Windows error 0x8007112A often pops up when users are trying to move or delete certain folders. This error can occur on Windows 7, 8.1, and Win 10. Here we will discuss the fixes for this particular error.
How To Fix Error 0x8007112A
Windows Error 0x8007112A pops up with the following error message while users try to move or delete folders.
“There is a mismatch between the tag specified in the request and the tag present in the reparse point”
This error could be occurring due to multiple reasons. It could be corrupt OS files, conflict with another program, or simply Windows update messing it up. The following are the fixes for this error.
If the Windows users are experiencing the error 0x8007112A with a shared folder or a sub-folder in OneDrive, then the issue could just simply be a lack of permissions. This can be fixed by running the File & Folder troubleshooter or the Shared folders troubleshooter for Windows 10.
Both of these utilities will automatically fix the error. Download the Windows File & Folder troubleshooter and then run the utility. Once the Windows File & Folder troubleshooter opens, click on “Advanced” and check the “Apply repairs automatically” box and then press Next.
Once the scan is complete, users will have to check the boxes related to the issue that they are encountering. If you don’t know which box to check then check “Problems with deleting files and Folders” and “Renaming or moving files and folders”.
Then press Next and wait for the process to complete. After that, if the troubleshooter has fixed the error then restart your PC and try to perform the task that popped up the Error 0x8007112A in the first place.
If the error is still isn’t fixed and it occurred with a shared folder on Windows 10, press “Windows + R” and type “ms-settings:troubleshoot” in the small window that opens and press enter.
This will open the Troubleshooting tab. Scroll through and looks or “Find and Fix other problems”.
Expand the Shared Folders option and click “Run the troubleshooter”. Let is scan and paste the location of the shared folder that is causing the error and hit Next. Follow the promotes to apply the fix. Restart your PC and the network, this will fix the Error 0x8007112A.
If the above troubleshooting utilities haven’t worked for you then running the DISM and SFC utilities is your next option. Click on the search bar and type CMD and run it as administrator. Type the following command and press enter.
Let the scan complete and repair any corrupted files. Restart the PC after the process is done. Again open CMD and type the following command and press enter and make sure the system is connected to the internet.
Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth
If the command shows that there are corrupt files and type the following command and press enter.
Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth
Remember both of these commands take some time to complete their scan. After that, type the following command and press enter.
Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
After that, restart your PC and the Error 0x8007112A will be fixed.
If the above fixes didn’t work then restoring your PC back to a previous build might resolve the error. There is a chance that a Windows update or a faulty driver is causing the Error 0x8007112A. Check our Windows 10 Restore Guide to see how to do it.
In case none of the above fixes worked for you, then the issue might be corrupt OS files.
This can be repaired by repairing the OS but for that, users need a compatible Windows installation media. Start the setup and instead of installing the OS, select to repair it.
If the compatible Windows installation media isn’t available then reset Windows. Check our How To Reset Win 10 Guide.
Resetting the OS will most probably fix the error and if not then reinstalling Windows is your best option here. This will fix the error for good.
That is all for our guide on how to fix the Error 0x8007112A on Windows 10. If you are facing errors and issues with other PC games or your PC then also see our hub for commonly occurring PC errors and their fixes.