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How to prevent accessing app store in windows 8 through local policy

September 2, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

This is how to stop users from accessing the app store ny themsleves and downloading/using apps

1) Open Run command box and type gpedit.msc  in the box and hit Enter key.

2) It will launch Local group policy editor. Here, go to computer configruation – Administrative Templates – Windows Components and click Store.

3) Find the option “Turn off the Store Application” listed on the right side. Double click on it, select the ‘Enabled’ option and click on Apply and then OK

4) Restart Windows 8. Click on windows 8 app store and you should see the following message


Categories: How To, Technology, WIndows 8
  1. sheeyam
    September 2, 2012 at 3:35 pm

    Reblogged this on sheeyam4tech.

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