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Assume that you have Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Release Candidate (RC) installed on Windows 8.1. When a Windows Store app project for Windows 8 is loaded by using Visual Studio 2013 RC, you see no templates in Add New Item dialog box under the Windows Store node other than the .resw resource file. Therefore, you cannot add any new Windows Store item templates to the project.
To work around this issue, follow these steps:
In Windows 8.1, Visual Studio 2013 RC supports the ability to maintain Windows Store apps that are designed for Windows 8.0. To enable this feature, you must install "Tools for Maintaining Store Apps for Windows 8" during setup.
See the other known issues that you may experience after you install Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 RC
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 2888127 - Last Review: September 9, 2013 - Revision: 1.0