Unraveling the Enigma: Taming the Troublesome Event ID 455 ESENT Error in Windows 10
Understanding the Esent Error (Event ID 455)
The ESENT error (Event ID 455) is a common issue that Windows 10 users may encounter. This error usually occurs when there is a problem with the TileDataLayer database folder or its log files.
To fix this error, you can try the following steps:
1. Open the Event Viewer by searching for it in the Windows search bar.
2. In the Event Viewer, navigate to Windows Logs > Application.
3. Look for the ESENT error with Event ID 455 in the list.
4. Right-click on the error and select “Save All Events As…”
5. Save the file to a location on your PC.
Now, you can try fixing the error using the command line:
1. Open the Command Prompt as an administrator.
2. Use the command “CD C:\WINDOWS\system32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local\TileDataLayer\Database” to navigate to the database folder.
3. Use the command “esentutl /p Database.edb” to repair the database.
4. Use the command “del *.log” to delete the log files.
5. Restart your PC to apply the changes.
Solutions to Create Missing Folders and Fix the Esent Error
- Open File Explorer by clicking on the folder icon in the taskbar or pressing Win + E on the keyboard.
- Navigate to the C:\Windows\System32\config folder.
- Check if the following folders exist: RegBack, RegIdleBackup, and RegIdleBackupDisabled.
- If any of the folders are missing, right-click on an empty space within the folder and select New > Folder.
- Enter the name of the missing folder (e.g., “RegBack”) and press Enter to create the folder.
- Repeat steps 4 and 5 for any other missing folders.
Solution 2: Fix the Esent Error
- Press Win + R on the keyboard to open the Run dialog box.
- Type regedit and press Enter to open the Registry Editor.
- In the left pane of the Registry Editor, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WINEVT.
- Right-click on the WINEVT key, select New > Key, and name it Publishers.
- Right-click on the Publishers key, select New > Key, and name it Properties.
- Right-click on the Properties key, select New > DWORD (32-bit) Value, and name it ResourceFileList.
- Double-click on the ResourceFileList value and set its Value data to %SystemRoot%\System32\Winevt\Logs.
- Click OK to save the changes.
Creating Missing Folders in System32 Folder
To create missing folders in the System32 folder and fix Event ID 455 ESENT error on Windows 10, follow these steps:
1. Open the command prompt with administrative privileges.
2. Type “mkdir C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache” and press Enter to create the missing folders.
3. If you receive an error message saying the directories already exist, proceed to the next step.
4. Type “mkdir C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCookies” and press Enter to create another missing folder.
5. Again, if you receive an error message, move on to the next step.
6. Reboot your PC to apply the changes.
These steps should help resolve the Event ID 455 ESENT error by creating the necessary folders. If you continue to experience issues, consider seeking additional assistance from a software developer or tech support.
Removing Read-Only Attribute of the Database Folder
To remove the Read-Only attribute of the Database folder and fix Event ID 455 ESENT Error in Windows 10, follow these simple steps:
1. Open the Command Prompt by pressing Windows Key + R, typing “cmd”, and hitting Enter.
2. In the Command Prompt, navigate to the folder containing the Database folder by typing “cd C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local” and pressing Enter.
3. Once you’re in the correct directory, enter the following command and press Enter: attrib -r Database
4. This command will remove the Read-Only attribute from the Database folder, allowing you to make changes.
5. After executing the command, you can close the Command Prompt.
By following these steps, you should be able to remove the Read-Only attribute of the Database folder and resolve the Event ID 455 ESENT Error in Windows 10.
Copying and Pasting the EDB.Log File
To fix Event ID 455 ESENT Error on Windows 10, you can try copying and pasting the EDB.Log file. Here’s how:
1. Open the Command Prompt as an administrator.
2. Navigate to the folder where the EDB.Log file is located. Usually, it is found in the “C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE” directory.
3. Use the following command to copy the EDB.Log file to a different location: copy EDB.Log C:\Temp (replace “C:\Temp” with the desired location).
4. Once the file is copied, you can attempt to open it using a text editor or delete it if necessary.
Copying and pasting the EDB.Log file can help resolve issues related to the Event ID 455 ESENT Error.
Additional Solutions to Fix the Event ID 455 Error
|1. Check System Files||Run the System File Checker tool to scan and repair any corrupted or missing system files that may be causing the Event ID 455 error.|
|2. Disable Antivirus Temporarily||Temporarily disable your antivirus software as it might interfere with the ESENT service and trigger the error. Check if the error persists after disabling the antivirus.|
|3. Update Device Drivers||Outdated or incompatible device drivers can also cause the Event ID 455 error. Update your device drivers to the latest version from the manufacturer’s website.|
|4. Perform a Disk Cleanup||Use the built-in Disk Cleanup tool to remove unnecessary files from your computer. This can help free up disk space and potentially resolve the error.|
|5. Run Windows Updates||Ensure that your Windows 10 operating system is up to date by installing the latest Windows updates. These updates often contain bug fixes and patches that can address the Event ID 455 error.|
|6. Disable ESENT Event Logging||If the error is not causing any noticeable issues, you can choose to disable ESENT event logging to prevent the error from appearing in the Event Viewer.|
|7. Perform a System Restore||If none of the above solutions work, you can try performing a system restore to revert your computer to a previous state when the error was not occurring.|