How to fix the error code 0x80073cf9 in the Windows 10 store?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

Error code 0x80073cf9 windows 10 store is an error that can happen when trying to install or update an app from the Windows Store. There are a few reasons why this error might occur, such as if the app is not compatible with your version of Windows, or if there is not enough storage space on your device. If you see this error, you can try again later or try a different app.

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1. Try opening the Windows Store app and then go to Settings > Accounts and click on the your Microsoft account

Open the Windows Store app. Click on the Settings icon in the top-left corner. Click on Accounts. Click on your Microsoft account. If you see an error code, such as 0x80073cf9, click on the Fix errors button.

2. If the first method doesn’t work, try setting the Date and Time to the current date and time

  1. Open the Microsoft Windows 10 Store app.
  2. Click the Settings gear icon in the upper-left corner of the app.
  3. On the Settings page, click Date & Time.
  4. In the Date & Time Settings page, under Date & Time, set the current date and time.
  5. Click Apply.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click Close.

3. Another way to fix this issue is to reset the Windows Store app

  1. From the Start Menu, select Settings.
  2. Select Apps and Features.
  3. Select the Windows Store app.
  4. On the App Status screen, click Reset.
  5. If prompted to confirm reset, click Reset.
  6. After the reset is complete, the Windows Store app should be working again.

4. If the issue persists, try resetting the Windows 10 Store Cache

  1. Press the Windows key + R to open the Run dialog.
  2. Type "cmd" and press Enter.
  3. At the command prompt, type "reset-windows-store" and press Enter.
  4. If the issue persists, try restarting your computer.