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RTM Known Issue: Store Menu Missing; Manifest Designer Exception; Package Load Failure when creating a Windows app project with JavaScript or hang when creating an Apache Cordova project

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  • After installing the tools for Universal Windows apps and then performing another setup operation, you may see that the Store Menu Missing, or an exception when using the Manifest Designer, or a package load failure when creating a Universal Windows app project with JavaScript or Visual Studio will hang when creating an Apache Cordova project.

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:34 PM
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  • To work around this issue

    Make sure your computer has an internet connection, and

      • If the Tools for Universal Windows Apps Development are still installed:
      1. Go to Programs and Features, select Visual Studio 2015, click Change.
      2. In Visual Studio setup, click Modify.
      3. Deselect the feature Tools for Universal Windows App Development.
      4. Select Tools for Universal Windows App Development again, and click Update.
    • If you have already uninstalled the Tools for Universal Windows Apps Development:
      1. Reinstall Tools for Universal Windows App Development.
      2. Or, take the following steps to reinstall the JavaScript project system and language service:
        1. Download the installer for your edition of Visual Studio, such as, vs_community.exe.
        2. Open a command window, and run the following command:
          vs_community.exe /modify /installselectableitems JavaScript_Hidden /passive
        3. Change directories to C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE
        4. Run the following commands
          devenv /updateconfiguration
          devenv /clearcache
    Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:35 PM
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