Windows 10: cant install purchased game

Discus and support cant install purchased game in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; Hi There. I recently purchased some the Witcher 3 game from the Microsoft Store. However, when I click, "Install on my Devices" I get a small pop... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by BennyFea, Sep 9, 2018.

  1. BennyFea Win User

    cant install purchased game


    Hi There.


    I recently purchased some the Witcher 3 game from the Microsoft Store.


    However, when I click, "Install on my Devices" I get a small pop up screen that says, "It looks like you don’t have any applicable device(s) linked to your Microsoft account. To install, sign in on a device with your Microsoft account."


    I used my laptop to sign in and make the purchase. It even appears in the device list. However, I am still unable to download my purchase.

    .Any help you could give would be appreciated.


    Thank you!

    :)
     
    BennyFea, Sep 9, 2018
    #1

  2. purchased game

    Hi,

    To install a game on you need to make sure that you sign in on your computer using the Microsoft account that you use to purchased the game. To install a game on Windows 10, you may follow the steps below:

    • Using your Microsoft account, sign in to the PC where you want to install your games.
    • On the Start screen, select the Store icon.
    • In the Store, select Games from the menu.
    • Browse to and select the game you want to buy.

    If you already own the game, you can install it on your PC. Otherwise, select Install to download and install the game.

    Should you need further assistance, feel free to post anytime.
     
    Wilfred Mac, Sep 9, 2018
    #2
  3. installing a game

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.
    We regret the inconvenience caused to you.


    Please try the steps given below and check if the issue persists:

    Step 1:

    I suggest you to right click on the game and try to run as administrator and check.

    Step 2: if that doesn't help I suggest you to install game in compatibility mode and check:

    Follow the steps below on how to install game in compatibility mode:

    1. Download the game from the manufacturer’s website and save it on your local disk.

    2. Right click on the setup file of the game and select “Properties”.

    3. Select “Compatibility” Tab.

    4. Place a check mark next to “Run this program in Compatibility mode” and select operating system from the drop down list.

    5. Let the game install and then check the functionality.

    Hope this helps.

    Thank you.
     
    Venkatesh1709, Sep 9, 2018
    #3
  4. cant install purchased game

    games (in game purchases)

    Hi James,

    Sorry for the inconvenience caused to you.

    I suggest you to follow the below steps and check if it helps.

    • Open Internet Explorer and click on Tools.
    • Select Internet Options and go to Advanced
      tab
    • Uncheck Do not save encrypted pages to disk and click
      OK.
    • Now check if you are able to make the purchase.

    Hope this helps. Keep us updated with the status of the issue to continue assisting you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Azaruddin Syed, Sep 9, 2018
    #4
Thema:

cant install purchased game

Loading...
  1. cant install purchased game - Similar Threads - cant install purchased

  2. installing previously purchased (and installed) game on new hard drive

    in Windows 10 Software and Apps
    installing previously purchased (and installed) game on new hard drive: Just wondering if it's possible to reinstall a previously purchased game onto a new hard drive, as the game i previously installed i can no longer access due to having to replace old hard drive due to error / failure. Or would you have to purchase the game again? Thanks...
  3. Purchased game but no order history or game received

    in Microsoft Windows 10 Store
    Purchased game but no order history or game received: I purchased Sea of Thieves from the microsoft store a few hours ago. My bank says the game is payed, but I never received any mail or message regarding the purchase. The game is not appearing in my owned game library. Also there's no purchase in my order history and when i go...
  4. where are the games i purchased?

    in Windows 10 Gaming
    where are the games i purchased?: where are the games i purchased? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/where-are-the-games-i-purchased/72832d19-c04c-475f-8e35-1442bb6486a6
  5. G5 in game purchases

    in Windows 10 Gaming
    G5 in game purchases: I'm unable to access in game purchases for some G5 games. Specifically "Letters from nowhere: a hidden object mystery" and for "Survivors: the quest" I can only access one of the purchases. All the items come up as $0.00. I'm using a credit card from South Africa so the...
  6. cant install a game

    in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade
    cant install a game: I tried downloading EpicInstaller-7.16.0-fortnite-5f51317e9c294542934d757e138be9a3.msi and it wouldn't work it said this installation package could not be opened. Verify that the package exists and that you can access it, or contact the application vendor to verify that this...
  7. Cant play/download a purchased game

    in Windows 10 Gaming
    Cant play/download a purchased game: I just recently brought forza horizon 4 for windows 10. I says I own it but when I click on install/play game it just links me back to the page to buy the game? Clicking on install to my device comes up with a box saying I dont have any compatible devices? Im getting a bit...
  8. Family sharing of purchased games

    in Windows 10 Gaming
    Family sharing of purchased games: My kids love Minecraft. I purchased minecraft on my iphone and it allowed them to download it on their iPads without having to purchase it again. If I purchase Minecraft on my computer, will my kids, who are a part of my family in Microsoft, be able to download it and play...
  9. I lost purchased games

    in Microsoft Windows 10 Store
    I lost purchased games: I purchased and played several games on my PC. Recently I’ve decided to reinstall these games but received a message that I need to buy them again. Why? I have my email receipts and keep my order history....
  10. purchased game

    in Windows 10 Gaming
    purchased game: I purchased a game from the Microsoft Store paid for the full game but it will not let me into the full game. I have phoned Microsoft Five times now and got passed from pillar to post with no success. The price of the game was £2-69 and I have spent four times that just...

Users found this page by searching for:

  1. it looks like you don’t have any applicable device(s) linked to your microsoft account. to install sign in on a device with your microsoft account.

    ,
  2. It looks like you don’t have any applicable device(s) linked to your Microsoft account

    ,
  3. Where do you want to install?It looks like you don’t have any applicable device(s) linked to your Microsoft account. To install sign in on a device with your Microsoft account.Get more infoCancelInstall now

    ,
  4. where do you want to install?it looks like you don’t have any applicable device(s) linked to your microsoft account. to install sign in on a device with your microsoft account.,
  5. It looks like you don’t have any applicable device(s) linked to your Microsoft account.,
  6. Where do you want to install? It looks like you don’t have any applicable device(s) linked to your Microsoft account. To install sign in on a device with your Microsoft account.,
  7. it looks like you dont have any applicable devices linked to your microsoft account,
  8. how do you Where do you want to install? It looks like you don’t have any applicable device(s) linked to your Microsoft account. To install sign in on a device with your Microsoft account. Get more information ,
  9. it looks like you dont have any applicable device(s) linked to your Microsoft account,
  10. minecraft windows 10 dont have applicable devices,
  11. It looks like you dont have any applicable device device linked to your microsoft account. To install sign in on a device with your microsoft account,
  12. cant install minecraft on windows 10 no linked account,
  13. bought game on microsoft but cant get it to install on device,
  14. it looks like you dont have any applicable device,
  15. don’t have any applicable device(s) linked to your microsoft account