“The Server Stumbled…” or “We all have bad days”

  So…. you wanted to open the Windows App Store, huh?  You click on the little store thingy But…instead of the of the Windows Store you get this: “The server stumbled”?  What does that mean?  What do you do next? Well you also might see an error code like 80072EFF or 80072EFD or 801901F7, and…

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Windows App Store doesn’t load after Windows 10 upgrade!

  It’s back! The Windows App Store issue that makes you think you’re going to download exciting applications and games, but in reality, you’re just gonna watch spinning dots until your eyes bleed.  We fixed this in Windows 8.1 with PowerShell, so what do you do this time? If you click on the App Store…

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Help! My Live Tiles aren’t Working!

“Hey!” the e-mail began. “My Live Tiles aren’t Working!  They are stuck!  Help!” ‘Hey!’ I thought.  ‘I know how to fix that!’ One of the coolest features of Windows 8.1 is Live Tiles.  Live Tiles update frequently with the information you care most about, whether it is Weather, News, Sports, Technology, or just your friends…

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Windows 8.1 and the Nuclear Option Update#3

In a previous blog post, I reviewed an issue some users were having launching the Windows 8.1 App Store. You can find that article here – Windows App Store doesn't load after 8.1 Upgrade  You can also find an article I wrote about how to remove 3rd party Apps from Windows 8/8.1 using PowerShell here…

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How to Remove Windows 8.1 Store Apps with PowerShell (when they won’t go quietly).

Here’s an issue that I’ve only experienced once myself, but that anecdotal evidence says may not be a completely uncommon occurrence for some users. You install an app from the Windows Store that either doesn’t install correctly (most likely due to an issue from the developer) or you decide that isn’t really your cup of…

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Windows App Store doesn't load after 8.1 Upgrade v. 2 (Also Works for Windows 10!)

If you're currently experiencing abandonment issues from the Windows Store after upgrading to Windows 8.1, don't panic there is hope. You may see the Windows Store loading screen stuck in perpetual loop without end.   There is a relatively quick and painless fix. You may have seen other sites recommend running the WSreset.exe tool, or…

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