Fixed: Solutions for Windows 10 Store Error Code 0x80073cf9

The error code 0x80073cf9 is usually occurred due to some internet connection issue. This error code commonly occurs in Windows store related issue.

error code 0x80073cf9

Symptoms of Windows Store Error Code 0x80073cf9:

  • Error appears and crashes the active program window
  • Your pc crashes frequently with error when running the same program
  • Google Chrome error is displayed

Causes of the Windows Store Error Code 0x80073cf9:

  1. Trying to Windows install, update
  2. Internet connection problem
  3. Windows Update or update Windows Defender to check for and install updates
  4. Google chrome download & installation
  5. Windows store app download & installation
  6. The MTU router setting is high/low
  7. Norton internet security may be blocking access.
  8. The Windows website is mapped to a specific IP address in the host file on your computer.

How to fix Windows Store Error Code 0x80073cf9:

  1. Change your internet connection
  2. Clear the Windows Store
  3. Re register windows store app
  4. Temporarily disable firewall
  5. Disable LAN settings
  6. Reset Windows update component
  7. check proxy settings

Step 1: Change Your Internet Connection:

  • Open the Start button and search for the Network and sharing center.
  • After that click on Manage Wireless Network.


  • Click the connection to the given priority and then click Move up.
  • The next time it is detecting the networks.

Step 2: Clear the Windows Store:

Open the Run Window and type the wsreset.exe in the command box and press ok.

Windows store

Windows Store

Then restart your computer and its boots can see the windows store is up and function again

Step 3: Re-Registers Windows Store App:

In the Windows search type the PowerShell and right click on it.

Then select Run as administrator.

After that type, the following command and press Enter.


After some time the process is finished and restart your PC.

Step 4: Temporarily Disable the Firewall

turn off firewall
    • Open the control panel and select the “system and security” and then to “Windows Firewall”
    • Then Click on “Turn Windows Firewall On or Off
    • Select Turn Off Firewall for both private and public network.

Step 5: Disable LAN settings

  • Open the Windows Key +R then open the Run Window.
  • Then type the inetcpl.cpl and press Enter.


  • Select the connections and open the LAN settings.
Internet connections

Internet connections

  • Find Automatically detect settings box and mark with a tick.
LAN settings

LAN settings

  • Finally, Unmark the proxy server box.

Step 6: Reset Windows Update Components

  • Open the command prompt (admin) Through the Start menu.
  • Type the following commands you will stop BITS, services and windows update, Cryptographic Msi services, and press Enter each one of the commands

net stop bits
net stop wuauserv

Del “%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\qmgr*.dat”

Once it can be done.After that type, the following command and press enter to execute the command

cd /d %windir%\system32

  • Register the BITS files, Windows update files, type the following commands and press enter.

regsvr32.exe atl.dll    regsvr32.exe urlmon.dll   regsvr32.exe mshtml.dll    regsvr32.exe shdocvw.dll

  • Reset the Winsock, type the following commands and press enter.

netsh Winsock reset

Step7: Check Proxy Settings

  • open te Run Window and type the “CMD” (with quotes) then press OK.
cmd Command prompt

You will need administrator access to run the above command, Simply right click on cmd button and select Run as administrator.

If you get the message Direct access, continue to next step otherwise disable proxy from network settings.

For more information touch us   Microsoft live support

Delete the qmgr*.dat files. To do this, at a command prompt, type the following command, and then press Enter.

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