Question What do these log entries refer to?

Jeff Root

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My Windows 10 logs have many entries at power-on that say
"Microsoft-Windows-Store".

Do these refer to the online Microsoft Store? To the app which accesses
the online store? Windows storage on my hard drive? Or something else?

I have never visited the Microsoft Store. I have never opened the Microsoft
Store app or any app that I know to have come from the Microsoft Store,
such as Weather or News. I removed all live tiles from my Start Menu before
the first time I connected the computer to the Internet after a clean install
of Windows 10.

The log entry descriptions don't make clear to me what is being attempted.
Less than half of the entries indicate a failure, and very few have a yellow
warning symbol at the start of the line. None have a red X. I suspect that
most or all of the failures are due to the computer not being connected to
a network at power-on.

Can you give me some idea what "Microsoft-Windows-Store" might be
doing or trying to do?

-- Jeff, in Minneapolis
 

Colif

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windows store is used to update apps like the ones that come with windows, so even if you never opened it, it still runs. Its part of windows update. It does applications and some drivers. Windows defender uses it for signature updates as well.

Many of the applications are updated as soon as windows is installed as the current versions may not be included in the installer.

are you looking in event viewer or reliability history?
many of them could be one off occurrences and it works fine every other time.
 

Jeff Root

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Thank you!

I was using FullEventLogViewer.

I probably should have made clear that I'm not concerned about any
errors or failures. I'm just trying to learn what the computer is doing.
As I tried to imply, the failures are inconsequential, likely all caused
by not being connected to the Internet.

I just noticed that 14 of the first 35 such entries contain the number
168b880d-693f-de5e-d378-cd7f9072c51b (which I presume is a CLSID).
I didn't find any useful info about it in a search.

-- Jeff, in Minneapolis
 

Colif

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Microsoft reduced a lot of the events from being shown as errors, as the number of errors was being used to scare people into thinking their PC was corrupted when really its normal.

I generally don't look in event viewer, if PC is going fine, it can make you think its not. Same as I try not to look in reliability history as in past I have looked there, thinking pc is fine, just to find errors galore. I looked a few days ago answering a question in here, currently at 10 (max) so I was happy.

I am not sure how you would identify that number, it might be an APPID instead.
perhaps answer here by Brian Hurley will help - https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/how-to-link-a-clsid-and-appid-to-a-program/d1bf1587-db64-46d2-aa66-ba05d1ce4b41?auth=1
 

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