[Fix] ‘TILEREPOSITORYS -1-5-18: Error -1023 (0xfffffc01)’ in Windows 10 (100% Working)


Many users have reported an error that showing –

svchost (4036,R,98) TILEREPOSITORYS-1-5-18: Error -1023 (0xfffffc01) occurred while opening logfile C:\WINDOWS\system32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local\TileDataLayer\Database\EDB.log.

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It can be discovered after opening the event viewer and the source of this error is ESENT. You may have faced this error on your event viewer and don’t understand it. Well, no need to worry about it because we will discuss this error in this article and give some effective solutions to fix this error.

What Is Event ID 455 ESENT Error?

As you can see on the screen of the Event Viewer application that the error is ‘ESENT Event ID 455’. Now, the question is, what is the meaning of this error, and why are you seeing this? Well, you will see this error because of missing a required system folder named ‘TileDataLayer’ from its specific location and have replaced it with a folder named ‘TileStore’. Again, a fault in the Windows installation process or corrupt user profile may also lead you to this error. However, this error will not affect your system but it can repeat up to 10 times after every 20 minutes because the Windows is keep searching for the folder and causing this error. But don’t take stress because I will show you how to fix it in the next section below.

How to Fix the Event ID 455 ESENT Error On Windows 10?

As you already know that randomly searching for a missing folder by the system causes the ESENT 455 error. So, if you create a folder which is the system is searching for and place it in its particular location then the system will find its desired folder and the event viewer will not show any error. You also need to create a sub-folder named Database under that TileDataLayer folder. There are three ways to do this:

  1. Via Windows File Explorer
  2. Via Command Prompt
  3. Via Run Command Box

Steps to Fix Event ID 455 ESENT Error Via Windows File Explorer

  • Press and hold Windows and E keys simultaneously to open Windows File Explorer.
  • Now click on the address bar and type this address – C:\Windows\system32\  
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  • Press Enter and it will take you to the destination.
  • Then, double-click on the Config folder and click Continue on the UAC prompt.
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  • Now, open the following folders one by one – 




  • Inside the Local folder, create a new folder named TileDataLayer, and inside that folder, create another new folder named Database.
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Now restart your computer and you will find in the event viewer that the Event ID 455 error is not showing anymore.

Steps to Fix Event ID 455 ESENT Error Via Command Prompt

  • Type Command Prompt on the Windows search bar.
  • Then, right-click on the Command Prompt and click on the Run as administrator option.
  • Now, execute all the command lines below (Don’t forget to press ‘Enter’ after each of the command lines) – 

cd config\systemprofile\AppData\Local

mkdir TileDataLayer

cd TileDataLayer

mkdir Database

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  • Now close the command prompt and restart your computer.

Now check if the issue is resolved or not.

Steps to Fix Event ID 455 ESENT Error Via Run Command Box

  • Press and hold Windows and R keys to open the Run Command Box.
  • Now, copy the following address, paste it to the Run box and click OK


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  • After reaching the destination, right-click on a blank space and move your cursor to New and click on Folder.
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  • Then, name the folder – TileDataLayer and double-click on it.
  • Inside the TileDataLayer folder, create another new folder in the same way and name it Database. 

Now restart your computer and check if the ESENT ID 455 error has disappeared.

Bonus Tip

If the above method is failed to solve the Event ID 455 ESENT error, then there is one thing that you can do which is to restore your system to an earlier date when the issue didn’t exist on your computer. Here is the instruction to the System Restore:

  • Go to the control panel and click on Recovery.
  • Then, click on Open System Restore.
  • Click next and complete the further procedures.
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After restarting your computer, the issue will be no more on your computer. If it still exists, then you always have an option in your hand that is reinstallation of Windows.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Delete EDB File On Windows 10?

Users delete the .edb file to reset the search index. AS it doesn’t have any data to lose so, deleting this file is safe and it won’t affect your computer. However, your search may work slowly for some moments until it re-index the files.

Many users have reported that they cannot delete the EDB file. It will not delete until you stop the Windows Search service. So, stop Windows Search Service and delete the EDB file then again start the service.

How do I fix the Event ID 455 ESENT Error?

We already have discussed this in this article. Here is the shortcut to perform the process:

  • Open the command prompt as an administrator.
  • Then, type mkdir C:\WINDOWS\system32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local\TileDataLayer\Database and press Enter.
  • Finally, restart your computer and check if the error has vanished.

How Do I Disable SPP Security?

  • Open the Run Command Box by pressing Windows + R key simultaneously.
  • Type services.msc and press the OK button.
  • Right-click on the Software Protection service and click on Stop.

What Is ESENT in The Event Viewer?

The ESENT stands for Extensible Storage Engine Runtime in Windows 10. An undocumented issue was recognized officially by Microsoft on 10 May 2020. It appears in the Event Viewer as an error message to inform users about the permanent storage media that is installed on their computer.


I hope now you have understood what ‘TILEREPOSITORYS -1-5-18: Error -1023 (0xfffffc01) is and why it happens. The solution to this error is very simple and straightforward. You can easily fix this error by applying the method given in this article within minutes. Contact us in the comment section for further queries.

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