Problems updating windows 8 apps
Windows 8 users who've been waiting for a better user experience don't have to wait any longer. Microsoft's Windows 8.1 is available as a free upgrade for any PC running Windows 8. Many customers will say "good riddance." Windows 8 wasn't a bug-ridden disaster like Windows Vista, but it wasn't widely loved.It forced customers to boot straight to the Start screen, which was a sea of unfamiliar tiles -- a radical departure from prior versions of Windows.You can get troubleshooting steps from the Microsoft Support website.If you still cannot download or update after trying a couple of times, please contact Windows Phone support.The update had only performance improvements and bug fixes.However, after installing the update, the Windows Phone users are reportedly not able to download or update the apps.
Here's how to upgrade your Windows 8 PC to Windows 8.1. MORE: How to Make Windows 8.1 Look and Feel Like Windows 7 1a. When Windows 8.1 was released in October 2013, Microsoft made it clear to Windows 8 customers that they had two years to upgrade.Microsoft said then it would no longer support the old version of the operating system by 2016. But without security updates, they will be more susceptible to hacks. If you don't see this button on the screen, check for updates again, close and reopen the Windows Store or reboot your machine. You can also choose custom settings, but we find the Express settings work well for most users. The official Geeks Geek, as his weekly column is titled, Avram Piltch has guided the editorial and production of since 2007. You may have to wait 30 minutes or more for the install to download, but you can keep using your computer during this time. You can walk away from your computer and do something else for 5 minutes or more because your input won't be required for a while. Click "I Accept" when presented with the License terms. Click Use Express Settings at the bottom of the screen. You can skip this step, but may not be able to sync your account across PCs without performing it later. Enter the code you received on your phone at the prompt. You'll see some messages on the screen that say it is setting up and installing apps.