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File system error (-1073741819)

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By Genesis and SheilaUpdated on June 3rd, 2022

What is File system error (-1073741819)?

File system error (-1073741819) is an error that usually occurs when the player is incapable of playing specific sounds or sound schemes that migrate to your copy of Windows 10 when you upgrade from Windows 7.

How can you fix File system error (-1073741819)?

Some of the solutions to this error include setting your sound scheme to Windows default.

Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.

1. Set Sounds Scheme to Windows Default

"File system error (-1073741819)" may occur when your sounds scheme is not to be set to Windows Default. Please check and change it, if it is not. If the setting goes back, please lower the User account control.

Set Sounds Scheme to Windows Default
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  1. Click Windows Start, type in Sounds.

  2. Click Sounds tab and set Sounds Scheme to Windows Default.

  3. Then, press Ok.

  4. Try again.

If the Setting goes back you may want to lower the security of User account control.

  1. Click Windows Start, type in UAC and then press Enter key.
  2. Lower the Security and Press Ok.