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Old 09-01-2012, 10:23 PM
jkj1962 jkj1962 is offline
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Default How to regain access to your ZuneHD apps

OK, once you open the Zune software and it says, "Features have been updated, reopen it to see the new features" (they mean the features that were REMOVED), and you re-open it, you will not be able to see your already-downloaded ZuneHD apps to reinstall them should you ever need to. Funny that, MS didn't take them off the server, they blocked access to them completely in the software. But not to worry (at least until they kill this fix).

Open "regedit" (if you don't know what this is or how to use it, stop reading now and ask a friend that does, I won't be responsible if you mess something up) navigate to:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Zune\FeaturesOverride\


and create a new DWORD value named, "Games", then give it a value of "1". When you reopen the Zune software, your ZuneHD apps are back. And, they seem to be on the server still, so if you haven't downloaded them yet, do it now before they disappear.

And, if you look in the key above that named "Features", you'll figure out how to regain some of the other features. They string values are the notations for what country those features are allowed in. They simply created a new string value named "Games" and set it for an empty string.

Note: This isn't my brilliance, it's the same way that you restore access to the WP7 MarketPlace that was discovered months ago.

Last edited by jkj1962; 09-10-2012 at 07:54 PM. Reason: The editor messed up "FeaturesOverride"
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