How to Fix the “Operation Failed 0x0000011B” Error on Windows 10 & 11

If you are encountering the “Operation Failed 0x0000011B” error on Windows 10 or 11, there are a few steps you can try to fix it:

  1. Restart your computer: Sometimes, simply restarting your computer can resolve the error.
  2. Check for updates: Make sure that your operating system is up to date. You can check for updates by going to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update.
  3. Run the System File Checker: The System File Checker is a tool that can scan your system for corrupt or missing files and attempt to repair them. To run the System File Checker, follow these steps:
  • Press the Windows key + X to open the Power User menu.
  • Select “Command Prompt (Admin)” from the menu.
  • In the Command Prompt window, type “sfc /scannow” and press Enter.
  1. Check for disk errors: It is possible that the error may be caused by a problem with your hard drive. To check for disk errors, follow these steps:
  • Press the Windows key + X to open the Power User menu.
  • Select “Command Prompt (Admin)” from the menu.
  • In the Command Prompt window, type “chkdsk /f /r” and press Enter.
  1. Reinstall the program: If the error is occurring when you are trying to use a specific program, try uninstalling and reinstalling the program. This may help to resolve any issues with the program’s installation.

If these steps do not fix the error, you may need to seek further assistance. You can try searching online for solutions specific to your situation, or you can contact Microsoft support for more help.