Windows 10: Open Windows Store, error 0x8000FFFF (windows 10)

  1. Posts : 4
    Windows 10 Professional
       13 Nov 2015 #1

    Open Windows Store, error 0x8000FFFF (windows 10)

    In the last 2 months, I upgraded to Win10 Pro from Win7 Pro. It turned off during the first attempt of upgrading, so I turned it back on and it installed. However, once I set up my internet again, Windows Store, when opened, told me an error code (0x8000FFFF). I wrote in a bunch of Run and CMD commands, like wsreset.exe, net stop wuauserv, things like that. I also reset the cache and deleted all of the files in the SystemDistribution folder. Despite that, I still get the same error. Please help.
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  2. Posts : 3
    Dual Boot 10 Pro v1607 10 Pro rs2 build 14971
       14 Nov 2015 #2

    Hi AOZ1989, welcome to Ten Forums. This is from the tutorial forum. . You might have to uninstall and then reinstall, but try this first.
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  3. Posts : 4
    Windows 10 Professional
    Thread Starter
       14 Nov 2015 #3

    Still Not Working

    I just tried doing that, but I'm still getting the same error code in Windows Store. Anything else?
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  4. Posts : 3
    Dual Boot 10 Pro v1607 10 Pro rs2 build 14971
       14 Nov 2015 #4

    Try the SFC command. .
    This tutorial has a number of steps. Try running the SFC up to three times rebooting in between. Then move on to the DISM command if necessary.
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  5. Posts : 4
    Windows 10 Professional
    Thread Starter
       20 Nov 2015 #5

    Nope, I tried it in powershell, powershell ISE, cmd, elevated versions of each respective program, still isn't working.
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  6. Posts : 3
    Dual Boot 10 Pro v1607 10 Pro rs2 build 14971
       21 Nov 2015 #6

    You might want to try a repair install/in place upgrade to get everything working again. You can keep your programs and files. Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade - Windows 10 Forums .
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  7. Posts : 4
    Windows 10 Professional
    Thread Starter
       26 Nov 2015 #7

    Tried again and still not working. Would I be able to chat to Microsoft about this?
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  8.    19 Feb 2017 #8

    Any updates to this problem? I've tried everything except the in place upgrade. This is ridiculous, I can't even open the app store to download new apps and none of the solution posted do a thing. Seems others have had this issue too so why hasn't it been resolved.
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  9.    21 Feb 2017 #9

    no response! Is windows actually fixing any of these ridiculous problems, I feel like I've been scammed to update to this POS program. I'd pay anything to go back to XP pro when shit actually worked, this is a joke.
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  10. Posts : 4
    Windows 10 Core (10.0.10586.36)
       03 Nov 2017 #10

    I have this exact same problem, but only one of my PCs, an older, former MS Vista laptop that was given a clean upgrade. It started when the Microsoft Store updated itself. I've tried all the above remedies, such as PowerShell commands, Store app resets, etc. but zero success. Any other suggestions?
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