How to Repair ‘AppModel Runtime Error 0x490’ Issue on Windows 10 Computers

Some Windows 10 users report that they regularly see new “AppModel Runtime Error 0x490” entries in the event viewer. After expanding the error event, most affected users reported that the general description of the error was “Failed with 0x490 modifying AppModel Runtime status for package XXX.”

After examining this particular error code, it became clear that there are several reasons that could cause your operating system to cause this type of event display error. Below is a list of possible culprits.

What causes the “AppModel Runtime Error 0x490”?

Damaged Windows Store cache: According to some affected users, a corrupt Windows Store cache can also cause this error in some of your own apps.

Common UWP app error: It turns out that this problem is often related to an inconsistency that is already covered by the fix policy in the Windows Store app troubleshooter.

Damaged system files: Since this problem occurs exclusively with native apps such as Photos or TV and Movies, the problem is most likely caused by corrupt system files.

Damaged Visual Studio dependencies: In some circumstances, this error code can also occur due to corrupt Visual C++ dependencies that native applications need for rendering.

How to resolve the “AppModel Runtime Error 0x490”?

Emerging issue 70008 - Perform an SFC and DISM scan - Step 2
Launch an SFC scan

  1. Click on the start menu and type cmd.
  2. Then right-click on the command line in the search results.
  3. Select Run as administrator -> When prompted, click Yes to grant administrator rights.
  4. When the command line window opens, type the following command and press Enter to execute it:
    SFC /scannow.
  5. Now, wait for the process to finish.
  6. Reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.

Resetting the Windows Store cache

  1. Press Windows + R to open the Run dialog box.
  2. Type wsreset.exe and press Enter to run it.

Perform Windows Store app diagnostics

  1. Press Windows + I to open Windows Settings.
  2. Click Update and security -> Click Troubleshooting in the left pane.
  3. Now in the right pane, click Advanced Troubleshooting.
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Windows Store Apps.
  5. Once you click on it, the panel expands and you need to click Perform Troubleshooting.
  6. If a problem is detected that can be automatically resolved by the Windows 10 system, you will be prompted to apply the fix.
  7. Select this option and let the process complete.
  8. Wait for the process to complete and restart your computer to apply the changes.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Click on the Start menu and type cmd.
  2. Then right-click on the command line in the search results.
  3. Select Run as administrator -> When prompted, click Yes to grant
  4. administrator rights.
  5. When the command line window opens, type the following command and press Enter to execute it:
    SFC /scannow.
  6. Now, wait for the process to finish.
  7. Reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.

  1. Run SFC scan
  2. Reset Windows Store cache
  3. Run the Windows Store app troubleshooter

  1. Windows store cache is corrupted
  2. General UWP application error
  3. Corrupted system file
  4. Corrupted Visual Studio dependency