How to Fix “System Error 5 Has Occurred” on Windows 10

As soon as you have corrected the system error 5 has occurred“, we recommend optimizing the PC. If there are corrupt files or malware causing problems with the command prompt, there are programs that can help immediately.

To check the registry, system files, malware, missing files, the cache, and other problems we recommend running a Reimage scan . The tool can find harmful components in the computer system and remove obsolete entries in the registry, which can improve the speed of the computer.

Start the Command Prompt as an Administrator

At “System error 5 has occurred. To fix Access Denied “under Windows 7, 8, 10 or another version, you have to open the command prompt with administrator rights. That’s how it’s done:

Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu , type cmd and press Enter .
  2. Right- click the search result and choose Run as administrator .
  3. When User Account Control opens, click OK to confirm .

Windows 8, 8.1 and 10

  1. Press the Windows key + X .
  2. Select Command Prompt (Administrator) .
  3. Alternatively, you can press the Windows key and type cmd .
  4. Right click on the search result.
  5. Select Run as administrator .
  6. When User Account Control opens, click OK to confirm .
 How to Fix “System Error 5 Has Occurred” on Windows 10

Modify Entries in the Windows Registry Editor

If running the command prompt with administrator rights did not help, you can still try the following steps to resolve the error:

  1. Open Start , type regedit and press Enter .
  2. In the left pane of the window, navigate to the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \\ SYSTEM \\ CurrentControlSet \\ Services \\ LanmanServer \\ Parameters .
  3. Click the Edit menu and choose Add Value .
  4. Name the new value MinFreeConnections .
  5. Then select Add -> New -> REG_DWORD .
  6. Set the value of the new key to 5 and close the registry editor.
  7. After that, right click on the Windows icon and select Control Panel .
  8. Select Network and locate Installed Network Software .
  9. Select the server under Installed network software and select Configure .
  10. Navigate to Optimization and select Maximize data throughput for file sharing .
  11. Click OK .
  12. Then open Start .
  13. Enter cmd one, click the right mouse button and select Run as administrator .
  14. Enter net stop server and net start server .
  15. Then press the Enter key .
 How to Fix “System Error 5 Has Occurred” on Windows 10
  • Go to the following path:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER \\ Software \\ Microsoft \\ Office \\ FrontPage \\ Addins \\
  • Remove the entry by right-clicking the key and choosing Delete .
  • As soon as this is removed, restart the computer and check whether the error still occurs.

Repair the Errors Automatically

The team errorslab at does its best to help users find the best solution for eliminating their errors. If you don’t want to struggle with manual repair methods, please try the troubleshoot method or contact us.

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