What are the steps to create an exe from UWP WinRT code that will not be added to the Windows Store

David Hoffman 41 Reputation points

I did this once, but I having difficulty remembering or finding the web page that gives the steps on how to perform this. Could someone help me. I remember that I had to create a certificate to do this, but beyond that, I don't remember much. Thanks for your help.

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A high-level, general-purpose programming language, created as an extension of the C programming language, that has object-oriented, generic, and functional features in addition to facilities for low-level memory manipulation.
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  1. Roy Li - MSFT 32,486 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    Welcome to Microsoft Q&A!

    If you want to sideload your app into another machine, you could check this document: Generate an app package. This is the official document that shows the steps about how to create a sideload app and install it.

    I then did some research and found a web page that listed all the steps you had to perform on the code a runnable exe.

    Is that web page official documentation from Microsoft? If not, we suggest you use the same way that comes from the official document. And due to the forum policy, we won't suggest other third party links here.

    Thank you.

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