Windows 10: Disabling Game Downloads

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  1. Disabling Game Downloads


    What is the best way to block games from being downloaded by a user using Windows 10 system?

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    VickyCarter2, Mar 25, 2019
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  2. cankara1 Win User

    Games not downloading on Windows 10

     
    cankara1, Mar 25, 2019
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  3. Games not downloading on Windows 10

    Hi Carrie,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

    I see that you are not able to download some games.

    Please answer the below questions to assist you better,

    1. What is the game you are trying to download?

    2. Are you trying to install it from Windows Store or website?

    3. Are you getting any error message when you are trying to install?

    4. Is this issue specific to that particular game?

    5. Are you facing the issue while downloading or while installation please specify?

    Please first make sure that the computer meets the system requirement for the apps to get installed.

    Please follow the below methods and check if it works,

    If you are trying to install the game from the store then try the below methods and check if it works,

    Method 1:
    Reset the Windows store

    I would suggest you reset the Windows app store and check if it helps to resolve the issue.

    • Press Windows Key + R.
    • Type, "WSReset.exe" and hit enter.


    If you are trying to download from the website I would suggest you to disable proxy and then try to download that particular game,

    Method 2: Disable Proxy connection, if any.

    If you are using any Proxy connection, then try disabling the proxy connection and check.

    Follow the steps to disable proxy:

    • Click the Settings icon at the top right corner in internet explorer.
    • Click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options.
    • Click the Connections tab, and then click LAN settings.
    • Uncheck the box next to "proxy server for your LAN".
    • Click on OK to save the setting and close window.
    Reply us with more information so that we can assist you better.
     
    Anup Karkal, Mar 25, 2019
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  4. Disabling Game Downloads

    Downloading games

    Hi,



    Install game in Compatibility mode

    I would suggest you to install the game I compatibility mode and check: Follow these steps:




    • Download the driver from the manufacturer’s website.

    • Right-click on the driver setup file and click on
      ‘properties’.

    • Click on the ‘compatibility’ tab and check the box
      ‘Run this program in compatibility mode for’ and select Windows 10 from the drop down menu and proceed with the installation. Once this is done, restart the computer and check if the issue persists


    Hope it helps. Do contact us for further queries. We will be happy to assist.



    Thank you.
     
    Jenith_James, Mar 25, 2019
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