Monday, July 4, 2022

Fix: WHEA Uncorrectable Error On Windows 10/11

Windows Hardware Error Architecture or WHEA uncorrectable error means a bug code or stop code that is displayed during a blue screen crash.

This error is common and can be fixed with the solutions given in this article.

How to fix WHEA Uncorrectable Error?

Let us check the solutions for WHEA uncorrectable errors on your Windows 10 or 11.

1) Check For Hardware Issues

When you see WHEA uncorrectable error Windows 11 or 10, first of all, check for any hardware issue.

So, check if the cooling system is functioning properly and RAM is seated properly in the channel.

2) Update Windows

If there is no hardware issue, then go for a Windows update.

Updating your system to the latest version can fix errors associated with the build. Now follow the steps given below.

  • Click on the Windows Start Menu and select Settings.
  • Select Update & Security and next click on Windows update.
  • Click on Check for updates and Windows will offer you if there is any update available. Click on the Next button to proceed.

check_for_windows_updates

Wait till the process gets completed. If you again get stop code whea_uncorrectable_error, then move on to the next step.

3) Run SFC and DISM scan

If the system files are corrupted or missing, then this can give you Windows stop code whea_uncorrectable_error.

So, run an SFC scan first and this will detect and fix the corrupted system files.

After performing an SFC scan if you still find the same problem, then use the DISM check health scan command.

If there is any corruption in the Windows image then this can be the reason for the error. So, you can run a DISM scan to fix the corrupted.

4) Run Chkdsk Scan

If SFC and DISM could not fix the WHEA uncorrectable error Windows 11 or 10, run Chkdsk scan.

All you need to do is to open an elevated Command Prompt window.

Then enter chkdsk C: /f /r /x the command window and press the enter button.

chkdsk_scan_c_f_r_x

Here ‘C’ represents the letter for your drive, so, replace the letter accordingly.

5) Avoid Overclocking

We often overclock our system to boost up the performance.

But often pushing those too high can create problems. When you overclock your system, it causes huge power consumption.

This may overheat the system and cause problems like this. So, avoid overclocking your system and check if this can solve the problem.

6) Update Device Drivers

If you still find WHEA uncorrectable error Windows 10 after performing the above steps, then check if there is any driver conflict.

When you update your device drivers and get you the latest features.

So, open your device manager and update the drivers one by one.  This should fix the problem.

7) Perform A System Restore

If the above steps could not solve the problem, then perform a system restore.

A system restore will take your system to the previous point after which you encountered the error.

Here I am showing the steps for your Windows 10 OS. Follow these:

  • Go to the Start Menu and type Control Panel in the search box. Select the first option.
  • Click on the Recovery option.

recovery_options_from_control_panel

  • Choose Open System Restore and click on the Next button. Choose a restore point.

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  • Click on Next and then on the Finish button.

8) Reinstall Windows

If nothing helps to fix WHEA uncorrectable error, then reinstall Windows. It might sound hard but installing Windows is a simple process, and with a few steps you can easily install your Windows 10.

You can also upgrade to Windows 11.

Closing Up

Hope you have fixed WHEA uncorrectable error performing the above steps. If you have some other problem, ask us in the comments section below.

Sanchita Das
Sanchita Das
Creative and focused. Always ready to learn new techniques and improvise accordingly. Loves to meet new challenges and explore new possibilities.

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