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Posted 16 October 2012 - 01:47
Posted 16 October 2012 - 01:49
Not even in the top right corner? Did you try what I posted earlier?
I have 11 updates it seams, well only on the tile, when i open the App store it dosent say updates anywhere...
Posted 16 October 2012 - 06:55
I had this occur as well and managed to clear it.
2 things came together when this went away for me, so I'm still not sure which one did it or if it was a combo.
Either way, my issues with the app store have been resolved and I'm a happy user at the moment. I had the one you mentioned originally and then the phantom updates.
- Item #1: Run Windows update and install KB2756872.
- Item #2: Sync licenses
- Go in to the Windows Store
- Go to Settings
- Go to App Updates
- Click Sync licenses
- Click Check for Updates
- It took a reboot for it to clear
Posted 16 October 2012 - 07:43
Already had that installed. It's working now, but it took some troubleshooting.
Everything is working now, so I'll just continue to enjoy Windows 8.
And is it just me, or do the Windows 8 Apps still suck? Haven't found one useful app yet. It's easier for me to go to eBay with Chrome rather than with the App.
Posted 16 October 2012 - 17:32
Well I have this basic DSL modem box thing and it has a Firewall.
I disabled Windows Firewall service in services.msc and I was unable to update Metro Applications.
Turned it back on I was able to do so again. I am not sure what else I can say here.
I just checked, Windows Firewall is disabled and I cannot update things through the store.
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Normal updates work - those rely on other networking services.
You Windows dev guys really have WAAAAY too complicated update systems, just update using like port 80 https..
Posted 16 October 2012 - 17:46
Posted 16 October 2012 - 19:19
This is the first time I ever heard anyone say that Windows Firewall messes with DSL router configurations. AFAIK FUD.
Firewall software like Windows Firewall will open the corresponding ports on your hardware firewall. I don't know that this is needed for updates (I wouldn't think so, but it was an idea). The mechanism for installing apps and app updates is Windows Update, so if apps aren't able to update then it's likely Windows itself wouldn't be able to be updated.
Posted 16 October 2012 - 23:02
Posted 17 October 2012 - 05:35
Posted 17 October 2012 - 07:18
Posted 18 October 2012 - 17:30
This is the first time I ever heard anyone say that Windows Firewall messes with DSL router configurations.
Posted 18 October 2012 - 19:20
You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.
Posted 23 October 2012 - 18:06
Posted 23 October 2012 - 19:53
So it seems Microsoft has now locked the Games app to ARM processors. I'm not sure what the purpose of this is, as you need to use it to play Games for Windows LIVE games.
Some comments in the app suggest it's only locked until Windows 8 is released, while others suggest that it's just locked to ARM processors now.