SOLVED: Video: How to Disable the Store in Windows 10 Pro Using Group Policy GPO

As you likely have found the Group Policy to disable the store (see below) only works with Windows 8 Pro and Enterprise , and Windows 10 Enterprise and Education.  This means it does NOT work on Windows 10 Pro, which is super annoying. USER CONFIGURATION > ADMINISTRATIVE TEMPLATES > WINDOWS COMPONENTS > STORE  > TURN OFF THE STORE APPLICATION The insane suggestion I had received from Microsoft Partner Support a few months ago was to “simply” delete…

SOLVED: How to Disable the STORE App in Windows 10

May 20th 2016 UPDATE: We have a solution to disabling the STORE in Windows 10 Pro using a Group Policy Object . To avoid confusion I started a new post HERE. JANUARY 28 2016 UPDATE: I have found this GPO to cause the STORE to fail to download apps but it does not block the store outright like it did in Windows 8.   “Roy” in Microsoft Partner Support, worked with the Windows Dev Team to…

SOLVED: Can Media Center be added to Windows 8 Enterprise?

No… how is that for direct!  I have confirmed with Microsoft Partner Support that Media Center will ONLY be available for Windows 8 Professional via the MEDIA CENTER ADD ON PACK to be released in October 2012. I have joined the many and asked Microsoft to change this as there are several very good uses for MEDIA CENTER in the Enterprise.  Microsoft’s response was: “…I fully understand the inconvenience this issue may have caused and I…