Microsoft finally tries to de-crap the Windows Store

The Windows Store has come under fire recently for its sheer amount of misleading apps. Scam apps that claim to offer downloads or training for other applications are abundant, and these bogus programs routinely abuse others’ trademarks.

This situation doesn’t sit well with an app store that’s supposed to be curated and vetted to avoid scams.

Similar complaints have been made practically since the Windows Store’s inception, and it appears that Microsoft has at least responded. Stricter rules on application naming and icons have been introduced and are being retroactively applied to existing apps.

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