Windows 10: Universal Apps won't open Solved

  1.    13 Apr 2017 #1

    Universal Apps won't open


    Since an update yesterday my universal apps (including Photos) won't open. I get the message 'Photos can't be opened using the Built in Administrator Account. Sign in with a different account and try again.' Same message with other apps. I don't have the built in administrator account active and only have one account on this laptop - mine - which has administrator rights.
    When I restarted my laptop after the update I did notice a small message about settings but it flashed on and off screen so fast I don't really know what it meant but I suspect there was a change made that has caused this problem. I have tried a system restore using several restore points but they failed. I would be very grateful if someone has an answer to this - preferably step by step as I'm not very tech savvy! Thanks. Kind regards Flissa.

    Worried this to death - finally. I had turned off UAC using a 3rd party tweaker and included the administrator account. Apparently Universal Apps don't run if you do that.
    Last edited by Flissa; 13 Apr 2017 at 12:51.
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