After an unexpected shutdown, you may be unable to start the Windows Store in Windows 8.1. Specifically, when you try to start the Store app, it will be stuck in the "loading" phase with the loading icon spinning indefinitely.
How to obtain this update
This update will be automatically installed if you upgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1.
To apply this update, you must have an internet connection while upgrading from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1.
To use the update in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
You do not need to restart the computer after applying this update.
Update replacement information
This update does not replace a previously released update.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates