I am making an app for the windows store in visual studio using c# The config file works great when I test it inside visual studio but when I create a msixbundle and install the app that way the config file can’t be written to. Instead, it just gives the error, System.Configuration.ConfigurationErrorsException: An error occurred ..
I have a windows desktop application which uses the msix system with sideloading for deployment. This means that the application accesses %appdata%..LocalPackages<packageId>_ when I try to save a file to the application’s appdata folder. I have learned to deal with this quirk. Recently I added a check to see if the application had been run ..
It is possible to run a windows desktop application from a weblink. This can be achieved bij registering a custom protocol. Something like this (myapp.reg): Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTmyapp] @=""URL: myapp protocol"" "URL Protocol"="" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTmyappshell] [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTmyappshellopen] [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTmyappshellopencommand] @=""C:myapp.exe" -URL "%1"" The URL: “myapp://parameters" will start the myapp application. Is there a way to ..
Question: How do I debug and resolve the error being displayed in the Event Viewer? Context: We have a .NET 5 WinForms application that runs fine in debug mode. When we create an MSIX installer and deploy to Azure we are able to download and install it successfully. However, when the application launches, nothing happens. ..
I have packaged my windows App using a Visual Studio MSIX Packaging Project: This is a sideloading app, using a certificate, not a Microsoft Store App. This is fine – I get automatic updates, and users can install the package without admin rights. I want to be able to open this app from another app. ..
Hi! Could someone answer my question, please? Does the MSIX Packaging Tool support VC++/MFC? My manifest has declaration: <PackageDependency Name="Microsoft.VCLibs.140.00.UWPDesktop" MinVersion="14.0.29016.0" Publisher="CN=Microsoft Corporation, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US" /> Is this element OK for MFC deployment? I highly appreciate the support. Source: Windows..
In my solution, I have 3 projects: MyAppUWP, MyAppExtension, and MyAppPackage. I’d like to have MyAppUWP & MyAppExtension packaged in MyAppPackage, but for some reason, two packages are created. Both of them launch the same UWP app. How to properly put a UWP app inside an existing package? Source: Windows..
I have a WPF app that I am planning on deploying with the Windows Application Packaging Project in Visual Studio that makes the MSIX bundle for installations and future updates. The installer automatically installs the app in C:Program FilesWindowsApps. This is fine until the program needs to cache some data or it needs to modify ..
I’ve been trying to setup a Qt app with MSIX, however I’ve run into some problems. MSIX packaged apps/UWP apps don’t allow access to the registry keys, which was originally the way this app would do startup. Is there a way I can do a UWP StartupTask or something like that with Qt? I’ve been ..
I’m trying to update my UWP app on store. But for some reason, even days after publishing the updated package, the app is not updated. The listing details on store are updated though. Source: Windows..