Fixing Microsoft Store error 0x80D03805

Did you also get error 0x80D03805 Microsoft Store in Windows 10? This particular problem occurs when you try to download apps or games through the store. The download starts, but after a while, the message “Error: see details” appears. And when you click on the “see details” button, it shows that something unexpected happened with the error code 0x80D03805.

There are several reasons for this problem with Microsoft Store. The “View Details” error can happen due to some corrupted system files, pending Windows updates, etc. In this article, we will try to analyze this code and provide some simple workarounds like restarting Microsoft Store, clearing Store cache, restarting Windows update services, running DISM and SFC. Let’s look at these workarounds one by one.

 

What is the cause of Microsoft Store error 0x80D03805?

What is the cause of Microsoft Store error 0x80D03805?

Here is a shortlist of scenarios that can cause this error:

Frequent Windows Store mismatch: In most cases, this particular problem is due to a frequent mismatch that Windows can fix automatically. If the problem occurs often enough, you should be able to fix it by running Windows Update diagnostics.

The problem is caused by update KB4462919: Update KB4462919 is known to effectively corrupt the Windows Store component. If you recently installed it, you can fix the problem by simply installing the rest of the pending updates (patch included).

Clearing the Windows Store cache: Damaging the Windows Store cache is another issue that can lead to this error code. Some corrupted files can potentially prevent your computer from establishing a connection between the built-in UWP Store and Microsoft services. In this case, you can solve the problem by clearing the entire Windows Store cache, either through CMD or through the Settings menu.

Significant DLLs are no longer saved: You may also encounter this problem because one or more important DLL files are no longer saved. In this case, you should be able to solve the problem by re-registering the DLL via the extended CMD prompt.

Damaged system file: In rare cases, this problem can also be caused by a corrupted system file that cannot be repaired in the usual way. In this case, it is more effective to perform a clean installation or a repair installation.

 

How to fix Microsoft Store error 0x80D03805?

How to fix Microsoft Store error 0x80D03805?

Resetting the Windows Store

Resetting Windows Tray can also help to fix error 0x80D03805, as it is possible that the files in Windows Tray have been corrupted for some reason. To reset the Windows tray, follow these steps.

  1. Open the Start menu, click Settings, and then click Applications.
  2. Click Applications and Features.
  3. Find the Microsoft Store in the list, click it, and then select More Options.
  4. Click the Reset button.
  5. Restart your computer after the reboot is complete.
Run the System File Checker (SFC) tool.

Windows Update error 0x80D03805 may be caused by a corrupted Windows system file or other conflicts between the system and the installed program. If so, repairing these files with the System File Checker tool can help solve the problem.

To use the SFC tool, please follow these steps:

  1. Click the Start menu and type Command Prompt.
  2. Once it appears in the search results, right-click it and select Run as administrator.
  3. At the command prompt, type the following command: sfc /scan now
  4. Wait for the process to complete.
Clear the Windows Store cache

Resetting (or emptying) the Windows Store cache can help you resolve Windows error 0x80D03805 because the cached files may have been corrupted. To reset the cache, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Start menu and type Command Prompt.
  2. Right-click on the command line and select Run as Administrator (and enter your username and password when prompted).
  3. Enter the following command and press Enter: wsreset.exe
  4. After receiving confirmation on the screen that the command has been executed, restart the computer and check to see if the error message appears again.
Scan your computer for viruses

Scan your computer for viruses and remove them if you find them, as they may be responsible for the problem. Open your antivirus program, or install one if you don’t already have one, and scan your computer. If the antivirus program finds viruses, they should be removed. It is not enough to simply remove the virus, you must not become careless.

Further, protect your computer and the data on it by

  • Avoid unwanted emails.
  • Do not visit all sites that attract your attention.
  • Only install programs from the developer’s website.
  • Updating your anti-virus software regularly.
  • Regularly updating your operating system to the latest version.
Run diagnostics and troubleshooting when updating Windows

Another way to fix error 0x80D03805 is to use Windows Update diagnostic tool, which will help you solve problems related to installing Windows updates.

To run the Windows Update diagnostic tool to repair your computer, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Preferences and click Update and Security.
  2. Click Troubleshooting, and then click Windows Update Troubleshooting.
  3. Run the tool and follow the instructions on the screen.

Note: For some versions of Windows, you can access the diagnostic tool by following these steps:

  1. Go to settings.
  2. Click on Update and security.
  3. Click on Troubleshooting.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
Restart your computer

Restarting your computer is an effective way to fix many errors, including error 0x80D03805. Simply turn off and on the computer again. Then see if you can reproduce the error.

Reinstall the device operating system

If none of the other solutions for error 0x80D03805 worked, consider reinstalling Windows. Reinstalling will reset all system files to default values and delete corrupt files. Before reinstalling, back up all personal data (photos, videos, music, and other documents) to avoid losing them.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Click on Update and Security.
  3. Click the Troubleshooting button.
  4. Under Other Troubleshooting, select Windows Store Apps.
  5. Click the Troubleshoot button.
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen (if applicable).

  1. Run the troubleshooter in the Windows Store.
  2. Reset your Microsoft Store cache.
  3. Check your date and time settings.
  4. Change the region settings on your computer.
  5. Change your Internet connection.
  6. Create a new account.
  7. Re-register the Microsoft Store application using PowerShell.

Troubleshooting: Click the Start button, then select Settings -> Update and Security -> Troubleshooting, then select Windows App Store -> Run Troubleshooting from the list.

If you're having trouble running the Microsoft Store, you can try the following: Check for login issues and make sure you are logged in with your Microsoft account. Make sure that Windows has the latest update: Select Start, then Settings -> Update and Security -> Windows Update -> Check for Updates.