The Microsoft Store is very helpful for downloading apps for your Windows 11/10 computer. Downloading the apps through the Microsoft Store is easy and safe, but at times, users encounter Microsoft Store error 0x87AF0813. If you encounter this error on your Windows system, please read through this article for the solution.
Fix Microsoft Store error 0x87AF0813
The Microsoft Store error 0x87AF0813 occurs when users try to install a new application from the Microsoft Store. The primary reason for this error should be internet connectivity, but even if the internet connection is good, corrupt or missing files and folders can cause the problem in the discussion.
Try the following solutions sequentially to resolve Microsoft Store error 0x87AF0813:
- Check the internet connection
- Run the Windows Store Apps troubleshooter
- Reset the Microsoft Store
- Repair the Microsoft Store
1] Check the internet connection
If the internet connection is not working, the Microsoft Store will not work. Thus, it is advisable to check the internet connection before anything else. Try opening a website on the browser. Also use another internet connection and see.
2] Run the Windows Store Apps troubleshooter
The Windows Store Apps troubleshooter checks for problems with the Microsoft Store application and apps downloaded through it. If possible, it also resolves those problems. The procedure to run the Windows Store Apps troubleshooter is as follows.
Right-click on the Start button and select Settings.
In the Settings window, go to the System tab on the left pane.
In the right pane, go to Troubleshoot >> Other troubleshooters.
Then, click on Run corresponding to the Windows Update troubleshooter to run the same.
3] Reset the Microsoft Store
Resetting the Microsoft Store restores and changed settings to default. It also deletes the Microsoft Store cache files. In this case, any problems caused by corrupt Microsoft Store cache can be undone. The procedure to reset the Microsoft Store is as follows.
Press Win+R to open the Run window.
In the Run window, type the command WSRESET.exe and hit Enter.
4] Repair the Microsoft Store
If everything else fails, you can consider repairing the Microsoft Store. The procedure to do so is as follows:
Right-click on the Start button and select Settings from the menu.
Go to Apps in the left pane.
Then go to Apps and Features in the right pane.
Scroll down to Microsoft Store and click on the 3 dots corresponding to it.
Select Advanced option.
Scroll down to the Repair section and click on Repair.
Reboot the system once done.
How do I fix Xbox Error code 0x87af0813?
If you see Xbox Error code 0x87af0813 when you try to launch an installed new game, do the following:
- Clear your console’s cache: Turn off the Xbox console by pressing the Xbox button until it shuts down completely. Unplug the console’s power cable, and wait 15 seconds. Plug the console power cable back in, and turn on your Xbox.
- Reset the console to factory defaults choosing to keep games and apps: Settings > System > Console Info > Reset Console
Where is my Microsoft Store?
The Microsoft Store icon would usually be visible on the Taskbar itself. However, if it is not present there, you can click on the Start button and check for apps.
Other than this, you can search for the Microsoft Store using the Windows Search bar.
Is Microsoft Store free?
Yes, Microsoft Store itself is free. Rather, it is already present in the system by default. However, apps downloaded through the Microsoft Store may be free or paid.