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In Windows 8, for the sake of providing the best available user experience, only the application in the foreground receives resources from the system. Applications in the background (that is, suspended apps) cannot run code. However, in some situations even the suspended apps should have a connection with the external world, such as checking new e-mails, downloading information from ...