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  1. Brink's Avatar
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       07 Aug 2015 #20

    I've found that upgrades never work as they should. Clean install only for me.
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  2.    07 Aug 2015 #21

    You probably might want to put this in a Powershell script (the register store first, then apps)?
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  3.    30 Aug 2015 #22

    I tried the all-users option, but I'm getting slapped in the face with errors about it not finding something.Click image for larger version. 

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  4. Brink's Avatar
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       30 Aug 2015 #23

    Hey Honeycomb,

    The errors are for the apps that are no longer on the PC to be able to reinstall. Those you'll need to reinstall from the Windows Store instead.
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  5.    20 Sep 2015 #24

    Hey guys,

    out of nowhere my Photos app started crashing and "re-install" is meant to fix it. But while doing so i can the "higher version installed" error and cant find a solution. Any tips?
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       20 Sep 2015 #25

    abyss1225 said: View Post
    Hey guys,

    out of nowhere my Photos app started crashing and "re-install" is meant to fix it. But while doing so i can the "higher version installed" error and cant find a solution. Any tips?
    Hi abyss, welcome to Ten Forums,
    I'm not sure what Shawn(@Brink) will recommend, but I would remove the Photos app first: How to Uninstall Desktop Apps and Windows Apps in Windows 10 using PowerShell in option two
    Code:
    Get-AppxPackage *photos* | Remove-AppxPackage
    then reinstall it in such a case.
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  7. Brink's Avatar
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       20 Sep 2015 #26

    Hello abyss, and welcome to Ten Forums. :)

    In addition, you might use Windows Photo Viewer for now until your Photos app is fixed.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...dows-10-a.html
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  8.    20 Sep 2015 #27

    Cliff S said: View Post
    Hi abyss, welcome to Ten Forums,
    I'm not sure what Shawn(@Brink) will recommend, but I would remove the Photos app first: How to Uninstall Desktop Apps and Windows Apps in Windows 10 using PowerShell in option two
    Code:
    Get-AppxPackage *photos* | Remove-AppxPackage
    then reinstall it in such a case.
    Thanks for the help. At first uninstall/reinstall(downloaded via App Store)+restart solved the version error, but the photo app was still crashing.
    Again i tried to identify unusual behavior of mine the day before and couldnt think of anything. So i took the last app i installed (Start10 trail version), uninstalled and restarted in the process. Photos App crashing is now fixed and working even after reinstalling Start10 (for now ;D). Strange.
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  9. Brink's Avatar
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       20 Sep 2015 #28

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  10. Cliff S's Avatar
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       20 Sep 2015 #29

    abyss1225 said: View Post
    Thanks for the help. At first uninstall/reinstall(downloaded via App Store)+restart solved the version error, but the photo app was still crashing.
    Again i tried to identify unusual behavior of mine the day before and couldnt think of anything. So i took the last app i installed (Start10 trail version), uninstalled and restarted in the process. Photos App crashing is now fixed and working even after reinstalling Start10 (for now ;D). Strange.
    Had to be a conflict or a hiccup somewhere, go figure, hmmm:)
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