FIX Windows 10 Store Error 0x803F8001 or 0x87AF000B (Solved)

This tutorial contains instructions to resolve the following error(s) when trying to install or update an app from Windows Store in Windows 10 "Try that again. Something went wrong. The error code is 0x803F8001 (or "The error code is 0x87AF000B"). 

Windows 10 Store Error 0x803F8001


Since the Windows Store download error(s) 0x803F8001 or 0x87AF000B, doesn't offer any useful instructions to resolve the issue, try the below solutions that fix several problems with the Windows 10 Store App.

How to fix Windows Store Errors 0x803F8001 & 0x87AF000B in Windows 10.

Suggestion: Before troubleshooting any issues on your PC, first make sure that the problems persists, even after restarting your computer and installing all available updates.

Method 1. Fix Damaged Windows Store Cache using Apps troubleshooter utility.

The first method to resolve the errors 0x803F8001 & 0x87AF000B in Windows 10 Store App, is to run Microsoft's Troubleshooter utility.

1. Download and run the Apps troubleshooter utility from Microsoft.
2. Follow the on screen prompts to troubleshoot problems with Windows Store Apps.

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3. Finally, close the troubleshooter and then check if your problem is solved.

Method 2. Reset Windows Store Cache.

The second method to fix the Windows Store App problems, is to reset the Windows Store Cache. To do that:

1. Press Windows image_thumb8 + R keys to open the run command box.
2. Type wsreset.exe and press Enter.

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3. Check if the store apps are working. If not, then run the Apps Troubleshooter again.

Method 3. Sign Out from your Microsoft Account and try to reinstall the App.

One simple method to fix the Windows Store error 0x803F8001 or 0x87AF000B, is to sign out from your store account and then to try to install the app again. To do that:

1. Open Windows Store.
2. Click on the account logo on the upper left corner.

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3. Select you account and then and then click Sign Out.
4. While being signed out search for the app that you want to install or update.
4. From the results, click on the App that you want to install and click Install (Get)

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5. At this point you will be asked to Sign-In to your account. Type your account details (email & password) to Sign in to your account.
6. After sign in, the App installation will continue without problems.


Method 4. Re-Register Windows Store App.

The final method to fix problems with Windows Store in Windows 10, is to re-register the Windows Store App.

1. Open PowerShell as Administrator. To do that:

a. At the "search box" type powershell.
b. Right click at Windows PowerShell result and select Run as administrator.

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2. At PowerShell give the following command and press Enter.

  • Get-AppXPackage | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}

3. Try to install the App again. If the problem persists, then open powershell in administrative mode again, and give this command:

  • Get-AppXPackage *WindowsStore* -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}


That’s all folks! Did it work for you?

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