Remove/Disable app store in Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise machines

I have managed multiple computers in our company. Most of PCs are running Windows 10 Pro and others are Enterprise Edition version. I need to disable the App store for all the users on those machines. It was easy to remove the function by a group policy in Windows 8.1 enterprise but now I find the tool is missing. How can I prevent users from browsing Windows store or install the new apps from there? Continue reading

Microsoft Solitaire Collection not working save File error in Windows 10

As a built-in application, Microsoft Solitaire Collection includes many popular Microsoft games in Windows 10. When I try to play Klondike on my Surface Pro 4 tablet with good internet connection, it keeps popping up the message “Save File Error. There was a problem downloading game data for Microsoft Solitaire Collection”and then says the save game file is corrupt. A new save file will be create for you. How can I fix the issue? Continue reading

Fix Windows store sign-in option not working and gray out in Windows 10

When I open the Windows Store and try to login using my account to buy and download applications in Windows 10, the sign-in box pops up and it is only grayed out without any box area to type my username and password. 15 seconds later the window disappear. The same problem also happens with Mail and Cortana app and I could not figure out how to resolve it on my Surface Pro 3 tablet. Continue reading

How to enable/disable automatic app updates in Windows 10

I have upgraded my computer to Windows 10 Home edition but could not update all apps to the latest version from Store. It displays “Contact your system administrator about changing this setting” and the group policy editor is not available at all. How can I take control with the automatic download and installation of app updates by Store for my Microsoft account? Continue reading

Prevent Windows 10 install unwanted apps automatically in Anniversary Update

In Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the system downloads some games and apps automatically and installs them, without requiring any permission or opening Windows Store. That takes effect with the currently signed-in user and happen with internet network. When you tap or click on the Start button, the menu should list these Metro apps or Universal apps with downloading progress bar or they are under Recently added section. Continue reading

You can only install apps from the Windows Store in Windows 10 Creators Update

Windows 10 Insider build 15042 have a setting for blocking all traditional desktop Win32 apps and software which are not fetched from Microsoft’s software marketplace, points to Windows Store instead. For security. the new feature is turned off by default, and helps consumers and enterprise defense against bloatware and malware in Windows 10 Creators Update. Once you have enabled it on your computer or Surface Pro model tablet, running the installation of third-part app will get the warning message “You can only install apps from the Windows Store. Limiting installations to apps from the Store helps to keep your PC safe and reliable” and you could try the method to disable it. Continue reading

Fix Microsoft Store Try Again Later Something Happened at our End in Windows 10

I am unable to get apps from the store on my Surface Pro 4 tablet. When I open store app in Windows 10 and try to download any app or game that I had never before, a grey box appears and shows the error message “Try again later. Something happened on our end”. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Best password protect file and folder locker software for Windows 10

If you are working in a public place, others or your child usually have full access to the majority of personal files and folders on your machine. and you should want to block them access to your stuff. The Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise have the pretty straightforward encrypting system and the Home version lack of the related feature. We recommend those file and folder locker and let you pick up the best one on your Surface Pro or computer. Continue reading

Microsoft Edge PDF annotation Web Notes aren’t available

I am an Engineering Student and have installed windows 10 anniversary update on my Surface pro 4 tablet. When I open any PDF file which is either saved locally or loaded on website within Microsoft Edge browser and use pen to make the annotation, it pops up a dialogue box saying “Web Notes aren’t available. Sorry, you can’t take notes on this page right now.” How can I resolve the problem or is there any permissions to be adjusted? Continue reading

Windows 10 store cannot purchase apps Give it another try something went wrong

I had linked a credit card to my account and everything worked fine in Windows 8.1. However, now I am unable to make any purchase from app store after upgrade my Surface Pro 4 to Windows 10. When I try to buy content on the new Killer Instinct or get the paid apps like Assassins Creed Pirates, it displays the error message “Give it another try. something went wrong” and I can not figure out how to resolve the problem. Continue reading