1.    06 Apr 2016 #1
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Pro

    Windows Apps Folder Locked


    Hey guys!

    Just bought Windows 10 Pro this morning and there's one last thing that i can't find the life of me how to fix. The windows store app folder... I want to be able to see the "size" and go "in" the folder. It says i do not have access. So i proceeded to try to modify the admin rights of that folder but in the end windows won't let me saying i do not have the rights to change th right etc.. This is very annoying. I have followed many tutorials which claim to fix this but won't work at all. Anybody got a cue here for me ?

    thanks,

    Max
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  2.    07 Apr 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 10,467
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Protection is there for a purpose. Bear in mind if you change some things in Win 10 you can easily break it. Beware.

    Whatever you do, start by using disk imaging. Macrium Reflect (free) + its boot medium + external storage is popular here. Using that can save you a huge amount of pain and stress, and mean you can restore your system quite quickly without technical support.

    Then suppose you can try out things, break Win 10, and restore it safely. Have fun!

    Searching the forum is encouraged- here's what I found for you.
    How to gain access to the WindowsApps folder? - Windows 10 Forums

    You could view the folder from outside Windows - boot disk, command prompt from a boot disk...

    This may be of interest from the Tutorials section
    Apps Save Location - Change in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
    Last edited by dalchina; 07 Apr 2016 at 03:32.
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  3.    08 Apr 2016 #3
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

    It's just a point. I want access to my stuff and it won't let me. I have tried the method you linked but it still won't let me. When i "apply" the new ownership and go back it says access denied and i can either "ignore/ignore all/cancel". I activated the admin account just for fun and i had access to it with that account. This is annoying.
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  4.    08 Apr 2016 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 10,467
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Please see comments here for interest (?) - and read on. Looks like no joy. (Except, as I said, from outside Windows).
    Apps Save Location - Change in Windows 10 - Page 4 - Windows 10 Forums
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