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OneDrive file locked with “tag present in the reparse point buffer is invalid” message

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Method One: How to fix the problem with chkdsk

  1. Open Admin command prompt:
  2. Type chkdsk c: /F /R
  3. Press Windows key + r
  4. Answer Y, restart and allow disk check
  5. Reboot

(assumes OneDrive is on C:, if different drive then replace it with your drive letter e.g. D:…)

Method Two: Resync OneDrive

  1. Right-click on Start button and select Command Prompt (Admin)
  2. Type:
%localappdata%\Microsoft\OneDrive\onedrive.exe /reset and hit Enter;
  1. After this, type: %localappdata%\Microsoft\OneDrive\onedrive.exe and hit Enter to run OneDrive client for syncing files again.

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