How to fix This application wasn’t installed error 0x8024001e

Microsoft has introduced Windows Store in Windows 8 Operating System which is the best way to get the new stuff, but sometimes you will be annoyed with the error messages you face. In our previous we have discussed about to fix many errors, when trying to update or install the Windows store apps. Now we are going to show you to fix the similar kind of Windows store error while installing or updating the new apps.


How to fix This application wasn’t installed error 0x8024001e

If you come across any kind of error when installing and updating apps from Windows store, then the first thing we recommend to do is clearing the app cache. In some cases, you will get the error even after resetting the app cache, because clearing app cache doesn’t work every time. Now us see how to fix 0x8024001e error.

  • Press Win+X keys to open Power User menu and from the options click on Command Prompt(Admin) option.
  • In the command prompt type the below commands one by one
    • net stop wuauserv
    • cdwindows
    • rename SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.bck
    • net start wuauserv

That’s it, the issue is fixed and you will not get this error when downloading or installing any app. Now exit from the command prompt and restart your computer for the changes to takes place.

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