Fix File System Error on Windows 10

A bad sector, corrupt files, incorrect file execution policies, and others are considered to be the primary cause of File System Errors. The error message is usually accompanied by numbers like 2018375670, 1073741819, 2147219200, 2147219196, 2147219194, 805305975, etc. It can occur while opening photos, trying to run an executable file, launching a PDF file or running any type of file. There are various fixes or workarounds that we can undertake to get rid of this error. But before that, I would recommend you to reboot your Windows computer and check if the error mentioned is gone or not. Sometimes, temporary glitches also lead to this kind of errors.

File System Error

These error codes denote the following scenarios,

  • 2018375670: It is a disk related error which can be caused due to bad sectors, disk integrity or others.
  • 1073741819: If the UAC or User Account Control Settings’ Registry Values are changed or the System Files are corrupt, this File System Error might occur.
  • 2147219200: Due to corruption in system files that support the execution of a program, this error code might come up.
  • 2147219196: This error is mainly caused to a number of UWP applications due to some error in their installed structure.

TIP: This post will show you how to fix File System Error 2147219196.

File System Error on Windows 10

We will be undertaking the following fixes and workarounds to get rid of File System Error 2018375670 on a Windows 10 computer,

  1. Run System Restore.
  2. Run Check Disk.
  3. Run System File Checker & DISM.

1] Use System Restore

Restore computer using System Restore

Type sysdm.cpl in the Start search box and hit Enter. Select the tab labeled as System Protection and then choose the System Protection tab.

It will now open a new window where you will need to choose your desired System Restore Point. After selecting your desired System Restore Point, follow the on-screen instructions to restore your computer.

Check if this method was able to resolve your issue.

2] With Check Disk

Start by pressing WINKEY + X button combo or right-click on the Start button and click on Command Prompt (Admin) or search for cmd in the Cortana search box, right click on the Command Prompt icon and click on Run as Administrator. Click on Yes for the UAC or User Account Control prompt that you get. Then, the Command Prompt window will finally be open. Now, type in the following command to run chkdsk and then hit Enter.

chkdsk <Partition Letter>: /f

It will either start checking for errors and fixing them. Else it will show up a message saying – Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another process. Would you like the schedule this volume to be checked the next time the system restarts? (Y/N)

Hit Y for scheduling the Disk Check the next time the system restarts.

2] Use System File Checker and DISM

Run CMD as Administrator and then execute the following command to run System File Checker:

sfc /scannow

Restart your system after the scan is completed.

You can also use our freeware FixWin to Run the System File Checker utility with a click.

Now, in order to fix Windows Update files using DISM,  open Command Prompt (Admin) and enter the following three commands sequentially and one by one and hit Enter:

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth
Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth
Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

Let these DISM commands run and once done, restart your computer and try again.

Hope this fixes your issue!

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Ayush has been a Windows enthusiast since the day he got his first PC with Windows 98SE. He is an active Windows Insider since Day 1 and is now a Windows Insider MVP. He has been testing pre-release services on his Windows 10 PC, Lumia, and Android devices.