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How to know app was pre-installed

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  • Hi,

    I'd like to know from my Windows 8 app whether it was pre-installed or downloaded from the Windows Store. In WP8, this is possible by checking the "IsApplicationPreInstalled" property in "DeviceExtendedProperties" (Microsoft.Phone.Info.DeviceExtendedProperties).

    Is there an equivalent in .NET WinRT?

    Thanks,

    Carl



    • Edited by Carl B. Anderson Wednesday, June 04, 2014 9:43 AM Added link to msdn article
    Wednesday, June 04, 2014 9:39 AM

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  • you can  check the status of windows store app by searching in  your computer and you can also check installed apps at dashboard of windows Store by log in with your Microsoft account .
    Wednesday, June 04, 2014 11:15 AM
  • Hi,

    There is no way to get this sort of information from a windows store app.

    You can refer to the link below:

    http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsapps/en-US/fd80e600-5ad2-4944-ae70-483e7c12e6e4/how-to-known-if-the-certain-app-has-been-installed?forum=winappswithcsharp

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    Thursday, June 05, 2014 3:29 AM