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Updated: August 1, 2012

Applies To: Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2

AppId specifies the AppID of the Windows Store apps that appear as square tiles on the Start screen. The AppId must be the AppUserModelID found in the application's AUMIDs.txt file, which is located in the app package downloaded from the OEM channel partner portal of the Windows® Store.

The AppId is a string, with a maximum value of 256 characters.




For a list of the Windows® editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

The following XML output shows how to use the <SquareTile9> component.

               <AppIdOrPath>C:\programdata\microsoft\windows\start menu\programs\desktoptile1.lnk</AppIdOrPath>
               <AppIdOrPath>C:\programdata\microsoft\windows\start menu\programs\desktoptile3.lnk</AppIdOrPath>

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