Microsoft really should fix this issue in windows update. Enter the username and password for the new user. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, tap Settings, and then tap Change PC settings. (If you're using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move Thanks for pointing me in the right direction! http://computersecurityadvice.com/windows-8/win-8-fails-to-load-2-apps-on-initial-start-up.html
You can try and open an elevated command prompt and run sfc /scannow and see if it helps. I do the following: Type the following in the Administrator Command Prompt: “gpresult /h c:gpresults.html” without quotes, but get the following error: ERROR: Invalid argument/option - ‘ /h' . To fix this issue, just follow these steps: Press Windows Key + S and type PowerShell. System Manufacturer/Model Number Lenovo C320 OS Windows 8 CPU Intel G530 Antivirus Windows Defender Quote 24 Feb 2013 #6 tomh View Profile View Forum Posts Junior Member Posts : 7 Windows
Reply alex says: August 9, 2014 at 6:08 pm My command prompt doesn't seem to recognise gpresult /h c:gpresults.html I've tried with spaces shown, without, with some without some, tried 20 I've merely listed the major potential fixes for this problem that I've discovered through my research and testing. I recommend all users upgrade to Windows 10 as it's free and seems to be a lot more stable than Windows 8/8.1.
If only a few still aren't working, then try uninstalling those particular apps and reinstalling from the Windows App Store. What was the final step that seemed to work? And then right clicked and went to properties of H_ROOT whatever it's called. Windows 8.1 Programs Not Opening Reply Andre`.
More resources Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Russia France Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware Advertising About This App Can't Open Windows 8.1 Fix Then I went into the admin command prompt, typed the gpresults to generate the report. When she reboots the machine, the apps open. Reply Charity says: February 12, 2015 at 4:54 am I went through everything fine until the command prompt part as well.
Reply Luvlar says: March 7, 2015 at 8:55 pm No help. Windows 10 Apps Won't Start When I updated my video device driver that entry showed up on it's own. Else not working for me… Reply Peter says: December 22, 2014 at 1:59 pm Please the cmd prompt did show an error: invalid argument/option - ‘/h'. http://webdevelopermeer.blogspot.de/2014/10/windows-81-apps-wont-open.html Reply Bob Hyatt says: October 29, 2014 at 2:17 pm Did not work for me at all.
Reply tom says: February 15, 2015 at 5:54 am Help man .. Go for it ! Windows 8.1 Apps Not Opening Thanks a bunch 🙂 Reply azizah says: January 22, 2015 at 2:43 pm OMG YOU ROCK! Microsoft App Troubleshooter Fafner Reply With Quote 2013-12-07,11:04 #5 ruirib View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Administrator Join Date Jun 2010 Location Portugal Posts 12,571 Thanks 152 Thanked 1,401 Times in 1,223 Posts
Re: Windows 8.1 apps won't open nullptrninja May 13, 2015 12:52 AM (in response to RumblePack) Same issue here. check my blog Please try again later. Find Database folder and change its name to Database.BAD. Step 5: Run System File Checker / Replace Corrupted Files Darn! Windows 8 Apps Not Opening
Thanks a lot though. It is very frustrating! Thank you. this content Previous PostHow to Resolve a Code 646 Windows Update ErrorNext PostWindows 10 Is the Last Version of Windows.
You can also try to kill the rogue apps from Task Manager and then try to restart them. Windows 8.1 Apps Close Immediately Just today, I had apps that had a circled "X" on the tiles in the Start page. Page 1 of 2 12 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 15 of 20 Thread: windows 8 apps won't open Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread…
The other problems you describe - graphics errors, slow screen refreshes, etc. You will want to delete all files containing “edb” in the name. Reply saeed says: December 12, 2014 at 3:16 pm David thanks man, that fixed it … 🙂 Reply Jonathandlm says: December 13, 2014 at 10:55 am @Parm46: Thanks a lot! Windows 8.1 Store Won't Open The store opened fine and I downloaded a microsoft game.
Here are the files you want to look for: PackageRepository.edb edb.chk edbtmp edb.jrs or edb.log (edbXXXXX.log and edbXXXXX.jrs files) edb.txt and edbXXXXX.txt Reboot your computer and Windows will automatically recreate the Windows Browsers Is Google Chrome Hogging Your Memory? No more text, no explanation about the "technical problem", nothing... have a peek at these guys Log in to the TempAdmin1 account.
I turned on mouse trails to fix the curser problem, that is when windows apps stopped working. Any other suggestions?