pop-up displays my Email address, which is the login for my Microsoft account, as used for my user account on this computer, PLUS an entry entitled "Microsoft account Outlook.com, hotmail, Live.com, MSN". Selecting the second choice asks me to enter the login info for a different Microsoft account, or to create a new account. OK, this makes... Read more

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I am setting up my first Windows 10 computer, having been on Windows 7 for a number of years, and I have run into a problem with the Microsoft Store. I have never had a Microsoft account before but I decided to go with the flow and allow my user accounts to be Microsoft accounts rather than local accounts. But my admin account is strictly a local account.
I am setting up a new computer, so naturally I plan to install software from the admin account and then set user accounts to be able to use it. The Microsoft Store doesn't ask for an account until you select something to buy or download. So I selected a free app to download (Audiobooks from Audible, I think it was), and responded to the Choose an account prompt, while logged into my admin account, but I responded with my personal Microsoft account information. Seems to me that it asked me for account information twice, but I'm not positive. Anyway, the Store now seems to be somehow linked with my admin account and unavailable from my user account.
When I now bring up the Store from my admin account and select something to download, the "Choose an account" pop-up displays my Email address, which is the login for my Microsoft account, as used for my user account on this computer, PLUS an entry entitled "Microsoft account Outlook.com, hotmail, Live.com, MSN". Selecting the second choice asks me to enter the login info for a different Microsoft account, or to create a new account. OK, this makes... Read more

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Hi,

I use local accounts on my desktop. I do not want to use Microsoft Accounts.

However, I want to use the Store sometimes. From what I understand I can't just use my Microsoft login directly to get into the store. I have to change my desktop user login from a local one to a Microsoft Account login before I access the store. Am I correct?

If so, when I want to access the store, can I just change my user account type before using the store, then change it back to a local one immediately afterwards? Will changing my user account back to a local one completely disassociate my Microsoft Account from my PC?

Call me paranoid, but I just want to run Microsoft's operating system on my PC. I do not want to have Microsoft synching and otherwise 'controlling' my PC

Answer:Access store without microsoft account login

I don't think you need to change user account, I'm on my domain user account now, and if I remember well, the first time I go to the Store, it ask me a Microsoft account, I type the user and password of my Microsoft account in the pop up Windows that open and he never ask me again.

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Hello,

My problem is i think i have a buged micro. acc.
I already changed 4 time my password.
But my account will be corrupted few days to two weeks later.

Corrupted is what i call: Not possible to login with my Known password.
Password or email is invalid.

Off course resetting the password for my online account work, but it's the fourth time i have to do it.
I checked my activity, and only my ip is showing in two years or more .

So i'm sure it's not a security problem.
I don't use wifi.
If i manage my account i do it on a linux distrib.
And the new passwords are always different.

1: i'm using a fresh win 10 64 home install,
I have only games installed and not pirated one + updated drivers.
And a security suite.
I use emsisoft emergency kit, time to time to do an offline scan, and c cleaner without toolbar, just to clean temp files without reg cleaner.

2: I only use a signed account for windows store and one or two microsoft games that require it.

3: possible solution to not corrupt again my account:
I had to remove the login feature registering my mail in account settings pannel.
A nd log out from store at first.

4: The first time i had this problem, it was after login to micro. acc. to check windows store.
In years of use, i never encountered it with marketplace or windowslive.
5: This is the reason i will never use a global microsoft account as method to login with users to windows.

Do you have a solution ?
Is it a bug ?

Thanks a lot

Answer:Possible microsoft account corrupting itself at store login ?

Oh i forgot:

6: I use a pin auth when i need to manage account settings.
7: When i had to reset passwords, i could still use microsoft solitaire, mahjong, store.
8: If i loged out to those apps, and tryed to log in again with same password,
It was impossible: invalid password.

Should i delete my current account, and recreate it, in hope it will debug it ?
I don't care if i loose all my game progress or bought items from market place years ago if it can help to resolve the problem.

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Here is a teaser for the experts.

I recently purchased an MS Surface Book and cannot download anything from the MS Store. This came about after MS did a Win 10 upgrade from 1607 to 1703.

When I click on ?Get The App? it opens a splash screen showing the MS Shopping Bag logo but it closes within a second. It happens with any ?Get The App? button on any app download window. I have checked all the usual suspects as listed here.

I have restarted the laptop but that did not fix it.

I logged out and back in again and that did not fix it.

I tried WSRESET but that failed, the error said ??ms-windows-storePurgeCaches?the app did not start??.

I opened Control Panel then under ?System and Security?, I clicked on ?Fix Problems with Windows Update? and let it run. That did not fix it.

I tried resetting Windows Update by turning off Windows Update in services, renaming the Software Distribution folder, then restarting Windows Update in Services but that did not work either.

I have tried logging using both my MS account ID and Password and also Locally, but neither of these allow downloads.

I tried using Edge, IE and Chrome, downloads did not work.

Any other downloads I try NOT from the MS store all work OK.

I did an on-line chat with MS and gave the tech control of my laptop. He tried all the things that I tried but he could not fix the problem either.

He opened a Ticket for me, the number is 13954952690 but when I checked yesterday the ticket was closed, Grrr?.

The tech also ... Read more

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Posting here to help others hopefully spend less time figuring this out.
 
I had some issues where remote desktop stopped working.  I could connect, but it would not accept my username password.  Everything looked OK...the user had access, remote desktop was enabled, etc.  It turns out that Windows 10 merged my local computer account with my Microsoft account.  It resulted in Store errors ("Something went wrong on our end") and Remote Desktop not accepting my password.  I tried using my local password, my Microsoft password, etc.  Nothing worked.  I tried changing my username...had to restore the system since it fully deleted it after letting me change it.  I gave up Googling for the remote desktop and decided to test with the Windows Remote Desktop app in the Store to see if it was the iOS version.  I got the store error and went on a tangent trying to resolve that.  Lo and behold, I discovered the fix here that resolved both issues:
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-win_upgrade/getting-error-message-try-again-later-something/c59e1d32-e979-4906-ae8b-85396d51480b?page=2
 
 
In the end, the simple solution is to make the account a local account. You'll have to sign back into your Microsoft account again, but RD and the Store both work great!
 
-etavares

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When I try to install a game from the Microsoft store on my laptop, it fails, tells me to check my network connection even though my connection is fine, then gives me an error code: 0x800704C6. Would like help!
 

Answer:Microsoft store download problem

Are trying to do this with a MS account or a local one?
 

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after setting up my htc 8s. I can not download apps from Microsoft Store. That i must have to input my windows activation code before proceeding.
My location is Nigeria.
Please help. Its urgent.

Answer:I can not download apps from microsoft store using my htc 8s

Hi! You sound desperate! Here's a video about setting up your htc 8s.
Hope this helps! Maybe other members will reply latter!

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I am from India.
I used to connect to store at beginning.
But to avail Cortana in India, i made some changes in keyboard, speech, region and language settings as shown in some youtube video.
And apps now cannot be installed now showing error "Microsoft account services are currently unavailable."
I read somewhere on internet that this error is caused due to region settings, and i have tried various combinations of settings, but none worked. Unfortunately, I forgot to keep note of what the default settings were.
So now I am trying to back my phone up and want to do hard reset.
But Backup also giving error (at 96% only) "Connection to server is lost."

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Hello,

Title says it all really...

Downloaded & Installed 1709 recently (took hooooours...) and realised some time later browsing MSN News that any subject which has a video will not play - it just shows a white screen. Ran DISM and SFC to no avail. This of course may have nothing to do with 1709...

Then I thought - hey let's uninstall and re-install a nice new copy from the App Store...

Bad move !!!

The uninstalling went well - well I presume so - I've been trying for a few days to download but have had no luck.

In the store I search for MSN News, click on 'get the app' it then tells me 'you own this product' (???). I click on install and it 'looks' as if it's downloading but I quickly get the message error 'couldn't install, we'll try later' The rrror code is: 0x80240013.

A bit more information that might help. I've downloaded a couple of other apps from the Store and all goes well. Also YouTube videos play normally as do videos from such places as the Daily Express (!!!).

This leads me think that the problem lies with the app and /or the store ? The 'you own this product' intrigues me though.

Thank you...

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Hello,
I have been using Windows 10 for just over a year (a recent convert from mac OS). i hope you guys can help me out.

I recently got infected with 3 trojans. Bitdefender picked them, quarantined them but after every reboot they came back. So I downloaded Malwarebytes which not only quarantined them effectively but also identified several more that bitdefender had not picked up. Now every thing is fine except for the following issues:

I cannot log on to microsoft account, cannot open store, use cortana, edge does not open, and weather app and Xbox do not open. I gave microsoft remote access but after several hours they came to the conclusion that system restore is the only option. Id like to avoid that since then I will loose my MS Office for which i dont have the original key anymore.

I have myself tried almost every trick mentioned on the internet - powershell, sfc/scannow but to no avail. If I create amother user, I can logon to my microsoft account from settings but store, edge, cortana, weather, xbox still do not open. Disabling malewarebytes, bitdefender or Zonealarm firewall do not help either.

I thought id post the Malewarebytes quarantine file here to see which registry key is causing this. I deleted the quarantined files so unfortunately cannot restore. Please any help will be appreciated. Thanks

-Scan Details-
Process: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Module: 1
Trojan.Agent.Generic, C:\PROGRAMDATA\1a5y2r3\1a5y2r3.dll, Quarantine... Read more

Answer:Cannot login to Microsoft account, cortana, open edge, weather, store

Hi mab5555 and welcome to Ten Forums.

Maybe some expert will comment on that infections later. But with mess like this clean install is almost always best solution.
If Office key is only drawback, try Speccy or Belarc advisor they usually provide original keys of installed software.

One thing I don't quite get... System restore is like system backup and Office should stay intact, but it is difficult to predict exact time of infection and pick correct restore point.

Other possible solution is so called inplace upgrade (tutorial link). Download ISO of Windows 10 from MS site and let the setup run. ISO should be of the same language as your current install.

If you want to be able to restore your current Windows install (if anything get lost) make a system backup with Macrium reflect free.

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After logging out of my Microsoft account on my PC to being a local user (Windows 8), the following apps have stopped working:
PC Settings, Store, Solitaire Collection.
Anyone have an idea what is going on?

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THis is crazy and very frustrating. I can't change anything in my microsoft settings
 

Answer:Momentary freezing every 12 seconds or so , cant access microsoft account setting or store

Hello,

When this started to happen?
 

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Users are now redirected to Microsoft Store from WindowsPhone when browsing for Apps or Games. In the earlier windowsphone site we had option to download the xap file for offline installation. This option is not seen on the new microsoft store when we go to the app.

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Well I use groove music to play my offline music but it lacks an equalizer and lyrics support so I was wondering If there is anybody who can suggest 5 great looking and feature rich free offline music players in the store or conventional music players if the interface is modern.

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Like the title states; isnt there a way to download new apps without having to create a microsoft account?

Answer:download apps w/out microsoft account

Hello Matt,

I'm afraid not. The Store requires you to sign in to it with a Microsoft account to be able to download and install apps from.

If you like, you can still sign in to Windows with a local account, and only be signed in to the Store with a Microsoft account to download and install your apps.

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html

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I bought a new computer with Windows 8 preloaded, and really like the way it works, but when I first set up the computer as administrator, I by-passed the prompt to set up a hotmail e-mail account, thinking I could do this later.
Do I have to create this e-mail account to be able to download apps from the App Store? If so, what do I do to get it done?

Answer:Need to set up a Microsoft account so I can download apps

Yes you need a Microsoft account to be able to download apps from the Store. If you have ever used Hotmail, Windows Live, Xbox Live, Windows Messenger then you already have a Microsoft account and can use that information.

Microsoft Account - Switch to in Windows 8

To begin with press the WindowsKey+I to bring up the settings pane and click Change PC Settings at the bottom.
Then click Users
You should see a "Switch to a Microsoft account" button underneath your username.
You'll be asked to confirm your current password, if you didn't create one just hit enter.

If you have an account already you can put in the address here, if not at the bottom you should see a "Sign up for a new email address" link so click that and create an account.

Once you have created the Microsoft account and set it up in Windows, that email address and password will become your new login info for Windows.

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TLDR: 5.4.0f3-HTP download Assistant can't download Windows Store .NET Scripting backend. FILE CORRUPTION, Manual downloading .NET scripting backed receive 404 error
Hi developers, so I was trying to follow the tutorial provided by the hololens academy, and I encounter a few problems. I would like to explain and walk through my experience.
So I downloaded all required files as documented (hololens SDK, emulator etc.), and when I download the HTP (hololens technical preview), I am successful at downloading the unity.exe but the file for .NET scipting is corrupted. So I ignored the error, thinking i can just manually download the window store module later.
While I was working on Hello World, I was instructed to go to the build setting and export it through Window Store, which I fail at doing so due to the corrupted files. There was a button for "downloading the window module" which ends up a 404 error page.
***the following are just my problem solving afterwards**
So I try to download 5.4.X version of unity trying to solve my problem without using the HTP, which you guess it, it does not support window holographic. I am fustrated and I do not know what to do now.

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Morning,My proble is that I registered in HP store with my university account but I need to have a student account.If I try to register or log in in the HP store for student I am given an error by the page.

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Morning,My problem is that I registered in HP store with my university e-mail address but I need astudent HP store account.If I try to register or log in in the HP store for student I am given an error by the page.

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Morning,My problem is that I registered in HP store with my university e-mail address but I need a student HP store account.If I try to register or log in in the HP store for student I am given an error by the page.

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Windows phone, Nokia Lumia will not let me delete email Hotmail.com account, to add it again. Last updated 2 months ago. It listed a missed item that "This event couln't be updated on server". I have tried changingnserver to m.hotmail.com, instead of default blu02-m.hotmail.com. Tried checking off Sync to email, and turning it on again, all not working. Same message Windows account Not Up to date.

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couldn't remember the password so am stuck, face book, wattsapp not working. I created a new account still couldn't update or install.

Answer:microsoft account password did not allow me download or update

You could have just reset the password of the old account?
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My nan recently got a Nokia Lumia and signed into Microsoft using her iCloud address. We tried to verify the email and nothing worked. When we press next the settings page just returns to the start of the process and no email appeared. We clicked the typo option and it said that there was a temporary issue.
drive. google. com/file/d/0B1AarIDWEcOpQUFTblFOTjdtTHc/view?usp=sharing

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I don't have the password for it and no matter what I do, it always asks me for the password when I update apps. I don't know the password. (Someone helped me set it up ages ago and I can't remember the correct password.)

Answer:How do I change the microsoft account email needed to download apps?

Can't you just reset it?

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I opened my microsoft account while starting my lumia730 for first time.Initially I could download app without providing account name and password.Now it is asking for password while i try to download any app.I have forgot my password.I have never used this account for any purpose.How can I retrieve my account password?

Answer:Lost my microsoft account password and so unable to download any app.How to retrieve it?

Sign-in and password problems - Outlook.com Help
Only way.

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I also went to xbox site . what else do I need to do for my son can download games on this phone.

Answer:I setup the family plan and the Microsoft account, is there anything else I need to do so my son can download games onto his phone?

Does he have his own outlook account (that will allow his phone to backup and be seperate from yours setup wise). Did you setup a payment option under his outlook? Once this is done it should work.

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Hi

With Windows 8.1 Update, I use some local account.

When I log on to one of them, I open the "Microsoft Store" app and I access through a Microsoft account.

At this point, I noticed that my local account is completely switched to the Microsoft account. How come? How do I prevent this?

Thanks

Bye

Answer:The "Microsoft Store" app and local account

The account should never switch itself..

You would have to sign up with an email, your name, birthday, etc. Without that information it wouldn't make a Microsoft account. But, in order to download apps from the Store, you are required to use a Microsoft account. The only exception I've seen is the 8.1 update from the Store. You can download that using a Local account.

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Hi

With Windows 8.1 Update, I use some local account.

When I log on to one of them, I open the "Microsoft Store" app and I access through a Microsoft account.

At this point, I noticed that my local account is completely switched to the Microsoft account. How come? How do I prevent this?

Thanks

Bye

Answer:The "Microsoft Store" app and local account

Hello Balubeto,

The Store requires that you are signed in with a Microsoft account to install anything from the Store.

You switched your local account to be a Microsoft account instead of "sign into each app separately instead" to only add your Microsoft account.

If you like, you can switch it back to a local account using the tutorial below.
Local Account - Switch to in Windows 8
The only way to prevent this would be to use step 5 in the tutorial below for a local account, or continue to use a Microsoft account.
Windows Store - Sign in with Different Microsoft Account in Windows 8
Hope this helps.

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It says that the user ID or Password is invalid but when I use the same user ID and Password on the Microsoft webcite, it signs me in. Please help.

Answer:Windows Store App will not let me add a new account.

That's odd. I can logon to my laptop with either my local account, or my Microsoft account, and when I click on the Store, it doesn't ask for a username/password. I would try resetting your Microsoft password; that should fix the problem.

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I have had this new computer for a couple of weeks and have not been able to install anything in the Windows store. I get the message that so many others have: Your purchase could not be completed----. I believe I have tried every fix viewed on this board and elsewhere. The one thing I have not been able to try is to sign into the Store with a different account. While in the Store I click on Settings, then on My Account. Sign In appears. When I click on it, it appears to respond then nothing happens. I have reset my Microsoft Account, ran the App Troubleshooter, reset the app (WSRESET.EXE), ran the Windows Update troubleshooter, and many other suggested fixes. Maybe if I could sign into the Store and add a different account, that would fix it. Thanks for any help.

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It says that the user ID or Password is invalid but when I use the same user ID and Password on the Microsoft webcite, it signs me in. Please help.

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Pressing sign in in the Windows Store, an empty "Choose account" window appears, there is nothing to select, no MS account option.

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When I click on Windows Store it loads and stays on for about 20 seconds, then it closes, no matter what I do. I thought the November update would fix it but it hasn't. I have tried everything I can find on the net, such as reinstalling with Powershell and also deleting the cache folder. I have just installed everything on my PC after a fresh install, which took me a while as I have a lot of software, but only tested the store afterwards to find it doesn't work. This is really annoying as it would mean using reset which wipes all the software I have just installed.

However I did find that when I created another user account, Store works in that. So I was wondering if there is any way to copy data from there to my other user account to make Store work ? Does this help anyone diagnose the possible problem ? Also if needed could I order stuff in the other user account and use it in my main one ?

Any help appreciated, thanks !

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Hi All,

Here's my Windows 8 Annoyance.

Two MASSIVE klunkers for Windows 8. One on the desktop the other on Surface.
Windows WIPED my computers account and I can?t even use my own computer. How did this happen?
I went to download a program to unzip a rar file and went to the store. The store wanted me to sign in with my account. It asked if I wanted to replace my existing account. I prompted no.
So I created a new account and logged into that, just to go to the store. But I still couldn?t get the rar file, because it wanted more privileges. No harm I thought, I?ll just download it the old fashioned way from the web.
So what happens next? I log out of my account and it?s GONE!!
Not only that, but I can?t get to anything, I can?t even back up my files. It asks for administrative privileges, and of course I don?t have any.

As if that wasn?t bad enough.
I bought a Surface RT for my company. My boss wanted it, so I gave it to him and bought another one.
I couldn?t start using it because it wanted an email authentication and of course I don?t have email because that?s what the RT?s job is. So I need RT to get my email, but RT won?t let me in without email. Ironic. Thankfully I got around that little "we can't let you in unless you're in" scenario.

But it gets worse.

Once I got home it AUTOMATICALLY logged into my home WiFi.

This is a BRAND NEW SYSTEM, which KNOWS my WiFi password.

I don?t remember givin... Read more

Answer:Anyone else had their Windows 8 account wiped after using the store?

I found out what the problem was. It shows "Other" as an alternative login. Then when logging in you don't just use the username but the pcname\username.
 

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When I click on Windows Store it loads and stays on for about 20 seconds, then it closes, no matter what I do. I thought the November update would fix it but it hasn't. I have tried everything I can find on the net, such as reinstalling with Powershell and also deleting the cache folder. I have just installed everything on my PC after a fresh install, which took me a while as I have a lot of software, but only tested the store afterwards to find it doesn't work. This is really annoying as it would mean using reset which wipes all the software I have just installed.

However I did find that when I created another user account, Store works in that. So I was wondering if there is any way to copy data from there to my other user account to make Store work ? Does this help anyone diagnose the possible problem ? Also if needed could I order stuff in the other user account and use it in my main one ?

Any help appreciated, thanks !

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as you can with google play and amazon app store
this is for Windows 10 Apps
where you do not have to use a credit card

Answer:Can you add money to a Windows store account??

Purchase gift cards to add to your Wallet. Any Microsoft branded gift card will work in the Windows and Windows Phone Stores, including Xbox gift cards.

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Can I login just to the store without adding my windows live account to the device?

I don't want to login to my PC with my Microsoft account, but I do want to be able to get my copy of Minecraft for Windows 10
 

Answer:Windows 10 Store Question (Account)

Yes, you can. That's one of the best things about 10, unlike with 8, they allow you to sign into all of the apps separately from your PC account.

Be careful though because when I signed into Mail with my outlook.com MSA it automatically converted me to MSA PC sign in. I had to go into settings and revert to a Local account.
 

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tried download app onto edge but am getting only "pending" notification.. yet apps downloaded yesterday without glitch. whats causing this?

what? no help yet? I guess ill have to ask elsewhere.

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I was using my wrong account on the windows 10 store and I want to change it to another account but there is no 'Log Out' button, someone help please!

Answer:How do you logout or change account on Windows 10 store?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I was using my wrong account on the windows 10 store and I want to change it to another account but there is no 'Log Out' button, someone help please! Not sure there is a way, but you might want to try to reset the Store Cache. Maybe that will work?

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I was having issues in my original Windows Account where I was unable to use the search bar, windows button, or store, so I got advice to create a new account on my computer. I did, and the search bar and windows button now work. I copied my files from my old account to my new one, but I do not have the Windows 10 Store. When I try to download something, it says I need a new app: ms_windows_store.

If this helps, under This PC > OS (C:) > Users, I was able to see that under my new account, there are 6,000 less files even though I copied and pasted them all.

So my question is twofold, how do I get Windows 10 Store back, and when can I delete the files from my old account (I just doubled everything).

Thanks in advance.

Answer:After creating new account, Windows 10 Store disappeared

Try and re register the windows store. https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/8...dows-10-a.html .

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I am trying to add a secondary e-mail account to the Windows 10 Store, so that I may continue with my purchases I have made with Microsoft before. However, every time I try to add the e-mail, it keeps coming up with an error message saying that it doesn't support joining Azure AD. Let me reiterate that I do not have an account with Azure AD and never have done. Is there any way I can get around this problem?

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I used a local account, not my Microsoft account, when signing into my computer when it had Windows 8.1, and that's also the case after installing Windows 10.

When I try to sign into the Windows Store with my MS account, I get a message that says "sign into this device for a highly personalized experience" and a prompt to enter my password again.

Below that is a link that says "sign in to just this app", and below that it says "Next time you sign into Windows you'll use your Microsoft account."

OK, maybe just me, but this is confusing. So which option do I go with if I want to continue signing into my computer with a local account, and just sign into each app separately with a MS account, or not at all if I choose? Thanks.

Answer:Local account and signing into Windows Store

You naturally need to select Sign in to just for this app instead if you want to continue using your local account to sign in to Windows and only need to sign in to Store. Entering your password and clicking Next in this dialog will convert your complete local account to a Microsoft account.

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Hi,

Hope somebody can advise me on this issue

I have Windows 8 installed on a local account and wish to sign in from my Microsoft Account but only as & when required not all of the time. Shawn's tutorial "How to Sign in with a Different Microsoft Account to the Store in Windows 8" covers the procedure which should apply.

Attempting this offers only the "Sign In" button however once clicked the spinning circle appears for a fleeting second before the pointer is returned to the button once more, further attempts loopback in the same manner.

I can only surmise that this is happening because I have undertaken a customised install using Kari's excellent tutorial "How to Relocate User Profiles to another Partition or Disk in Windows 8" where the User Profile concerned is "D:\User" and not "C:\Users\User" this being my longstanding preference from previous Windows installs from XP to 7.

I have tried the mklink /j route (suggested by other users on the forum) to link both C:\Users\User and D:\Users\User with D:\User but with no success.

Is there a registry key containing the profile path which is used by the store sign in which requires modifying to my customised path of D:\User??

.....or is something else amiss??

Many thanks in advance,

PC Pilot

Answer:Windows Store will not allow Sign In from Local Account

I don't know, I have a local account and can access the store just fine after entering my MS account credentials.. not sure what the problem is, but it does work.

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Can't connect to Microsoft services to change local account to Microsoft account in windows 8?

Answer:change local account to Microsoft account in windows 8

Is this how you are doing it?
Windows 8 How To: Switch Between Windows Accounts and Local Accounts ClickHere

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I've created a dummy email account for outlook but little did I know the microsoft email links to the Windows 10.Now I cannot reset my password + I don't know the password and I'm locket out of Windows 10. I've installed Windows 7 and I can access the win10 files.Is there a way I can fix this?
Thanks in advance

Answer:Windows 10 Microsoft Account replaced the local account

Hi Winexe,

If you don?t know the password you assigned to it, that Microsoft Account will forever hold your local account locked.

Luckily, your dual boot setup can save you here. You might not be able to login to your account again but you can recover your files and settings easily enough by activating the builtin Administrator account on the Windows 10 portion and using that account to access your files and delete the secured Microsoft Account.

Boot into Windows 7.Locate and delete ?\Windows\System32\sethc.exe? on the Windows 10 file system.Make a copy of ?\Windows\System32\cmd.exe? (on the Windows 10 file system) and rename it to ?sethc.exe?.Boot into Windows 10.On the user logon screen, press the shift key 5 times in succession. A Command Prompt should open on the logon screen.Enter net user Administrator /active into this Command Prompt.Reboot and at the login screen the Administrator account will become available.
You can now use this Administrator account to recover your files under ?C:\Users?.

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Having successfully changed from Windows 7 to Windows 10 & set up a local account all is fine. but now i want to set up a Microsoft account & all ways into doing it are blocked. by that i mean when you go to user account via control panel & click onto make changes to my account in pc settings, i am directed to accounts then try to click on sign in with a Microsoft account instead. a dark grey window opens & closes immediately. i can't get past this point.
can anyone help please. thanks in anticipation.

Answer:Cannot create or set up Microsoft account over local account in Windows 10

Please see if running the Microsoft Accounts Troubleshooter helps you.

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Hello.

Since I bought this computer, I've had issues. I started by creating a user with my personal email address, but then thought I wanted it for work so I deleted the Microsoft account associated with that email and created another with my work email. However, I've noticed that some of the apps aren't working correctly and needed to use my personal email again. For awhile, Microsoft accounts wouldn't allow deleted accounts from coming back but it appears it's working now.
So, now I have a Microsoft account with my personal email address but the primary user on my PC is still associated with the work Microsoft account. I can't find a way to change this and it's causing problems since that email doesn't exist anymore. Is there any way to change the Microsoft account that's associated with a single user?
The only other thing I could think of would be to create a new user, promote to admin, and swap everything over manually before completely removing the user associated with my old work email. I tried this, but when attempting to log into the new user it says "cannot login, please visit accounts.live.com to fix the issue". However, whenever I go there and log into the new users account, there's no instruction on what to do or any indication that there's something wrong.
So, I need to be able to do one of two things:
1) Switch the Microsoft account associated with the primary user on this PC or,
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Answer:Windows 8 User Account/Microsoft Account Issues...

As far as the Metro Apps go, I'd try uninstalling them and then reinstalling them.

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this problem has been going for 2 days now when I choose an app its just says pending. I have check the firewall and everything seems to be fine.

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my windows 10 store was working fine then about 2 weeks ago it stopped showing me the install button, so I couldn't download anything. I restarted my computer and the button came back but now its been 3 or 4 days and all it will show me is starting download but wont download, it also will let me search for updates but I left it sitting and it just keeps loading. I have updated my computer and restarted it a number of times and still nothing. I go to my start buton on my pc and delete the installing app but it doesn't change anything in my store is still says starting download, and will not install on my pc. when I restart the pc it comes back to my start menu. I don't know what's going on or exactly what to do.

Answer:Why won't my Windows 10 store download anything?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question my windows 10 store was working fine then about 2 weeks ago it stopped showing me the install button, so I couldn't download anything. I restarted my computer and the button came back but now its been 3 or 4 days and all it will show me is starting download but wont download, it also will let me search for updates but I left it sitting and it just keeps loading. I have updated my computer and restarted it a number of times and still nothing. I go to my start buton on my pc and delete the installing app but it doesn't change anything in my store is still says starting download, and will not install on my pc. when I restart the pc it comes back to my start menu. I don't know what's going on or exactly what to do. Have you tried signing out and signing back in?

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I can't get any apps to download from the windows store

Answer:Why can't I download from the Windows store?

What it is showing when you try downloading?

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It just says pending it won't download

Answer:My windows store will not let me download anything what do i do?

Mobile/Desktop? If desktop, run App Troubleshooter. If mobile, try another network connection. Or cancel and uninstall and try and reinstall.

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The title sums my problem up

bought new pc with windows 8.0 installed

Answer:Can't download windows 8.1 from store

Take a look at the TIP's in this tutorial:
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...1-preview.html

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I purchased a Inspiron 17 7737 directly from dell.com on 12/5/2013.  It was delivered on 12/182013.  It had Windows 8 as the operating system.  I had assumed that it would have the latest version of Windows when it arrived since 8.1 had been issued in October. I opened the Store app and the upgrade to Windows 8.1 was not available to me.  I understood that this was a problem for others and did not pursue it further at that time.  I was out of town for 2 weeks in January and did not use the laptop during that 2 week period.  When I returned, I opened the Store and found prominently placed the invitation to the free upgrade to 8.1. I was signed in using the Administrator account and when I hit the download button for 8.1. I was given the message "You need to use an account with Administrator privileges to install Windows 8.1, try logging in with the user account of an administrator of this PC and try update again".  I verified that my account had Administrator privileges and tried again and got the same message. I created another user account and gave it administrator privileges and tried the download again signed in on that account and got the same message.  I called technical support and for over 5 hours over 2 different days, the technician attempted to resolve the issue by uninstalling and reinstalling Windows updates. When that failed to resolve the problem, he "refreshed" my PC which, I understood put it back to ... Read more

Answer:Store does not recognize my Administrator User account when attempting to upgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1

You are not alone. Several have had the same problem with no resolution. I think it has something funny to do with the User Accounts. Making a second account with admin privleges doesn't work. I would try to reinstall the OS from the hidden image and try again. A Refresh like Dell tried will not do the trick, as it retains much of the data from before the Refresh; you need a clean start. Don't do anything witht the Admin Account other than let Windows set it up and set your password. All updates need to be installed before the upgrade will show in the Store. I have upgraded five Win 8 installations and have had zero problems.

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If someone really wants the high end $2179 version of the Lenovo Helix, and lives near a physical Microsoft Store, you might stop by and check the price. While it is on sale for $1799 on the web site, it was marked at either $1399 or $1499 in the Scottsdale store. Sorry, I didn't pay too much attention, hence the statement it was one of those two prices. It, however, was certainly not a typo since all three demos had the same sales tag and they were definitely all the high end model.

Answer:Lenovo Helix i7, 8GB, 256GB Microsoft Store In-Store Price Discount

That's a nice discount!

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I have not found anything like my problem on any forum or thread. In my Administrator Account the Windows Store opens and I can install Apps. I expected those same Apps I just installed to appear in my User Account, they did not. Both my Admin and User accounts are Microsoft accounts.

In my User Account my Windows Store will not open (see image 1 below). I tried to use Command Prompt - Admin to run WSReset.exe (see image 2 below).
Then I tried to use a .bat file to re-register Windows Store (guess what? yeah see image 3 below).

I ran SFC /SCANNOW in both my Admin and USER accounts. No problems were found in either account. I noticed SFC ran in less than 30 minutes in my Admin account, but SFC took just over TWO HOURS to run in my User account.

My only idea at this point is to DELETE my User account and reinstall it. I thought I might reach out for other suggestions before doing that.

All replies are appreciated.

Answer:Problems in User Account, not appearing in Admin Account (store, sfc)

I should think you could delete it for it sounds corrupted.

User Account - Delete in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

User Account - Add in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

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OK, I've been sitting on a Win 8 Pro upgrade since last year when I bought the ridiculously cheap upgrade for future use. I installed Windows 8 Pro last week to upgrade my Win 7 machine. Some things are different, and take getting used to, but, overall, I am enjoying what it brings. However, after an automated upgrade the other day, I came to my PC with a need to login in. I noticed that it wants to login into my Microsoft account (which is fine for the Outlook.com email and the apps via the app store), but it no longer has a PC account for which I have, and need, a different password. I now have to login to my home server and resave my credentials.
Too me, this is a problem. Apparently, from what I have seen (PLEASE...if there is a way around this...let me know!) this is to facilitate the logging in to the app store. This is absurd. I have a separate password for my Microsoft account for a reason. If someone in my family needs to login to my PC, which I have generally allowed on my account (for simplicity sake), I have to fork over a password that I do not want to share. I don't understand why MS can't simply disable app store, outlook email, and restricted app access to the PC until a separate login occurs for those.
Anyone with any insight into why this is and if this is the same in 8.1, including any workarounds, would be greatly appreciated. I really don't want to have to create another account on my PC, and then manage it, just to keep my passwords separate like this. I... Read more

Answer:Windows 8 Login PC Account vs Microsoft Account

You can set up a local account for other people and also set up Family Safety to restrict access. Windows 8: Create User Accounts (Local)Windows 8: Set up Family Safety (Local Account)Create a user account - Microsoft Windows Help

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Hi everyone !

Looking at your security config I saw that some /many of you use a local account on Windows .

I open this thread to ask you why ? For security ? Is there any difference regarding security ?
I added a poll so you can select what you use

Looking forward to hearing from you .
 

Answer:Microsoft Account vs Local Account - Windows 10

HI !

A good explanations of the differences :
Should you use a local or a Microsoft account in Windows 10?
 

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Good morning everybody,

First i'm sorry if I do some mistakes .. I'm france and i'm not fluent in english

I need your help on this thread for multiple reasons :

- I've just finished to install my new Computer (by myself) and i've installed Windows 10 on it

- I received a code by email to download a game (Gears of war 4) but the game is just too heavy for my internet connection (73GO)

- My download speed is around 400 ko/s .. so it's very low and for this game I'll need 5 days haha

That's why i want to ask if it's possible to connect my Windows store account on a friends Computer who get a better connection than mine, download the game on it, and after, transferred the whole files on an External Hard Drive, plug in on my Pc, paste the files and install

Let me know if it's possible.. Because I want also buy Fora Horizon 3 on Windows Store... 50GO is pretty big tho

Thank you !

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One is by Mobile Nations and the other is by Jay Bennett...

Answer:There are two of your apps in the Windows Store, which one should I download?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question One is by Mobile Nations and the other is by Jay Bennett... The one by Jay Bennett is the app for Windows 8.1, which doesn't get any updates. The Mobile Nations app is the new one that gets updates. You can download either one, but I recommend the Mobile Nations app.

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I'd click the icon next to the search bar and click Sign In. Afterwards i'd select my account and then gray window would appear then disappear and that's it. Nothing else would happen. Same thing happens when i tried downloading apps. I'd hit Get App then the gray window would appear then disappear and the page would just reload itself. I've recently also been having an issue where Microsoft Edge would close immediately close after i open it. Not sure if the issues are related. Here's an image of what occurs:



I've tried wsreset but that didnt work. Anyone know how to fix?

Answer:Can't log in or download apps in Windows Store

Have you tried:

1. Press the Win+R keys to open the Run dialog.

2. Type WSReset.exe, and click/tap on OK.

?

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Is anyone getting an 0x80240438 error or a you are not connected to the internet error when you try to download or update any apps on windows 8/8.1/10tp? I've got 4 devices all working properly except for this error. I already ran wsreset.exe and rebooted the machines. Issue persists. Called Microsoft and they said to do a system restore which, according to Microsoft forums, doesn't resolve the issue.
Thoughts?

Answer:Windows store app download errors

I've been having the same problems today as well. Windows Phone works, not Windows 8

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I just got Lenovo ideapad 110 and I opened it up, waited for everything to install etc. But I went onto the store and (I think this might be the root of the problem) it wouldn't sign in to my account, giving me an error message ("error please try to sign in later"). I then tried to install apps without signing in and when I attempted to sign in after clicking download it gave me the same error message.

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all other internet connections are fine. when I download an app from windows store - says internet is too slow!

Answer:Why can't I download apps from the Windows store?

While this isn't always a fun response - be patient and try again.
There could many reasons for this happening to you as there are many factors at play when you click that download button. Perhaps there are a millions of other users all trying to download that app at the same time. Perhaps the servers in-between you and said app are in maintenance and are slowing things down. There could be a lot of traffic your neighborhood at the moment you clicked download. The ISP you use could throttle that particular network node.
If the apps aren't downloading, just try again in a few minutes or a few hours. Things will probably be very different.

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I just got a laptop with a 128GB SSD. I started to download apps off the store right away. I saw Disney infinity 3.0 which looked awesome and hit download, I left my laptop to download everything and when I came back I saw that Disney Infinity was 14 GB and almost 6 GB was downloaded. I needed my space back so I immediately canceled the download. But after I clicked on download just to see if it completely went away, it continued where it was cancelled. I want it and it's half downloaded data to go away as I think its filling up my drive. Do half downloaded apps take up space? How can I fully remove it. I have continued the download in the hope that if I complete it then Uninstall it, it will go away completely.

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I am running Win 10 and went to the apps store to download the free SCAN app so that I could use my scanner. The app is in the que, but when I try to download it, I get error ox80072EFE. What does this mean and how can I get the app downloaded?

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I just upgraded from 8.1, to windows 10 today.

Everything seems fine at the moment, except when I open the store, and try to download an app, I go to the page and it gives me this constant 'loading sign'.

It doesn't seem to end, and I don't see any option to download my app/game.

Can anyone help?

Answer:Windows 10 Store Doesn't Let Me Download Anything

Have you done all the updates also it can take some time for everything to load in store, it took 2 hours on my laptop to be fully up and running, also I see by your post it has added some.

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I am updated and logged in on Windows 10... It will not let me download any game or app!! Help please!! Thank you :)

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Has anybody been able to download any apps from the Windows 10 Store in the last few days? I've tried the last several days and I keep getting:
"Try that again. Something happened on our end. Waiting a bit might help."
I've even tried using my hotspot connection, but to no avail.
The store loads fine, just can't download any apps.
I'm using a Surface Pro, production build.

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Good morning everybody,

First i'm sorry if I do some mistakes .. I'm france and i'm not fluent in english

I need your help on this thread for multiple reasons :

- I've just finished to install my new Computer (by myself) and i've installed Windows 10 on it

- I received a code by email to download a game (Gears of war 4) but the game is just too heavy for my internet connection (73GO)

- My download speed is around 400 ko/s .. so it's very low and for this game I'll need 5 days haha

That's why i want to ask if it's possible to connect my Windows store account on a friends Computer who get a better connection than mine, download the game on it, and after, transferred the whole files on an External Hard Drive, plug in on my Pc, paste the files and install

Let me know if it's possible.. Because I want also buy Fora Horizon 3 on Windows Store... 50GO is pretty big tho

Thank you !

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well i had this twice and once it worked with one app then when i tried downloading another app it stuck on queue like before how do i fix this

Answer:Why can't I download apps in the Windows store?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question well i had this twice and once it worked with one app then when i tried downloading another app it stuck on queue like before how do i fix this try restarting your device and trying again
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As of a few days a ago, when trying to install apps from the Windows Store, they all seem to fail. The progress bar shows the app downloading fine. When it finishes, I get an error saying: "We can't find the app. The error code is 0x80070002 in case you need it." This happens with every app I try. When the latest preview build came out I installed it but the error continues. I can not find any working solutions.

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I have rebooted many times. I have windows 10.

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Hi,
I bought a Dell inspiron I15RV laptop 2 years ago.
It had windows 8, i upgraded to windows 8.1. The store was working fine. I was able to download apps and games. But unfortunately, few months ago my store stopped working. I tried almost everything but reset the computer. I did the wsreset.exe, sfc /scannow, restart the pc, etc but those didn't fix the issue. Even when I went to microsoft forums, the webpage does not load properly. I thought upgrading to Windows 10 home might fix the issue. So I upgraded. But still, the issue is persisting and I'm unable to download apps and games from windows app store. And also the microsoft forum pages don't load properly. I am attaching some screenshots so that you guys can understand it better.
One more thing, I have waited like 3 hours and it is still showing 0.0 mb downloaded in the app store.

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