File System Error 2147219196 [Solved]

File System Error 2147219196
File System Error 2147219196
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This error is caused when opening any photo file. This is caused when opening .JPG, .PNG and various other files. Mostly this error is detected in Windows 10 version 1803. When you try to open any photo file in windows 10, error 2147219196 may occur or your app may crash.

How to Solve File System Error 2147219196

You should uninstall and Install Photos App:

  • Uninstalling and installing the photo app may be the solution to this problem. Most of the time photo apps are responsible for this kind of errors. You can follow these steps to proceed to your solution.
    • First of all, you should open a Windows PowerShell window with Administrator access.
    • Now You need to type the following line and hit Enter. Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.Windows.Photos | Remove-AppxPackage
    • Now you need to download PsExec from the official Microsoft website. Then, extract the downloaded zip file on D:/tools
    • After that, you should open a Command Prompt window with Administrator. You can open it by searching it in the search bar and right-clicking on the command prompt from a list of results and running it as am administrator.
    • You are required to type the following and hit enter:
      d:\tools\PsExec.exe -sid c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe
    • Then, a new command window will appear. After that type the following and hit Enter.
      rd /s “C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.Windows.Photos_2018.18051.17710.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe
    • This will clear all the Photos app from your device.
    • Finally, go to the Microsoft Store and search for Microsoft Photos and install it on your computer.

You can do sfc scan in your computer:

To do this scan you can follow the steps mentioned below:

    • You should press Windows key+x or you can right-click on the start menu. A list of options appears there, you need to select Command Prompt.
    • After opening command prompt, you should type “sfc/scannow” and hit Enter.
    • This scan can take up to 15 minutes. You should not interrupt it.
      Your problem will be fixed after finishing the scan. If it did not work try out our another solution.

Reinstall all the Universal Windows Platform(UWP) Apps

If you have already tried the above two solutions, but you still have that error, you can try reinstalling the UWP apps on your windows 10 pc with only one command in PowerShell.

You should start PowerShell with admin access and type the following command and hit Enter.
Get-AppXPackage | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}
The process will take some time to complete the process. The process includes removing and installing all the applications to your computer.

Run the Microsoft Store Apps Troubleshooter

The Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter can help you to find the problem with these sorts of store apps. This will also fix them automatically. This app is used when any Microsoft app is not working properly. You can download this troubleshooter from the official app of Microsoft to solve File System Error 2147219196.

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