This is one of the most common Windows Error, Where it occurs because of corrupted/ misconfiguration. Also, it could be done because of malware that has created conflict with your system files. If you have encountered this error, this guide potentially helps you fix the Error code 0x800700AA in Windows 10.

How to Fix Microsoft Store Error 0x800700AA?

There are two different ways to fix this error.

  • Unexpected error:
    • There was an unexpected error on the property page: The requested resource is in use. (0x800700AA). Please close the property page and try again.
  • App Can’t be installed.
    • Something happened this app couldn’t be installed. Please try again later.”

Rest Microsoft Store

You can fix this by resetting the Microsoft Store from the Apps & Feature page in Windows 10. Here is the Quick guide instruction to follow. If you have to tweak your Microsoft Store setting, which might be causing the error, then resetting Microsoft Store might fix the error. Follow the following Guide.

  • Open Settings and then click on Apps & Feature.
  • Search for OneNote/ Find Microsoft Store app.
  • Open it, and then click on the Advanced Option.
  • There you find, Reset option.
  • Click on Reset and Confirm the pop-up by clicking on Reset.
  • That’s it, now try to open Microsoft Store.

Modify Network Adapter Settings

Sometimes, the error could occur because of a network error, so with adjustment to DNS, you can resolve this issue. Follow the following instruction mention down below.

  • Open Control panel and then head over to the Network and Sharing Center.”
  • Select “Change adapter Settings” and then Right-Click on Wi-Fi Connection.
  • Click on Properties and then select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPV4).
  • Click on Properties and then use the following settings.
  • Select “Use the Following DNS Server Address”
    • 1.1.1.1, Enter in a Preferred DNS server.
    • 1.0.0.1, Enter in Alternate DNS server.
  • Click ok to make the change.

Clean Windows update Temporary Cache Folder and Update

 This will clear your glitches, unwanted, and minor glitches.

  • Open Windows Run Dialogue Box, use Windows + R.
  • Enter Temp and hit enter.
  • Delete all your temporarily files permanently.
  • Therefore, Now again, open Windows Run Dialogue Box use Windows + R.
  • Now, Enter %TEMP% and hit Enter.
  • Again, Delete all temporary files.
  • Lastly, Open Window Explorer and Navigate to c:\Windows\
  • Locate the Preferences, open it and delete it.
  • That’s it.

Clear Windows Update temp files

  • Open Windows Run dialogue box, using Windows + R.
  • Enter %windir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore and hit enter.
  • Therefore, Delete all the temp files permanently.
  • Open Windows Settings and Click on Update & Settings.
  • Now, Update your Windows to the latest version.
  • That’s it.

Use PowerShell

This seems to be work quite identical to the Command Prompt, So here is the run command to execute.

  • Open Windows PowerShell and then Enter the Following Command.
  • Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.WindowsStore | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml” -Verbose}
  • Now, Enter this command: Get-AppXPackage | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}
  • Then, Run this command: PowerShell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted -Command “& {$manifest = (Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.WindowsStore).InstallLocation + ‘\AppxManifest.xml’ ; Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $manifest}”
  • That’s it.

Reset this PC

If above mention method doesn’t help, then all you can do now to simply reset.

  • Open Windows Settings and head over to the Update & Security.
  • Now, Go to Recovery Ta and then under Reset this PC section, select “Get Started.”
  • It will ask if you want to keep your files or remove all those.
  • That’s it. Follow the on-screen Wizard.

Hopefully, this guide helps you a lot, and you have successfully resolved the Microsoft Store Error 0x800700AA.