Fix Monster Hunter Rise Not Launching Game Pass Error 0x80070102 and 0x8007042b On Xbox App/Microsoft Store

 Fix Monster Hunter Rise Not Launching Game Pass Error 0x80070102 and 0x8007042b On Xbox App/Microsoft Store

Monster Hunter Rise is a popular action-role-playing game released in March 2021 by Capcom. Its latest version 3.6.1.1 was released today January 21, 2023, on Steam to resolve the “failed to save” issue. However, many Xbox App and Microsoft Store users are unable to launch the game. According to multiple reports, at the time of launching the game on the Xbox App or Microsoft Store, players are seeing a not launching error 0x80070102 and 0x8007042b. Due to this problem, they are not able to launch the game at all. If you are running into the same issue, here is how you can fix it with some simple and quick workarounds.

How to Fix Monster Hunter Rise Not Launching Error 0x80070102 and 0x8007042b On Xbox App/Microsoft Store

Before you start the following troubleshooting steps, make sure to quickly do the following generic workarounds to fix Monster Hunter Rise Not Launching Error 0x80070102 and 0x8007042b On Xbox App/Microsoft Store.

1. First of all, simply restart your PC and check if the error is eliminated.

2. Next, try signing out and signing in on Xbox App or Microsoft Store, and make sure to use the same Microsoft account on both Microsoft Store as well as Xbox App.

3. Make sure your Windows is updated to the latest version.

4. Ensure the date and time are set correctly on your PC. You can also set the option “Set time automatically” as ON.

6. Do not forget to install all the updates in Microsoft Store. For this go to the Library on your Microsoft Store and click on the updates now on the top-right side. Once you install all the updates, restart your Pc and then launch the game.

7. Also try disconnecting your PS4 / PS5 controller or disconnecting other peripherals such as Hotas, steering wheel, Razer Tartarus gamepad, Logitech wheel, and pedals, and then try running the game on your gaming platform.

8. Make sure you have logged in using the same account in the Xbox app and Microsoft Store app.

If these generic workarounds don’t help to resolve the matter, you may now start the following step-by-step in-detail guide.

1. Check the Current Xbox Status

Click on this link – https://support.xbox.com/en-IN/xbox-live-status to check the current Xbox status. If you see “All services up and running” that means, there is no issue from the Microsoft side. However, if you see the Limited or Outage option, then wait for some time and the error will be fixed automatically once the services are up again.

2. Verify and Repair the Game

The next method we recommend is to verify and repair the game. For this, go to the Xbox app >> Right-click on the Monster Hunter Rise >> Manage >> Files >> Verify and Repair >> Click on Yes. Once the scanning is done, launch the game and the error should be fixed now.

3. Launch the Game as an Administrator

 Go to the Xbox app >> Right-click on the Monster Hunter Rise >> Manage >> Create Desktop Shortcut. Then go to the desktop, right-click on the shortcut and then click on Run as an Administrator.

4. Deleting Microsoft Store Local Cache Files

This method has worked for some players so it might work for you too. Here is how you can delete Microsoft store local cache files. Go to this path – C:\Users\Username\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.WindowsStore_8wekyb3d8bbwe. There you will find the LocalCache folder. Make right-click on it and delete it. Once done, restart your PC and launch the game.

5. Run the Command in PowerShell

Go to the Windows search box on your PC and type Windows PowerShell >> Right-click on it and select Run as Administrator >> Click on Yes to allow and then paste the following command in the black window. 

Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers| Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

The process will take some time. Once the scanning is done, close the window and now launch the game.

6. Start Services

Go to the Windows search box, find Services, and click on it. Now, find all of the following services one by one, double click on them, set it to Automatic, click on Apply, click on Start under service status, and then lastly click on Ok. Do the same thing for all of the following services.

IP Helper 

Xbox Live Auth Manager 

Xbox Live Game Save 

Xbox Live Networking Service 

Gaming services 

Windows Update 

Microsoft install service

7. Reinstalling the Game

Your last resort is to uninstall the game completely and then reinstall its updated version.

That’s all for this guide and we have covered all potential solutions to fix Monster Hunter Rise Not Launching Error 0x80070102 and 0x8007042b On Xbox App/Microsoft Store.

Prasiddh Thakkar

I am a trainee at QM Games.

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