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Why dont all my Apps show on Chrome Webpage, when I press Apps at top

Question: Why dont all my Apps show on Chrome Webpage, when I press Apps at top

When I click Apps at top left in Chrome it brings up a page of just Googles own Apps.
Not ones I have installed too, including Pinterest, Videostream, Chromecast, Send by Email and more.
Should it not show all my Apps?
Wanted to add Videostream in particular.

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Answer: Why dont all my Apps show on Chrome Webpage, when I press Apps at top

Originally Posted by JO69


When I click Apps at top left in Chrome it brings up a page of just Googles own Apps.
Not ones I have installed too, including Pinterest, Videostream, Chromecast, Send by Email and more.
Should it not show all my Apps?
Wanted to add Videostream in particular.



You have to Add the desired site, (main page), as a 'Page' or 'Shortcut':

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When I ciick on the new tab that shows apps three out of four apps I have selected are showing generic icons rather than the normal icons, also three out of the four are grey; they are as follows:-
 
1] Web Store-----------color
2] YouTube-------------grey
3] Google Search-----grey
4] Gmail-----------------grey
 
I have run the Chrome Cleaner, uninstalled/re-installed Chrome, deleted the app extension, reinstalled the app extension to no avail. Each time the grey icons appear and on the last go round they appeared as generic cubes. To boot the same condition applies to my other two computers. It seems when I install Chrome each time this condition manifests itself no matter where I install it; it's like it's locked in to any install on any machine be it laptop or desktop, like I inherit it. I was given these instructions but am unclear on exactly what they mean and how to go about doing it and that is to remove the following.
 
CHR NewTab: Default -> "chrome-extension://nohbdifokmdgjcbbeobglcbaifinhfip/go.html"   (don't know how to apply this or where it is)
 
I have gone to the C:\Users\Trixie\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\nohbdifokmdgjcbbeobglcbaifinhfip and removed it.
 
I have posted in Chrome forums only to receive one response that didn't help they gave me the boiler plate ''check for malware' and just recently ran the FRST here on BleepingComputer (thanks nasdaq)
 
Any ideas are open. thanks in ... Read more

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i have lumia 620.window 8.1..but youtube google chrome and some other apps does not show in store.and apk does not install in mobile.please give me a solution

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apps notification does not appear accept for the news and optional feature.. This is the screenshot =====> https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2fOwCs53rxhQnlZWms1X29Jb2c/view?usp=sharing

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The apps notification does not show up except for news and optional feature notification.

Answer:Why don't apps show up in Show notifications from these apps in Windows 10?

Which app are we talking about here?

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I installed many apps locker they all work fine but I can still access apps from the all apps list.

Answer:My apps locker work fine but apps can be accessed from the all apps list, how can I prevent this?

Yes. There is no such thing as a real app locker app in Windows Phones. This is because third party apps are not allowed to interact or interfere with other third party apps due to Windows Phone Sandboxing technology.
If the developer was careful with his app, he or she would have indicated the limitations of the "app locker" he created in the app description. Otherwise, if there is no such disclaimer about the limitations of the app in the app description, the user is encouraged to report the app to Microsoft as a fraudulent or misleading app.

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Hello to everyone,

I have very annoying problem with Windows 8. The problem is in metro control panel "PC Settings".
I don't know what is the reason for removing all apps control in the Notifications menu.

I had this problem so many times and the only fix for this that I know - is to create a new microsoft account or to do clean install (which I don't like to try those suggestions anymore).

Any other solution mates?

Answer:"Show notifications from these apps" error, no apps listed

Hello, minomk. Welcome to Windows EightForums.

Not sure why you have to create a new microsoft account or to do clean install. Apps can notify a user when new content arrives. Not quite sure what your problem is. Do you want to shut notifications off for all your apps? Perhaps particular apps?

Push "Show notifications from these apps" to pick on/off individually.

I hope that helps you.

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Random apps are not showing up in the "All Apps" section of the Start Menu after installing a clean version of Windows 10 (not an upgrade), and re-installing all my favorite software, In other words, finding a launcher to countless programs now means visiting "C:/Program Files/WhateverRandomSoftware/launcher.exe." Well, that;'s no fun.

Is there any better way to do this. Anyone know of a fix or have others experienced this problem?

Thanks!

Answer:"All Apps" Doesn't Show All Apps Installed

Hello flowingfire, and welcome to Ten Forums.

If you like, you could manually add and remove items from your All apps to help.

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...dows-10-a.html

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Random apps are not showing up in the "All Apps" section of the Start Menu after installing a clean version of Windows 10 (not an upgrade), and re-installing all my favorite software, In other words, finding a launcher to countless programs now means visiting "C:/Program Files/WhateverRandomSoftware/launcher.exe." Well, that;'s no fun.

Is there any better way to do this. Anyone know of a fix or have others experienced this problem?

Thanks!

Answer:"All Apps" Doesn't Show All Apps Installed

Hello flowingfire, and welcome to Ten Forums.

If you like, you could manually add and remove items from your All apps to help.

All apps in Start menu - Add or Remove Items in Windows 10

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Last night my Lumia 925 randomly locked up (which it seems to do quite often) so I did a soft reset and then noticed a bunch of problems.
First I noticed a bunch of my app tiles were blank or only displaying the app name. That happens from time to time when apps are updated or decide to lose track of the day. So I tried to go in and refresh them. But a lot of them wouldn't open. Others will open but crash immediately, and others still will open and display their info but won't update their live tiles. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling some of them but it has had no effect.
In addition to apps not behaving, various settings windows won't open. I thought maybe my phone updated and the update was buggy, but I can't check because Extras+Info crashes before opening.
Also, in my app list the first 4 apps are things I did not install, and don't look normal. @{Miscrosoft.BingTranslate, @{Microsoft.MSBatterySaver, @{Microsoft.MSCalendar, and @{Microsoft.MSPodcast. Pretty sure none of those are supposed to be displaying that way.
I didn't attempt to install anything. I've been running 8.1. I don't know if there was an update pushed out last night that I didn't notice installing.
But my phone isn't working and I am frustrated.
Anyone know what's wrong or have suggestions?

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my laptop is glitching and will not let me press on apps. I?ve signed out and gone to task control but it still will not work. I have an essay due at 12:00 and I need to get it in. Help?!?!
 

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Hey Everyone,

Any time that I press a key on my keyboard in game, it completely crashes the game (sometimes with an error and sometimes without). This happens with about 75% of my games, so this is definitely a hardware issue. For example, I'll load up a game, and when I go to type in my login information, the game crashes (i.e. Torchlight 2). Or if I get into a game and press the "e" key to access an item, my game crashes (i.e. Borderlands 2). This does not happen with games like WoW or Arma III, but does for most of my games.

I have tried using a different USB connector and a different keyboard altogether, but to no avail. Has anyone ever come across this type of issue?

I use a nVidia GTX 660 video card, Windows 7
 

Answer:Games (and some apps) crash as soon as I press a key on my keyboard

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hello, i have a few little programs/apps that are only a couple of hundred KB at most. I have a chess game and another game that i keep on my desktop - but i never installed them. i can also save then to a memory stick (non-U3) and play them from the memory stick.my question is is what are these types of apps called (ones that don't require installation)

Answer:Apps you dont have to install

some applications (many actually) rely sorely on the .exe file that runs them.Small games such as you have mentioned fall into this category,Only run when executed.

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Question: Apps dont work

I love using the apps suddenly they've stopped working. When I click on one it automatically takes me to the regular desktop screen and gives me an error msg, I can only access websites using the regular desktop screen
 

Answer:Apps dont work

What "apps"? From where do you get taken to the "regular desktop screen"?

I can only access websites using the regular desktop screenClick to expand...

I don't understand. In general websites are accessed via a browser (e.g., Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer). What is this "regular desktop screen"?
 

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Does any1 know why most of the portable apps wont run in my Win7 x64 Ultimate?

Answer:Win 7 and portable apps dont mix?

What portable apps are you trying to run? Could you have a virus? Download Malwarebytes and see.

Are they not compatible with Windows 7? Try running in compatibility mode for XP.

Finally, could you describe how they don't run? What happens when you try?

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I noticed an issue when I searched in Google, but the search engine switched to Yahoo. So I opened Chrome Settings to hopefully remove Yahoo as a default search engine. When Chrome Settings opened, it immediately switched to Chrome Apps. It does this every time I try to open Chrome Settings.
 

Answer:Cannot open Chrome Settings - Switches to Chrome Apps

Hello,
Please download Zemana AntiMalware and save it to your Desktop.

Install the program and once the installation is complete it will start automatically.
Without changing any options, press Scan to begin.
After the short scan is finished, if threats are detected press Next to remove them.
Note: If restart is required to finish the cleaning process, you should click Reboot. If reboot isn't required, please restart your computer manually.​
Open Zemana AntiMalware again.
Click on icon and double click the latest report.
Now click File > Save As and choose your Desktop before pressing Save.
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hello i had upgraded from win 7 ultimate to win 8 pro.but the 2 metro apps(camera & video) dont work.it will open for a few seconds and turn me on start screen,in ''classic'' desktop windows screen i have no any problem.all my metro apps is updated.i have intel i7 q720 and my grafhic card is updated.what can i do?

Answer:metro apps dont work

Have you disabled UAC?

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I recently bought a Lenovo laptop that came preloaded with the usual bloatware. The only thing that caught my eye was Phone Companion. Apparently it allows you to send texts and make phone calls from you laptop and they go through your phone. It sounded kind of neat, even if I never used it.
So I started the app and the first thing it says is "Scan this QR code with your Android device to download the companion app!". It was like "what? No WP"? Just in case, I scanned the QR code anyway and of course the app doesn't exist in the Windows Phone store.
Is it strange of me to think that a Windows 8 app would have a WP companion app instead of just Android? Am I being unrealistic? I can see a normal Windows application being specific to the more popular mobile devices, but a Windows 8 app just feels like it is meant to go with Windows Phone. They share a design philosophy and language. Its like if there was a Kinect game that said "Now show your Android phone to Kinect to get started".
Is this what we can expect with Windows 10? PC/Phone combo apps that I cant run without an iPhone or Android?

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Hello guys, I have a problems with my Windows 10.
The native application icons do not appear on the toolbar (like calculator, e-mail, Edge, settings, etc):
I'm using the build 14279, but it has happened since the first (I am Insider)
I tried reinstalling the applications but not solved, any solution?

Thanks!!

Answer:Native apps toolbar dont appear

Hi, found this, but just shows reinstalling doesn't solve it (MVP solution).
Taskbar icons of universal apps not - Microsoft Community

Besides which, the powershell command breaks apps since build 10586 in November - I've not seen anything to show any updates have corrected that.

So....
My immediate reaction, given you've had this problem a long time is to suggest

a. Create a full disk image (defensive backup) as the next step is major (but should be safe).
(Everyone should use disk imaging and update the image anyway - so much safer and really fast with SSD and USB3)
b. Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade - Windows 10 Forums

The in-place repair
- leaves all your programs and most settings in place
- reverts your build to 10580 ('cos that's the version of the iso)
- turns off system restore
- creates Windows.old
- means subsequent Win updates need redoing

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for some reason if i open a app it will not open but say its open on the task bar and i can hover over the and it will say its open

Answer:apps dont work have no idea why

win10? with or without August update?

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I got my nokia lumia 930 today (WP 8.1), but apps like metrotube, twitter etc. don't work. I cant log in because the app tells me it can't connect. The problem isn't my internet connection, because internet explorer and other apps from microsoft work perfectly fine. Any help?

Answer:Third party apps dont work (8.1)

The app indicates it works with WP8.1 so there's something wrong with your phone.
Have you tried a soft reset? Is your phone completely up to date?

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My nokia doesnt want to enter few apps such as IE,metrotube,The market and games,it just redirects me again to the start screen,but whatsapp,calling system and other content works.
does anyone have idea whats wrong with my windows phone?

Answer:Apps problem,why dont they work?

Try a soft reset and if that doesn't fix the issues then a hard reset.

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Hi, last few weeks I have experienced some issues with opening some apps like Facebook, 6tags, whatsapp,... Sometimes when I try to open those apps it doesn't respond and I have to press the icon several times or wait 30 secs or so. I recorded a video which will explains it better than me :D.
youtu.be/z4mxyLwR9Ec
Does anyone else have this problem as me? I tried to reinstall those apps but it didn't help and I am lazy and dont wanna restore my phone as I know back up and restore functions doesn't work well on windows phone.
Thanks for any help.
Martin

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Hello guys, I have a problems with my Windows 10.
The native application icons do not appear on the toolbar (like calculator, e-mail, Edge, settings, etc):
I'm using the build 14279, but it has happened since the first (I am Insider)
I tried reinstalling the applications but not solved, any solution?

Thanks!!

Answer:Native apps toolbar dont appear

Hi, found this, but just shows reinstalling doesn't solve it (MVP solution).
Taskbar icons of universal apps not - Microsoft Community

Besides which, the powershell command breaks apps since build 10586 in November - I've not seen anything to show any updates have corrected that.

So....
My immediate reaction, given you've had this problem a long time is to suggest

a. Create a full disk image (defensive backup) as the next step is major (but should be safe).
(Everyone should use disk imaging and update the image anyway - so much safer and really fast with SSD and USB3)
b. Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade - Windows 10 Forums

The in-place repair
- leaves all your programs and most settings in place
- reverts your build to 10580 ('cos that's the version of the iso)
- turns off system restore
- creates Windows.old
- means subsequent Win updates need redoing

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So I recently 'upgraded' to the very app-centric windows 8 and snagged a great Aspire U touchscreen all in one I thought would be optimal with it. Every app works outstandingly but I can't seem to get a normal browser like IE Firefox or Chrome to work for beans. I might get a homepage after 45 mins but forget actually accomplishing anything. I swore the browser worked the first day I got it?

Any thoughts?
 

Answer:Apps Work, Browsers Dont

Possibly multiple anti-virus programs competing with each other.
 

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Just upgraded to Vista and cannot open any office2003 programs from start menu. I can go through my computer to the executables and they start fine, but I can't access C:\program data or the start menu folder (access denied) Tried the takeown command, disabled user acc, allowed all permissions, tried all in safe mode, still no luck. Any ideas?

For what it's worth, It's a dual boot XP/Vista, vista being upgraded over a clone of a clone. The upgrade was smooth but took 8 hours and a few
boot.ini edits because of the xxclone boot.ini. The only other thing I can think of is that there was one encrypted file in the old c:\docs and settings and I haven't looked into changing permissions in the registry. Any ideas appreciated!


Bill

Answer:msoffice apps dont open

office 2003 is not capatible with VISTA, office 2007 is.

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Dear All. In store when I see details of minimum system requirements of Apps like Facebook, it shows a red cross against 2GB minimum RAM requirement. I have Lumia 950 xl running on latest official build and it has got 3GB RAM as claimed by Microsoft. Can someone else check this on their phones ?

Answer:Apps System requirements say I dont have enough RAM in 950xl

Also in Facebook messenger app it says I dont have the minimum system requirements so rating is disabled

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I an anime watcher and I use Netflix and hulu plus and it wont show video just sound how would I fix this and this same problem happens to two of my other apps animetube and animewatcherx please help

Answer:hi i upgraded to windows 10 and some of my apps dont work

slotter said:

I an anime watcher and I use Netflix and hulu plus and it wont show video just sound how would I fix this and this same problem happens to two of my other apps animetube and animewatcherx please help



Can you watch videos in your browser? It might just be an out of date app on your machine that was carried over in the upgrade.

There are some comments on the Netflix app saying they had issues after upgrading to Win10, others say it works great.

Try updating the app(s) - you might have to uninstall / reinstall the app(s) if a simple reinstall doesn't help.

Other than that, report the issue to the publisher and then wait for an update from them (through the MS app store)

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The third and final version of the Microsoft Press ebook - Creating Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms: Cross-platform C# programming for iOS, Android, and Windows by the legendary author Charles Petzold is now available for download. Download PDF (~56 MB PDF)
EPUB and MOBI versions will be made available in the future. Who should read this book:
This is the third version of the ebook about writing applications with Xamarin.Forms, the mobile development platform for iOS, Android, and Windows unveiled by Xamarin in May 2014. (The first two versions of this book were Preview Editions.) The two previous versions of this book were called Preview Editions because they were not complete. At 1200 pages, this is the first edition that can claim to be complete, even though several topics are not included and Xamarin.Forms continues to be progressively enhanced with no sign of slowing down.
This book is for C# programmers who want to write applications using a single code base that targets the three most popular mobile platforms: iOS, Android, and Windows, encompassing the Universal Windows Platform and Windows Phone.
Xamarin.Forms also has applicability for those programmers who eventually want to use C# and the Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android libraries to target the native application programming interfaces (APIs) of these platforms. Xamarin.Forms can be a big help in getting programmers started with these platforms or in constructing a prototype or proof-of-... Read more

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I have been getting a "Error 310 (net::ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS): There were too many redirects." since well over a year now. the problem had ceased for a few days but has reappeared again.
When I try to log into any google app (gmail included), I get the error on all browsers, all operating systems and all over the world (tried in India, Saudi Arabia, various cities). I have searched the web but none of the solutions are working for me.

I usually sort of get around the error in the following manner:
1. I try to log in, get error
2. I open a new tab with a different google app (like Google Reader or Calendar), that app loads, i then re-open gmail.........but this only works if both the tabs are different, for example, lets say i try opening Gmail in the second tab too, i cant

But the problem with this is when i have to re-enter my credentials, for example, when i am already logged into google, then log into Feedburner, where it asks my password again, i enter it, get the error, cant get through, totally stuck........i am only able to log-in when it doesnt ask me to re-enter my credentials............PS. I also get stuck at Account Settings page because of this, when I change an important setting, it asks me to confirm it by re-entering my password, i cant
This is really irritating, please help as soon as possible

Please Also Include:
Operating system: WinXP, Win 7, Win Vista, Ubuntu 9.04
Program and version you use to access Gmail: Chrome 1.0/2.0 through 5.0, ... Read more

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I just purchased this new computer from Best Buy on Friday, 12/2, after returning a Lenovo with a bad hard drive. The computer came loaded with Windows 10. Everything seemed to be working except applications such as Calculator and Windows Store. They appear as a flash and then disappear. I was on with the geek squad for 4 hours and they cleared everything, checked malware, etc but couldn't fix the problem. Then calling MS they said I had to pay for a fix. Instead, call HP to help. Maybe reload W10. A brand new computer and i have to pay to fix it?? IS there a fix for this? Since this was preloaded with Windows 10, its not as if i can reload it. HELP

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First off i dont know if this is where i put this. Secondly, my issue is that when i click on the windows start button it doesnt open or do anything. Also if i wanted to use the windows 10 xbox app that wont open as well. Task manager is slow and so is file explorer. I have no idea ive ran scans with avast and nothing came up so i have no idea what to do and ill take all the help i can get!
Thanks

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I went to "Turn notifications on or off". Then to PC settings. And it says "Show notifications from these apps".
It lists Calendar, games, mail, messaging, music, Outlook 2013, store and video. But the icon for Outlook 2013 is missing. How can I fix this?

Answer:Show notifications from these apps

This article may help to answer your question; however, I cannot verify its accuracy because I don't use Outlook 2013. Anyway here it is and good luck:
Outlook 2013 and Live Tile support in Windows 8 - Slipstick Systems

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What should I see when I use this key (on Windows 8.1)?All it does is:a) switching between the 2 latest apps/progs (even when they were closed);b) jump from the desktop screen to the start screen (tiles) and back;c) jump through 3 shortcuts on my desktop screen.All the other Fn-keys work fine...Any tips?

Answer:Y510p Fn+F12 (show all apps)

No tips yet?

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I just installed windows 7 from a student download page. The burn was good and the md5sums matched up so I'm don't believe that can be the problem.

What happens when I launch, say internet explorer, it will think for a good 5 seconds and then do nothing. Open the task manager and there are no programs running, okay. But if I look under processes there is iexplorer.exe running. If I try again, now two are running. I can do this as often as I like. Then other programs open fine such as explorer or any of the games, there doesn't seem to be a pattern.

The only thing I can think of is it all worked fine on the first run and then I installed audio drivers (asus xonar stx) then upon reboot this started but I'm skeptical as to how that could cause anything.
 

Answer:Windows 7 apps load but don't show

Since it is a brand new install, I'd probably just wipe the drive and start over. It would probably be quicker than trying to track down a solution or a fix. The good news is, this is why you get 30 days before you should put in the key and try to activate!
 

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I've seen this posted elsewhere but no one seems to have a solution. Any ideas on how to get my apps to show on the lock screen? I choose them to show, but when I lock the screen they are not there.

Answer:Why won't my apps show on the lock screen

It's only notifications for that app that will show. You can show detailed information for only one app.

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There is an entry in my Show Notification From these apps list in windows 10..
listed as MICROSOFT.EXPLORER.NOTIFICATION.{E843B3DC-C325-91A8-F681-558AD48A740C}
Does anyone know what app this entry corresponds to so i can either remove it or reinstall to fix the entry name? i've looked around on the net to no avail.


 

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I checked for updates to install the new of MSN apps, my phone found new 28 update??
Didn't change any settings..... Thank you in advanced!

Answer:Why does my phone show new 28 apps updates??

Maybe the auto-update function was stuck until you gave it a small push.

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Is there a awy to make it so Windows 8.1 does not show any of the Modern Apps in the taskbar?

For instance, I like to keep NotePad8, Weather and some others running, but I don't want them taking up Taskbar realestate since (as far as I'm aware at least), those Modern apps will remain open until I close them for good by moving to the upper left part of the screen.

So, if anyone knows of any methods I could try to do this, I would be all ears! I suspect there's probably something I could do in the registry, and if there is, maybe someone could attach a .reg file for me.

I'm also attaching a screencap of what I'm talking about.

Thanks a lot, everyone!

Answer:Is there a way to not show Modern Apps in the Taskbar?

This might be what you want---

Right click Taskbar & click Properties---

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I plan to buy a Lenovo G500, which features a function on the F8 key ''show all open apps''. As I understand that the term ''apps'' is commonly associated with Windows 8, so what will happen if you press it in Windows 7? Thanks in advance.

Answer:Fn+F8 (''show currently open apps'') in Windows 7?

Hi TMHKR,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m glad to hear that you are planning to buy G500 Laptop; the Fn+F8 feature is same in Windows 7 as well as Windows 8. It performs the similar action like Winkey+TAB does displaying all the running applications and Windows opened in the computer.
 
Do post us back for further queries.
 
Best Regards
Shiva Kumar





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When in the MetroUI side, I did a list of MY APPS and noticed something a bit odd.
Anyone know why it shows the MetroUI apps I have are not installed even though they are?

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Question: Chrome apps

Does anyone know if there is a way to rearrange the apps in Google Chrome?
 

Answer:Chrome apps

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I found SOME of my installed Chrome apps when I click on the little ">>" arrows, but that's nowhere NEAR all that I've installed, and I don't see anything I can click to scroll down to see more.

Answer:Where Are My Chrome Apps

In ">>" those are typically bookmarks, at least in my experience.

What you can do is right click on your bookmark or any other toolbar, then click "Show App shortcut"

OR

Go to chrome://apps/

OR

Download Chrome App Launcher and you can have the app launcher pinned to your start toolbar or an icon on your desktop

I think you can get to them also from the New Tab window as well.

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Anyone else run into this?

I'm running Vista x64.. After awhile, say a week.. or maybe just 1 day.. frequently when i have say 4 explorer windows opened and grouped in the task bar.. I can click on the group, but attempts to click on an individual explorer session fail.. its not just explorer's that have been minimized, pretty much anything that has more than 1 item (grouped) wont let you click on any of the items.

Only fix is a reboot.

Cheers

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Looking to do the following on Windows 8.1 Enterprise (joined to domain)
1) stop the "hi", "we're setting things up for you", "setting up apps" messages. Trying to deploy hundreds of tablets and first logon for each user to the tablets is SLOWWWW because 8.1 is taking all this time to setup apps
we don't want and will never use. example (weather, people, skydrive, photos, maps, reading list, etc)
2) if no way to stop the messages mentioned above, is there a way to set via group policy or other tweaks/modifications to not even install those default apps in (1)??

Answer:8.1 Enterprise : dont install default apps, speed up first logon on domain?

Hi,
You can try to remove the built-in Windows 8.1 applications when creating a Windows 8.1 image, then deploy Windows 8.1.
Removing Windows 8.1 Built-in Applications
http://blogs.technet.com/b/deploymentguys/archive/2013/10/21/removing-windows-8-1-built-in-applications.aspx
Hope this could be helpful.Kate Li
TechNet Community Support

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I'm not sure what happened. I've always left this setting on. Just recently I noticed my 'most used' programs in the Start Menu was no longer showing. I went into the settings and saw that the toggle was greyed out.



Any idea how to get the toggle back? Beforehand, I think I was going through the settings in Cortana trying to turn everything off.

Answer:'Show most used apps' toggle in Settings is greyed out

Go to Settings>Privacy>General and turn ON "Let Windows track app launches...."

Add or Remove Most Used Apps from Start Menu in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Customization Tutorials

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I can see my hard drive partitions in "Explorer" but if I go to "Storage" they won't show. Here's a screenshot of what I mean. Any help would be appreciated, thank you!

Best regards, Jesse "Drummer611" H.

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I re-installed Windows about 2 weeks ago and have been having this issue since then. Some apps show up when I search for them in the win10 start menu. Some apps don't. I have Program Files and Program Files (x86) selected under Indexing Options from Control Panel. Index is fully completed.

Examples of apps that don't show up:
- Virtualbox
- Plex
- League of Legends
- Battle.net launcher
- Overwatch
- Origin

Apps that do show up:
- Chrome
- Steam
- Malwarebytes
- 7zip

I tried re-indexing last night. It did not solve the problem.

Does anyone have a solution?

Answer:Some installed apps don't show in search for Win10

Hi, I can't give you an immediate solution.
Do the programs you can't find by searching actually appear when you view the start menu?
Are their shortcuts present in
C:\Users\<your user id>\AppData\Roaming
or
C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu
?

Is there a difference if you install a program just for you as the user, compared with for all users?

See e.g. these threads for ideas:
&quot;All Apps&quot; Doesn't Show All Apps Installed
installed program not showing in start menu
Start menu search not finding applications?

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Hello,

I don't understand this, so apparently there are to ways to view info from certain apps on the Lock Screen but there are bugs that don't make it work:

1. A Detailed status; selecting the Mail app as for the detailed status doesn't show anything at all. All other apps shown in a detailed status work fine. When viewing the Lockscreen I can see that the Internet connection status in the right below corner has a circle in front of it.

2. A Quick status: NONE of my apps show any info (Mail, Weather, Calendar, messages) when I select them to show a quick status on my Lockscreen.

The Lockscreen I'm checking out is the one you get when pressing Ctrl + Alt + Delete and then choosing the "Lock" option.

What's the problem here and how can I solve this?

Answer:Apps don't show info on Lock screen

Could this be moved to the General discussion since it's about the general Apps that come with Windows 10? Thank you.

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Hi All,

This is becoming INCREDIBLY Frustrating - I have been downloading Apps from the "store" and everytime I install a new one, it never shows up on the actual start screen. When I search for the app, click it and choose "Pin", it still does NOT show up on the Start screen.

How frustrating - can't seem to find anything online that helps me resolve this. Has anyone seen this before? Is there a setting somewhere that locks what can/cant be added to the start screen?

Thanks,
Craig

Answer:Help: New Apps I install never show up on Start Screen

Some third party anti-virus programs interfere with certain apps working correctly.

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Hello,

I don't understand this, so apparently there are to ways to view info from certain apps on the Lock Screen but there are bugs that don't make it work:

1. A Detailed status; selecting the Mail app as for the detailed status doesn't show anything at all. All other apps shown in a detailed status work fine. When viewing the Lockscreen I can see that the Internet connection status in the right below corner has a circle in front of it.

2. A Quick status: NONE of my apps show any info (Mail, Weather, Calendar, messages) when I select them to show a quick status on my Lockscreen.

The Lockscreen I'm checking out is the one you get when pressing Ctrl + Alt + Delete and then choosing the "Lock" option.

What's the problem here and how can I solve this?

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I only have a few examples of this, but Mozilla firefox is a big one. I am currently typing this forum post in the application, while at the same time I have the task manager up on the app history tab. Firefox is no where to be seen. I think the only apps that show up there, are Metro apps... Is this true, and if it is, is there a way around it?

Answer:Why don't some apps show up in Task manager, app history?

I see it under processes, but not under app history.. I am guess that is because it is not a metro app..

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Hi everybody,New to Lenovo, have a sily question. Purchased secondhand Lenovo x250, after registration with Microsoft as the notebook asked (previous owner deleted everything and cleaned, put back to a factory status) but after shut down and turning on again a rainbow colored picture shows , with date and time on it, but it wont change no matter what key I press. It would disappear shortly, showing  a display of "Please wait" , but after that the previous colored display would show up again. So there is nothing happening. No apps nothing. Any idea what I should do? Thanks a lot. 

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Hi all!
Sorry if I'm posting in the wrong category, but my Add/Remove programs isn't showing all of my applications!!! I have about 120 programs of which only 14 show up!!! They don't even have icons.... This just started, I don't know what I did... I tried system restore, but I got nothing. Any Ideas???

Answer:Add/Remove Programs doesn't show all my apps!

  
Quote: Originally Posted by dw96


Hi all!
Sorry if I'm posting in the wrong category, but my Add/Remove programs isn't showing all of my applications!!! I have about 120 programs of which only 14 show up!!! They don't even have icons.... This just started, I don't know what I did... I tried system restore, but I got nothing. Any Ideas???


It has been a while, since you posted your question. I waited, with the hope that a better solution would come along, so that I could learn and it would help you, this does not seem to be the case. This is what I suggest.


would use CCleaner found HERE. Simply download CCleaner, install, Right-click on the CCleaner icon, Select "Run as Administrator", select "Tools" (left side - center), and a list of installed programs should appear.

Typically, CCleaner lists more installed programs than Windows Uninstall Programs does.

Hope it helps

Richard

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Hi everybody,New to Lenovo, have a sily question. Purchased secondhand Lenovo x250, after registration with Microsoft as the notebook asked (previous owner deleted everything and cleaned, put back to a factory status) but after shut down and turning on again a rainbow colored picture shows , with date and time on it, but it wont change no matter what key I press. It would disappear shortly, showing  a display of "Please wait" , but after that the previous colored display would show up again. So there is nothing happening. No apps nothing. Any idea what I should do? Thanks a lot. 

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Hi guys/gals, I am very experienced systems administrator and have run into a very perplexing issue.

I have many media files that work fine when accessed via Windows Explorer (they show up fine, display fine, play in their requisite application fine), but if I try to add (index) them to an application such as Windows Media Player, Zune, WinAmp, or even WASTE (an encrypted file sharing app) some of the files do not show up.

Salient points:
&#8226; I am adding the top level directory (e.g. d:\music or d:\video)
&#8226; The problem DOES NOT occur when I add the problematic files/directories explicitly (e.g. d:\music\%artist%\%album%)
&#8226; The problem does not appear to be a file path length issue (some longer paths work, some shorter ones do not)
&#8226; I cannot find a correlation amongst the files that do not show up
&#8226; The problem persists across HDDs (I have tried 3)
&#8226; The problem persists across operations systems (I have tried XP SP3 and Vista SP1)
&#8226; The problem doesn't appear to be permissions related (I have reset them several times)
&#8226; I have turned off indexing on the hard drives as I thought that may be part and parcel of the problem but it did not affect the problem

Originally I thought this affected many file types but it does appear to affect only mp3s, but I cannot find a common issue with the ones that aren't working.

Anyway, any suggestions would be welcome and appreciated. Thanks for readin... Read more

Answer:Solved: MP3s show up in explorer but not in other apps

I finally managed to fix this..from a command prompt.

attrib /S /D -s -h

The folders were set as system and hidden (I noticed that they were showing up in Windows Explorer but not in DOS).

Simply setting the attributes in windows explorer was not working -- you can't set system and read only applied only to files.
 

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when i click windows store there is some error code, which is not allowing me to download apps

Answer:Why is my Windows apps store showing error 805a0193 in Lumia 535 when downloading apps?

Indications are that this code most often occurs when local Microsoft Servers are having an issue... Although other indications state Localized to South Africa router protocols... I'm not sure which camp you fall into so I've linked a couple of items to try and help.
?Error Code 805a0193 - Microsoft CommunityMobile Community - Error code 805a0193 when updating apps and install... - Microsoft Mobile CommunityWindows Phone Store down with error 805a0193 ~ Last smartphone info

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Source: Why Android malware scares are almost never as bad as they seem
On Android, it's split between the OS and Play Services.
Google Play Services is a system-level app, which is updated in the background by Google on every Android phone going back to 2010's Gingerbread release. As well as providing APIs that let developers interact with Google services, and porting many features back to older versions of Android, Play Services has an important role in Android security.Click to expand...

Google Android Security: Shielding you from Potentially Harmful Applications
Earlier this month, we shared an overview of the ways we keep you safe, on Google and on the web, more broadly. Today, we wanted to specifically focus on one element of Android security?Potentially Harmful Applications?highlighting fraudsters? common tactics, and how we shield you from these threats.

?Potentially Harmful Applications,? or PHAs, are Android applications that could harm you or your device, or do something unintended with the data on your device. Some examples of PHA badness include:

Backdoors: Apps that let hackers control your device, giving them unauthorized access to your data.

Billing fraud: Apps that charge you in an intentionally misleading way, like premium SMS scams or call scams.

Spyware: Apps that collect personal information from your device without consent

Hostile Downloads: Apps that download harmful programs, often through bundling with another program

Troj... Read more

Answer:Verify Apps: Protection against Potentially Harmful Apps (Google Android Security)

More information about Potential Harmful Apps; Android Security.

Feb'17 Blog: Shielding you from Potentially Harmful Applications
Support: Protect against harmful apps - Accounts Help
Documentation: PDF: Potentially Harmful Apps classifications

 

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hello how are you guys =)
i have problem like this
i cant install apps on Windows 8.1 x64 with error code 0x80070002
i have X on apps and i cant open them they dint open and they are always on task-bar
that slide show doesn't appears on animated apps like store have animated icon
doesn't work and it have X on the icon in the bottom corner right side
I try wsreset i try images dms that tike long time i try cmd sfc i try powershell
i try everything
i can tell u since when i got this problem since i refresh my computer with old windows 8.1 DVD not updated with last updates
that's is it i guess
please if u will copy past subjects please don't reply better! some new plz

Answer:Windows Store cant install new apps, error code 0x80070002, with X letter on apps

Looks like this?
Please see if something here helps you: http://www.thewindowsclub.com/repair-windows-8-apps

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I've BSOD'd on several different apps, the first was on Fallout 4. FO4 hung and I let it try to recover for a while and when I came back, the entire PC was unresponsive, so I hard reset it. Now I BSOD on chrome, sometimes just with my PC sitting on the desktop. I also have had several apps fail to load when windows loads.

Thanks for any help!

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'Move installed apps' and 'New apps will save to' setting is greyed out for me, after upgrading to Windows 10. Anyone else seeing the same way?
There was a way to Move Windows 10 Apps to Other Drive and Change Install Location.

Answer:Move installed apps & New apps will save to settings greyed out - Windows 10

It appears that this decision has been postponed by Microsoft:

We have actually made the decision to postpone the apps on SD functionality to a later release. While I know this feature excited many of us, we didn't feel like it was ready for prime time. Our goal is to delight users with everything that we build, and we truly feel that that is what will happen once we have fully built our vision for this feature.

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Hi,

As the post title suggests, I am having trouble with the modern apps and connectivity. It feels like half my computer will connect to the internet, and the other half won't. Desktop apps like Chrome, Steam, Outlook, iTunes etc. all connect to the internet fine, but any of the Windows apps like Xbox, Store and (most frustratingly) Settings will not connect.

In my network and sharing centre in the control panel it says 'You are not connected to any networks' - but in the system tray, and in the settings app it shows me as connected to my home wi-fi. I am on a desktop, and using a USB wireless adapter. I don't think the adapter is the problem as I have tried it on another desktop in our house on Windows 10 and it worked fine. Curiously also, when I click 'Adapter settings' in the control panel, it shows the wifi connection.

I've tried updating the drivers for the wireless adapter, both through the Windows update and adapter website but to no avail (and as I mentioned, it seems the adapter works fine elsewhere). I've updated manually to the latest Windows 10 Pro build, i've done a DNS flush, I've tried disabling firewalls and anti-virus, I've tried disabling startup apps, I've done a clean install of Windows 10 and still am unable to fix the issue.

If anyone has any ideas that might help that would be great. I'm happy to provide any more information if people need it.

Thanks very much.

Answer:Modern apps not connecting to internet, desktop apps work fine.

Is your DNS client service running on your system .

To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
Click Start, click Run, type services.msc, and then click OK.In the list of services, click DNS Client.Make sure that the Status column displays Started and that the Startup Type column displays Automatic.If the service is not set to Started or if the startup type for the DNS Client service is not set to Automatic, follow these steps:
Right-click DNS Client, and then click Properties.In the DNS Client Properties dialog box, click the General tab, and then click Automatic in the Startup type list.Click Start, click Apply, and then click OK.

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Newly installed apps. ot appearing in program menu unable to pin apps to start menu.

This happened to me previously and I could find no solution....I eventually created a new admin profile, where newly installed apps appeared in the program menu and I could pin apps tomthe start menu feom a desktopmshortxut etc.

I copied over my video docs pictures and music folders to the new profile. Now a few months later the same thing is happening again. I have created a new admin profile and it all,works fine there. I have searched on the internet and others have the same issue, but of course anything you search for always finds someone else with the same issue...

Hopefully someone can help me with this very annoying problem

Answer:Newly installed apps. ot appearing in program menu unable to pin apps

UPDATE
actually resolved the issue....I turned on windows update and did a massive update, the start menu looks a little different, maybe a different font, pinned items can only be mace smaller or bigger, used to be an option for long ( didnt use this anyway ) but new apps now showing and pin to start menu works.....so MS fixed it, there is some advantage to updating, have backed up with true image and turned off updating, will back up again before updating next time......the update didnt like GPU-Z and temoved it plus a few other apps and turned defender back on i think.......shutup-10 sorted all this out.....

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if you simple check the Whatsapp it is double in size than the apps in Andriod store.
is not this a issue. it is eating too much of internal memory

Answer:Why are Windows Phone apps larger in size as compared to Andriod apps?

If true, then the app will occupy more space in storage (internal or SD card). There is however no direct relationship between file size and RAM usage. You can't tell, just by looking at file size, how much memory will be required.

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Full Article: http://androidcentral.com/why-android-malware-scares-are-almost-never-bad-they-seem

On the iPhone, everything that matters lives inside the OS. On Android, it's split between the OS and Play Services.

Google Play Services is a system-level app, which is updated in the background by Google on every Android phone going back to 2010's Gingerbread release. As well as providing APIs that let developers interact with Google services, and porting many features back to older versions of Android, Play Services has an important role in Android security.

The "Verify Apps" feature of Play Services is Google's firewall against app-based malware. It was introduced in 2012, and first enabled by default in Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. At the time of writing, 92.4% of active Android devices are running version 4.2 and up, and older versions can manually enable it in the Google Settings app.

Verify Apps works similarly to a traditional PC virus scanner:
Whenever the user installs an app, Verify Apps looks for malicious code and known exploits. If they're there, the app are blocked outright ? a message is displayed saying "Installation has been blocked." In other, less suspicious cases, a warning message may be displayed instead, with the option to install anyway. (And Verify Apps can also help remove known malware that's already been installed.)

While the underlying exploit may still be there, this makes it impossible for the bad guy... Read more

Answer:Android Security; How Verify Apps protects you against Potentially Harmful Apps

More information about Potential Harmful Apps; Android Security.

Feb'17 Blog: Shielding you from Potentially Harmful Applications
Support: Protect against harmful apps - Accounts Help
Documentation: PDF: Potentially Harmful Apps classifications

 

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Newly installed apps. ot appearing in program menu unable to pin apps to start menu.

This happened to me previously and I could find no solution....I eventually created a new admin profile, where newly installed apps appeared in the program menu and I could pin apps tomthe start menu feom a desktopmshortxut etc.

I copied over my video docs pictures and music folders to the new profile. Now a few months later the same thing is happening again. I have created a new admin profile and it all,works fine there. I have searched on the internet and others have the same issue, but of course anything you search for always finds someone else with the same issue...

Hopefully someone can help me with this very annoying problem

Answer:Newly installed apps. ot appearing in program menu unable to pin apps

UPDATE
actually resolved the issue....I turned on windows update and did a massive update, the start menu looks a little different, maybe a different font, pinned items can only be mace smaller or bigger, used to be an option for long ( didnt use this anyway ) but new apps now showing and pin to start menu works.....so MS fixed it, there is some advantage to updating, have backed up with true image and turned off updating, will back up again before updating next time......the update didnt like GPU-Z and temoved it plus a few other apps and turned defender back on i think.......shutup-10 sorted all this out.....

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Hi,

As the post title suggests, I am having trouble with the modern apps and connectivity. It feels like half my computer will connect to the internet, and the other half won't. Desktop apps like Chrome, Steam, Outlook, iTunes etc. all connect to the internet fine, but any of the Windows apps like Xbox, Store and (most frustratingly) Settings will not connect.

In my network and sharing centre in the control panel it says 'You are not connected to any networks' - but in the system tray, and in the settings app it shows me as connected to my home wi-fi. I am on a desktop, and using a USB wireless adapter. I don't think the adapter is the problem as I have tried it on another desktop in our house on Windows 10 and it worked fine. Curiously also, when I click 'Adapter settings' in the control panel, it shows the wifi connection.

I've tried updating the drivers for the wireless adapter, both through the Windows update and adapter website but to no avail (and as I mentioned, it seems the adapter works fine elsewhere). I've updated manually to the latest Windows 10 Pro build, i've done a DNS flush, I've tried disabling firewalls and anti-virus, I've tried disabling startup apps, I've done a clean install of Windows 10 and still am unable to fix the issue.

If anyone has any ideas that might help that would be great. I'm happy to provide any more information if people need it.

Thanks very much.

Answer:Modern apps not connecting to internet, desktop apps work fine.

Is your DNS client service running on your system .

To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
Click Start, click Run, type services.msc, and then click OK.In the list of services, click DNS Client.Make sure that the Status column displays Started and that the Startup Type column displays Automatic.If the service is not set to Started or if the startup type for the DNS Client service is not set to Automatic, follow these steps:
Right-click DNS Client, and then click Properties.In the DNS Client Properties dialog box, click the General tab, and then click Automatic in the Startup type list.Click Start, click Apply, and then click OK.

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hi i want to know if i remove my all apps and games to m.card and than hard reset the phone... will i able to get all my stuff back from m.card or not... plz help me...

Answer:apps remain safe if i remove all of my apps and games to memory card and then hard reset my phone...

In short, No.you will not.
You will not get data back for games and apps that do not utilise onedrive for cloud save.
Any game or app that is discontinued from the store will not restore as all games and app re-install directly from the store - not from your back up. Even if you have apps and games on your SD card, they most likely will be over written during the re-install process.
To restore, once the phone has finished and rebooted, when prompted log in with the same account that you used previously when you set up your phone.
I hope this clarifies how the back up system works

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Few days ago i bought brand new Limia 550 and it wont let me download any apps from store. It just shows pending and thats it. Also, i couldnt add new contacts, i did hard reset, now contacts are okay, but with apps i still have the same problem.
What should i do???
Thank you,
M

Answer:Brand new Lumia won't download any apps from store and do update of apps?

Are you on WiFi? Any other error codes?

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Hi there

If you want to pin Metro apps / standard apps to desktop / create a custom toolbar with these as CASACADABLE items it's fairly simple.

I made a post way back in W8.1 about this --method still works - no reg hacks, XAML knowledge etc needed.

http://www.eightforums.com/general-s...tml#post390324

If you want your OWN icons use this little FREE program (ICOFX) to create the .ico files.

http://filehippo.com/download_icofx/6890/
While the ALL apps idea in the previous thread is a good idea I like the idea of customising it een more -- I find the custom toolbar best for me with a few pgms pinned to desktop and quick launch taskbar.

Cheers
jimbo

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I did a hard reset to check whether or not the above stated problem would be fixed but in vain . The problem at hand here is that apps such as WhatsApp , all lumia apps , newly downloaded apps off of the store, even some settings like copy contacts and messages to SD card, backup, motion data etc. Even some native apps like news feed , pic art , weather, one drive etc. Apps that work are MS exchange , calendar , contacts , alarm etc. The symptom is the app keeps returning to the start screen ( home) . The specs are:
Nokia lumia 630 dual sim
Software: windows phone 8.1 update
Os version: 8.10.14234.375
Firmware revision number: 02040.00021.15053.36003
Hardware revision number: 4.0.4.0

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Microsoft all apps are on Android But why not Google all apps on Windows Phone?

Answer:Microsoft all apps are on Android But why not Google all apps on Windows Phone?

Priorities. Where's the users? Android. So where's the money? Android. It's not right but it looks like Microsoft will try and focus more on Windows Mobile soon. Let's hope so.

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When I set default storage space to SD card, the apps doesn't get installed, and same is the case when the apps are moved from phone to SD card in Lumia 535.
Checked for OS updates, but is of no use.
Any solution, please help out

Answer:Why the apps doesn't work when the apps are moved to SD card in lumia 535?

Did you make a soft reset? Just press volume down + power button for 10 seconds and it will reboot.
Another option you have is install the apps manually, via .xap files
If anything else fails maybe a hard reset is needed but that would erase everything in your phone.

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Hey everyone ?
I came with a bit of weird thought I dunno if I was right or wrong , I like the universal app thing and it is really amazing to have the very same app run on both my phone and laptop , this idea is really compelling and good for developers for easier developing and wider audience , but if you take another look , wouldn't that be bad for some certain developers or companies ?
Take WhatsApp for example , it hadn't ever made an app for PC did it ? But with windows 10 it MUST make that app bcos it will run on the PC , am I wrong ? The same story goes for other apps like snapchat , and less common apps like bitstrips (makes cartoonish comics of yourself and share on facebook and twitter) , so what do you think ??

Answer:What if universal apps on Windows 10 stopped developers from making apps?!

Originally Posted by Qais Abu-Hasan Hey everyone
I came with a bit of weird thought I dunno if I was right or wrong , I like the universal app thing and it is really amazing to have the very same app run on both my phone and laptop , this idea is really compelling and good for developers for easier developing and wider audience , but if you take another look , wouldn't that be bad for some certain developers or companies ?
Take WhatsApp for example , it hadn't ever made an app for PC did it ? But with windows 10 it MUST make that app bcos it will run on the PC , am I wrong ? The same story goes for other apps like snapchat , and less common apps like bitstrips (makes cartoonish comics of yourself and share on facebook and twitter) , so what do you think ?? They don't HAVE to, its not a requirement, but.. if you already have the app for it made, there really is no reason not to..

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Hi there.

I had a problem recently with an updated version of VLC on Amazon fire TV -- was really bad compared with previous version -- especially if you like / use subtitles as the feature to load the subtitle from an external file when playing your own media has GONE !!!! (Android version 2.1.1)

I've long complained about not being able to restore previous versions of Android apps after a hideous update - a lot of app updates seem to be WORSE than the earlier versions -- VLC is a good example of this -- note the PC version is still EXCELLENT !!!

Anyway two ways now

1) store / keep the old apk file on your computer and then with a cli between computer and the target device you can install the old version directly via the CLI.

2) to install from Phone to Amazon fire stick / TV directly follow this guide

How to Sideload Android Apps onto Your Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick

I managed to re-install prev version of VLC on to my Fire TV by uninstalling the version on the Fire TV and then following the guide.

BTW for a LAN / Home use it's a lot easier using VLC (on the fire stick - you don't have to do anything with VLC on your computer - you don't even have to start it or even install it) to play your multi media - it will browse your LAN etc. Saves setting up things like PLEX which while fine are a bit overkill and PLEX transcodes things like HEVC H265 codecs which can load your server and cause stuttering playback or even freezes if a few people are w... Read more

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I did a hard reset to check whether or not the above stated problem would be fixed but in vain . The problem at hand here is that apps such as WhatsApp , all lumia apps , newly downloaded apps off of the store, even some settings like copy contacts and messages to SD card, backup, motion data etc. Even some native apps like news feed , pic art , weather, one drive etc. Apps that work are MS exchange , calendar , contacts , alarm etc. The symptom is the app keeps returning to the start screen ( home) . The specs are:
Nokia lumia 630 dual sim
Software: windows phone 8.1 update
Os version: 8.10.14234.375
Firmware revision number: 02040.00021.15053.36003
Hardware revision number: 4.0.4.0

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Microsoft all apps are on Android But why Google chrome and all Google apps are not on Windows Phone? Please bring all Google apps on Windows phone.

Answer:Microsoft all apps are on Android But why Goolgle apps on Windows Phone?

The simplest way to put this is: Microsoft is a nice company. Google isn't.

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I was given a Windows 8.1 tablet that once had a detachable keyboard which the guy lost. he reset the whole computer and after I got my information on it instead. After the reset, Windows was no longer activated and I had to reactivate it. which neither of us knows why, it was activated before we did a data factory reset. after I created my user, I installed a bunch of exes. now I go to try to see if I could test out the Windows Store to search for apps. but I search "Windows Store" or "app store" and several other things that may bring it up, but it always says, "no apps match your search" like if the Windows store is missing or somehow magically removed with the reset process. How do I get it back?

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Hi,

I've been struggling with this problem for a few days now. The problem is that I do NOT have internet access for firefox/chrome/dropbox/etc but i DO have internet access for IE and certain OS apps (like Network Troubleshooter). I've read and tried most of the typical solutions with no avail.

What I've Tried:
Safemode with Networking - same situation, I can use IE but not Firefox/Chrome/etc
Reseting Winsock (netsh winsock reset, etc) - didn't work, possibly just made matters worse?
Flushing DNS (ipconfig /flushdns, etc)
I do NOT have a special proxy, and neither firefox, nor chrome, nor IE are trying to use one
I have added exceptions in Windows Firewall, then just straight up disabled the firewall
I have Avira antivirus, but it does not contain any firewall features and no place that I can see to add any such exception
LSP-Fix.exe (I tried to fix the LSP registery, it found 1 problem from leftover Bonjour dll, and I've repaired it but its changed nothing)
I ran quick-scan on malwarebytes - found nothing
I ran checkdisk and found no errors
I have no system restore point
Also, with firefox, I hve tried it in safe-mode and created a new profile, but that hasn't changed anything. When I try to make a connection with firebug open, it says the request was "aborted"

Because native Microsoft software (IE, OS software) has no problem connecting to the internet, I'm just trying to figure out what bridge was burned between firefox/ch... Read more

Answer:Solved: Internet works for IE and OS apps, NOT for firefox or 3rd party apps

Ok, so literally nothing was working - I did a "Repair Install" using my windows 7 cd. It took 2 hours, but when it finished up all of my networking was working So, for those of you who are having similar issues, as a last resort I'd give that a shot. Definitely read a few articles about what is required to successfully perform a Repair Install, as you don't want anything going wrong during that process.
 

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My lumia 920 apps are not opening and apps are listed in weird way. For example instead of share it displaying with its name its showing as @{30608Paradox.Shareit81_1.7.14.0_arm_ghshvk. Please help me how to solve this.

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When I attempt to shutdown or restart my pc I receive a message stating that there are still apps/processes still running. The number of apps running usually runs between 16-20 apps/processes. However, there are never any applications or programs running before I decide to shutdown. The names of the "apps" appear to be names of background processes. I have tried many things, but cannot seem to solve this problem.

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Hi there,

I am experiencing the following problem for a week now (no new software) and cannot find a solution:

Sometimes (not every bootup) when I rightcklick on a file in an explorer window and the desktop, it takes about 30s for the context menue to appear. This happens with any file symbol, it does not happen with folder icons or the recycle bin. At the same time Office does not start either. Funny enough, these two issues dont not happen at every bootup, only in about 2/3 of the cases, but always together.

I have tried to work on the shell commands with 'shmnview' - no result (context menue still does not appear after disabling all possible commands).
Targa Notebook (GER brand)
AMD Turion 64 Mobile @1.8 GHz
1 GBRam (2x512)
Win XP Home, SP 3
Office XP (2002) Pro with Frontpage

These are the programs that I have in my autostart:
- Notebook Hardware Control
- Zone Alarm
- Avira AntiVir

Any suggestions?

Thanks a lot,
Max
 

Answer:Context Menue takes forever (explorer) and Office Apps dont start

Hi.

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/slowrightclick.htm

BILL
 

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When using the Start Menu to search something that has been uninstalled, it still shows up there. It does nothing when pressed, and right-clicking doesn't work, even after reinstalling the app.

The apps are present for all users.

I tried searching for the links in C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs and %appdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs, but didn't find anything.

I also deleted the search index and disabled the indexation service; it had no effect.

As a last resort, I tried nuking every path/key that contained the application's name in the registry. I thought I was onto something when I found multiple infracting apps under a certain key, but deleting them proved useless (also, I'm sorry I can't find the key's name; it was something of a non-UWP app listing for the start menu, specifically).

I missed listing CCleaner, but I did run it.

I did reboot multiple times after trying each method, but it's always still there. The issue is, even when Skype is installed and there is a proper link in the Programs folder, if I press the Windows key and type Skype, the search result simply doesn't start it. Only if I manually scroll down to the Skype folder in the start menu and use the link inside it I can get it to start. I also can't right click it.

Answer:Remove uninstalled apps that show up on Windows Search

Can you clarify- when you say apps, do you mean universal apps like MS's Photos, Groove etc, or traditionally installed desktop programs?

The former do not use the registry, exe's or dlls, the latter do.

You mention Skype - there is both a Skype universal app and a Skype desktop program. To which are you referring?

How are you uninstalling these programs? From the Start menu, rt click the shortcut, click Uninstall?

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Is there any way to add app on show notification from these apps in settings? Seems like each user has a different list of their apps in there. I dont have Cortana, money, etc.

Answer:No cortana,money, etc. on Show notification from these apps section.

You only get an app on notification settings, when you actually get a notification from them. it's the same as Windows Phone, you don't get anything on action center, until you get notifications from it and then you can disable them and change settings.
I wish there was a way to delete them easily, without any hack on registry as it must be (haven't really tried to find a way). because I have 4 autodesk download manager, when I minimized them on each installation I have made, and it told me it was minimized.

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Hi everyone,

I'm having a relatively annoying problem which I think should never happen in a good operating system. As the title already tells, the cortana search box does not display proper icon for all the metro apps or the modern settings as can be seen from the attached image. Moreover, Windows Explorer also does not display thumbnails for images which is extremely inconvenient if you want to select some images. This issue only occurs recently and there is no sign that it will just suddenly disappear any time soon.

I'm using a domain account from my company with administrative rights. On the local account that I created myself everything works absolutely fine. So, I wonder if it is the domain account that causes trouble. I've tried every solution I could find on the Internet without success.

I would be very helpful if you guys can help me solve the problem

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When using the Start Menu to search something that has been uninstalled, it still shows up there. It does nothing when pressed, and right-clicking doesn't work, even after reinstalling the app.

The apps are present for all users.

I tried searching for the links in C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs and %appdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs, but didn't find anything.

I also deleted the search index and disabled the indexation service; it had no effect.

As a last resort, I tried nuking every path/key that contained the application's name in the registry. I thought I was onto something when I found multiple infracting apps under a certain key, but deleting them proved useless (also, I'm sorry I can't find the key's name; it was something of a non-UWP app listing for the start menu, specifically).

I missed listing CCleaner, but I did run it.

I did reboot multiple times after trying each method, but it's always still there. The issue is, even when Skype is installed and there is a proper link in the Programs folder, if I press the Windows key and type Skype, the search result simply doesn't start it. Only if I manually scroll down to the Skype folder in the start menu and use the link inside it I can get it to start. I also can't right click it.

Answer:Remove uninstalled apps that show up on Windows Search

Can you clarify- when you say apps, do you mean universal apps like MS's Photos, Groove etc, or traditionally installed desktop programs?

The former do not use the registry, exe's or dlls, the latter do.

You mention Skype - there is both a Skype universal app and a Skype desktop program. To which are you referring?

How are you uninstalling these programs? From the Start menu, rt click the shortcut, click Uninstall?

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 Good afternoon  When I'm on tablet mode and try to split on two different apps - the screen  makes  flickers and flips  and then goes back to full screen. No way to make a split screen with two apps simultaneus at the same time. Any help thanks 

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My start menu does not show any installed apps such as VLC, steam or you name it. It does show up things like calculator but for the most part it does not show any installed apps. I did not mess with the indexing option and dont know what im missing here. How do I have my start menu search to show installed apps?

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I have searched far and wide over google, But I cannot find the solution to this issue. I even opened the help document for windows and even it tells me to go to Taskbar and Navigation to show metro apps on the taskbar. Well this is what it looks like for me:

Apparently there's supposed to be a checkbox that reads "Show store apps on taskbar" but that isn't there! I have a version of Windows 8.1 that doesn't have this option. Any help? I really liked this feature. This worked for me until I installed a fresh installation of Windows 8.1.

Answer:Option to show metro apps in taskbar missing

Hello Enitoni, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Did you install the Windows 8.1 Update yet?

That option is only available after the Windows 8.1 Update has been installed via Windows Update.

Taskbar - Hide or Show Store Apps in Windows 8.1 Update

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I've been having this issue since I have installed windows 8.1 that sometimes that opened video games such as Dota 2 would not show on taskbar and I have to alt+tab to get back to see them. I was hoping to find a solution with regard in how to fix this issue.

Answer:Windows 8 taskbar issue (Apps wont show)

Some programs open with Hidden Icons. You can fix it by going to Hidden Icons / Customize / and choose Show Icon and Notifications.

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