Want to How to fix Microsoft Store error 0x8004e108 in Windows 10?
Microsoft store is a place from where you can download different type of apps. First, you need to log in Microsoft store using Microsoft account, then you can download apps. While downloading and installing apps from Microsoft store, many users face error and Windows fails to install them. It is very frustrating to see the error code 0x8004e108 with the message “something went wrong. The error code is 0x8004E108, in case you need it“. If you try downloading or installing your apps, Windows store shows the same error code. Don’t I have listed here a couple of methods to fix Microsoft Store error 0x8004e108 in Windows 10?
Let’s start fixing the problem.
Different methods to fix Microsoft Store error 0x8004e108 in Windows 10
Method 1: Reset the Microsoft Store Cache
Cache files store Windows system while you use any file or program. The files store over time and hinder in Windows performance. Microsoft store may be in trouble due to this cache file. You first job will be clearing Microsoft store cache files. Follow the method, to do the task.
1. Type wsreset.exe on the search bar. And right-click on it and then click on Run as administrator.
2. Press Yes to confirm cache reset in Microsoft store.
Now launch the app again and see if the problem is fixed or not. If not, try the next method.
Method 2. Run the Windows Store App Troubleshooter
Microsoft own-build troubleshooter finds and fixes problems in Windows system. You can run the troubleshooter for any type of Windows problem. Microsoft store error can be resolved by troubleshooter. To open and fix this problem, follow the steps.
1. Type troubleshooter on search bar and open the troubleshoot settings.
2. Click on Troubleshoot on the left panel.
3. Scroll down and click on Windows Store apps, at the end of the list.
4.Now Click on the Run the troubleshooter. Windows will take some time to find an error in Windows Store apps.
Windows troubleshooter will find issues with this app and fix them, otherwise, instruct you to do some action. After completing this process, again run the Windows Store and check if the problem is solved.
Method 3. Rename the SoftwareDistribution folder
You can not rename the folder as the same method you apply to rename a folder. You need to run CMD or Command Prompt to perform the task.
1. Type cmd on search bar to find Command Prompt and open it.
2. Write net stop WuAuServ or copy it and paste it on CMD. Then, hit Enter.
3. Now open Windows file explorer by pressing the file explorer button on the taskbar.
4. Copy the path C:\Windows and paste it on path address bar. Hit Enter.
5. Scroll down and locate SoftwareDistribution folder, right-click on it and select rename.
6. Type SDold and hit Enter to rename it as SDold.
7. Again open Command Prompt, write or copy net start WuAuServ and press Enter.
After doing this, restart your PC and try to download and install apps from Microsoft store.
Method 4. Install Updates
Sometimes user disables automatic updates. In such a case, you need to check Windows updates and Microsoft programs/apps updates manually. To install new updates follow the methods.
1. Click on Start (Windows icon in the down left) or press Windows key.
2. Go to Settings, in left panel.
3. Navigate to Update & Security.
4. Click Windows Update and click Check for updates.
Windows will check if there are any updates and installs them automatically. Sometimes you need to restart your PC to take effect.
Method 5. Restore Windows to a System Restore Point
Some third party installed programs or any change in settings may create problem in Windows store app. Restoring Windows to a system restore means, remove newly installed apps and travelling back in computer’ time.
To restore system restore to a restore point quickly follow the method.
1. Press Win Key + R to open Run.
Type rstrui and hit Enter.
2. Click on Next and choose restore points and again click Next.
4. Press OK, and wait until the process completes.
You can check which programs are affected after your recent updates, after checking this. Decide which restore point can solve the problem.
Method 6: Sign out of Microsoft Account and sign in again
Open Windows Store app, click on small profile button.
1. Select sign out from Menu.
2. Again click on profile icon and add your Microsoft account
If you don’t sign in option, click on any app.
3. Click get up.
4. It will show you to sign in. Add your Microsoft account again.
In this way, your app might download and install smoothly.
Method 7: Disable proxy on Windows: Change LAN Settings
There are several methods to disable proxy on Windows 10, click here. The quickest method is,
- Press Win key + R and type inetcpl.cpl in the search bar to open internet properties.
2. Navigate to Connections tab.
3. Click on LAN settings button to change proxy settings.
4. Uncheck the box Use a proxy server for your LAN (These settings will not apply to dial-up or VPN connections)
Try all these methods to fix Microsoft Store error 0x8004e108 in Windows 10, and see which methods work fine. If you find any problem on your PC, let us know.
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