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Not sure what you call the new Windows 10 apps screen?  Anyhow half the apps have a download arrow on them?  Not able to find a fix.  Anyone able to assist?

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Question by:James Wright
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE
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You may want to consider putting the Windows 7 interface on it if you like that UI better (or even Windows 2000 or XP, if you prefer). Here's a 5-minute EE video Micro Tutorial showing how to do it:
Make Windows 10 Look Like Earlier Versions of Windows with Classic Shell

Regards, Joe
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by:rindi
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Just uninstall, remove, or disable those crapps. They are of no use anyway.
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by:James Wright
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That does not resolve the question does it?  What if someone wants them.  Not everyone thinks they are crap, I do.  But this customer wants them.

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by:rindi
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Educate him. They are Crapps, and normal software will always be the better option.
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David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 500 total points
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go to the microsoft store and download them
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by:James Wright
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rindi

Expert Comment 2016-09-23 at 10:28:02ID: 41812791
Educate him. They are Crapps, and normal software will always be the better option.

It is hard to educate an 75 year old man.  However I will tell him that experts think they are CRAP.

Will reward if he does agree.

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by:James Wright
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I ended up doing this and it worked.

Thanks :)
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE
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> It is hard to educate an 75 year old man.

Also, a 75-year-old may prefer the interface that he is familiar with, such as XP or W7. So you may want to consider my earlier recommendation of Classic Shell. Regards, Joe
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The windows 10 Crapps have only been available for a little more than an Year. I wonder how a anyone, regardless of his age, can't be educated not to use that stuff.
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