Extended attributes are inconsistent bugs in the Windows 10 fix

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You're trying to open Registry Editor and see "Extended attributes are inconsistent“Error on your Windows 10 PC. This is common when there is some problem with the registry. The error can also appear due to faulty RAM, outdated software or program installations, more startup files than necessary, due to damaged files, etc.

The error may also appear when you try to start a specific third-party application, a Windows application, or any program that requires administrative rights. This can be scary and the only solution you can think of right now is to reinstall Windows, which can lead to the loss of data and many of your settings.



Fortunately, there are very few ways to solve the problem "Extended attributes are inconsistentOn your Windows 10 and keep using your system as usual. Let's see how.

Method 1: Changing Group Membership

Step 1: Go to Home on your system and right click on it. Now choose the file run context menu option to open the file Run command.

Step 2: A run I send, search for netplwiz and press ok.

Step 3: A User Accounts dialog box below the file users tab, go to Users of this computer section. Here, select the file CEO account and click Property button below.

4 phase: A Administrator properties window, go to Group membership language. Now, click on the radio button next to Other and set the field to Directors.



Click on To apply and so ok to save the changes. and exit.

Now log out of your system and log in again. Try running the application, program or registry editor again and it should work fine, with no errors.

If the problem persists, try the second method.

Method 2: running SFC / Scannow

Step 1: print Win + R on the keyboard to open the file Run command. Now Write cmd in the search field and press Log in Open Symbol of the system.

Step 2: A Symbol of the system window, run the following command:

sfc / scannow

The System File Checker (SFC) scan takes a little longer to complete verification, so please wait a bit.

* Note - The SFC scanning process runs to repair any corrupted files in Windows and once the troubleshooting and repair is complete, it replaces the damaged files with all new clean copies. However, the only downside is that replacing the damaged file means you may lose some save data.

Once complete, restart your system and try to run the application or program and it should open without any problems. If the problem persists, you can try the third method.

Method 3: run the DISM repair command

You can run the file DISM repair command at the command prompt, when the sfc /scannow does not resolve the error. the DISM Repair helps to repair any damaged image file using Windows Update which replaces any damaged files found.



Step 1: Go to Home on the desktop and in the search field, type Symbol of the system. Right click on Symbol of the system (result) and choose Run as administrator.


Step 2: A Symbol of the system window that opens, execute the following command and press Log in:

Dism / Online / Cleanup Image / RestoreHealth

It takes some time, so wait for it to complete the scan and repair process. Once completed, restart your PC and you will no longer see the file Extended attributes are inconsistent error while trying to open said program.


If you still see the error, try the fourth method.

Method 4: Mute the user account

Many times, the Extended attributes are inconsistent The error could be due to the clash of two third-party audio codecs that usually come bundled with free software that Windows users use quite frequently. These two third-party codecs: msacm.reviews e msacm.lameacm they have the potential to damage the UAC flag which will prevent you from opening programs that require administrative rights. Let's see how to solve this problem.

Step 1: press the Tasto Windows + R together on the keyboard to open the file Run command. In the search box, type mmsys.cpl and press the button ok button.

Step 2: A Sound dialog box, select the file Sounds tab and under the Scheduled events section, find and select Windows User Account Control.

So go to Sounds section and set the field to None.

print To apply and so ok to save changes and exit.

Step 3: Now, you should no longer see the error when you open a program on your system, but if you still see it, you can go back to the Sound and in the Sounds tab configure the file Combination of sounds field to Without sound.

print To apply and so ok to save changes and exit.

That's all. This should help you fix your mistake Extended attributes are inconsistent error in Windows 10 and now you can access your programs as usual.

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