Easy way to fix Windows Error 0x80070091

Windows operating system is one of the best and popular operating system in the world. With the help of this OS you can complete your professional or personal work very easily. But sometimes due to some error prompting you become very annoyed and you need to fix the issue immediately to use the computer again. Sometimes when you delete the director tree associated with an uninstalled application then you may get Windows error 0x80070091 in your computer that make your computer stuck at a point and you become unable to use the system properly. So to get rid of this situation you should use manual steps or troubleshooting or you can also use Advanced System Repair Pro tool to fix it automatically.


Compatible with the Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit
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Symptoms –

Most common error symptoms that you can get after prompting of this error is the occurring of error message usually as;

“Error 0x80070091: The directory is not empty”

You can also get system stuck, screen freezing, automatic shutdown of the system, starting problem issue, etc after the prompting of this error issue.

Causes of error code 0x80070091 in Windows –

Windows error 0x80070091 is a very critical error that is caused due to many reasons. But the most prominent reason is that when you try to delete the directory tree associated with an uninstalled application. Sometimes incomplete installation of some applications, incomplete uninstalling, virus infections, software incompatibility, outdated device drivers, etc are also reasons behind this error code 0x80070091 in Windows.

How to fix Windows error 0x80070091

You can fix the error code 0x80070091 in Windows with the help of following manual fix:

  1. Go to Start and type CMD in the search box.
  2. Right click on CMD to Run as Administrator.
  3. In the command prompt, type the given command and then press Enter chkdsk /f /r X: (letter is for external hard drive).
  4. Press Y when you are prompted to check the disk.
  5. Close all applications and then restart the computer.

With the help of the above manual method you will resolve the issue of Windows error 0x80070091 efficiently. But if you resolve Error code 0x80070091 in Windows manually then you must have a sound technical knowledge. Otherwise you can fix the issue automatically with the help of Advanced System Repair tool.


Compatible with the Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit
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Using Advanced System Repair tool you can automatically resolve the entire error issues of the Windows. The tool will scan the computer completely and then find out the errors or corruptions and works accordingly. It will also enhance the performance of the computer to a great extent.

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