How to Fix Microsoft Store Error 0x80D02017 in Windows

In this guide, we discuss the potential culprits that lead to Store Error 0x80D02017 and the correct ways to get rid of it. Windows 11/10 users typically encounter this bug while installing an app or game via Microsoft Store. A few of them even faced this issue while starting applications that were earlier working pretty fine.

As we look into this matter, we find the 0x80D02017 error mostly occurs after upgrading OS to the next available version. Running Troubleshooter and Resetting Windows Store should fix the underlying causes behind this error. If not, follow the next set of workarounds elaborated on in this post.

Microsoft Store Error 0x80D02017 Solutions

To solve the Microsoft Store error 0x80D02017 on Windows 11/10 PC, try the following suggestions –

Solutions List

1] Use Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter

The error 0x80D02017 appears mostly when certain Store apps are in the process of being updated. If this exactly is the case with you, try running the in-built Troubleshooter to get rid of this persisting issue. Here are the essential steps to work upon –

  • First of all, navigate to the below path –

Settings (Win+I) > Update & Security > Troubleshoot > Additional troubleshooters

  • Click Windows Store Apps and hit “Run the troubleshooter” on the extended pane.

Store Apps Troubleshooter

  • Now, wait for the troubleshooter to scan and repair any existing bugs on the computer.

Windows 11 users may find this troubleshooting tool at a different location and the same is as follows –

Settings > System > Troubleshooter > Other troubleshooters

Store Apps Troubleshooter on Windows 11

Locate Windows Update under Most frequent, and hit the Run button. Wait for the troubleshooter to start and when it does, follow the on-screen instructions. 

2] Reset Windows Store

Sometimes, there appear some glitches inside Microsoft Store after upgrading Windows to its latest Build version. In such cases, one must reset the Windows Store app running a single-line code on PowerShell. Here’s how to perform this task –

Get-AppXPackage *WindowsStore* -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}

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  • Once over, Reboot your device to incorporate the above changes.

3] Remove 3rd Party Antivirus

A third-party antivirus program often conflicts with the system files leading to different bugs and errors. So, if you are currently using such an application, disable the same and check whether this solves the 0x80d02017 error or not. 

Quick Note:

Microsoft Defender, unlike its predecessors, is an effective anti-malware program. Once set, this automatically scans files and folders for any viruses, trojans, or other malicious files. One can even safely browse online while this security program runs in the background. 

4] Disable IPV6 Support

At times, Windows gets into trouble while handling multiple IPV6 connections. This occurs mostly when it’s a dynamic IP configuration. In such scenarios, it is best to disable the IPV6 support by following the below steps –

  • Right-click on the Windows icon and select Run.
  • Type “control panel” in the text field and press Enter.
  • Click Network & Internet followed by Network & Sharing Center.
  • On the left column, click “Change adapter settings”.
  • Next, right-click on the active network and hit Properties.

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  • Next, uncheck the box available left of “Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)”.
  • Click OK to confirm these changes and Restart Windows.

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  • Sign back into Windows and check whether you still encounter the 0x80d02017 error or not. 

5] Disable Proxy and VPN

If you use some proxy or VPN to browse online and are receiving this error code 0x80d02017 while opening the Store app, consider disabling both. With no VPN or Proxy interacting with your operating system, the Store error might resolve on its own.

Here’s how to disable the Proxy in Windows –

  • Press Win + I to open the Settings App.
  • Select Network & Internet thereafter Proxy on the left pane.
  • Jump to the right side and scroll to Manual Proxy.
  • Disable the “Use a proxy server” toggle switch and click Save.

Disable Proxy

Here’s how to deactivate using VPN –

  • Next, navigate to the following path –

Settings > Network & Internet > VPN

  • Select the available VPN and choose to delete the same.

6] Rename the SoftwareDistribution Folder

Another possible reason that may cause the 0x80d02017 error is the “Corrupt Software Distribution folder”. One can easily solve this issue by running a few codes on the Command Prompt. Here’s how to do this –

  • Use Win + R to start the Run dialog.
  • Type “cmd” in the text field and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter keys altogether.
  • Doing so will launch the Command Prompt having administrative rights.
  • When the UAC window prompts, hit Yes to move ahead.
  • On the elevated console, execute the below codes one by one.

Note: Make sure to press the Enter key after each command line.

net stop cryptSvc
net stop bits
net stop msiserver
ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
rmdir C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore
rmdir C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download
net start cryptSvc
net start bits
net start msiserver

  • After completing these steps successfully, close Command Prompt, and Restart Windows.
  • The changes made come into effect from the next login. 

I hope this guide helps to fix the 0x80d02017 bug on Windows devices. If you have any queries or suggestions, let us know in the comment section. 

Soni Aryan

Soni Aryan

Soni Kumari is a tech enthusiast known for her expertise in how-to type topics and Windows troubleshooting articles. She loves exploring how to do things or tweaks in Android, iPhone, and other operating systems.