Pop Quiz

Pop Quiz: Windows 8.1 Windows Store Apps

Q: A user has purchased a Windows Store App for their Windows 8.1 device and would like to install the app on other devices linked to their Microsoft Account. What is the limit to the number of devices a Windows Store App can be installed onto when linked to a Microsoft account?
  1. 1
  2. 5
  3. 10
  4. 81

Answer is D. The original limit of 5 was increased to 81 to allow users to roam their Windows Store apps on up to 81 devices.

Quick Tip: The Windows 8.1 update 1 allows Windows Store Apps to have their own shortcut on the Taskbar.

Reference: Increasing the App Roaming Limits

Bonus Question: What is the name of the feature in Windows 8.1 that allows users to repair their PC quickly while preserving their data and important customizations? (The answer, of course, will be revealed next time!)

Answer to bonus question from last week: Windows 8.1 can be used to connect directly to other Wi-Fi devices using the available network adaptor Wi-Fi Direct.

About the Author

Andy Barkl, MCT/MCITP/MCSA, A+, Network+, Security+, CCNA has been studying technology for 30 years. Of the last 15 years, he has spent much of his time parting the knowledge and experience he has gained through IT exams, over 300, to help others be prepared and successful. He teaches classes in Phoenix, Ariz. where he has lived most of his life. He can be reached by e-mail at andy.barkl@gmail.com.

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