How to Fix Windows 8/8.1 Store Pending Problem Updated on March 9, 2015 By Windows Guy 25 Comments A basic video on how to solve the apps pending problem on windows 8/8.1 store. Video Rating: 4 / 5 More Concept On Windows 8.1 Articles By Windows Guy 25 Comments Samuel Beaulieu March 9, 2015 Anybody can help? I’ve done all those step, worked like a charm but downloads still pending.. Vuthy Va March 9, 2015 The action can’t be completed because the folder or a file in it is open in another program. ??? shoban2009 March 9, 2015 This is my first windows computer and it was a bit scary to dig into the OS like this since I am usually a mac person, but your fix worked like a charm and your directions were easy to follow. Thanks so much! You saved me a trip back to the store I bought this! Vegas Chanteuse March 9, 2015 thank you very much!!! it freaking worked 00messenjah March 9, 2015 This is my first day with a Windows 8.1 tablet by HP and I come across this problem of apps in ‘pending’ status not downloading from the Store. Forgive my words but, What a piece of crap is this? A tablet that cannot download apps from the store unless you do all this steps? Unbelievable Shay Sonakjee March 9, 2015 Windows update could not be stopped”, Help Med Mahogany March 9, 2015 Thank you it’s work Miguel Zamora March 9, 2015 Thanks awesome worked Mrcool210 March 9, 2015 nope, didn’t work, it still goes to pending if i minimize the store. what a waste of my time armando angel March 9, 2015 when I typed it in cmd it said “system error 5 hs occurred mihajlo stojkovic March 9, 2015 Its work thanks Eva Zhang March 9, 2015 Does not work. “The Windows Update service could not be stopped.” דודי אהרוני March 9, 2015 thanks alot mate..helped. though i did had trouble deleting that folder. it was used by another app. so had to install an app called ‘unlocker’ to force delete the folder. after that continued with ur tut and all is well under the sun again ;) Paul Morris March 9, 2015 Thank you! Just FYI, you can also stop/start the wuauserv from the Task Manager “Services” tab instead of via the command line Sahil Dhawan March 9, 2015 Its work ………..thanks alien spok March 9, 2015 did not work, still says pending or internet is too slow. Tethloach Kir March 9, 2015 I just did the first thing and it worked, thank you so much ritzthecrackers March 9, 2015 Thank you it worked. xxSoundstruckxx March 9, 2015 thx <3 Carlos Fuentes March 9, 2015 does not work Faustino Mendonça March 9, 2015 Thanks! I’m generally a mac person and have a Surface Pro 2 and this problem was driving me insane. Thanks for the simple and straight forward fix!!! Ndriçim Rrahmani March 10, 2015 Thank you very much :D Willexander Wu March 10, 2015 it works dnnmrls March 10, 2015 THANK YOU! Earol Dela Cruz March 10, 2015 Thank you so much for this! Godbless Comments are closed.