How to Fix Windows Store Error Code 0x8024500C?

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Issue: How to Fix Windows Store Error Code 0x8024500C?

I have HP laptop with pre-installed Windows 10. Recently I noticed that I can’t download or install apps from the store. Store gives men an error code 0x8024500C, which says “Try that again. Something went wrong. The error code is 0x8024500C, in case you need it.” What can I do for that?

Solved Answer

Error code 0x8024500C might be triggered once you update your Windows 10[1] operating system to Creators or Anniversary update. Afterward, you are unable to download or install applications from Windows Store[2]. Note that this pre-installed software is completely legitimate.

Sadly, but Windows Store often fails to work. One of the frequently encountered errors is 0x8024500C. The PC’s owner can access the Store, but the attempt to download apps or install recently downloaded ones end up with an error message 0x8024500C, which says:

Try that again
Something went wrong
The error code is 0x8024500C, in case you need it.

While the culprit may be corrupted registry entries, missing Windows Store updates, corrupted Windows Store cache, Proxy server failure, 0x8024500C error might be caused by the installation of third-party application as well. Therefore, we would suggest you be cautious when getting software from unauthorized developers.

The image of Windows Store error 0x8024500C

However, if for some reason you are unable to use Windows Store properly, we have prepared a guide showing how to fix Windows store error code 0x8024500C below. Please, follow it attentively to successfully eliminate the problem and protect your computer from potential damage.

Learn how to fix Windows Store error code 0x8024500C

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Below you will find multiple methods to fix 0x8024500C error on Windows computers. Although, it is important that you try them all since it is hard to determine the actual cause of the problem. Likewise, while ones might fail to help, others can be the solution to your problem.

The illustration showing how to run Troubleshooter on Windows Store apps

Before starting to fix error code 0x8024500C, you should try to troubleshoot[3] the problem. For that, open Windows search and type Troubleshooting. Navigate to the right side and select Windows Store Apps, click Run the Troubleshooter. If this quick method didn't help, you might need to scan your system with another professional software, like Reimage.

Method 1. Try clearing Windows Store cache

The image displaying how to clear Windows Store cache

  1. Press Windows key + S and type wsreset;
  2. Right-click on the wsreset option and select Run as Administrator;
  3. Click Yes on the User Account Control prompt and wait while the system is resetting the Store cache;
  4. Once the process is finished, you'll see a Command Prompt window followed by Windows Store window.

Method 2. Get proxy connection disabled

The image of disabled proxy connection

  1. Launch your web browser and open Settings;
  2. Find the Connections tab and click LAN Settings;
  3. Unmark “Use a proxy server for your LAN” check box;
  4. Click OK to save the changes and close the current window.

Method 3. Make sure that Date and Time settings are correct

If Date and Time settings are set incorrectly, Windows Store may fail to work. In this case, you should set Date and Time to synchronize with the Internet time and automatically detect your time zone.

Method 4. Reinstalling Windows Store might fix the problem

  1. Click Windows key + R and type PowerShell;
  2. Right-click on the search results and select Run as Administrator;
  3. Type Get-Appxpackage –Allusers and press Enter.
    The illustration showing how to reinstall windows store
  4. Find Windows Store entry and copy the package name. For this purpose, mark it and press Ctrl + C;
  5. After that, type Add-AppxPackage -register “C:\\Program Files\\WindowsApps\\” –DisableDevelopmentMode command.

    NOTE: replace PackageFullName with the Windows Store package name by pressing Ctrl + V. Besides, instead of C: type the letter of the root driver of your system.

  6. Then reopen PowerShell with administrative privileges as explained above;
  7. Paste Add-AppxPackage -register “C:\\Program Files\\WindowsApps\\” –DisableDevelopmentMode command and press Enter;
  8. Finally, reboot the system to execute all changes.

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