Some Windows users have reported facing the error 0x80071ac3 while connecting an external file storage system like a USB stick or a hard disk into their computer. The error 0x80071AC3 often occurs by the ReadyBoost feature, it makes your operating system can’t access files due to bad sectors on the hard disk or external hardware. The error code 0x80071AC3 can also appear up due to faulty device drivers or incomplete. If you are using an old external drive, you’ll get error messages ‘Volume is dirty‘. So in this tutorial, I will share a few solutions to solved this error.