RDSAppXNotifyRecoveryTrigger on app deploy


Simple question... Using Visual Studio 2013 to build and deploy A Windows Store App for Windows 8.1 with Javascript. Unfortunately, even basic sample apps will not deploy. The error that pops up everytime when attempting to deploy is RDSAppXNotifyRecoveryTrigger.

I cannot seem to find any information on this error which makes it very frustrating. There is no problem when building the solution, however then we get the message...

The app needs to be deployed. When you click deploy we get this annoying ERROR: Error 1 Error : DEP0700 : Registration of the app failed. error 0x80070003: AppX Deployment operation failed. The specific error text for this failure is: RDSAppXNotifyRecoveryTrigger (0x80073cf9)

So it would help if I could find anything on MSDN about this error unfortunately someone asked this same question and then the entire post was deleted from the forums. Please help, I have tried to repair my Visual Studio installation, since even when you open a brand new Template App and press F5 you get this error, so I am thinking something is wrong or corrupt in my environment that is preventing any type of Windows Store App deployments, I cannot even run the apps. Thank you for any suggestions.

asked on Stack Overflow Nov 29, 2013 by James Gibbons • edited Nov 29, 2013 by SilverlightFox

1 Answer


The specific Error 0x80073cf9 is related to apps not being able to be installed with Windows Store.

Some users have been successful with any of these 2 solutions:

1: The problem is that the folder AUInstallAgent is missing from the Windows folder.

Press Win+R, in Run type %windir% and press Enter. Create new folder named AUInstallAgent if that is missing in the Windows directory. Reboot computer

2: Start Command Prompt with 'Run as Administrator' option. run this command:

powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\WinStore\AppxManifest.xml

Hope this helps.

I have the same problem and this did not work for me. Still found lots of comments that this worked for others.

answered on Stack Overflow Dec 10, 2013 by Niike2

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