Error Code 0x80073d01: How to Fix This Installation Problem

These steps will fix the 0x80073d01 error code

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Key notes

  • Microsoft store can run into errors when installing or uninstalling apps.
  • Interference with the AppLocker Policy can cause the error code 0×80073d01.
  • Running the Microsoft Store troubleshooter can fix the error, so apply the below steps in this regard. 

Microsoft Store has been the official store for downloading Windows apps for your PC. Sadly, users have complained about many errors when using it, such as error code 0x80073d01.

Also, users report having issues with the Microsoft Store Page loading when using it.

What causes the error code 0x80073d01?

Encountering the error message: Sorry we’re having trouble getting this Windows display language installed 0×80073d01 or other Microsoft Store errors associated with code 0x80073d01 can be for many reasons.

The error code 0×80073d01 occurs when installing or uninstalling a UWP (Universal Windows Platform) app from the Microsoft Store. Other causes are:

Other factors that can cause the Error code 0x80073D01 in the Microsoft Store are:

  • AppLocker’s interference – When the AppLocker program is active, it can impede Microsoft Store downloads, preventing you from installing or uninstalling the language packs.
  • Corrupt Microsoft Store files – When the installation files or the services responsible for the Microsoft Store are corrupt, it can affect and impede its functionality. They can prevent it from accessing the needed components to carry out tasks, resulting in errors.
  • Microsoft Store cache – Storing cache files for a long time can result in them becoming compromised or malicious. So, cache glitches can cause issues with the store and prevent users from installing or uninstalling apps.

How do I fix the error code 0x80073d01?

Try out the following preliminary checks:

If you can’t fix the error, try the solutions below.

1. Run Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter

  1. Left-click the Start button, type Troubleshoot, then press Enter.
  2. Click on Additional troubleshooter.
  3. Find the Windows Store Apps entry on the right, then click Run the troubleshooter.
  4. Apply the suggested fixes, restart your PC, and check if the error persists.

Running the troubleshooter will find and fix issues with the Microsoft Store apps that may cause the error. Check what to do if Windows Troubleshooter stops working on your computer.

2. Reset the Microsoft Store cache

  1. Press Windows + R keys to open the Run dialogue box, type wsreset.exe, then press Ctrl + Shift + Enter keys to clear the cache as an administrator.
  2. Wait while the process runs until it closes automatically.
  3. Restart your PC and launch the Microsoft Store to check if the error code 0×80073d01 persists.

Clearing the cache on Windows 11 as an administrator will remove any bugs and corrupt files in the cache files and fix the Windows store error.

3. Disable AppLocker on your PC

  1. Left-click the Start button, type Command Prompt, and click Run as administrator.
  2. Click Yes on the User Account Control prompt.
  3. Type the following commands and press Enter: powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\\WinStore\\AppxManifest.xml
  4. Check if an error appears saying: Add-AppxPackage : Deployment failed with HRESULT: 0x80073D01. If it does, it implies that the error is indeed from the AppLocker policy.
  5. Press Windows + R keys to open the Run window, type gpedit.msc, and press Enter to open the Group Policy Editor.
  6. Navigate to this location: Computer Configuration/ Windows Settings/ Security Settings/ Application Control Policies/ AppLocker/ Packaged app Rules
  7. Right-click on the rule entry, click Delete, then click Yes on the confirmation page.
  8. Go to the Microsoft Store and install or uninstall the app triggering the error.

Disabling the AppLocker on your PC can fix the Windows Store error code 0×80073d01. You can read about the AppLocker bypass exploit and how to fix it.

4. Reset the Microsoft Store

  1. Press Windows + R keys to open the Run dialogue box, type ms-settings:appsfeatures, then press Enter.
  2. Search for Microsoft Store, then click on the Advanced options on the result.
  3. Click the Reset button and click on Reset in the confirmation prompt.
  4. Restart your PC and check if the error is fixed.

Resetting the Microsoft Store will fix any configuration issues affecting its performance.

Alternatively, our readers can check our guide on fixing the Microsoft Store Pardon the interruption error in a few steps.

Likewise, we have a detailed guide on how to fix Microsoft Store error code 0x80131500 on your PC.

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