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My new laptop won't download/install any apps or updates

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March 21, 2013 8:27:26 AM

I've just bought a new laptop with windows 8. I'm trying to update skype and other apps like this but when it starts to install nothing happens, it says it's downloading but I can leave it connected to the internet for hours and nothing happens :/  help!!
March 21, 2013 8:51:08 AM

any error msg?
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March 21, 2013 8:52:50 AM

If you have a firewall installed, turn it off. If you don't disable the Windows Firewall temporarily and see if that helps.
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September 21, 2013 10:38:17 AM

Rona Whitfield said:
I've just bought a new laptop with windows 8. I'm trying to update skype and other apps like this but when it starts to install nothing happens, it says it's downloading but I can leave it connected to the internet for hours and nothing happens :/  help!!


hi there i am having the same problem, can you please tell me if you found any solution
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September 22, 2013 1:59:00 AM

check for service startup erros in event manager and report back
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