1.    02 Oct 2014 #1

    Glitch 1 (not a showstopper) News app Hangs system


    Hi there
    I was just trying out the News app from the menu - running as a VM (W10 x-64)

    System Hangs -- since I'm not too bothered about Metro apps (yet) I am not to bothered about this.

    Could I suggest a thread somewhere we we could compound any issues we've found with W10 otherwise we'll get loads of posts all over the place -- and then if someone finds a solution it's easier to track.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  2. Joined : Jul 2014
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       02 Oct 2014 #2

    Weather App hung up on me first time, had to shut system because of it. Tried again later and it took few minutes to display options after which it worked. One annoying thing though, if App hangs up it stops everything, cant turn it of, minimize or anything else until it decides to let me out of it either by timing out or if it decides to work.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
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       02 Oct 2014 #3

    lol it's funny that the first reported problems are related to apps rather then the desktop


    OH NO WEATHER APP DOESN'T WORK HOW WILL I FIND OUT THE WEATHER!
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       02 Oct 2014 #4

    bromanbro said: View Post
    lol it's funny that the first reported problems are related to apps rather then the desktop


    OH NO WEATHER APP DOESN'T WORK HOW WILL I FIND OUT THE WEATHER!
    Well it started working but it's a bit lazy. Maybe it was because of VM but internet is no slower in it so can't explain.
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       02 Oct 2014 #5

    CountMike said: View Post
    Well it started working but it's a bit lazy. Maybe it was because of VM but internet is no slower in it so can't explain.
    I considered test driving Weather/News, but then concluded that I'd be risking a system restart for damn Apps
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  6. Joined : Oct 2014
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       02 Oct 2014 #6

    Same problems here. Running windows 10 x64bit TP on VMware virtual pc. MSN news and MSN weather hangs and system becomes unresponsive.
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  7. Joined : Sep 2014
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       02 Oct 2014 #7

    both work fine for me
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  8. Joined : Jan 2014
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       02 Oct 2014 #8

    Works just fine for me. But I'm not running it from a VM so that might account for that. When I did try to run some apps from VmWare I had issues but when I did the update to Win8.1 those issues went away.. odd.

    Jeff
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       03 Oct 2014 #9

    Seems to be VMware problem. Installed Windows 10 (32bit) on Oracle VirtualBox virtual pc (no guest additions) and it works so far so good. next will try to install guest additions maybe it will break apps.
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