According to users, the Windows 7 File Recovery 81 error message can occur when attempting to access files or run programs.
- The Windows 7 File Recovery Error 81 error might appear while attempting to restore files.
- In this case, it is important to try again with a tool that can bypass the error.
- Changing your drive letter was another solution that worked pretty well for many.
Use System Restore
- Navigate to Start, type System Restore, and select the first result.
- Follow the wizard until it prompts you to restart the computer.
Run the System File Checker
- Press the Windows key + R hotkey
- Type sfc/scannow in the Run box
- Press Enter
- Wait for the Command prompt to finish its scan
- Restart your PC
- Use A Bootable Recovery Media
Perform a System Restore
- Click Start
- Type system restore
- Select System Restore
- Choose the Restore my system to an earlier time option.
- Use the System Restore utility to restore the PC to an earlier time
Perform a Clean Boot
- Type MSCONFIG in the Search bar, and click on the relevant search result.
- The System Configuration window will now open. Click on Services tab.
- Locate the Hide all Microsoft services, and double click it.
- In the Startup type box that appears, select Disabled.
- Click on the Apply and OK buttons.
- Close the System Configuration window and restart your PC.
- Uninstall the Antivirus
- Press the Windows key + X and select Device Manager from the list.
- In the Device Manager window, expand the category for your network adapter.
- Locate the adapter and select it.
- Right-click on it and choose Uninstall device.
- Next, right-click again on it and select Update driver.
- Choose Search automatically for drivers.
- Let the system look for updated drivers.
Create a new user account
- Open Control Panel
Open User Accounts and Family Safety
Select User Accounts
Select Manage Another Account
- Enter admin as the name for the new account
Enter your current password
- Enter a new password
- Log off
Restart your computer
- Log in with the new account
How do I remove Windows 7 File Recovery?
- Press Win + R to open Run, type msconfig, and hit Enter.
- Navigate to the Services tab, and double click msdatastorage.
- Click the Disabled button, and click the Apply and OK button.