When the users upgrade to Window 11, they sometimes faces the Exception on Invalid File Error issues while booting their PC. This error is due to the corrupted boot data or files. To fix this issue, you should perform a SFC Scan and CHKSDK Scan. For more information, visit to Microsoft via office.com/setup.
Method To Resolve Exception on Invalid Error in Window 11:
1. Run Quick SFC Scan:
First, you have to insert a compatible Windows 11 installation media and then you should tap on any key to boot from it. When your Computer boots from the installation media, then you should tap on Repair your computer option which is located in the bottom left side of the screen. When the Advanced Startup menu pops up on your screen, then tap on Troubleshoot option. After this, hit on Advanced Options. You need to open the Command Prompt window. Here, you have to type or paste the following command and then tap on Enter key to run it: sfc /scannow
2. Run CHKDSK Scan:
You should restart your computer system while pressing Shift option. When the Advanced Startup menu opens up on your screen, then tap on Troubleshoot option. Now, you should hit on Advanced Options. When the user is in the Advanced options menu, you need to hit on Command Prompt. At this point, you should type the following command and then tap on Enter key:
chkdsk c: /f /r /x
3. Resolve Boot Related Data:
The user should insert a compatible Windows 11 installation media and then tap on any key to boot from it. After this, you should tap on Repair your computer which is located in the bottom left side of the screen. When the Advanced Startup menu pops up on your screen, then hit on Troubleshoot option. Now, you should tap on Advanced Options. When the user is in the Advanced Options menu, then hit on Command Prompt. At last, you need to type the following commands one by one and then tap on Enter key:
After all the commands, you need to close the prompt and then boot up your computer and check the error is resolved or not.
If the Error Persists, What to do?
If your computer fails to boot, then you should replace all the Windows files with new ones which are not corrupted. For this, you should perform a clean install and fix the corruption issues but remember this will removes all of your personal documents. So, you have to keep the back up your data.
If you do not want to lose your data then you should perform a repair install which will keep your personal documents like your Windows installation.
The above method will help you to fix the issue Exception on Invalid File Error in Window 11. If the user wants assistance related to MS Office via www.office.com/setup.