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Microsoft: Metro apps can only be installed via Windows Store

Posted on Wednesday, September 21 2011 @ 20:43:25 CEST by


OS News reports Microsoft is pulling an Apple by restricting Metro to the Windows Store. The software giant revealed that the Windows Store will be the only means of general distribution of Metro apps, although enterprise customers and developers will be able to bypass the store to side-load apps.
I hadn't yet thought about all this yet, what, with the massive shift from the desktop to Metro in Windows 8. However, as MSDN explains, Metro applications in Windows 8 can only be installed through the Windows Store. Sideloading will only be enabled for enterprises and developers. I'm also fairly sure the relevant registry key will be easily toggled for us geeks.

"All roads, as the saying goes, lead to the Windows Store," Microsoft writes, "For Metro style apps, that is, the Windows Store is the only means of general distribution (enterprise customers and developers can bypass the store to side-load apps)."




 



 

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