1. Windows Central Question's Avatar
    Upgraded from (legal) Windows 8.1 Pro (with Media Center) to Windows 10 today (using iso).
    Had an issue when installing (kept on searching for updates... had to abort the process), but it continued well afterwards.

    Now i want to work with it, but not a single app is working... it just says (hope I translate it correctly to English):
    "This app cannot be opened.
    Your trial period for this app has expired. Go to Windows Store to by the full app."
    But also Windows Store app is not working, just as all my other apps that were previously there (Windows Music is working, but i cannot logon with my (paid for) account), just as start menu, notification center, etc.

    This seems like a huge activation issue.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

    Evert
    07-29-2015 01:03 PM
  2. KMN62's Avatar
    Unfortunately, I don't have enough posts to insert links....therefore, I will tell you what you need to do. The following fixed ALL my problems with Microsoft Edge, Mail, Calendar...everything...!

    ***YOU MUST HAVE THE WINDOWS FIREWALL SERVICE RUNNING FOR THIS TO WORK***
    1. Find C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe
    2. Right-click and Run as Administrator
    3. Copy this line:

    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}

    4. Right-click in the Powershell window to Paste and then press Enter.
    5. There is no need to restart. The fix should implement right away.

    If you have previously disabled Windows Firewall or do not have it running, the above steps will result in errors. Use the steps below to enable Windows Firewall and the reverse if you wish to turn it off again afterwards.

    1. Right-click the Start button -> Click Run
    2. Type Services.msc and press Enter
    3. Scroll down to find Windows Firewall
    4. Right-click then click Properties
    5. Under Startup Type dropdown -> Select Manual. Click Apply
    6. In the top left portion of the Services Window, Click Start this service.
    7. Now follow the steps in the first section, and it should work.

    These steps worked for me. They have no guarantee to work for you. Just trying to spread some help/love. Best of luck to all in your troubleshooting.
  3. RumoredNow's Avatar
    The Upgrade should read your old key and convert to a new key. The old key will not activate 10.

    The upgrade must not have read it as Genuine or of the appropriate type. Contact Customer Care or go to This PC > Properties and follow the help in the dialog box for Activation.

    microsoft customer care - Bing
    ven07 likes this.
    07-29-2015 01:12 PM
  4. Rcurry's Avatar
    I have the same problem - new laptop, OEm 8.1, foolishly selected "Upgrade to Windows 10 option". Windows 10 shows as being activated but I get "Your trial period for this app has expired" if I try to access any features; it tells me to go to Store but that just flashes up a window that disappears.
    07-31-2015 02:38 PM
  5. Florensius Albert's Avatar
    after upgrade from windows 7, microsoft edge can't open, how to fix? untitled1.png
    07-31-2015 03:09 PM
  6. KMN62's Avatar
    Unfortunately, I don't have enough posts to insert links....therefore, I will tell you what you need to do. The following fixed ALL my problems with Microsoft Edge, Mail, Calendar...everything...!

    ***YOU MUST HAVE THE WINDOWS FIREWALL SERVICE RUNNING FOR THIS TO WORK***
    1. Find C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe
    2. Right-click and Run as Administrator
    3. Copy this line:

    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}

    4. Right-click in the Powershell window to Paste and then press Enter.
    5. There is no need to restart. The fix should implement right away.

    If you have previously disabled Windows Firewall or do not have it running, the above steps will result in errors. Use the steps below to enable Windows Firewall and the reverse if you wish to turn it off again afterwards.

    1. Right-click the Start button -> Click Run
    2. Type Services.msc and press Enter
    3. Scroll down to find Windows Firewall
    4. Right-click then click Properties
    5. Under Startup Type dropdown -> Select Manual. Click Apply
    6. In the top left portion of the Services Window, Click Start this service.
    7. Now follow the steps in the first section, and it should work.

    These steps worked for me. They have no guarantee to work for you. Just trying to spread some help/love. Best of luck to all in your troubleshooting.
    08-02-2015 08:52 PM
  7. mustahsin's Avatar
    worked for me!
    Thanx :D
    08-03-2015 04:59 AM
  8. M Jawad Ahmed's Avatar
    hello bro this step is not working for me ...
    result is in errors please tell me any other way to resolve this issue... please.
    08-04-2015 03:33 AM
  9. hyperspeed9's Avatar
    wow, thanks it work. but I have one problem. my start button is not working. how im gonna fix that?
    08-04-2015 06:40 AM
  10. Geoffrey Huntoon's Avatar
    Thank you so much, was having this exact problem and your solution worked perfectly!
    08-07-2015 06:53 AM
  11. Juuso Pikkarainen's Avatar
    Wow. Thx mate. worked on me and even start menu didn't stop working. Thx :)
    08-08-2015 05:31 AM
  12. balajisankar15's Avatar
    Thanks!! worked perfectly
    08-08-2015 08:05 PM
  13. lach gainey's Avatar
    Thank you so much!!!!!!!!!!!!! thank you!!!!!
    08-12-2015 04:22 AM
  14. marie bee's Avatar
    doesn't work, says access denied:

    PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.Ins
    tallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}
    Get-AppXPackage : Access is denied.
    Access is denied.
    At line:1 char:1
    + Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopm ...
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:) [Get-AppxPackage], UnauthorizedAccessException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : System.UnauthorizedAccessException,Microsoft.Windows.Appx.PackageManager.Commands.GetApp
    xPackageCommand
    Deborah DeCarlo likes this.
    08-12-2015 03:30 PM
  15. Deborah DeCarlo's Avatar
    Have you head how to fix this issue? Mine is doing the same thing... tried the above fix and received same error as you. Ugh =(
    09-10-2015 08:31 PM
  16. iloveluci's Avatar
    All I can say in response to this suggestion is ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘. Worked like a charm!! Thanks!
    09-26-2015 08:05 PM
  17. drake1244's Avatar
    i also try this but doent work then i carefully read all cmds
    1.in search box type powwershell.exe then right click run as admins.
    2.it shows c:\\ windows \system 32 \
    3.now paste it
    4.now its will active!!!!
    10-02-2015 11:03 PM
  18. hunudon's Avatar
    Thank you, drake 1244! Worked perfectly!
    10-29-2015 07:58 AM
  19. Pulung Pranantya's Avatar
    works for me, thanks... very helpfull
    11-20-2015 10:09 AM
  20. gpitch's Avatar
    I had been receiving the Error Message mentioned above until I realised I had not carried out Step 2 properly. The easier way which I carried out the process was:

    1. Find the folder C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\ If you want to find it quickly, open a "Run..." window by pressing Windows+R.
    2. Right-click on the powershell.exe application and select "Run as Administrator"
    3. Copy this line:

    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}

    4. Right-click in the Powershell window which will Paste the clipboard content and then press Enter.
    5. As the script runs several green lines will appear quickly. Once complete all my apps worked full as they should.
    RumoredNow likes this.
    12-14-2015 05:46 PM
  21. Zsolti Gaming's Avatar
    Thank you it is still working
    02-12-2016 06:30 AM
  22. kishjay17's Avatar
    Thanks its worked for me
    06-08-2016 01:33 PM

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