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Windows 10: Fix 0x80070422 Error

This is the error code that randomly occurs in Windows 10 when Windows Update service is not available for some reason. This error will prevent Windows Store application to install. Even some software that includes auto-update functionality like Adobe Photoshop, Adobe XD, Creative Suite throws C191 error code. Following are the steps to fix. You can try one by one and try with the installation. You may need to restart the system after every step to verify if things are working properly.

Check for the Windows Update

Check if the Windows Update is having any pending updates waiting or it is turned off or it is not working. Install all updates.

Try the troubleshooter

Open settings, enter troubleshoot in the search box to open Troubleshoot settings. Click Additional Troubleshooters and select Windows Update and click Run the troubleshooter. Windows might take sometime to diagnose and fix the issues that it finds.

Troubleshoot Settings
Additional Troubleshooter

Check if the service is enabled

Open the run menu using Win+R key combination, in the run box, enter services.msc. In the window that is opened, check the properties of Windows Update service. It should be in Running status and Startup Type should be Automatic.

Services

Reset Windows Store Cache

Open the run menu using Win+R key combination, in the run box, enter WSReset.exe. This will open a console window that repairs the store by itself and self-closes. You could see store opening up.

Reinstall Microsoft Store

Open Windows PowerShell in administrator mode. Enter the following code:

Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers| Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

Manually Enable the AppX Deployment Service

Do this with Caution! Changing the values in different registry will corrupt operating system or its performance.

Open the run menu using Win+R key combination, in the run box, enter regedit to open Registry Editor. Go to,

Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\AppXSvc

On the right side of the window, double click start and enter the value as 2.

Registry Editor

One of these step should fix the issue!

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