Windows 10: WindowsApps folder

Discus and support WindowsApps folder in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I've granted myself access to the ProgramFiles/WindowsApps using these commands: cd /d C:\Program Files takeown /f WindowsApps /r cacls WindowsApps /t... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by MinecraftLegend1, Feb 3, 2019.

  1. WindowsApps folder


    I've granted myself access to the ProgramFiles/WindowsApps using these commands:
    cd /d C:\Program Files takeown /f WindowsApps /r cacls WindowsApps /t /g everyone:F
    I've got access to the folder, everything were alright, until I noticed that windows store, windows store applications, sounds manager, start menu, search bar, etc. stopped working. Whenever I open them, they flash for like 10~ ms and then instantly close.

    I don't have any restore points made, tried resetting windows store.
    If anyone knows how to fix that without reinstalling Windows, please tell me, I will be very happy to fix that.

    Sincerely, Astrie.


    :)
     
    MinecraftLegend1, Feb 3, 2019
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  2. S.cloris Win User

    WindowsApps folder says permissions are corrupted and need to be deleted, is this normal or critical?

    According to your description, I suggest you try the following steps:

    1. Navigate to the location C:\Program Files.
    2. Right-click on the WindowsApps folder, and select Properties.
    3. Turn to Security tab and click on Advanced.
    4. Click on Change and then type Users in Enter the object name to select area.
    5. Click on OK, then click Apply > OK. You can also add the TrustedInstaller to the users list and check if it takes effect.

    However, you might be still not able to access the files. The workaround is to go inside the C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\, and repeat the same way with the Microsoft.WindowsStore* folders.
     
    S.cloris, Feb 3, 2019
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  3. Ramon Imp Win User
    WindowsApps folder is empty

    Hi,

    WindowsApps folder is where files of all default and Store apps are stored. For us to effectively assist you with your concern, we would like to know the following:

    • Are you having issues with the Windows apps on your PC?
    • When was the last time you saw the contents of the the WindowsApps folder?
    • Were there any changes made prior to your concern?

    Regards.
     
    Ramon Imp, Feb 3, 2019
    #3
  4. WindowsApps folder

    WINDOWSAPPS FILE

    Hi,

    For us to provide you an accurate resolution regarding your WindowsApps folder issue, we would like to know the following:

    • Were there any updates made on your computer prior to this concern?
    • Send us a screenshot of your WindowsApps and WindowsAppsOld folders so that we can double check the issue.
    • When did the issue first begin?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you taken so far to resolve this?

    We look forward to your response.
     
    Michael Gall, Feb 3, 2019
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