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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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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