Windows updates tend to fix things, introduce new features and security updates, that is, if everything goes according to plan. If you recently installed a Windows update and received error 80080300 in Microsoft Teams, you are not alone. Here is everything you need to know about this error and how you can fix it on your PC.
Why am I getting error code 80080300 on Microsoft Teams?
This is a recent error related to a Windows update where it looks like Teams is conflicting with the current version of Windows 11 presented by your PC. This can be fixed by running Microsoft Teams in compatibility mode for now while an update is released to fix the issue. Follow the guide below to help you through the process.
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How to Fix Error 80080300 on MS Teams
First we will need to find the Teams .exe file on your local storage. You can then go to the properties window and run compatibility mode accordingly. Follow the steps below to get started.
Windows + E on your keyboard to open File Explorer. Paste the address below into the address bar at the top and hit enter.
Scroll down and select “Teams.exe” from the current folder. Then hit
Alt + Enter to open the properties window. (Or right click on ‘Teams.exe’ and select ‘Properties’.)
Switch to the “Compatibility” tab by clicking on the same at the top.
Check the “Run this program in compatibility mode for” box.
Now select “Windows 8” from the drop-down menu if it is not already selected.
Click ‘OK’ to apply and save the changes.
Ctrl + Shift + Esc on your keyboard to open “Task Manager” and kill all instances of Microsoft Teams. Select the desired process and click ‘End task’.
After you complete each process, wait a few minutes and then relaunch Microsoft Teams from the Start menu. You should now be able to sign in to Teams without encountering error code 80080300.
We hope this article helped you easily fix 80080300 on your PC. If you have any other questions, feel free to drop them in the comment section below.