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How do I fix the error code 0x80071a90 in Windows Hyper-V?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

Error code 0x80071a90 occurs when there is a problem with the computer's hard drive. This can be caused by a variety of factors, including bad sectors, corrupted data, or a faulty hard drive.

1. Restart the computer

  1. Click on the Start button.
  2. Type "cmd" in the search bar and press Enter.
  3. Type "restart" in the command prompt and press Enter.
  4. Choose the "Restart now" option from the menu.
  5. Wait until the computer restarts.

2. Check for updates and install them

  1. Open the Hyper-V Manager.
  2. Click the Servers tab.
  3. Right-click the server you want to check for updates and select Check for Updates.
  4. If there are any updates available, hyper v will prompt you to install them. Click OK to install the updates.
  5. If there are no updates available, hyper v will report that there are no updates available and will not prompt you to install them.

3. Try to run the Hyper-V Manager as administrator

  1. Click Start, type "cmd" in the search box, and press Enter.
  2. Type "net start hyper-v" and press Enter.
  3. Type "net stop hyper-v" and press Enter.
  4. Type "net status hyper-v" and press Enter.
  5. Type "cmd.exe" and press Enter.
  6. Type "setx /P <error code> <priority> " and press Enter.
  7. Type "net start hyper-v" and press Enter.
  8. Type "net stop hyper-v" and press Enter.
  9. Type "net status hyper-v" and press Enter.
  10. Type "exit" and press Enter.

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

  1. Try to enable the Hyper-V role through the PowerShell.
  2. Try to install the Hyper-V role through the PowerShell.
  3. Try to enable the Hyper-V role through the Server Manager.
  4. Try to install the Hyper-V role through the Server Manager.