Category Archives: Glowe-ware

Powershell Commands to Reinstall / Re-register Windows8 and Windows10 Packages/Apps

To re-register for all Windows Apps for the current user:

Get-AppXPackage | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

To re-register for all Windows Apps for all users:

Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

This command only works on Windows 10, and I have used it to repair other issues (specifically the Windows Edge Hijack)

Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers |Where-Object {$_.InstallLocation -like “*SystemApps*”} | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

I really good post on this topic, with other individual App specific commands, is available here: https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3175-reinstall-re-register-apps-windows-8-10-a.html

Free: gssScreenSaver Video Screensaver

Download gssScreenSaver.exe HERE!

gssScreenSaver_video_capture
A snip from the gssScreenSaver Video Screensaver

Installation is easy as 1, 2, 3.
1. Save gssScreenSaver.exe to a folder on your computer (either a new folder or an existing one)
2. Double-click gssScreenSaver.exe to extract its files. (an SCR, a movie to play, logo image and 3 support files)
3. Right-click the gssScreenSaver.scr and choose ‘Install’

The windows Screen Saver Settings dialog will appear. This is where you control how long the computer is idle before the screen saver activates. The settings button allows you to change the video, logo image and option to display only one or the other. The preview button allows for an immediate demonstration of the screensaver. But for now it can be close.

If you have any questions or comments (yes, the video is pirated from thePirateBay because I liked it), you can submit them through this form: