Error Code 0x803f7000 – What is it?

Error Code 0x803f7000 will appear on your Windows 10 computer when an app or program fails to install from the Windows Store. This issue can be incredibly frustrating and can prevent any app installations whatsoever. Whilst the cause of the issue can be hard to pinpoint to begin with, it can often be resolved by using one of the methods we have listed below.

Common symptoms include:

  • Inability to install any apps from the Windows Store
  • Purchased apps or games cannot be installed
  • Windows Store may be displayed incorrectly

The primary methods available for resolving Error Code 0x803f7000 are straightforward enough for most users to use without any issue. However, if you do find yourself struggling to resolve the issue by yourself, you may consider using tools to fix the issue for your or hiring a certified Windows technician to resolve the Error Code.


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Error Causes

There are a few different reasons why Error Code 0x803f7000 may be present on your Windows PC. Firstly, there may be a communication error between you and the Windows Store servers. This could be due to a bug with the Windows Store Cache, an incorrect date/time on your PC or because the Microsoft servers are under heavy load. Alternatively it may be because your Windows 10 PC is not activated.

Further Information and Manual Repair

There are a number of methods available for you to resolve Error Code 0x803f7000 manually. The method you will need to use will depend on what may be causing the error code.

If your version of Windows 10 is not activated, refer to Method One. If you would like a Windows fixit program to resolve the issue for you, refer to Method Two. If you’d like to attempt to resolve the issue manually, refer to Method Three.

Here are the top methods for addressing Error Code 0x803f7000:


Method One:  Activate Windows 10


If your version of Windows 10 is not activated, you will not be able to use the Windows Store effectively. You can activate Windows 10 by purchasing a Windows 10 license key online. If you have a license key for an older version of Windows, such as Windows 8 or Windows 7, you may be able to use this instead.


Method Two:  Run the Apps Troubleshooter



You can attempt to resolve the issue automatically by using the Windows Apps troubleshooter. If you search for ‘Windows Apps troubleshooter’ on Google you’ll be able to use the first link to find the troubleshooter. On the troubleshooter page, click the blue ‘Run troubleshooter’ button to run the program and resolve the error code.


Method Three:  Manually Resolve the Issue


If you cannot use the above method or Method Two did not work, you can attempt to manually resolve the issue. To do this, press the Windows Key and the ‘R’ key at the same time. A ‘run’ box will open. In the box, type WSReset.exe and click OK.  This should reset the Windows Store and potentially resolve Error Code 0x803f7000.


Method Four: Use An Automated Tool


Having trouble with resolving issues like Error Code 0x803f7000? You may prefer to download and install a powerful automated tool that can do most of the work for you.


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