Now my computer works fine but all Metro apps are greyed out and not working. For me, it worked, it would just crash when I tried to view the collection part or open the Photos app by itself. My fix I saw the following error: Activation of app Microsoft. I switched internet on, activated Windows 10. To do this Right-Click on the folders named below and then click on Permissions. The app's data will be deleted and it might become unusable for a while. Depending on the specific reason for the crash, there are multiple ways in which you can fix it.
It did complete, but says a few things weren't able to be completed because files to be modified were currently in use. Please add us to your whitelist to enable the website to function properly. My fix I saw the following error: Activation of app Microsoft. And Windows Defender crashes shortly after opening. To clarify, this did not solve the problem, which is why I did not mark an answer yet. The first entry here worked for us while the rest seemed to have done the job for quite a few other users around the web.
What I do not understand is why Microsoft does not show a proper error instead of letting the apps crash. If you see that the command prompt window says that it replaced the system files, you will have to reboot the computer to fix the issue. Any help is appreciated, Chilos. The store, first thing, wants to update all the apps that were pre-installed with Windows 10, and until it was able to complete that mission the store was unusable for me. After a Windows 10 update, suddenly no Metro apps work at all besides Microsoft Edge. If Task Manager launches in compact mode, click the More details button in the bottom-right corner to get to the advanced options, and then click the Startup tab. Download and install the latest version of the Fitbit app from the Windows Phone store.
Apps are still crashing within a few seconds of launching as well. Also, I've moved loading the audio engine out as far as possible to see if that makes a difference. Those versions of windows lack the needed libraries to play video and images, thus crashing the Fotos app. In this , we walk you through the steps to identify applications that are causing your device to boot slow, consuming system resources unnecessarily, and the steps to improve system performance. Microsoft Edge doesn't open or do anything when I click the taskbar icon for it.
Usually, applications include the necessary settings to block them from starting alongside Windows 10, but it's a lot easier to use Task Manager to do so. You need to press Ctrl + Shift + Enter with the Command Prompt highlighted in the results. My advice is to add fail-safe checks to ensure everything is loaded before trying to use it. So far I have not been able to run the Candy Crush Saga, Weather, Economy? If the issue still persists, post back the event log here for our research. App failed with error: The app didn't start. That's what I am going to do soon. Click on 'Advanced options' and then on the 'Reset' button.
The problem seems to be a common one, with a number of forum entries to its name. We came across the same problem and found a few solutions. Open your broken app and it will work now There is some problem with permission. The problem with this solution is if you have any non-verified app installed on the system it might also have administrator privileges. Apps you install on can sometimes configure themselves to run automatically on startup, and they can also configure background services that start every time you boot your computer.
Also add 'all application packages' and yourself with full rights after taking ownership. If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact. The store, first thing, wants to update all the apps that were pre-installed with Windows 10, and until it was able to complete that mission the store was unusable for me. Anyway, it ran a lengthy process where it appeared to be installing a lot of built in windows stuff calculator, etc. I found one with a stack trace that includes a twinapi reference and appears to be happening on startup. How to manage apps that launch at startup using Task Manager First, you should open Task Manager. Everything seems to be working well now, and I've had no updates to the store.
I only disabled it because I run Norton and didn't think it would do any harm. Just wanted to mention that the fitbit app is crashing on my Surface Pro 4 when I'm adding my water intake for the day. Show us some love by following us on , or for instant social media updates from our website! They start up but almost immidietly close down. It's great to have you all here! Please remember to mark the replies as an answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help. Alternatively, you can select the item, and click the Disable button in the bottom-right corner. And what do you do on such occasions? It prevented many apps from working properly.
The crashing issue does need to be resolved. Run Windows PowerShell as an Administrator 2. Just get the splash screen which quickly closes. I didn't see the fix mentioned here or on Microsoft support pages, so just helping people if they find this thread in the future. It will stay at 20% for a while before continuing. Re-register Through Command Prompt If your Store app crashes almost immediately after you see its loading screen with the Windows Store logo, try this fix first.
In particular, there was this shader that had not been loaded, even though it was set to be the very first resource to load. Once the command is successfully executed, you can close Windows PowerShell and reboot the machine. The 5th time I switched my internet off and window 10 setup finished without internet. . Note: If none of these work for you, you might want to check out some of the solutions mentioned by our other readers in the comment section below.