How to fix the error 0x80070141?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The error code 0x80070141 is a Windows error code that indicates a problem with the registry. The registry is a database that stores information about all the software and hardware on a computer. This error code can occur if the registry is corrupt or if there are errors in the way the registry is being used. This error code can also occur if the computer is not able to access the registry.

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1. Restart your computer and try again

-Press and hold the "F8" key when your computer starts up -Select "Boot Options" from the menu that pops up -Select "Reboot" from the list of options -Select "Yes" to restart your computer -When your computer restarts, select "Windows 7" from the list of options that appears -When the computer starts up, you will see a blue screen with a message that says "Windows could not start because of an error. (0x80070141)". -Click on the "Start" button, type "cmd" into the search bar, and press Enter. -Type "regedit" into the Command Prompt, and press Enter. -Navigate to the "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" folder, and then to the "SYSTEM" folder. -Locate the "Boot" key, and then double-click on it. -In the "Boot" key's "Value Data" field, type "eula" and press Enter. -Double-click on the "BootOptions" key, and then type "reboot" into the "Value Data" field. -Click on the "Exit" button to exit the Registry Editor. -Reboot your computer again.

2. Update your operating system

  1. Locate the Windows Update icon on your desktop
  2. Click on it to open the Windows Update window
  3. Locate and check for any updates that are available
  4. If there are any updates available, click on the “Install updates” button
  5. If there are any updates that need to be installed, the Windows Update window will indicate this and will offer you the opportunity to restart your computer if required
  6. Once the updates have been installed, the Windows Update window will close and your computer will restart
  7. Once your computer has restarted, you will be able to log in and start using it as normal

3. Install the latest updates for your computer

  1. Go to the Windows Update website.
  2. Click on the Check for updates button.
  3. If there are any updates available, the Windows Update system will show you a list of available updates.
  4. Click on the Install updates button.
  5. The Windows Update system will start to install the updates.
  6. Once the updates are installed, you will be prompted to restart your computer.
  7. You can restart your computer by clicking on the restart button on the Windows Update system or by using the computer's power button.

4. Run a virus scan on your computer

  1. Open the Start menu and click “All Programs”.
  2. Right-click on “Windows Defender” and select “Scan Now”.
  3. In the “Scan Type” window, select “Quick Scan”.
  4. Click on the “Start Scan” button.
  5. Wait for the scan to complete.
  6. If the scan finds any viruses, it will show them in the “Virus Found” window.
  7. Click on the “Fix” button to fix them.
  8. If the scan finds any malware, it will show it in the “Malware Found” window.
  9. Click on the “Fix” button to fix it.
  10. Once the scan is finished, click on the “Close” button to exit the scan.

5. Run a malware scan on your computer

  1. Launch the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.
  2. Click on the “Scan Now” button.
  3. Select the “Threat Scan” option.
  4. Click on the “Scan” button.
  5. The Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software will now scan your computer for malicious files.
  6. When the scan is complete, click on the “Fix” button.
  7. The Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software will now fix any infected files and registry entries.
  8. Click on the “Finish” button.
  9. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware will now close.

6. Clean your computer's registry

  1. Access your computer's registry by opening the "Start" menu and selecting "Run".
  2. Type "regedit" in the "Run" window and press Enter.
  3. The registry will open.
  4. Select the "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" folder, and then select the "SOFTWARE" folder.
  5. Select the "Microsoft" folder, and then select the "Windows" folder.
  6. Select the "Windows Error Reporting" folder.
  7. Select the "Registry" key.
  8. Double-click the "Errors" subkey.
  9. Select the "Corrupted File" item.
  10. Select the "File system" item.
  11. Select the "Registry" subkey.
  12. Double-click the "Value" item.
  13. Select the "Path" item.
  14. Type the path to the file that is causing the error, and then press Enter.
  15. Click the "Set Value" button.
  16. Click the "OK" button.
  17. Close the registry.

If the answers above didn't work then you should also try:

  1. Check your computer's security settings.
  2. Disable your computer's firewall.
  3. Temporarily disable your antivirus software.
  4. 10.contact your computer's manufacturer.