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why jio apps not available in my lumia 640xl lte

Q: why jio apps not available in my lumia 640xl lte

i want to use jio sim in my lumia mobile,,,but i cant,,,please fix it please...

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A: why jio apps not available in my lumia 640xl lte

Hi and welcome to windows central forum.
Jio apps are not available on windows phone yet. You could activate the sim on a separate device and then switch your device and use the jio card in 640xl.
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A:Some apps unresponsive until HD whirs then clicks

Look at your power profile settings. Likely the HD is being powered off after xx minutes.
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A:Microsoft Zune will not recognize my Nokia Lumia 800...

Any luck with this?
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A:ATIV S or Lumia 920

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A:Acer Laptop is corrupted and opens multiple apps and more

UNless someone else has a better idea, how old is this computer & is it still under warranty? If so, I'd get a hold of the where you bought it & get it checked out. IF you don't & have "other" work done on it, it could VOID the warranty.
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Replace the power supply first... Don't go too cheap
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A:Screen flickers when running multiple apps

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What capacity of memory is installed?
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A:Awful crackling/popping noises consistent in music and midi-apps...


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Google and get memtest and test your ram for at least 8 passes!!!!
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A:W10 Settings and internal modern apps not opening

Now I realize that I can't fix w10 with w7 disc.
I found these errors from SFC log:

2015-08-22 13:44:01, Error CSI 00004df0 (F) Failed on regenerating file [l:48{24}]"Windows.UI.Xaml.Maps.dll"[gle=0x80004005]
2015-08-22 13:44:01, Info CSI 00004df1 [SR] Unable to repair \SystemRoot\WinSxS\wow64_microsoft-windows-ui-xaml-maps_31bf3856ad364e35_10.0.10240.16384_none_a9a2c90e992bf518\\[l:48{24}]"Windows.UI.Xaml.Maps.dll"
2015-08-22 13:44:01, Info CSI 00004df2 [SR] Repaired file \SystemRoot\WinSxS\wow64_microsoft-windows-ui-xaml-maps_31bf3856ad364e35_10.0.10240.16384_none_a9a2c90e992bf518\\[l:48{24}]"Windows.UI.Xaml.Maps.dll" by copying from backup
2015-08-22 13:44:01, Info CSI [email protected]/8/22:10:44:01.418 Primitive installers committed for repair
2015-08-22 13:44:01, Info CSI 00004df4 [SR] Cannot repair member file [l:48{24}]"Windows.UI.Xaml.Maps.dll" of Microsoft-Windows-UI-Xaml-Maps, Version = 10.0.10240.16384, pA Host= amd64 Guest= x86, nonSxS, PublicKeyToken = {l:8 b:31bf3856ad364e35} in the store, file is missing
2015-08-22 13:44:01, Info CSI 00004df5 [SR] This component was referenced by [l:238{119}]"Microsoft-Windows-WinRT-WOW64-windows-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~10.0.10240.16384.22eef71e2ba8ee8dba064d919aed3909"
2015-08-22 13:44:01, Info CSI 00004df6 [SR] This component was referenced by [l:370{185}]"Microsoft-Windows-Client-Features-WOW64-Package-AutoMerged-windows~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~10.0.10240.16384.Microsoft-Windows-Client-Features-WOW64-Package-AutoMerged-windows-Deployment"
2015-08-22 13:44:01, Info CSI 00004df7 [SR] This component was referenced by [l:248{124}]"Microsoft-OneCore-AppRuntime-WOW64-windows-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~10.0.10240.16384.26c429cc6e1d76dfdde0498e64c36479"
2015-08-22 13:44:01, Info CSI 00004df8 Hashes for file member \??\C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Windows.UI.Xaml.Maps.dll do not match actual file [l:48{24}]"Windows.UI.Xaml.Maps.dll" :

2015-08-22 13:44:01, Error CSI 00004e15 (F) Failed on regenerating file [l:50{25}]"Windows.UI.Xaml.Phone.dll"[gle=0x80004005]
2015-08-22 13:44:01, Info CSI 00004e16 [SR] Unable to repair \SystemRoot\WinSxS\wow64_microsoft-windows-ui-xaml-phone_31bf3856ad364e35_10.0.10240.16384_none_e2fb80d97f14311b\\[l:50{25}]"Windows.UI.Xaml.Phone.dll"
2015-08-22 13:44:01, Info CSI 00004e17 [SR] Repaired file \SystemRoot\WinSxS\wow64_microsoft-windows-ui-xaml-phone_31bf3856ad364e35_10.0.10240.16384_none_e2fb80d97f14311b\\[l:50{25}]"Windows.UI.Xaml.Phone.dll" by copying from backup
2015-08-22 13:44:01, Info CSI [email protected]/8/22:10:44:01.954 Primitive installers committed for repair
2015-08-22 13:44:01, Info CSI 00004e19 [SR] Cannot repair member file [l:50{25}]"Windows.UI.Xaml.Phone.dll" of Microsoft-Windows-UI-Xaml-Phone, Version = 10.0.10240.16384, pA Host= amd64 Guest= x86, nonSxS, PublicKeyToken = {l:8 b:31bf3856ad364e35} in the store, file is missing
2015-08-22 13:44:01, Info CSI 00004e1a [SR] This component was referenced by [l:238{119}]"Microsoft-Windows-WinRT-WOW64-windows-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~10.0.10240.16384.22eef71e2ba8ee8dba064d919aed3909"
2015-08-22 13:44:01, Info CSI 00004e1b [SR] This component was referenced by [l:370{185}]"Microsoft-Windows-Client-Features-WOW64-Package-AutoMerged-windows~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~10.0.10240.16384.Microsoft-Windows-Client-Features-WOW64-Package-AutoMerged-windows-Deployment"
2015-08-22 13:44:01, Info CSI 00004e1c [SR] This component was referenced by [l:248{124}]"Microsoft-OneCore-AppRuntime-WOW64-windows-Package~31bf3856ad364e... Read more
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The kind of crash is weird. ctrl alt delete seems to hang up too. I have to reboot or must be very patient.

I suspect malware because computer is recent and worked A1 til last night and everything was so sudden.

Sorry I cannot post the requested logs.

Thanks for your time.

A:Suddenly all apps crash, MBAM refuses to complete

Please, observe following rules:

Read all of my instructions very carefully. Your mistakes during cleaning process may have very serious consequences, like unbootable computer.
If you're stuck, or you're not sure about certain step, always ask before doing anything else.
Please refrain from running any tools, fixes or applying any changes to your computer other than those I suggest.
Never run more than one scan at a time.
Keep updating me regarding your computer behavior, good, or bad.
The cleaning process, once started, has to be completed. Even if your computer appears to act better, it may still be infected. Once the computer is totally clean, I'll certainly let you know.
If you leave the topic without explanation in the middle of a cleaning process, you may not be eligible to receive any more help in malware removal forum.
I close my topics if you have not replied in 5 days. If you need more time, simply let me know. If I closed your topic and you need it to be reopened, simply PM me.


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Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Press Scan button.
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See if your able to run System Restore. This may or may not help. But, a good starting point.

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Uninstall one by one to find it?
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Post a screen shot of the apps it has found as "unnecessary".
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Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Have you tried this,

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Thanks a lot lot this tutorial.
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A:Apps or Programs

The term app should not scare one off, I have been using it for years even before apples "theres an app for that" iphone campaign.
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SFC /scannow quits with:
Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some
of them. Details are included in the CBS.Log windir\Logs\CBS\CBS.log. For
example C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log. Note that logging is currently not
supported in offline servicing scenarios.
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A:Three great other programs/apps

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It takes up 443 MB, installed.  Handy tool to put on some bootable stick.
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distribute four shortcuts via GPO
in %AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs.
They all start the same program, but from a
different folder. The problem is that, since
Windows 8 tiles, if you look in
Start menu, all applications,
you only see one shortcut and not four.
If I copy the .exe three times
and each shortcut so that each shortcut
uses a different .exe I see four
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Sorry for the delay in responding,
If you still need help, please do the following:
- open Event Viewer (run eventvwr.msc from the "Run" dialog)
- expand the Custom Views category (left click on the > next to the words "Custom Views")
- right click on Administrative Events
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- zip up the file (right click on it, select "Send to", select "Compressed (zipped) folder")
- upload it with your next post (if it's too big, then upload it to a free file-hosting service and post a link here).
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After a recycle to factory defaults, the initial local account created before any updates works fine. Domain accounts logging on the Surface 3 before any Windows updates work fine.
I installed all the latest updates which is taking forever to see if it will affect new/existing domain accounts. IT DID!!!
Any new account local or domain after updates now has an X...
Also, now the Settings/Change PC Settings just flashes and does not do anything on any accounts (unable to reset to factory defaults). It was fine before the zigabytes worth of updates.
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sorry but i,am a novice with computers. i have a problem i keep having to re-register my app store in windows 8. i have run a scan on my computer and it has come up with these results that the troubleshooter cant fix. i have posted the results below. could anybody tell me whats wrong and how to fix it please. please remember that i,am new to computers and you will have to explain in idiot terms...thanks    
 sfcdetails.txt   52.22KB

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Does this only happen by apps from the Windows Store or even other apps? How does the WIndows Store do it itself?
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Please run sfc /scannow
The sfc /scannow command scans all protected system files and replaces corrupted and incorrect versions with correct Microsoft versions.
To run sfc /scannow in Windows 8 you will need to open the Elevated Command Prompt.  The easiest way to do this is to 
Please run sfc /scannow
The sfc /scannow command scans all protected system files and replaces corrupted and incorrect versions with correct Microsoft versions.
To run sfc /scannow in Windows 8 you will need to open the Elevated Command Prompt.  The easiest way to do this is to press the Windows key and the X key.   A menu will open with the option Command Prompt (Admin), click on this.
You will see a window similar to the one below.

When the Elevated Command Prompt opens type in sfc /scannow (please note the space between sfc and /scannow), then press Enter.
If the scan finds no integrity  problems in the first portion of the scan it should stop, to be sure that the scan has stopped wait five minutes, then type in exit and press Enter to stop the scan.
If it does find integrity problems the scan will continue.  This will take a while, please have patience and allow it finish.  
When the scan is finished please post the log of this scan.
To find sfc /scannow log, reopen the Elevated Command Prompt using the Windows key and the X key method outlined in the instructions above. 
When the Elevated Command Prompt opens copy and paste the following in the Command Prompt, then press Enter.  
findstr /c:"[SR]" %windir%\logs\cbs\cbs.log >%userprofile%\Desktop\sfcdetails.txt
This will place a new icon on the desktop titled sfcdetails.  Click on this to open the log, copy it and paste it in your topic.
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Have you tried using the System Recovery partition to reinstall Windows 8?
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press enter.
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Welcome to BC !
Use CCleaner to remove Temporary files, program caches, cookies, logs, etc. Use the Default settings. No need to use the
Registry Cleaning Tool...risky. Pay close attention while installing and UNcheck offers of toolbars.
You may see Google Tool Bar being offered.
CCleaner - PC Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download
Run CCleaner by opening it and clicking on Run Cleaner button in the bottom right hand corner.
Then click on Tools and choose Uninstall. You can copy and paste that list of installed programs in your
next post by clicking on the button in the bottom right corner.
Now click on Startups. There you will see Windows Startups, Browser startups and Tasks. Again, post the lists of
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download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.
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What is your security program, is it current and have you run a scan?
Keep us posted
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says apps arent available for this pc contact administrator windows 8


You posted the same thing at Computer Hope. You need to provide more information for us to work with. EXACTLY what is happening, when is it happening, what led up to it, etc.
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I'm going to guess that it's the permissions.
You installed everything with your other account and they work only for that account
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Hi I'm new to this forum I recently read advice on microsofts forum regarding app store not working I've read a variety of reasons - diff between local and roaming profile I've changed to local - Norton interfering with process defender turned off So I've tried turning Defender on but can't seem to find the setting for this and am greeted witht the message you have this feature furnted off and go to the store will bit apps - Win not 8 upgrade Pro 64 user settings I've attempted turning off norton firewall and anti virus before attempting to update apps in the store At present I'm unable to upgrade or purchase any apps I'm not keen on uninstalling Norton although will do this if needed However I'm wanting to cover any other bases before I do this I've been unable to update apps for around months now and am now jack of this Any help would be appreciated I have just tonight completed the windows all in one download and process to the letter from this website It's probably fixed a lot of stuff I wasn't aware of but not my particular issue Thanks in Advance Regards Steve PS - I run a Toshiba Satelite Win Pro bit mb RAM with media player also installed Norton Internet Security

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For starters, you could remove Norton. I know you'd prefer not to but it's not as if you couldn't reinstall it later.
Once it is uninstalled, then you'd be able to go into the Control Panel to the Windows Defender feature and get it started there.
Installing Norton automatically turns Defender off.
BTW: In case you're interested in my opinion, there's no way I would have Norton run on my computer or those of my clients (I run a computer repair shop).
Moving on.
I have a question.
Are you able to install free apps? Just asking, as you didn't mention it.
The one and only time that I ran into the same problem as you have, is when I had turned off Windows Automatic Updates, as per a client's request.
With Updates turned off, you cannot download or update any apps.