Are you facing error code 0x80040154 every time you try to install apps from Microsoft Store? If the answer is yes, then you are at the right place today.
Today we are covering error 0x80040154 in Windows 10/11 in the Microsoft store. Of course, we all love to use the Store to install apps on our system. But, sometimes errors like this one spoil the party for us.
So, can you solve this kind of error on your own? The answer to this question is. Yes, you can. How? We will show you.
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How to fix error code 0x80040154 in Windows 10/11.
While no method guarantees the solution to error code 0x80040154, you have to try multiple things one by one and hope it helps.
We are here to help you with that. Below are a few methods you can try to eliminate this problem on your device. But, Before that check for few small things like:
- You have correct date, time and region.
- Internet is working properly.
- Windows is Up-to-Date.
- Disable Third-Party Antivirus temporarily.
Method 1: Use Microsoft’s Store Troubleshooter.
Microsoft provides an inbuilt tool to find and fix minor issues on your system related to the store apps.
If you are getting error 0x80040154 while downloading apps or a specific app causing this problem, You may want to run the Troubleshooter first before moving to the next solution.
How to Run Windows Store app Troubleshooter?
- Open settings by pressing the combination of Windows + I keys.
- Find Update and security and click on it.
- Click on Troubleshoot> Additional Troubleshooter.
- Scroll down to the bottom and select Windows Store apps.
- Click on Run the Troubleshooter.
- Wait for the tool to finish the task and Click Apply this fix if problems are found.
Check if you have fixed error code 0x80040154 or not by running the Troubleshooter.
Method 2: Reset Microsoft store to fix error 0x80040154.
If the troubleshooter method did not work for you, it’s time to reset the Store and see if that helps.
Resetting the Store is simple, and you can do it in 2 days. Both of them are mentioned below.
Open Run by pressing Win + R.
Type “wsreset.exe” and hit enter.
Wait and restart your PC after doing.
Or you can also do it from the settings. For which open Settings > Apps > Apps and features.
Now, search for “Microsoft store” from the list and click it.
Click on Advanced options, Scroll down and click Reset.
Let it complete the task.
Now try and do that task again, throwing error 0x80040154 on the screen. If a Cache problem in the Store prevented you from doing your task, this method would fix that.
Method 3: Repair/Replace Damaged System files
I hope you have solved this 0x80040154 error code by now. But, if you are still struggling with it even after performing the above methods, you will now have to try Replacing Damaged system files.
If Resetting the Store and running Store apps Troubleshooter failed to fix your problem, system files on your device may be the culprit.
This method may take a few minutes to complete, but it is worth it. You will be Executing a command in Command prompt or Windows Powershell, which I have mentioned below. Once they are done, your system might fix this issue and many others that you may have in your system.
So, let’s get started and Open the Command prompt or Windows Powershell as Admin.
Press Windows + X keys and click Windows Powershell (Admin)
Now Type or Copy paste each line of command in Windows Powershell and press Enter.
DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth
DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
DISM.exe /online /cleanup-image /startcomponentcleanup
You will be executing four commands in total. Once they are all done, You can Restart your system. These Commands will Scan for faulty or Damaged system files that prevent your system from working correctly.
It will then Replace or fix those files so that you don’t have any issues with your system files which may cause error code 0x80040154.
That’s all !!! Let us know if you could get rid of the error on your own. If yes, please also let us know which method helped you.