How to Solve Windows 8 not Installing or Update apps in app store


Solved Windows 8 App Store not Downloading or Updating apps

windows 8 app store pending

After you bought your first Windows 8 machine you have noticed that some of your windows 8 app store apps need update. In order your update your apps you clicked the update all button, then there is the problem your installation still showing pending in all your update.

There are many ways to solve this problem the easy way and the hard way, first lets try the easy way.

Step 1 : Press Windows key + w and type troubleshooting

windows 8 search

Step 2 : Open troubleshooting and click Fix problems with Windows update

control panel windows 8

Step 3 : Click Next and select try troubleshooting as an administrator

after the completion try updating the app store , if your problem still exists then try the hard way.

Step 1 : Press Windows key and type cmd, then right click command prompt and click Run as administrator

right lick menu cmd

Step 2 : Click yes in user account control dialogue box
Step 3 : type net stop wuauserv and press enter
Step 4 : type cd/windows and press enter
Step 5 : type rename SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.bck

cmd for windows8 update

Step 6 : type net start wuauserv

net stop wuauserv


rename SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.bck

net start wuauserv

Now try updating your apps enjoy windows 8 apps and latest updates.


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