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Windows 7: Is there a way to download from MS store?

30 May 2017   #1
zaziki

Win 7 HP x64 SP1
 
 
Is there a way to download from MS store?

I found it's not Win 7 compatible, yet I can browse it but download button is inactive:



I researched on the matter and learned I can fool a website about my OS version by modifying the browser headers.

I tried both ways - by means of browser add-on and directly manipulating as explained here https://www.howtogeek.com/113439/how...ny-extensions/, on both Chrome and Firefox, this worked to turn on the button:



Yet when I click it Mozilla refuses to process it:



On Chrome the add-on did not manage to get around MS face control, direct edition of heathers in the developers мену ostensibly activated the button, yet left-click on it would do nothing. Right-click opens a blank page:



Is there at all any way I could bypass download restriction, after all that's freeware.

If there's no way to make it happen I'd really appreciate if someone with access to a win 8 engine can download and send me the app or upload it to some cloud storage, it's only 25 MB. If you wonder why I need non-compatible software - well, I found some solution said to make it run on a Win 7 http://www.iobit.com/en/iobit-winmetro.php


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30 May 2017   #2
badcrc

Windows 7 Pro x64 sp1
 
 

That iobit nonsense is just a skin - like a theme. It makes Windows 7 look like Windows 10, but doesn't provide the software platform to run apps.

3rd party coders have been doing this for years - make XP look like Vista etc. I've
got Classic Shell on my Win10 that gives me a Win7 start menu ie no tiles, but it's still Win10 under the hood.

It actually says on that website 'Brings Windows 8 Metro UI to Win7, Vista, XP. Enjoy Windows 8 Metro UI without Upgrading Your System'.

UI means user interface ie what it looks like, without upgrading your system means exactly that.
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30 May 2017   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
If you buy win-10 from MS technically you'd be using the MS store for the download
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20 Jun 2017   #4
zaziki

Win 7 HP x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by badcrc View Post
That iobit nonsense is just a skin - like a theme. It makes Windows 7 look like Windows 10, but doesn't provide the software platform to run apps.

3rd party coders have been doing this for years - make XP look like Vista etc. I've
got Classic Shell on my Win10 that gives me a Win7 start menu ie no tiles, but it's still Win10 under the hood.

It actually says on that website 'Brings Windows 8 Metro UI to Win7, Vista, XP. Enjoy Windows 8 Metro UI without Upgrading Your System'.

UI means user interface ie what it looks like, without upgrading your system means exactly that.
What about the update for universal C runtime in Windows https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...ime-in-windows? Can't this do the job?
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21 Jun 2017   #5
dskiller

windows 7 64bit
 
 

windows 10 store app required for download of the app.

only available on windows 10.


when clicking get the game. windows 10 store app will start and bring up the game..

but only in windows 10
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