The “File System Error (- 2147219196)” appears when the user opens an image, file or try to move a folder in Windows 10 operating systems. The error is seen after the recent Windows update as reported by several users.
Corrupt or mismatched system files
Corrupt hard drive
Installed applications conflict
File system encryption
Outdated driver software, etc.
How to Fix File System Error (- 2147219196)?
Step 1:Update Windows
Type Windows update in the Cortana and select Windows Update Settings.
Click Check for Updates button and allow Windows to check available updates.
Download and install updates if, any found and restart your computer to verify the file system error (- 2147219196) is solved.
Step 2: Run Virus Scan
Open Windows Defender and click on Virus & threat protection.
In Windows Defender Security Centre, choose “Run a new advanced scan” option.
Select Full scan and hit the Scan Now button.
Wait till the scanning process get completed.
Step 3: Run CHKDSK
Go to Start menu, type cmd. Right-click on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator. Hit Yes or Allow button to launch the CMD window.
Next, type chkdsk /f/r and press Enter button.
When it is prompted to run a scan the next time you restart the computer, type Y and click Enter.
If, your hard drive is having unfixable bad sectors or it is damaged beyond repair then, you have to format it. It is recommended to retrieve data off a damaged hard drive or from a corrupt disk before you format it since formatting erases your entire data from the affected drive.