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How to FIX “Pending” status on Windows Store
How to FIX “Pending” status on Windows Store
09-30-2013 - 08:58 PM
 messivj
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How to FIX “Pending” status on Windows Store

This is a popular problem when downloading applications (apps) from Windows Store on Windows 8
Following these below steps to fix this problem if you encounter it.
1) Open command prompt (cmd) as Administrator – to do this, press Windows key + Q ⇒ type Cmd
right click on Command Prompt click on "run as administrator" on the option menu.      2) On the cmd type in
net stop wuauserv”  then press Enter.
This will stop the Windows Update service.
      3) On the cmd type in
“cd %systemroot%then press Enter.
“ren SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old”  then press Enter.
This command will rename the folder SoftwareDistribution in C:\Windows to SoftwareDistribution.old. You could also go to C:\Windows then delete the folder SoftwareDistribution.

4) On the cmd type in
net start wuauserv”  then press Enter.
This will start the Windows Update service.
    Now all you need is to go back to Windows Store and download the apps that you get stuck on it.
 
(This post was last modified: 10-01-2013 08:18 PM by messivj.)
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