The internet is used for almost everything, but sometimes due to various reasons, the internet can be slow. It shows the Whea_Uncorrectable_Error that slows down our work. Similarly, these errors are shown in the form of a blue and a long screen. So, because of its blue nature, it is also termed as the “Blue Screen of Death.” As we know, there are different forms of errors that can occur in our PC, and these are often displayed on our computer screen generally when we try to watch videos or listen to songs online.
They not only slow down the work but also cause tension and irritation among the users. It may also lead to frustration when someone is dealing with research, and this may delay our pace of work. So, any form of error, either simple or complex, must immediately be resolved.
All the details regarding the errors that may occur on our PC are shown on this blue screen we see right in front of us. One of the most mainstream error is the WHEA Uncorrectable Error, also known as the WUE.
- 1 What is The WHEA_Uncorrectable_Error?
- 2 How to Fix the Whea_Uncorrectable_Error
- 2.1 Solution 1: Run CHKDSK
- 2.2 Solution 2: Reset System Overclocking
- 2.3 Solution 3: Reset your BIOS/UEFI Settings
- 2.4 Solution 4: Update Your BIOS/UEFI Settings
- 2.5 Solution 5: Check Your Drivers
- 2.6 Solution 6: Check Your RAM Using MemTest86
- 2.7 Solution 7: Reset Windows 10 (Last Resort)
- 2.8 Solution 8: Check Your System Hardware
- 3 Conclusion
What is The WHEA_Uncorrectable_Error?
As stated above, there can be different kinds of error. They may be related to some software that is present on our PC or the hardware of the computer which we are using. So, WHEA Uncorrectable Error, has the windows stop code as 0x0000124 is a hardware error. However, there can be many reasons why this error can occur. Some of the common reasons are here:
1. Corrupt Hardware: Firstly, you need to ensure that all of your hardware is in proper working conditions, for example, CPU, PSU, RAM, etc.
2. Driver Compatibility Issues: It is also one of the reasons why this error can occur.
3. Heat and Voltage Issues: If you are using your PC continuously for a long period of time, you computer starts to heat up, thus leading to overclocking and also to voltage changes, which eventually result in some form of error.
4. Corrupt Windows System Files or Registry files: sometimes when you add new files on your PC, they may be corrupted, leading to the Whea_Uncorrectable_Error.
Even though all these causes are extremely common, but sometimes it, not the source or the voltage that is defected. You can have a clear picture of what is the main reason behind the WUE error by looking at the stop code (0x0000124)that is shown on the blue screen when the error message is displayed. The dump file(.DMP) of your particular error is present at the location ” C:/Windows/Minidump.”
As we know, there can be an infinite number of causes of why the WUE error is occurring. But the most common reasons have some solutions. You can have a look at them, as that is stated below.
How to Fix the Whea_Uncorrectable_Error
To resolve the Whea_Uncorrectable_Error, you need to follow some given steps.
Solution 1: Run CHKDSK
Firstly, before starting with resolving the error, you need to run the Windows Check Disk that can be accessed from the Command Prompt. The Windows Check Disk will give us complete knowledge regarding the affected file. All will resolve the issues as soon as it starts. You have to make sure you can only perform these steps if you logged in as an administrator.
Step 1: First, you need to press the Windows key + Q.
Step 2: Then, you have to enter cmd. After that, you need to press Ctrl + Shift + Enter keys simultaneously for it to run.
Step 3: The last step is to enter the command chkdsk/r and press the enter key to run.
Solution 2: Reset System Overclocking
Overusing your PC for a long amount of time can sometimes result in the Whea_Uncorrectable_Error. So, if this is the case, then all you need to do is reset your whole computer BIOS, eventually reducing the effects of overclocking.
Step 1: Navigate to the system’s BIOS or UEFI menu.
Step 2: For this, you need to switch off your PC.
Step 3: Now, on restarting the computer, look for the BIOS/UEFI menu’s access key.
Though there is not much difference in the BIOS and UEFI settings as the menu titles are almost the same, other than the manufacturer. Now all you need to do is look for the Overclocking option, which is present under the Advanced, Performance, Frequency, or the Voltage menu.
On doing all this, you can directly navigate to the menu, and then you can click on the Reset option, thus removing your WUE error in the process.
Solution 3: Reset your BIOS/UEFI Settings
If you are thinking of editing your BIOS/UEFI settings, for proper results, you can reset your whole BIOS. You can achieve it by looking for the complete BIOS settings reset.
Solution 4: Update Your BIOS/UEFI Settings
Taking into consideration your system’s motherboard manufacturer, you can see that most of the BIOS/UEFI features are automatically updated. In contrast, some features like the BIOS update or flash need to be handled individually all by yourself.
Most importantly, you can find the exact motherboard that you use by looking at the Mainboard tab and seeing the manufacture’s name and all the other details.
Moreover, you can also find the latest version of your motherboard by searching it online, and then you can simply download it from the original website.
Solution 5: Check Your Drivers
When you are using an old driver, your system is adjusted to it. So, if you download a new driver, your computer may face some issues, and require some time to get used to the new one. Nowadays, the latest operating system is Windows 10, and it comes in handy, as it takes care of all your updates related to the driver and also gives you all the information regarding whether to use the driver or not in its Windows Update Section.
Step 1: First, you need to press Windows + I key to go to the settings panel directly.
Step 2: Then, all you need to do is select the Update and Security, then view the update history of your PC.
Step 3: You can find all the latest driver updates there.
Step 4: Lastly, you need to write a device manager in the Start menu of your PC, and select the most appropriate driver that serves your purpose.
You can also find if there is a problem with the drivers, just by looking at the symbols next to the drivers. Moreover, you can also use any third-party tools like Snappy Driver Installer, etc. to fulfill this purpose.
Solution 6: Check Your RAM Using MemTest86
Every computer has its memory usage, and you can have a look at those by just visiting the Windows Memory Diagnostic. However, this inbuilt feature is not that reliable when in use, so, on the other hand, we can use the MemTest86.
MemTest86 is a memory testing tool made for the x86 machines. It is a free feature, so everyone uses it. All you need to do is boot the MemTest86 using a flash drive. Then it will automatically check all the details of your PC, including the RAM. It is not a quick process and may take some time. So, you need to be patient.
The checking processes, run in the form of passes. A single process itself may take a couple of hours, but for proper surety, you need to run at least 2 passes (cycles). After this, if there is some problem with the working of your RAM, it automatically detects it.
Lastly, navigate to the MemTest86 page, and download the image. You need it to create a bootable CD in the Iso format for your PC. Then just type MemTest86 ISO into your USB flash drive. You need to remove the MemTest86 from your PC using any tool. After this, just shut down and reboot your system. Press the F10 or ESC key and chose the MemTest86 USB flash drive.
In the case of some errors, you can resolve it with the help of the internet.
Solution 7: Reset Windows 10 (Last Resort)
After trying all the methods mentioned above, if the WUE error page is still visible. You have no other option other than to Reset your Windows 10.
To serve this purpose, we should use a feature named Windows 10 Reset Function. It directly replaces all your original system files with some new ones and unused ones. As a result, it solves our sole purpose of removing the Whea_Uncorrectable_Error. Also, it tries to keep some of your most important files in their place.
You can achieve this by following the below-mentioned steps:
Step 1: Navigate to the Settings of your computer.
Step 2: Then you need to open the Updates and Security, and then look for the Recovery option.
Step 3: Lastly, press the Reset your PC option and the process will begin.
If you want to keep some files on your PC, you need to back them up before the reset process begins. Else this will erase all of your files. You can also choose the Keep my files option or Remove everything option according to your desire.
Solution 8: Check Your System Hardware
Not to mention that whea_uncorrectable_error is mainly a hardware related error, so it is equally important to check the hardware of your PC. So, you need to check the system properly, including all the cooling systems, the working of your RAM, all the wires of the CPU, etc. and only then start to do the system or memory reset.
Additional Guides on BSOD Errors:
- PFN List Corrupt Error
- Your PC Ran Into A Problem and Needs to Restart
While surfing the net or doing some important work, these kinds of errors they can consume all of our time and our minds. So, by taking a look at all the above-stated ways, you can resolve the problem with your PC. But keep in mind that if something goes wrong with the hardware, then the Whea_Uncorrectable_Error may not be solved with these methods.
However, you can also take a glance at Nirsoft’s BlueScreen View. It can also help you get some insights regarding the error you are facing to resolve it easily.