Launching Windows 10 apps from EG

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Launching Windows 10 apps from EG

Postby cculpepp » Fri Jan 06, 2017 3:56 pm

I'm new to EG and have a Windows 10 HTPC running Kodi and SageTV. I've got EG running pretty smoothly launching and switching back and forth between the two programs using my Logitech Harmony 650. One thing I haven't figured out how to do is launch a Windows 10 app using EG since the executables for these apps are hidden away in the WindowsApps folder under program files. I can't seem to get access to this folder even with Administrator privileges. Any help on how to get to these programs and launch them with EG would be greatly appreciated.
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Re: Launching Windows 10 apps from EG

Postby jachin99 » Fri Jan 06, 2017 5:59 pm

ITs up to the developer to include this functionality but there are quite a few you can launch from the command line using the start:// command. For example, to launch netflix, type start://netflix in a command prompt. It doesn't work for Vudu, or Hulu. but it works for every microsoft app so groove, xbox, and MS movies and tvs it does work.
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Re: Launching Windows 10 apps from EG

Postby cculpepp » Sat Jan 07, 2017 5:12 pm

Thanks!
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