Incorrectly editing your registry can stop your PC from functioning and create irreversible damage to your operating system.
In fact, one misplaced comma can prevent your PC from booting entirely!
Keeping track of when and where your 6 error occurs is a critical piece of information in troubleshooting the problem.
Below is a list of troubleshooting steps to resolve your Error 6 problems.
With updated device drivers, you can finally unlock new hardware features and improve the speed and performance of your PC.
Using a registry cleaner [download] automates the process of finding invalid registry entries, missing file references (like the one causing your 6 error), and broken links within the registry.
How to run Disk Cleanup (cleanmgr) (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10): 6 errors can be related to corrupt or outdated device drivers.
Drivers can work one day, and suddenly stop working the next day, for a variety of reasons.
These troubleshooting steps get progressively more difficult and time consuming, so we strongly recommend attempting them in ascending order to avoid unnecessary time and effort.
Manually editing the Windows registry to remove invalid Error 6 keys is not recommended unless you are PC service professional.