FIX: Error 0x80073D02 in Microsoft Store in Windows 10 (Solved)

Last updated on July 1st, 2020

The Store error "0x80073D02", commonly appears on a Windows 10-based computers when you try to open or update the Microsoft Store application. In other cases the error 0x80073D02 appears when you try to download or to update a game or an app from the Windows store.

This tutorial contains detailed instructions on how to resolve the Microsoft Store error 0x80073D02 in Windows 10.

How to FIX: Error Code 0x80073D02 in Microsoft Store.

Method 1. Reset the Windows Store Cache.
Method 2. Uninstall – Reinstall the Microsoft Store app.
Method 3. Re-Register (Re-Install) all the Default Built in apps.
Method 4. FIX Windows corruption errors with DISM & SFC tools.
Method 5. Repair Windows 10 with an in-place Upgrade.

Method 1. Reset the Windows Store Cache.

The first method to resolve the Store error 0x80073D02 and many problems with the store apps in Windows 10, is to reset the Windows Store Cache. To do that:

1. Simultaneously press the Windows image + R keys to open the Run box.

2. Type WSReset.exe and press Enter.

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3. Normally the Microsoft Store will open. Check if the error 0x80073D02 has resolved.

Method 2. Uninstall and Re-Install the Microsoft Store app.

The next method to resolve the 0x80073D02 in Microsoft Store, is to uninstall and reinstall the Microsoft Store app in Windows 10. To do that:

1. At Cortana's search box, type powershell *

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2. Right click on Windows PowerShell on the results and select Run as administrator.

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3. In PowerShell, give this command, to get a list of all the installed apps and their installation packages names.

  • Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers | Select Name, PackageFullName

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4. At the list of the installed apps/packages:

a. Locate the "Microsoft.WindowsStore" in the list and highlight its package full name (e.g. "Microsoft.WindowsStore_11905.1001.4.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe" )

b.. Then press CTRL + C to copy the package name on the clipboard.
c. Open Notepad and press CTRL + V to paste the package name.

FIX: Store error 0x80073D02 in Windows 10 (Solved)

3. In PowerShell, give this command to uninstall the MS Store and press Enter:

  • Get-AppxPackage *windowsstore* | Remove-AppxPackage

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4. Then give this command to reinstall the MS Store from its installation package:

  • Get-AppXPackage | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\PackageFullName\appxmanifest.xml" -DisableDevelopmentMode

* Note: In the above command, replace the "PackageFullName" value, with the package name you copied in Notepad.

e.g. In our example, the PackageFullName is: "Microsoft.WindowsStore_11905.1001.4.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe". So, the command should be:

Get-AppXPackage | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.WindowsStore_11905.1001.4.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe\AppxManifest.xml"}

FIX: Error 0x80073D02 in Microsoft Store and Windows 10

5. When the command is completed, launch store and see if the problem persists.

Method 3. Re-Register (Re-Install) all the Default Built in apps.

1. To re-install (re-register) all the built-in apps in Windows 10, type the following command in PowerShell (Admin):

  • Get-AppxPackage -allusers | foreach {Add-AppxPackage -register "$($_.InstallLocation)\appxmanifest.xml" -DisableDevelopmentMode}

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Method 4. FIX Windows corruption errors with DISM & SFC tools.

1. Open command prompt as administrator. To do that:

1. In the Search box type: cmd or command prompt
2. Right click on the command prompt (result) and select Run as Administrator.

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2. At the command prompt window, type the following command & press Enter:

  • Dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /Restorehealth

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3. Be patient until DISM repairs component store. When the operation is completed, (you should be informed that the component store corruption was repaired), give this command and press Enter:

  • SFC /SCANNOW

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4. When SFC scan is completed, restart your computer.
5. Try to launch the Microsoft Store.

Method 5. Repair Windows 10 with an in-place Upgrade.

Another method that usually works, to fix Windows 10 update problems, is to perform a Windows 10 Repair-Upgrade, by using the Media Creation tool to create an ISO or USB Windows 10 install media. For that task follow the detailed instructions on this article: How to repair Windows 10.

That's it! Which method worked for you?
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