Download size is constantly increasing while downloading on Windows Store

Hi Guys, when i started downloading the size showing of forza 7 was 95 gb in the store, however the download size has just been increasing all the while and now it has reached to 103.3 gb out of which i’ve already downloaded 102.3 gb and it still says only 89% done. So it because there is an update or is it some bug? As i had to pause the download and my pc was restarted a couple of times…

Please let me know, as it is very difficult for me to download the entire 100 gigs all over again… Thanks!

Pausing downloads cause this bug, Read this.

In any cause you probably have to redownload it, but first you can try to resolve the problem with these steps. i suggest to try these methods first, as they have the most chance of success.
They are also safe to try, the other methods are a bit risky and it could break things even more.

  • Method : The Troubleshooter for Windows Apps
  • Method : Resetting the Apps through Windows Settings
  • Method : Turning Firewall on for all Profiles through Command Prompt (Admin)
  • Method : Install latest Windows-Insider Preview-Build

Method : The Troubleshooter for Windows Apps
Fix problems with apps from Microsoft Store

Method : Resetting the Apps through Windows Settings
Start - Settings (Cogwheel Icon) - Apps & Features - Store - Advanced options - Reset
Additional Note : there is also WSRESET.EXE that you can run in Command Prompt as (Admin)

Method : Turning Firewall on for all Profiles through Command Prompt (Admin)
and type “netsh advfirewall set allprofiles state on”

Method : Install latest Windows-Insider Preview-Build
Fixed the store issues for some people.

Method : Delete Windows-Update SoftwareDistribution Folder in Windows Safe-Mode
Right click Start - Shut down or Sign out - Restart (and hold the Shift button for a while after clicking Restart)
This will open a Menu with Options

Startup Settings - 6) Enable Safe Mode with Command Prompt

In Command Prompt type the following :

net stop bits
net stop wuauserv
rename %windir%\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.bak
net start bits
net start wuauserv

Reboot your PC back into normal Windows 10 mode

Additional Notes : Make sure that the “AppReadiness” and “AUInstallAgent” folders exists in “C:\Windows” , if they are not there, create them

Method : Reinstall all Apps
Right click start - Open Command Prompt (Admin) and type

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

Method : Take ownership of your Harddisk and grant “ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES” access to important folders

Open up the Command Prompt as (Admin) and type the following.

cd/
takeown /D Y /SKIPSL /R /F .
icacls “c:\Windows” /c /t /grant “ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES”:F
icacls “c:\Program Files\WindowsApps” /c /t /grant “ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES”:F

Then open up the Powershell as Administrator and type the following.

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

Method : Windows 10 Corruption Scanning

Open up the Command Prompt as (Admin) and type the following.

sfc /scannow
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

Method : Windows Repair Tool from Tweaking.com

Tweaking.com - Windows Repair Free/Pro

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