Since you are here, I am assuming that you are seeing Error 0x80073D26 or 0x8007139F or 0x00000001 when you install, update, launch a game in Windows 11/10. Many Windows users have reported that when they try to install, update, or start an Xbox Game Pass game on their System they get redirected to Microsoft Store. And when they try to update or install the Gaming Service, all they see is the following error message.
Something Unexpected Happened
Reporting this problem will help us understand it better. You can wait a bit and try again or restart your device. That may help.
Sometimes, 0x80073D26/0x8007139F is replaced by 0x00000001.
In this article, we are going to fix this error with the help of some simple solutions.
Fix Error 0x80073D26, 0x8007139F or 0x00000001 on Xbox or Windows
These are the things you can do to fix Error 0x80073D26, 0x8007139F or 0x00000001, Gaming Services won’t install, when you install, update, launch a game in Windows 10.
- Make sure you have installed Windows Update KB5004476
- Reinstall Gaming Services Registry Key and App
Let us talk about them in detail.
1] Make sure you have installed Windows Update KB5004476
Windows Update KB500476 is crucial for the Xbox Game Pass. So, make sure to download and install it. To do that, you need to follow the given steps.
- Launch Settings by Win + I.
- Click Updates & Security > Check for Updates.
- Now, you will see the available update there, if KB500476 is available click Download and Install.
After updating check if the issue is fixed. If you have already installed this update or if this doesn’t work, try the next solution to fix the error.
2] Reinstall Gaming Services Registry Key and App
If updating didn’t fix the error try uninstalling and reinstalling Gaming Services Registry Key and app. For that, launch PowerShell as an administrator from the Start Menu.
Now, type the following commands and hit Enter simultaneously.
Note: Wait for each command to execute.
Get-AppxPackage *gamingservices* -allusers | remove-appxpackage -allusers
Remove-Item -Path "HKLM:\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\GamingServices" -recurse
Remove-Item -Path "HKLM:\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\GamingServicesNet" -recurse
Now, restart your computer, reopen PowerShell with administrative privilege, and run the following command.
In the UAC window, click Yes to confirm your activity.
After running all the commands and reinstalling Gaming Services Registry Key and App, check if the issue is fixed.
Hopefully, you are able to fix the issue and enjoy Xbox games with the help of these solutions.