How to Fix Microsoft Store Error 0x87e10bcf

Recently, a few users complained of encountering an error 0x87e10bcf when they tried opening Microsoft Store or the apps downloaded from it. Since you are here, you must be facing this problem and are willing to know the ways applying which you can overcome this issue.

Well, in this article, we will discuss what are the probable causes that may trigger this issue along with six working solutions. Without further ado, let’s explore the reasons/solutions in detail –

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How do I Fix Store Error 0x87e10bcf

If you are getting an error code 0x87e10bcf while launching Microsoft Store or any app downloaded from it, attempt these fixes one after another and see which one exactly solves this problem.

Note: Before you apply any solution, make sure to ensure that your device is receiving proper internet connectivity. The best way to do so is to open any web browser and surf things online. 

1] Troubleshoot Windows Store Apps

Whenever you get into Store-related problems, troubleshooting it is the best solution. Running this tool will look for any problems within Microsoft Store and address them. Here’s how you can troubleshoot Windows Store apps. 

  • First of all, navigate to the following path –

Settings (Win + I) > System > Troubleshoot > Other troubleshooters

  • Scroll down to the bottom and locate Windows Store Apps.
  • When found, click the Run button. 

Store Apps Troubleshooter on Windows 11

  • The troubleshooting window will open up next.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to repair Microsoft Store or the apps downloaded from it. 
  • Restart your PC so that changes become effective from the next logon.

If you are on Windows 10 PC, browse to this path instead to launch the troubleshooting tool.

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

  • Click to expand Windows Store Apps and hit Run the troubleshooter.

Unable to Install Apps from Store in Windows 10

  • Click Next when the troubleshooter launches, and follow the on-screen instructions.

2]  Resetting Windows Store

Many a time, problems like this occur simply because of accumulated cache or unsaved data. Clear Store Apps cache and see if doing so resolve the issue that you were struggling with. Here’s how to do this –

  • Launch CMD as administrator.
  • When Command Prompts launches, type the following, and press Enter


WSReset on Windows 11

  • Running this command will reset Microsoft Store to its default state.
  • Restart your PC and sign in to the Store app using your Microsoft account credentials. 

What happens when you reset Windows Store?

When you reset Microsoft Store, all stored cache/data are purged and so do the temporary issues that were occurring just because of them. The cleared data includes your sign-in details as well. So, you need to re-login to your Windows Store app using Microsoft credentials. 

3] Reinstall the buggy application 

If you had installed a faulty app from Microsoft Store, this may also trigger an error code 0x87e10bcf while starting it. In case this error is specific to a particular application, you may consider uninstalling then reinstalling the problematic app. 

You may see all installed apps on your computer by reaching out to the following path –

Settings (Win + I) > Apps > Apps and Features

  • On the visited path, locate the app by scrolling down the cursor.
  • When found, click the three vertical dots available on the right end, and hit Uninstall.
  • A pop-up window will appear next, click uninstall again.
  • Restart your computer so that your system deletes any leftover or residual files as well. 
  • When PC reboots, launch Microsoft Store, and reinstall that program.

4] Configure Update Service Startup Type

The error 0x87e10bcf may also occur if certain services are not configured correctly on your device. Open the Services window and re-configure the services that must be up and running on your PC. To do so, use these steps –

  • Press Win + R to launch the Run dialog.
  • Type “services.msc” and hit OK.
  • When the Services window launches, look for the below services and change their default startup types to the following –

Background Intelligent Transfer Service – Manual

Cryptographic Services – Automatic

DCOM Server Process Launcher – Automatic

RPC Endpoint Mapper – Automatic

Windows Installer – Manual

Windows Update Medic Services – Manual

Windows Update Service – Manual (Triggered)

  • To change a service startup type, right-click on it, and choose the option – Properties. On its properties window, use the drop-down menu next to Startup type, and select the value as provided above. 
  • Click Apply then OK to confirm the changes made so far.
  • Restart your computer and check if the issue resolves.

5] Repair Corrupted Windows Update Components

The presence of corrupted update components may also result in Store errors including Error 0x87e10bcf. In order to solve this issue then, one must reset Windows Update components

6] Reset your PC

If none of the above workarounds help to resolve error code 0x87e10bcf, you are left with only one option and that is resetting your PC. This should work, however, if not, clean install Windows. 

I hope this guide helps to resolve the Store error 0x87e10bcf on your Windows 11 or 10 PC. Let’s know in the comment section which solution resolves this issue on your device. 

Tip: If you are facing update, activation, or driver issues on your Windows PC, try RESTORO PC Repair Tool. This software will scan your device for potential issues and resolve them automatically.