Sea of Thieves Errors Guide (Step by Step)

Sea of Thieves is still getting errors in its latest update, if you’re getting an error then don’t worry as we’re here to help you fix that error. Players have reported different errors like:

  • Lavenderbeard.
  • Error 0x803f8001
  • Avocadobeard error.
  • Missing or corrupted data files error.
  • Game Not Starting.
  • Steam has stopped working.
  • The Game Filesystem failed to initialize.
  • ISDone.dll.
  • Another instance is already running.
  • Internal Error 0x06 System Error

There are multiple solutions for the above mentioned errors.  Go through the guide and follow step-by-step instructions to counter the errors. 

How to fix Sea of Thieves Lavenderbeard error?

If you are trying hard to resolve the lavender beard error either by disabling the windows defender firewall or by resetting or changing the proxy setting and it still does not work, try this method. It may save your problem.

  • Navigate to the search bar by pressing the windows button, type “Credential Manager” and hit enter.
  • Now select “Window Credentials” and look for “Xbl_ticket…..” under the Generic Credentials and expand it by clicking the down arrow.
  • Now click on “remove”. It will remove the XBOX account that is connected to steam and Sea of Thieves account and as you restart the game, link the same account into Microsoft that was logged in earlier.

How to fix Sea of Thieves Error 0x803f8001 ?

There are eight methods to fix the Sea of Thieves Error 0x803f8001. If one doesn’t work, you can try the next one. Following are the methods to counter this error:Sign in and sign out again Microsoft account.

  1. Run Windows Store Troubleshooter.
  2. Reset Store App.
  3. Perform Administrator reset using wsreset command.
  4. Run Powershell command.
  5. Uninstall and Reinstall Store.
  6. Run DISM Command.
  7. Update Windows 10 using Media Creation Tool.

Fix # 01 – Sign in and sign out again Microsoft account.

  • First open the Microsoft Store either searching through the windows search bar or clicking at the Microsoft Store on the taskbar.
  • Click on the profile picture to go for the sign out option.
  • Now click on sign out.
  • After that, sign in again with the same Microsoft Account.
  • As you press sign, select your account and press continue as it will sign in again. If it’s not resolved yet, move on to the next step.

Fix # 02 –  Run Windows Store Troubleshooter

  • Press Windows + i button to go to the Setting, navigate to “Update and Security”.
  • Now navigate to the “Troubleshoot”
  • Then scroll down and look for Windows Store Apps.
  • Click on it and Run the Troubleshooter.
  • And a new sub window will pop up, wait for it to be detected and then type close. Restart the computer, if the error is not resolved, then move forward to the next method.

Fix # 03 – Reset Store App

  • First press Windows + i to go to Settings and then click on Apps.
  • Then click on “Advanced options”.
  • As a new window will pop up, scroll down, click on Reset and then click again on reset as it will ask about the confirmation to delete permanently.
  • After that restart the pc and open the Microsoft Store..

Fix # 04 –  Perform Administrator reset using wsreset command 

  • Type “wsreset” in the search bar and run this program as an administrator.
  • A new black screen will open, wait for a few minutes to process it.
  • As the black screen escapes, the Microsoft store will pop itself.

Fix # 05 –  Run Powershell command

  • Type Windows Powershell in the search bar and run this as administrator.
  • As the Windows Powershell opens, you will need to type this command:

“Get-AppXPackage *WindowsStore* -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”} “

  • Wait for the process to be completed, restart the pc and run the Microsoft Store.

Fix # 06 – Uninstall and Reinstall Store

  • First make sure the Microsoft Store is closed and then type Windows Powershell in the windows search bar and run this program as administrator. 
  • Type the following command as below and hit enter. Microsoft Store will be uninstalled.

“Get-AppxPackage -allusers *WindowsStore* | Remove-AppxPackage”.

  • Now restart the computer.
  • As the computer restarts, type Windows Powershell in the windows search bar and run it as administrator.
  • In windows powershell, type the command as below and hit enter. This will install the Microsoft Store.

” Get-AppxPackage -allusers *WindowsStore* | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”} “

  • In case if the error is not fixed yet, move on to the next method.

Fix # 07 – Run DISM Command

  • Open Windows Powershell as administrator by typing it in the windows search bar.
  • Then type the command as below. It will take a while to be completed.

“Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth”

  • As it’s hundred percent completed, restart the computer and run the Microsoft Store.

Fix # 08 – Update Windows 10 using Media Creation Tool

  • Open the installed browser, type “Media Creation Tool” in the search bar, hit enter and click on the first link to download the Media Creation Tool.
  • Now navigate to “Download tool now”.
  • As the “MediaCreationtool.exe” gets downloaded, click on it and wait for the process to proceed.
  • After that, click on Accept.
  • Now click select “ Upgrade this PC” and click on next.
  • Wait for the download to be completed as it might take a while. It will download Windows 10 with latest updates without affecting  your personal data and it will surely resolve the issue.

How to fix Avocadobeard error in Sea of Thieves?

Follow the step-by-step instructions to counter the Avocadobeard error in the Sea of Thieves game.

  • First type in the browser’s search bar and hit enter.
  • Then sign in to the xbox account and click on the xbox profile.
  • Tap  on “Privacy setting besides the customize button.
  • Then click on XBOX One/ Windows 10 Online Safety.
  • Now allow all the options below and click on submit. You can enjoy the game now.

How to fix “Missing or corrupted data files error” in Sea of Thieves?

If you’re having this error “Missing or corrupted data files error” then you can resolve it by following the steps below:

1. Firstly, Open the Steam platform. 

2. And go to the library section.

3. After that, right click on the Sea Of Thieves game.

4. Now left click on properties.

5. In properties, you have to open the local files.

6. In the Local Files left click on verify Integrity of game files.

Once you verify the integrity then steam will download all the files again and your error will be resolved automatically.

How to fix “Game Not Starting” error in Sea of Thieves ?

You can fix the “Game Not Starting” by following the step-by-step instructions below:

  • As you might have launch the game but it’s not working, open task manager by pressing Ctrl+Shift+Esc simultaneously, look for the game in processes, it will vanish from the background automatically.

Follow these steps in order to fix this issue.

  • First go to the public documents by following this directory.


  • Delete the steam folder there.
  • The error has been resolved now. Play and Enjoy the game.

How to fix “Steam has stopped working” in Sea of Thieves ?

If you are encountering the “steam has stopped working” as shown in the picture below. Follow these steps to resolve this issue.

Follow these steps in order to fix this issue.

  • First go to the public documents by following this directory.


  • Then delete the steam folder. Play the game and Enjoy.

How to fix “The Game Filesystem failed to initialize” error in Sea of Thieves ?

This error might be due to the application isn’t able to find the directory. 

To resolve this error, simply just disable the window defender.

  • First go to the taskbar, click on the windows defender icon in the right downside hidden option.
  • Then double click on the Virus & threat protection settings.
  • And turn off the “Real Time Protection”. Hopefully the error is resolved now and you have a go into the game. 

How to fix ISDone.dll error in Sea of Thieves ?

You can counter this error by following the below method:

  • First go to the system properties by pressing windows + Pause/Break simultaneously.
  • And click on Advanced system options.
  • Left click on the advanced tab and press settings under the performance tab.
  • In the newly opened tab, navigate to the advanced tab and click on change under the “Virtual Memory”.
  • As the new window pop up, uncheck “Automatically manage paging file….”
  • Then select the game installation file as mine is D: [Data].
  • Select custom size and type 100 and 3000 in the tabs from up to below.
  • Then press set.
  • Click OK to all the pre opened tabs. It will ask you to restart the pc.
  • As the PC restarts, type windows + R, then type %temp%.
  • As a new folder opens, delete all the files from it and it will fix the error.

How to fix “Another instance is already running” in Sea of Thieves ?

We have provided the full details of this method, click here to have a look at it

How to fix “Internal Error 0x06 System Error” in Sea of Thieves ?

Below is the method to fix this error:

  • Open this directory “PC/C/USERS/PUBLIC” , create a new folder in it.
  • Name it with documents and hit enter. 
  • Create a new folder with the name of Steam and Enjoy the game.

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