Fix Error 0x80073D02 in Microsoft Store in Windows 10

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Many Windows 10 users have started seeing an Error 0x80073D02 while trying to update the Microsoft Store.  This happens due to Store Cache or  Corrupt App, I have shown 5 methods to fix this issue. Basically, it is an app store that is inbuilt in the Windows 10 operating system. It comes with a wide range of apps and games and is duly signed by Microsoft.

Sometimes you may try to open the Microsoft Store in Windows 10, to see that it is not opening as it shows the Error Code 0x80073D02. It is a problem that may hamper your regular work. This error may also appear when you are downloading or updating a game or an app from MS Store.

Why This Error Code 0x80073D02 Happens

The error can happen due to an incomplete configuration of the MS store. Sometimes a corrupt system file can cause this error. Also, if your cache memory is full, then also, it can show error messages like this.

If this problem happens you can simply restart your computer or try troubleshooting using the methods following.

  • Click on the search bar and type troubleshooting.
  • Click on troubleshooting
  • Click view all on the left panel of the screen
  • Click on both Windows Update and Background Intelligent Transfer Services
  • Click next and follow the prompts to apply the trouble-shooter.
  • Check if the problem persists
  • If the problem remains you can try the following methods.

Method 1. Reset the Windows Store Cache

Often the problem may arise due to excessive cached data. This data consumes memory and can cause some problems. You can try resetting the Windows Store cache by applying the following steps.

  • Press the Windows+R key simultaneously.
  • Type WSReset.exe and press Enter

The Windows Store will open on your screen. You just need to check if the problem still exists.

Method 2. Uninstall and Reinstall Windows Store App

If the problem persists even after using the first method, you may consider Uninstalling and reinstalling the Windows store app. Sometimes the problem may arise due to some improper installation. Using this method will fix this issue.

  • Type Powershell at the Search box.
  • Click on Run as Administrator
  • Type the below command and press Enter 

Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers | Select Name, PackageFullName

  • At the list of the complete packages, locate the Microsoft Windows Store and highlight its package full name. Press Ctrl+C to copy its full package.
  • Open Notepad and press Ctrl+V to paste the package name.
  • In PowerShell, provide this command and press Enter. This will uninstall the MS Store.

Get-AppxPackage *windowsstore* | Remove-AppxPackage

  • After that, type this command to reinstall this program from its installation package.

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

In the above command, replace the Package full name value with the package name you have pasted in the notepad. When the command is completed, launch the Store and see if the problem persists.

Method 3. Re-register all the default built-in Apps

Another method that can be tried to fix Error 0x80073D02 is re-registering all the apps in Windows 10. This process is easier and can sort out the issue if it is happening due to registry related problems.

    • Press Windows+R key
    • Type Powershell and select Run as Administrator
    • Type the following command in Powershell

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

Run MS Store and check if the error message appears.

Learn how to fix Microsoft store error 0x00000194.

Method 4. Run DISM & SFC Tools

Often a corrupt file can cause Microsoft Store error 0x80073D02 message. To fix this you can use the DISM and SFC tools. You can apply for the following procedure.

    • Press the Windows logo
    • Type Command and click on Run as Administrator
    • In the command prompt window type the following command and press Enter.

exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /Restorehealth

It may take some time. Be patient until DISM repairs the component store. When it is completed, you will be informed that the component store corruption has been resolved. After that, you should give the following command and press ENTER.


After the SFC scan is completed, you need to restart your computer. After a restart, try to run the store and check if the problem still exists.

Method 4. Repair Windows 10 with an In-Place Update

Usually, installing the updates in Windows 10 helps to fix the error code 0x80073D02. You may try the following steps to upgrade Windows 10 with an ISO file.

  • Go to Windows 10 official website
  • Click on the Download tool now below Create Windows 10 installation media
  • Once downloaded, then double click on Media Creation Tool
  • Choose to create Installation media for another PC and click Next.
  • At the screen choose next.
  • At ‘choose which media to use’, select ISo File, and click next.
  • Save this ISO file and click finish.
  • Disable any security software.
  • Open Windows Explorer, go to the ISO file, and mount it.
  • Click Setup. Exe and install as per the standard procedure.
  • Restart and check if the problem persists.

Usually, the problem will be solved by any of these methods. If it persists, you should scan your PC with an Antivirus

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