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Windows 8.1 update 2 - users with domain mandatory profiles cannot open windows 8.1 Store

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Hi,
After the update 2 on windows 8.1.  All of our domain users get "you cannot access the windows store because you're signed in to this pc using a temporary or guest account......" while opening windows 8.1 store.  All my users use mandatory profiles.  Could some one guide me onto:
-how and what changes should I make on my base image of 8.1?
-how/where what changes should I make on the domain in Group policy to make my profiles work?
-I also run sccm 2012 R2 if that makes the things easier I can use it for deploying store apps, but I prefer to make a base windows 8.1 image throw all required apps on it.  I would like to make sure that my domain user can open up windows store after that I can capture this image and deploy.
Need help thanks
Note: Before this update 1 of windows 8.1 things worked great.


Update : Just installed brand new image 8.1 update 2.  logged in with domain user with mandatory profile and the same error.  Something got to do with this update 2?  Need help.
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by:Merete
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Hi
since it is happening to all your users not just a problem with a single user which you could delete a profile and re-add. There maybe solution here for you by adding a registry key that should apply to all.
Sourced this for you>. Open a command prompt and run the following:
powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage
           -DisableDevelopmentMode 
           -Register $Env:SystemRoot\WinStore\AppxManifest.xml 

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(All on one line.)
Here's the source
Windows App Store doesn't load after 8.1 Upgrade v. 2
http://blogs.technet.com/b/ouc1too/archive/2013/10/19/windows-app-store-doesn-t-load-after-8-1-upgrade.aspx
Will wait for your updates if this worked
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by:amanzoor
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Hi Merete,
Thanks for the reply. I have been struggling now to capture the brand new image of window s8.1 fully updated.  I cannot sysprep.  Lots of errors.  I am following:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/windows/hh974336.aspx
No use.  

-On my own image of windows 8.1 I did not updated, uploaded with DISM to SCCM 2012 R2 and downloaded.  Tried logging in as domain user and no error opening up the store.  The update 1 or 2 does something to the permissions, at the moment I am avoiding the updates.
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Merete earned 2000 total points
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Good Idea
Sounds as if you have problems with those updates
I have read up that they can damage the windows store
this may help
How to Use DISM to Fix Component Store Corruption in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
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Thankyou
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