MSIX error code: 0x80073D27


Cause: The package installation failed because a version of the service exists outside of an .msix/.appx package. Contact your software vendor.

Error code 0x80073D27 is a common issue that users encounter while trying to install or update an MSIX (Microsoft Installer XML) package. This error occurs due to a problem with the installation package, or there might be an issue with the Windows Store cache.

Here are a few possible solutions that can help resolve the MSIX error code 0x80073D27:

  1. Clear the Windows Store Cache: Press the Windows + R keys, type “wsreset.exe” in the Run dialog box, and hit Enter. This will clear the Windows Store cache.
  2. Re-register the Windows Store: Press the Windows + X keys, click on “Windows PowerShell (Admin)”, type “Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}” in the PowerShell window, and hit Enter. This will re-register the Windows Store.
  3. Run the Microsoft Store Apps troubleshooter: Press the Windows + I keys, click on “Update & Security”, select “Troubleshoot” from the left pane, scroll down, and click on “Microsoft Store Apps”. Click on “Run the troubleshooter” and follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. Check for updates: Press the Windows + I keys, click on “Update & Security”, select “Windows Update” from the left pane, and click on “Check for updates”. Install any available updates and restart your computer.
  5. Disable third-party antivirus software: Temporarily disable any third-party antivirus software and try to install the MSIX package again.

If none of the above solutions work, you may need to contact Microsoft support for further assistance.