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  1.    10 Jul 2016 #20

    I'm on the latest Version 1511 Build 10586.420 and don't see the Reset option. Will the Reset feature be available on the major update from 2nd August?
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       10 Jul 2016 #21

    Steve C said: View Post
    I'm on the latest Version 1511 Build 10586.420 and don't see the Reset option. Will the Reset feature be available on the major update from 2nd August?
    Hi can you enlighten us more on what Reset Option you are referring to, as there are several
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  3.    10 Jul 2016 #22

    The App Reset function which is the thread title!
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       10 Jul 2016 #23

    Steve C said: View Post
    The App Reset function which is the thread title!
    Hi have found this link
    How To Reset Windows 10 Apps
    Also I am on same build as you and you should find it in
    Settings
    System
    Apps and features
    click on that or any that you want and it should open ad allow you to reset it
    Mine shows it and works ok
    Last edited by Brink; 10 Jul 2016 at 10:07. Reason: removed link that's the same as this tutorial
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       10 Jul 2016 #24

    Steve C said: View Post
    I'm on the latest Version 1511 Build 10586.420 and don't see the Reset option. Will the Reset feature be available on the major update from 2nd August?
    Hello Steve, :)

    The "Reset an App" feature in the tutorial on the first page here is only available staring with build 14328.

    You will indeed have it in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update on August 2nd.
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  6.    10 Jul 2016 #25

    Can I reset single apps in the meantime? I'm having problems in one user account where the Get Started app won't play videos and the Kindle app won't show the account information to login. I've uninstalled and reinstalled them with no effect.
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       10 Jul 2016 #26

    You could try the tutorial below to reset all Windows apps, but it won't have any affect on 3rd party software or desktop programs.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...ws-8-10-a.html
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  8.    10 Jul 2016 #27

    Steve C said: View Post
    The App Reset function which is the thread title!
    From your wording I thought you meant Win10 Reset too actually ,
    but as noted in post #2 this does not work in .420 , unfortunately neither did the App Reset tutorial Brink linked above , work for me, so I had to do an Inplace upgrade.

    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade
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  9.    10 Jul 2016 #28

    I only upgraded yesterday!!! I think I'll wait until I have the app reset function on 2nd Aug and create another user account if that doesn't work.
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  10.    10 Jul 2016 #29

    The inplace was painless for me .... but a clean install would be better but more time consuming , I have now ended up Clean installing both my Computers and things are better, it does need a time commitment to reinstall everything though.


    you could try a sfc /scannow command too

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
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