This Application Made Too Many Requests: 5 Ways to Fix

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Key notes

  • Many issues may occur when opening a downloaded app from the Microsoft Store.
  • This application made too many requests error might be prompted by corrupt user profiles.
  • Try repairing Microsoft Store apps and running the troubleshooter as viable alternatives.

Some of our readers have reported running into error 0x80860010 when launching downloaded apps from the Microsoft Store. The code is usually accompanied by this application made too many requests error message. Hence, we will explore its causes and proffer possible solutions here.

Also, we have a detailed guide for fixing a similar log in error 0x80860010 on Windows 11.

What causes this application made too many requests error?

There can be numerous factors causing this error with the Microsoft Store and downloaded apps. Some of them are:

  • Corrupt Microsoft Store cacheMicrosoft Store cache files help it run faster and better, but they can become infected by malware or viruses if stacked for a long. As a result, it affects apps installed from the Store and may corrupt their installation files.
  • Log in errors with your Microsoft account – The error code 0x80860010 can occur if there’s an issue with your user account. It prevents Microsoft from accessing the necessary permissions to run the app. Also, a corrupt user profile on the computer can cause this issue.
  • Outdated Windows OS – If you’re running an outdated Windows operating system on your PC, it won’t be able to fix bugs affecting the current version. Hence, it can impede the app processing on the computer, resulting in an error.

Irrespective of the causes, let’s explore the troubleshooting steps below to fix it.

How can I fix This application that made too many requests error?

Before proceeding with any advanced steps, go through the following:

If the error appears again, proceed with the solutions below:

1. Run the Windows Store Apps troubleshooter

  1. Press Windows + I keys to open the Settings app.
  2. Click on the System tab and select Troubleshoot.
  3. Then, click on Other troubleshooters.
  4. Click the Run button beside the Windows Store Apps to execute the troubleshooter. Then, follow the prompts afterward.

Running the Troubleshooter will resolve issues with Windows Store apps that may interfere when opening the app.

2. Sign in and out of Microsoft Store

  1. Left-click the Start button, type Microsoft Store, then press Enter to open it.
  2. Click on the user icon in the top-right corner. Select your username, and click on the Sign-out button.
  3. Restart the Microsoft Store app and check if it’s logged out.
  4. Click on the user icon in the top-right corner of the screen and click on Sign in. Then, input the logging service credentials, then tap Next.
  5. Type your password, select the Keep me signed in option, and click Sign in.
  6. Exit Microsoft Store and restart your PC.

Re-signing into Microsoft Store can help fix account issues affecting the downloaded app. Read our guide on fixing the specified user who does not have a valid profile error on Windows 11.

3. Repair the Microsoft store app

  1. Press Windows + R keys to open the Run dialogue box, type ms-settings:appsfeatures, then press Enter.
  2. Locate and select the Microsoft Store, then click on the Advanced options.
  3. Go to the Reset tab and click the Repair button.
  4. Restart your PC after the repair process and check if the error is fixed.

Repairing the Microsoft Store app will fix any configuration issues and corrupt app files affecting its performance.

4. Re-register All Store apps

  1. Left-click the Start button, type PowerShell, and click Run as administrator.
  2. Click Yes on the User Account Control prompt.
  3. Copy and paste the following lines and press Enter:  Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}
  4. Restart your PC and check if the Error 0x80860010 appears while trying to log in to a Microsoft App appears.

Check our article about what to do if Windows PowerShell stops working when executing the steps above.

5. Delete the temporary folder files

  1. Press Windows + R keys to open the Run dialog box, type %temp%, and press Enter.
  2. Press Ctrl + A and right-click, then click on Delete from the drop-down.
  3. Navigate to: This PC\Local Disk (C):\Windows\Temp
  4. Press Ctrl + A, and delete all the temp files.
  5. Restart the PC and check if the error persists.

Deleting temp files will clear the corrupt files causing the Microsoft Store app error. You can check our article about how to delete Temporary files on Windows 11 for more steps.

Further, you may be interested in ways to fix the Microsoft Store 0x80070005 error on Windows 11, as it is also a rampant issue.

Likewise, it’s possible you encounter not enough space error on Microsoft Store. Hence, follow the fixes outlined in our guide to fix it.

For more questions or suggestions concerning this guide, kindly drop them in the comments section.

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