Windows 10 - The CldFlt service failed to start due to the following error:

Posted on 2017-07-15
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Last Modified: 2017-07-29

On Login I get the following error - The CldFlt service failed to start due to the following error:
The request is not supported.

Windows 10 Pro - fully updated - build version 1703 Redstone 2 - fresh install

Log Name:      System
Source:        Service Control Manager
Date:          7/14/2017 9:01:59 PM
Event ID:      7000
Task Category: None
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      DESKTOP-24F9JVP
The CldFlt service failed to start due to the following error:
The request is not supported.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
    <Provider Name="Service Control Manager" Guid="{555908d1-a6d7-4695-8e1e-26931d2012f4}" EventSourceName="Service Control Manager" />
    <EventID Qualifiers="49152">7000</EventID>
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2017-07-15T03:01:59.832074900Z" />
    <Correlation />
    <Execution ProcessID="816" ThreadID="940" />
    <Security />
    <Data Name="param1">CldFlt</Data>
    <Data Name="param2">%%50</Data>
Question by:Paul Quintana
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by:John Hurst
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Try running the following two commands:

Open cmd.exe with Run as Administrator.
DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /Restorehealth (takes 15 - 20 minutes

Then, still in cmd.exe  SFC /SCANNOW.  Allow to complete, restart or, preferably, shut down the computer and then start up again. Test to see if the problem has been corrected.

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by:Paul Quintana
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Anything else you can do to remove the error?
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by:John Hurst
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If the above did not work, run a Windows 10 Repair Install and use the option to Keep Everything.

Go to the Media Creation Link


Click on Upgrade to Windows 10 (even if Windows 10 is running), click on the Download button, select Open (Run) but NOT Save. It is possible you may need to go to the download location and run the program - it depends on exactly what MCL does (it changes from time to time). Allow the program to run. Allow drivers to update. Then select Keep Everything.
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by:Paul Quintana
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Hmm. This is a fresh install. It happens on all WIndows 10 computers I install. I have the latest Redstone2 image from Microsoft.com
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John Hurst earned 2000 total points
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It is a apparently a Cloud Service filter problem with One Drive. The articles I saw suggest how to hide the error and that Microsoft is expected to provide a hot fix. You might open a case with Microsoft to see if you can get that hot fix.

Here is an article about this. You will need to scan through the article to pick out the fixes.


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by:Paul Quintana
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I found this solution online, either way. Thanks for the help and time spent on this question.
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by:John Hurst
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Thanks for the update and I was happy to help.

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