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File System Error 1073741792 Windows 10 OS

By Teachme ยท 5 replies
Apr 2, 2019
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  1. Hello All!
    Thanks for trying to help out.
    My HP 2000 Laptop (about 6 years old) has a problem when I try to download anything.
    Why does it not complete the download, I get a message: File System error (- 1073741792)
    Is it the hard drive?, Windows 10?
    Please Help
    Thank you
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 12,742   +1,489

    In the search box, enter SOUND
    click on Sound Control Panel
    select Windows Default
    click ok
     
  3. Teachme

    Teachme TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yes thank you for getting back to me.
    I tried that fix, I tried it a few times, I even re-booted the pic. However, when I tried to download, I still get the same message. Do I have to re-install Windows 10?
     
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 12,742   +1,489

    Google "win 10 File System error (- 1073741792)"
     
  5. Teachme

    Teachme TS Rookie Topic Starter

    The exact message I get is:
    ShellExecuteEx failed; code -1073741792
     
  6. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 12,742   +1,489

    Try google:
    "win 10 error ShellExecuteEx failed; code -1073741792"
     

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