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Event ID: 5973 Source: Apps
Activation of app Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe!MicrosoftEdge failed with error: This app can't be activated by the Built-in Administrator. See the Microsoft-Windows-TWinUI/Operational log for additional information.
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This occurs when UAC is disabled for the built-in Administrator account (or the built-in Domain Administrator account). Use Local Security Policy or Group Policy to enable UAC.
EV100601 (Troubleshoot problems with an app) provides information on how to start troubleshooting apps (including the use of Apps Troubleshooter utility).
From a support forum:
Please let us try the following steps to narrow down the issue:
Step 1: Try App troubleshooter:
EV100601 (Troubleshoot problems with an app)
Step 2:Clear windows store catch:
1.Press the Windows + R keys on your keyboard to open the Run dialog.
2.Type WSReset.exe, and click/tap on OK.
3.The Store will now open, and state the following: The cache for the store was cleared. You can now browse the store for apps
Step 3:Re-register the Store App
Open CMD by running as administrator, and type following command to re-register the Store App:
powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\WinStore\AppxManifest.xml
If the issue still persists, please reinstall the app to test it. In addition, I would like to share the following article with you:
EV100602 (What to do if your Windows 8 Modern App fails to start)
Error: This app does not support the contract specified or is not - According to EV100603 (Modern apps failed to start with error 5973), this error is common for a lot of Windows 8 users, but there's no fixed solution for this problem. However, the article provides some suggestions on how to work around it.
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