Xbox windows app, installation stuck on "Preparing"

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  1. erbmur
    erbmur Guest

    Xbox windows app, installation stuck on "Preparing"


    Hello,

    I am trying to install something through the xbox app, but it gets stuck on "Preparing"


    Xbox windows app, installation stuck on "Preparing" [​IMG]


    I have tried to install a couple of different games, but they are all giving me the same issue.

    Any help would be really appreciated!

    :)
     
    erbmur, Nov 23, 2021
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  2. L4c3rd4 Win User

    Xbox windows app, installation stuck on "Preparing"

    Hello dear Gamer, first it's a pleasure to be able to help you today.

    My name is Vinicius.

    I am a gamer and independent advisor on the XBOX community platform.

    Hey Erbmur, how are you today? Hope you're well.

    There are a couple of things we could try.

    So, let's try this, first, make sure your windows and all its services are up to date:

    Open Settings, click Update and Security and then Windows Update;

    Click Check for Updates;

    Click the Download and Install Now option, if available;

    Also, check the Microsoft Store for any updates on the Xbox apps and its services.

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    Then try this:

    Go to windows settings > apps > search for gaming services app > click on it and select advanced options.

    After that, click repair and then restore, open the app and try again.

    Then do the same for the Xbox app:

    Go to windows settings > apps > search for Xbox app > click on it and select advanced options.

    After that, click repair and then restore, open the app and try again.

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    If it still doesn't work you're going to uninstall the games services using a powershell command, then you're going to open the gamepass app, it will ask you to download and install the game services again :

    In the windows search bar type Powershell > Right click and select open as administrator > Type the command: "get-appxpackage Microsoft.GamingServices | remove-Appxpackage –allusers" > Wait for the process to finish and then restart the PC, then open your Xbox gamepass app, it will ask you to install the gaming services again, install it and try again.

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    If neither of those procedures works, try to restore your PC's OS via the ISO image tool, using that tool you will be able to maintain your installed games and files.

    If you're using Windows 10:

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-downlo...

    If you're using Windows 11:

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-downlo...
  3. L4c3rd4 Win User

    Xbox windows app, installation stuck on "Preparing"

    In that case, Erbmur, I would advise you to report this to the xbox app team on the insiders hub app on your PC.
  4. erbmur Win User

    Xbox windows app, installation stuck on "Preparing"

    Correct.

    I clicked install from the image below, let it do its thing. It restarted a couple of times. Rebooted just to make sure, and it still gets stuck on "Repairing".

    Are there any other suggestions you could offer before I have to clean install windows?


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  5. L4c3rd4 Win User

    Xbox windows app, installation stuck on "Preparing"

    Really? You've done it already and it didn't work?
  6. erbmur Win User

    Xbox windows app, installation stuck on "Preparing"

    I'm sorry to say but that didn't work either.
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