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How to Programmatically install/deploy a Windows 8 app from another Windows 8 app? RRS feed

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  • Hi,

    Here is my scenario. I have my windows store app and also I have some of my other windows store apps compiled as app packages. My requirement is whenever I open my primary windows 8 app, with the app packages I have for the other windows store apps which I have created, I need to programmatically(C#) deploy it to the device by gaining access to the app package.

    I can understand that it can be done through power-shell scripts but I want to achieve that within/from my windows 8 app. Any idea on this,thanks for your time and inputs in advance :)


    Subramanian Muthukrishnan Microsoft Student Partner iLink Systems General Secretary,Rockcity Dot Net User Group Windows 8 Trainer,DPE Program for Windows 8,Microsoft.

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013 5:14 PM

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  • There is a COM interface to the PackageManager that you could use. See http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh446766(v=vs.85).aspx
    Thursday, February 14, 2013 9:28 AM