SOLVED: Windows 8.1/10 Store Error 0x8000ffff

Originally published at: SOLVED: Windows 8.1/10 Store Error 0x8000ffff

After upgrading to Windows 8.1 or to Windows 10, many users have reported receiving error 0x8000ffff when trying to purchase or download apps from the Windows store. Error 0x8000fff indicates that your computer cannot properly communication with the Update/Windows Store Servers – There are numerous causes for this to occur but the most common reason for it to happen…

Thank you for your great tutorial!

Reboot your PC. At the login screen, hold shift key, whilst holding shift choose restart, then go to troubleshooting and reset the PC. Make sure all the important data is backed up and saved before you do the reset.

what exactly needs to be reset and how

You will need to do a reset.

I did the tip 3 and the powershell return this message:

Add-AppxPackage : No se encuentra la ruta de acceso ‘C:WindowsWinStoreAppxManifest.xml’ porque no existe.
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  • Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register C:WindowsWinStore …
  •   + CategoryInfo          : ObjectNotFound: (C:WindowsWinStoreAppxManifest.xml:String) [Add-AppxPackage], ItemNot
      + FullyQualifiedErrorId : PathNotFound,Microsoft.Windows.Appx.PackageManager.Commands.AddAppxPackageCommand


Hi Kevin, I am seeing this same error code 0x8000ffff when I try to access the store app with a Microsoft Lumia 650 Windows Phone with Windows 10 Mobile, do have any suggestions to solve this problem?