How to Fix 301 Errors

by Tyran DeWalt

Anytime the Error 301 messages appear on your computer, it is due to corrupt or damaged system files. If you do not fix this error immediately, it can lead to additional system issues, blue screens and hardware problems. Frozen programs, installer errors, random shutdowns, system freezing and sluggish computer performance are common symptoms of the Error 301. Fortunately, you can fix the Error 301 with features native to your computer.


Click "Start" and then "Computer." Right-click "C" and select "Properties."


Select the "Tools" tab and click "Check now." Select "Continue" if the User Account Control prompt displays.


Select the "Automatically Fix File System Errors" option and click "Start." Agree to reschedule the check for the next system restart.


Reboot your system. Allow the check disk to detect and repair all Error 301 issues.

About the Author

A family therapist and graduate of the University of Louisville, Tyran DeWalt has written relationship and holistic self-care practice advice for close to a decade. DeWalt relishes in being able to combine his zeal for writing and his commitment to assisting people manage everyday life challenges.