Error 0x80240437 Something Happened & This App Couldn’t Be Installed

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An Electrical Engineer by profession, Kapil is a Microsoft MVP and a Microsoft Content Creator. Please read the entire post & the comments first & create a system restore point before making any changes to your system.


  1. Ujjwal

    it is not fixable in my PC

  2. Jerey

    Useless!! Does not fix.

  3. knucklelady

    YEAH! Fixed it! Thank you!

  4. Naren cool

    Also Make sure tht installation path is correct in PackageRoot entry in registry

  5. ^^ Correct, PackageRoot string here must have proper orientation to C:Program FilesWindowsApps:


  6. GoldenRimz

    This totally fixed the issue! Great job!

  7. Jody

    Did you ever find a program to fix the errors with the Windows Store ??

  8. ^^ Glad we could help 🙂

  9. Mustapha Labihi

    didnt work for me

  10. asalah

    not working with my pc windows 10

  11. Gaelle

    Hi Kapil Arya
    Could you explain this manipulation with HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionAppx
    because delete the content of folder SoftwareDistribution didn’t fix the error of Windows store on my PC (Windows 8.1)
    Thanks very much by advance

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