You might have encountered with this strange and annoying error.  This app can’t open for Built-in Administrator account please sign in with a different account and try again. or  while User Account Control is turned off. You need to turn on UAC  There is an easy solution for the error.  


This app can't open for Built-in Administrator account -


Solution for Windows 8 App Error:

  • Hold the  Windows key + R  and in run dialog box type: secpol.msc


Windows key + R



  • Go to Local Policies –> Security Options –> Scroll down and find “User Access Control: Admin Approval Mode For built in…..”


UAC admin approval


  • Double click on it and select enabled and the press ok




  • Again press windows key and R and type  regedit
  • Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\UIPI




  • And on the right hand side double click on default and change the value to 0x00000001(1) and click ok
  • Restart your computer and all the apps should work.


Do let me know if this has solved your problem.  You can give your valuable feedback using the comment box below.


Also  Read: Windows 8 Fix: This app can’t open check the windows store for more info