Downloading from the Windows Store... 0%Error: 0x800c0008 while downloading bash by linux

I'm trying to install bash but I keep getting this error

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PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> bash
-- Beta feature --
This will install Ubuntu on Windows, distributed by Canonical
and licensed under its terms available here:
https://aka.ms/uowterms

Type "y" to continue: y
Downloading from the Windows Store... 0%Error: 0x800c0008

"

is there any work around

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I have noticed two thing however

1) even if the windows store is open the icon on the task bar doenst show up

2) I tried installing an app directly from the store and I didnt encounter any problems

Windows insider build 14316 installing bash error- Original Title 

 

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Last updated May 16, 2019 Views 31,529 Applies to:
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Got it working!!

Control Panel > Internet Options > Advanced Tab

Click restore advanced settings

Open new PS or CMD and try again.

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