My Kindle downloaded books won't open in Windows 8. When i click on Open Book, i get kicked back to the Start screen. How do i fix this?

No problem in downloading books. I can use the Kindle for PC app from Amazon but not the Windows 8 Kindle app from that was preloaded (also checked for update from Windows store." I have a Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch.

Hi Rawasa,


Thank you for sharing the issue in Microsoft Community.


From the provided information, I understand that you are unable to open Kindle app. We need some more information to assist you in a better way.


1.      Did you make any recent hardware or software changes?

2.      Have you set any proxy to connect to Internet?

3.      Have you installed latest updates from Microsoft?

4.      Have you installed any third party anti-virus?



Here is something you may try and check if these steps help in resolving the issue.




Method 1: Download and run the Modern UI App troubleshooter and check.



Method 2: Follow the link for more troubleshooting steps.



You may also contact Kindle for further assistance. Here is the link for Kindle support.



Hope this helps. For any Windows related queries or issues, please get back to us. We are here to assist you.

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Last updated December 14, 2020 Views 7,735 Applies to: