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By tamarasu, Junior Member on 3rd January 2013, 05:38 AM
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9th January 2013, 09:49 AM |#21  
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Well here is how you change permissions using security setting.

Click on Permissions to open the "Permission for Appx" window. Click on Advanced to open a window like this:



Currently, the owner is TrustedInstaller. Click on Change. In the Select user or group window, click on Advanced..., the click Find now. You will get the list of all possible user/groups on your computer.

Select Administrators (the one with 's'), hit OK, hit OK once more. Make sure you select "Replace owner on subcontainers and objects", then hit OK once more. You should be back at the "Permission for Appx" window now. In this window, select Administrators and check "Full control" box under Allow. Hit OK the last time.

Now you have full control of the registry Appx folder and will be able to change every key inside this folder as you wish.

Thank you for your help. I was able to get it working.
 
 
9th January 2013, 12:00 PM |#22  
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app already installed
and for the app already installed in C:? what's happen if I want to uninstall them?
9th January 2013, 03:57 PM |#23  
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Uninstall still works for apps on C:




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and for the app already installed in C:? what's happen if I want to uninstall them?

9th January 2013, 10:21 PM |#24  
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@kenikh: That would be why I told you to use diskpart.exe... Disk Management sucks for removable storage for some reason.

Admon command prompt -> "diskpart". Basic tips:
Use "list disk" to list all storage.
Use "sel disk [#]" to select the number of the storage device you want (will probably be "1").
"lis part" to get the partitions (should be only one) and "sel part [#] (probably 1) to select it.
"hel shrink" to learn how to use the shrink command (BTW, most commands can be appreviated, as here "hel" instead of "help").
"create" (which you may want to use help on first) to create a new partition in the space revealed by the shrink...
etc. Use "help" in general to get a list of commands you can use.
9th January 2013, 11:01 PM |#25  
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@kenikh: That would be why I told you to use diskpart.exe... Disk Management sucks for removable storage for some reason.

Admon command prompt -> "diskpart". Basic tips:
Use "list disk" to list all storage.
Use "sel disk [#]" to select the number of the storage device you want (will probably be "1").
"lis part" to get the partitions (should be only one) and "sel part [#] (probably 1) to select it.
"hel shrink" to learn how to use the shrink command (BTW, most commands can be appreviated, as here "hel" instead of "help").
"create" (which you may want to use help on first) to create a new partition in the space revealed by the shrink...
etc. Use "help" in general to get a list of commands you can use.

10th January 2013, 02:15 AM |#26  
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Uninstall still works for apps on C:

Any idea how to transfer existing apps to sd? Pending updates fail so for now I restored everything back to default.
10th January 2013, 05:20 AM |#27  
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Easy way: uninstall old apps and reinstall them via the my apps window in the store.
Hard way:robocopy and symbolic link
Manual way: move app and go to where they are stored in the registry(same area as where you changed the key) and change their location key.






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Any idea how to transfer existing apps to sd? Pending updates fail so for now I restored everything back to default.

10th January 2013, 06:51 AM |#28  
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Note that the uninstall-reinstall cycle will remove any locally-stored data the apps were keeping. "Roamin" data is preserved (for up to a month, even if you have no other devices with the app installed) but is very space-constrained. Things like game saves may or may not be preserved. You could of course manually back them up, though.
15th February 2013, 04:57 AM |#29  
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Can someone help me out but I'm not sure I did it right. I was able to change the directory so my sd card is D. So I changed it to D:\Program Files\Windows Apps. So on my sd card I made a folder of program files and in there a folder named windows apps.Is that correct?? Cause I just tried installing a app ad it said error 0x80070005.
16th February 2013, 04:03 PM |#30  
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Make sure your card is formatted to NTFS.
5th March 2013, 02:42 PM |#31  
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I can't get this to work. I'm not on a Surface but a Dell XPS 10 running RT.

I've followed the guide, set permissions, ensured the SD Card was formatted NTFS using Diskpart and rebooted. When I try to install anything I get the following error :0x80073cf9

Any clues?

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