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If you try to decompress a large cabinet file, and it is almost finished, you may receive an error message that says exactly this:
1 Interrupted Action
An unexpected error is keeping you from copying the file.
Error 0x0004005: Unspecified Error
There are two types of errors 0x0004005 on Windows. One of them was an inheritance issue with a defective update in 2015, and the other is associated with copying or decompressing a file. The first is related to the presence of one or more incorrect update files, and Microsoft has fixed it by publishing a fixed update. So if you are concerned about fixing update errors 0x0004005, just download an updated ISO and install from there. But if you find a file copy error 0x0004005 in Windows, we will send it now.
How to fix 0x800040000005 File copy error in Windows
Using Registry Editor
Open regedit and search for it:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Configuration\Progress status\SysprepStatus\Cleaning status\Progress status
Set value: 2
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Configuration\Status\SysprepStatus\Status of generalization\Status
Set value: 7
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\LOCAL_MACHINE\LE SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\Current version\Software protection platform\SkipRearm
Set value: 1
Then execute the order:
msdtc – uninstall (wait a few seconds)
msdtc -install (wait a few seconds)
Then restart the system and try running sysprep again.
Checking user permissions
If you see an error 0x0004005 when moving or deleting files, it is usually a user permission issue. Even if you use your computer as an administrator, this is not always enough. This means that we must take responsibility for the file.
- Right-click on the file or folder and select Properties.
- Go to the Security tab and click on Advanced.
- Highlight your user account at the top of the window and click Edit.
- Select your user account again and the boxes at the bottom should now be selectable. Select the check box next to Total Control and click OK.
- Repeat the file you want to move or delete.
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