Windows Store - Error Code: 0x80070005

I just installed Windows 8 from MSDNAA. I tried downloading a couple different applications (Netflix, Kindle, Hulu Plus) through the Windows Store and I am receiving the error "Something happened and this app can't be installed... Error Code: 0x80070005". I have tried selective start up (disabled all services and start up items), but that was a no go. I tried creating a new account, but that was a no go as well. I also synced the time and date against the windows server and double checked that the time zone was correct, also a no go. Any suggestions in resolving this issue without doing a refresh?

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Last updated June 16, 2019 Views 45,499 Applies to:


I finally got a level 2 tech to give me a call. He went through all the diagnostics and possible solutions. Nothing worked. Then he told me to try a reset install. And that solved the 0x80070005 error that the Store was giving.

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