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Windows® 8.1 Inside Out by Tony Northrup

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Chapter 6. Adding, removing, and managing apps

You shouldn’t ever need to peek under the hood to see how Windows 8.1 apps work. Microsoft has standardized installation, file locations, configuration settings, and permissions. Microsoft reviews apps in the Store to help verify that they are safe and reliable, and Windows 8.1 runs them with minimal permissions to limit the damage they could do even if there was a bug or the app developer managed to sneak ...

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