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

You are here:
  • Main
  • Guides
  • OneDrive file locked with "tag present in the reparse point buffer is invalid" message
< All Topics
Table of Contents

Location is not available

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.

The team at Blackwood IT have always given us 5-star help. A friendly and professional team of experts.

Onsite managed IT services