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Resolutions of Metro Apps issues in Windows 8

Postby guest » Thu Sep 13, 2012 4:13 pm

Situation 1: If Windows 8 was upgraded from previous windows OS, it could be 3dr party software issue for example Firefox may be setup as default internet browser. .
Resolution 1: Make sure IE is default Internet Browser. Please refer to this post:
How to setup default Internet Browser in Windows 8 -
To setup an Internet Browser for example Internet Explorer as the default web
browser, please follow these steps: 1. If you are in Start screen, ...
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=16388

Resolution 2: it could be 3dr party software conflict with Windows 8. Try clean boot for troubleshooting. How to run Windows OS with a clean boot -
With MSCONFIG, you also can configure a clean boot to disable common startup
programs, settings, and drivers to eliminate possible software ...
viewtopic.php?t=57
Resolution 3: Check the Proxy settings.
Resolution 4: Make sure Apps to run is 1024x768 (i'd recommend 1366x768)
Resolution 5: Try to do fresh installation.

Situation 2: All apps in Windows 8 have issues.
Resolution 1: It could be display issue. Try to install the latest video driver or switch to Microsoft driver if there is one available.
Resolution 2: Check the Event Viewer for any errors. If you see DCOM with Event Id 10010, try to delete the OLE key and reboot. Please refer to this post: Metro apps won't start in Windows 8 preview - viewtopic.php?f=3&t=16400
Resolution 3: It could be the hardware issue, please check device manager for any errors.
Resolution 4: Try to logon different account or local administrator account for a test.
Resolution 6: Do clean boot as mentioned before.
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Re: Resolutions of Metro Apps issues in Windows 8

Postby blin » Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:31 pm

It could be the DNS client service is not running. Please refer to this post: Metro apps have no internet because DNS client is disabled - viewtopic.php?f=3&t=16777
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