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Activate installation of sideloaded applications

Some versions of Windows only allow you to install applications from the Microsoft Store by default. However, it is possible to enable sideloading applications for installing applications from trusted sources. GEM-CAR and the GEM-CAR Installer are not available in the Microsoft Store. Therefore, follow the steps below if you need to enable application sideloading in your version of Windows.

  1. Open Windows Settings.
  2. Click on Update & security.
  3. Click on For developers.
  4. Under Use developer features, select the Sideload apps option. Enable sideloaded apps
  5. Click Yes to confirm the risks involved running an application outside the Microsoft Store.
  6. Reboot the computer.