Fixing Error 0x80070003
Error 0x80070003 – What is it?
Error 0x80070003 is a type of Windows file backup and restore error code. This error occurs when you copy files or try to create backup and restore files and folders by using Windows Backup and Restore.
This error stops you from using browse for files or folders. It hampers your ability to browse and restore files in the File Restore Wizard on your PC.
Error 0x80070003 may occur due to numerous reasons such as:
- Registry files are corrupted and damaged
- Missing directories
- Boot sector corrupted
- Outdated drivers
- Faulty software installation
- Malware infection
- Improper maintenance and incomplete installation
Further Information and Manual Repair
Here are some manual and easy do-it-yourself methods that you can try at home and resolve the issue on your own and save hundreds of dollars that you would be otherwise spending to hire a professional for the job.
Method 1 – Use Search Functionality in the File Restore Wizard to restore files
To work out and resolve error 0x80070003 on your system simply use the search functionality in the File Restore Wizard to locate and restore the files. This can be done by going to the start menu and then click on search.
Now enter the keywords in the search for box and then click search again. Click to select the files that you want to restore from the list and then click OK. This will help you restore the files and resolve the issue.
Method 2 – Recreate the Missing Directory
If the re-parse point is deleted, then you will have to recreate the missing directory.
The deletion of the re-parse point can be identified if the error code is displayed in this format ‘Filename: C:\Myfolder\11111.txt, Error: the system cannot find the path specified (0x80070003)’.
To resolve, simply follow the path that is pointed out in the error and create the corresponding folder. Create the folder Myfolder in Drive C.
Then try the restore operation again. Now click to clear the Restore the files to their original subfolders check box and then run the File Restore Wizard. This is most likely going to resolve the issue.
Method 3 – Scan for Viruses
Sometimes error 0x80070003 may occur due to malware. This stops you from creating file backup and restore files. If this is the cause then simply download and run an antivirus to remove malware programs on your PC.
Method 4 – Clean and Repair the Corrupted Registry
Error 0x80070003 can be triggered due to registry corruption. If this is the cause then simply download Restoro. This is a user-friendly and powerful multi-functional PC Fixer integrated with a registry cleaner.
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