Windows users have recently reported that they have encountered an Error with Backup, the Error Code 0x8078012D. This error can occur in Windows 10, Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 so far. So, here is the Quick Guide, which you can use to Fix Windows Backup Error 0x8078012D.

How to Fix “Windows Backup Error 0x8078012D”?

According to the reports, this most likely to occur because of corrupted hard-drive, System File Corruption, Third-party AV conflicts, Because of Shark007 Codec pack or because of Disabled Windows Backup Service. Meanwhile, there could be more reason behind this error but let’s check the most-used method to fix the “Windows Backup Error 0x8078012D.”

Enable Windows Backup Service

This is the quick and best way to fix the Windows Backup Error. Follow the following step given down below.

  • Open Windows Run Dialogue Box, Using Windows + R.
  • Enter, Service.msc and then hit enter.
  • Locate the Windows Backup and then Right-Click on it.
  • Now, Select the Properties and under the General Menu.
  • Then, Navigate to Service Status and then Click on the Start option.
  • Select Apply and then Restart your Computer.
  • That’s it.

Run SFC Scan, DISM Scan and CHKDSK

As we have mentioned, it could occur because of corrupted system files then by resolving this can potentially fix this. So here is how you can be detected and producer to start fixing.

SFC Scan

  • Open Command Prompt
  • Enter sfc/scannow and hit enter.
  • It will start scanning and it foud something it will show you.
  • That’s it.


  • Open Command Prompt.
  • Enter DISM.exe/Online /Cleanup-Image /restorehealth
  • After Executing this command, restart your computer.


  • Open Command Prompt.
  • Enter chkdsk X, Replace x with the mention Paramanets.
    • /f: Find and Fix the Error.
    • /r: Check for a bad sector of the drive, and recover all files.
    • /x: Check for force to scan.
  • That’s it

Uninstall Shark007 Codec

Some third-party codec may have been creating conflict with Windows Backup. Here is how you can resolve this by uninstalling the program.

  • Open Windows Run Dialogue box, Using Windows + R.
  • Enter “appwiz.cpl” and then hit enter.
  • Now, it will open Program and Feature.
  • Locate the Shark007 and then Uninstall the program.
  • That’s it, Restart your Computer.

Disable Third-party Security and Firewall

Not to mention, Windows Defender and Firewall will not create any problem for its own Windows Backup. So most likely, your Security Solution might be creating the problem with this error 0x8078012d.

Hopefully, this guide helps you to fix the error that occurs during the Windows Backup so far. Thanks for being with us. We would like to know your valuable opinion and feedback. If there is any query, share with us in the comment section down below.