How To Fix WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR

What is WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR and Why does it occur?

The full form of WHEA is Windows Hardware Error Architecture as described by Microsoft Windows. If you see the text “WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR,” it generally means that a hardware error has occurred on your PC or Laptop. This error or issue could have occurred due to various reasons like corrupt or damaged hardware, various driver compatibility issues, corrupt windows system files, and heat or voltage issues. A hardware error is a malfunction or breakdown of a hardware component or part in a computer system.

If you too are facing this issue then you have reached the right article. In this article, I’ll let you know about some simple ways how you can fix WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR.

How to fix WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR?

1. Reset Overclocking System

One of the ways you can solve your error is by disabling overclocking. At times overclocking your PC or Laptop leads to such hardware errors, overheating, and other technical issues or errors.

Follow the steps below to disable overclocking on your PC:
  • Click on the Windows button on the screen or press the Windows button on the keyboard.
  • Now go to Settings, then go to Update and Security. Then go to Recovery Tab.
  • Now click on Restart Now.

Update and Security

  • Now on Advanced startup, then go to Troubleshoot and then go to Advanced Option. Then click on UEFI Firmware Settings. And now click Restart.
  • Now the computer will restart. After it restarts process BIOS will open automatically, now go on the Advanced Tab.
  • Now go to Performance and search for Overclocking. Now Disable Overclocking.
  • Then save the changes made or press f10 on your keyboard. Now restart your computer and check if the error is resolved.

2. Start Windows in Safe Mode and also check for Divers

Updating is driver one by one can be a long process but you can find out where the error actually lies.

Follow the steps below to do so:
  • Reboot or Restart your PC. After the PC is on press F8 or Shift + F8 on your keyboard. This will start the Recovery Mode.
  • Now select Safe Mode. After the PC restarts again. Then go to the Windows logo on your screen and search for Device Manager in the search box.

Start Windows in Safe Mode and also check for Divers

  • Now updated device driver one by one. See if there is any issue or error in any drivers. After the update process is done then reboot or restart your PC. Now check if your error is resolved.

3. Reset Windows 10

To reset Windows 10 follow the below steps:

1. Click on the Windows button on the screen or press the Windows button on the keyboard. Go to Settings and then go to Update and Security, then go to Recovery.

2. Under Reset this PC select the option Get started.

Reset Windows 10

3. The reset process will start. After the process comes to an end and the PC restarts then click on Keep my files or Remove everything.

Reset this PC

 NOTE – Before you to the reset process make sure you backup all files on the PC. 

4. Run Windows Memory Diagnostic

To run Windows Memory Diagnostic follow the below steps:
  • Click on the Windows button on the screen or press the Windows button on the keyboard. In the search box type Windows Memory Diagnostic and open it.
  • Now let Windows Memory Diagnostic run on your PC. After the process is complete restart your PC again and check if the error is resolved.

5. Run CHKDSK on Windows 10

CHKDSK is a short form for Check disk. CHKDSK is a command that runs utility that is used on DOS and Microsoft Windows-based systems to check the various file system and status of the systems hard drive. The command helps to list and correct errors on the disk. It will also display the status of the disk in the current drive.

To run CHKDSK on Windows 10 follow the below steps:
  • Click on the Windows button on the screen or press the Windows button on the keyboard. In the search box type cmd.
  • Now right click on the best match and choose Run as Administrator.
  • Type the “chkdsk c: /f” command and hit Enter on keyboard.
  • Now type “Y” on the keyboard and hit Enter.
 NOTE – We recommend using this method if you are familiar with it. If not take the help of someone or skip this method. 

6. Perform System Restore on Windows 10

To do so follow the steps below:
  • Click on the Windows button on the screen or press the Windows button on the keyboard. In the search box type Create a restore point and click on it.
  • Under the System Protection tab click on System Restore. Now click on Apply and then click on Next.

Perform System Restore on Windows 10

  • Now choose a restore point that you created and then click on Next.
  • Click on the Finish button when the process is completed.

7. Check for Windows Update

To check if there are any new Windows Update follow the steps below:
  • Click on the Windows button on the screen or press the Windows button on the keyboard. No go to Settings and then select Update and Security.
  • Now select Windows Update and then Check for updates. Now update to the latest and updated version of Windows. Then restart your PC and check if your error is resolved.

8. Use Windows Blue Screen Troubleshooter

The Windows Troubleshooter will help identify any issues and fix them on its own.

Follow the following steps:
  • Click on the Windows button on the screen or press the Windows button on the keyboard. No go to Settings and then select Update and Security.
  • Then select Troubleshoot. Now click on the Blue Screen option and then click on Run the Troubleshooter.

These are some easy ways that will help you solve the WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR. Let us know which of the methods helped you. Also, let us know what you want to see next on our website.

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