Xbox is a video gaming console developed by Microsoft. The latest version of Xbox series are Xbox Series X and Series S which was launched on November 10,2020. The gaming console features real-time ray tracing, new Xbox Velocity Architecture with SSD, and many more.
Xbox game bar is a default Windows 10 application which allows users to record and take snapshots of the game while playing. It is basically a tool to control all your gaming activities without any additional support. You can launch the app directly by pressing Win key + G.
Lately, users are experiencing an unusual bug when trying to launch the Xbox Game bar. When users are trying to access Xbox game bar, an error message pops up with error code 0x803F8001. If you are also experiencing the same issue, we recommend you to try few methods to check if it works for you or not.
Check for Xbox Game bar update
- Open the Microsoft store and go to “Download and updates” section by clicking the three horizontal dots.
- You will see list of apps whose updates are available. Make sure you have the latest build for Xbox Game bar installed on your Windows 10 computer.
Even after updating if the issue continues then as a temporary fix, you can uninstall the Game bar and install it later when the problem is fixed because the issue seems to be from company’s side and not a software or hardware one.
How to uninstall Xbox game bar
1) Open Windows PowerShell (Admin) from the start menu.
2) Type the command given below to uninstall.
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.XboxGamingOverlay | Remove-AppxPackage
(Credits: – Tips and Tricks)
Later when the Microsoft fixes the bug, you can go to Microsoft store and reinstall it. We will keep you updated with the article once the bug gets fixed.