The Windows 10 Store app is BAD

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  1. JoeS

    JoeS I'm all ears Senior Member

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    Well, to complete the Cortana saga, I also added Cortana "to the cart", and made a zero dollar purchase. Now that 'add to cart' is gone, and I can review that app that WAS ALREADY INSTALLED! (sorry for yelling..) Good grief the entire app store infrastructure seems to be a clusterf***

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  2. Marty

    Marty Pen Pro - Senior Member Senior Member

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    Poor Cortana...selling herself for $0 and still can't make Windows users happy. :vbtongue:
     
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    dstrauss Comic Relief Senior Member

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    "Bad" is almost a compliment for the actual store performance/selection...
     
  4. Steve S

    Steve S Pen Pro - Senior Member Super Moderator

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    <<...I can review that app that WAS ALREADY INSTALLED!..>>

    I've observed the same behavior; I just don't let it bother me...
     
  5. JoeS

    JoeS I'm all ears Senior Member

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    Sure, but where's the fun in that? :p
     
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  6. JoeS

    JoeS I'm all ears Senior Member

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    I continue to be amazed at how f-ing broken the Win10 app store is.

    Today's gem: "All trusted apps have the latest updates" (continues installing app updates..) :confused:

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  7. Steve S

    Steve S Pen Pro - Senior Member Super Moderator

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    <<...All trusted apps have the latest updates...>>

    Well, clearly Microsoft knows that you don't trust those other six apps...
     
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    JoeS I'm all ears Senior Member

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    Haha, my alternate theory was that the store was in the process of downloading outdated versions :p
     
  9. daddyfish

    daddyfish Scribbler - Standard Member

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    , hmm I have to say it always works fo me except maybe very big apps like PowerBI which take a long while (cause Store downloading is rather slow). I only press Get updates and prioritize 1 or 2 I want first (it often finds a lot of apps since I almost have battery saver on).
     
  10. JoeS

    JoeS I'm all ears Senior Member

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    Most times it "works" as in "apps successfully download/update", but the examples above show that there's plenty of stuff that could be improved!
     
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