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What should you do in case of 0x803fb005 error?

Here you will find out:

  • 4 workable ways to deal with 0x803fb005 issue
  • how DiskInternals Partition Recovery can help you

Are you ready? Let's read!

1. Troubleshooting

If you encounter the 0x803fb005 Windows store problem, first try running the Microsoft Store app troubleshooter.

To do this:

  • 1. Click the Start button and enter troubleshooting in the search box.
  • 2. Click OK to start the search.
  • 3. Select the result - select More troubleshooting tools, then Windows Store Apps.
  • 4. Click the Run the troubleshooter button and, in a new window, select the Apply fix option for any granted permissions.

After the full implementation of the troubleshooting tools, restart Windows and check whether the problem persists.

2. Resetting store

Another option to fix code 0x803fb005 is to reset Microsoft Store.

Open the "Settings" section of the "Start" menu and click "Applications". Next, you need to open the "Settings" tab and select Microsoft Store. Select the Advanced option and press the reset button. You may need to click the Reset button again to confirm. Do so, and then restart Windows 10.

3. Disabling antivirus

It happens that a third-party antivirus program blocks the MS Store, in which case, disabling this utility can solve the error 0x803fb005 problem.

To do this, right-click the antivirus program icon on the taskbar and select the required option in the context menu to disable it. Or, you can go to the official website of a third-party antivirus application. There, you can read the instructions for disabling the program.

If disabling the antivirus utility doesn't help, you can also uninstall it to ensure the antivirus isn't affecting MS Store. To do this, go to Settings and open the "Programs and Features" section, where you find your antivirus and safely remove it. Don't worry, your computer will be protected by Windows Defender for this time.

4. Resetting OS

If the previous methods did not help, you would need to quit Windows Update:

Press the Windows + S keys simultaneously and enter cmd in the search field.

Right-click Command Prompt and select Run as administrator and then enter these commands separately:

Net stop wuauserv, click Enter

Clean stop cryptSvc, click Enter

Clean stop bits, click Enter

Net stop msiserver, click Enter

Ren C: WindowsSoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old, click Enter

Ren C: WindowsSystem32catroot2Catroot2.old, click Enter

Clean start wuauserv, click Enter

wuauclt.exe / updatenow, click Enter

After these steps, exit the command prompt and restart your computer. Now, the Windows store code should not bother you.

If all else fails, it’s time to use the most extreme method - Reset Windows 10. A backup copy of your data will not hurt you since you will be left without data after executing this method.

So, click Start and enter “reset” in the Windows 10 search box.

Find and click Reset this PC from the suggested results. In the new window, click “Start” and select the “Save my files” option, then click “Next”. Now, press “Reset” again to confirm and wait for the operation to complete.

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