1. Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       14 Feb 2016 #1

    Windows 10 Pro Metro Apps don't Open/Have Unusual Names


    Hi there! New to the forums! Been here many times before, but never opened an account until now.

    Anyway, I have some issues with the metro apps in Win 10. They don't open, and have unusual names. This actually started a couple days ago when my taskbar and start menu wouldn't open. While browsing the web for help, I saw somebody with the exact same issue get told to enter a powershell command and he replied saying it fixed it. The command in particular was:
    Code:
    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}
    Long story short, It did anything but fix it, and gave it messed up names. I can click and click, but nothing shows up, even for a split second. I've tried to open an app from the .exe inside System32.

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    Any solution I've crossed, has not worked. Any help appreciated, but fresh install is off the table by all means.

    Ed
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  2. Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 16,456
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14971
       14 Feb 2016 #2

    Hello Eddy, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    This means that your built-in apps included with Windows are broken. You can do a repair install to fix them though.

    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  3. Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       14 Feb 2016 #3

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Eddy, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    This means that your built-in apps included with Windows are broken. You can do a repair install to fix them though.

    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade
    Thank you sir, you are a genius! I actually saw this and thought "Nah, I'm not that far in the hole!" but I guess I was. Very nice tutorial too!

    Thanks,
    Ed
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  4. Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 16,456
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14971
       14 Feb 2016 #4

    You're most welcome Ed.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


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