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How to Fix the 0x8007042b Game Pass Error on Xbox

The 0x8007042b Game Pass error has been troubling some users who subscribe to the Xbox Game Pass service. This error occurs when launching a game in the Xbox app and can be caused by various factors such as Xbox app issues, misconfigured system settings, or server errors.

To fix this error, there are several suggestions you can follow:

1. Run Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter: Before trying any other methods, run the Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter. This tool can automatically scan and fix any errors related to the Xbox app.

2. Check Internet Connection: Make sure you are connected to a stable internet connection. Conduct a speed test to ensure that your connection is running at the expected speed. If it's not, try restarting your router or contacting your service provider.

3. Check Date & Time Settings: Check the date and time settings on your Windows device. If they are misconfigured, it can cause the 0x8007042b Game Pass error. Enable the options for “Set time automatically” and “Set time zone automatically” in the Date & Time settings.

4. Make Modifications in the Registry Editor: Delete the GamingServices and GamingServices.net keys in the Registry Editor. These keys can sometimes cause conflicts and deleting them may help resolve the error.

5. Restart Xbox Related Services: Restart all the services related to Xbox. This can help fix any Game Pass related errors. Find the Xbox-related services in the Services app, right-click on each one, and select Restart.

6. Disable VPN/Proxy: If you are using a VPN or Proxy server, disable them temporarily. VPNs and Proxies can sometimes cause server errors. Disable them in the Network & Internet settings by toggling off the options for Automatically detect settings and Use a proxy server.

7. Repair the Xbox app: If the Xbox app is not working correctly, you can try repairing it. This won't affect any of your app data. Open the Settings app, go to the Apps section, find the Xbox app, and click on Repair.

8. Reinstall Xbox App: If none of the previous suggestions worked, consider reinstalling the Xbox app. Use PowerShell to remove the existing Xbox app and then download and install it again from the Microsoft Store.

By following these suggestions, you should be able to fix the 0x8007042b Game Pass error on Xbox. If the error persists, it's recommended to contact Xbox support for further assistance.

Sources:
– Xbox Support