Today’s tip…

Using Win 8 Task Manager to reveal the folder location of modern apps

On the Task Manager > Details tab

Adding the Package Name column (right click one of the existing column) will discover which process host  each Modern UI app.

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WWAHost.exe is the process that hosts and executes a Windows Store app using JavaScript.

For apps that run under  native / manage code compiled process you will see the exact process running (like webcam.exe  that run the Camera app in the  picture above )

Right click the process and choose Open File location  to open the folder that contain the app files ( something like  C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.Camera_xxx.x.xx.x.x… )

Please note that this folder is protected and you don’t have access to this folder by just browsing to C:\Program Files\WindowsApps – you will  get access denied message.

However using the Manager Open file location you will get to that folder.