How to Fix WHEA Uncorrectable Error in Windows 10
WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR is a blue screen of death that is usually caused with a failed hard drive, corrupted memory, or an incorrectly installed processor. This article will show you how to fix Fix WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR Windows 10 and teach you how to recover data if your computer still cannot successfully boot into Windows.
- About this issue WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR
- How to fix Whea Uncorrectable Error
- How to recover data lost due to Whea Uncorrectable Error
More often than not, a WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR stop code on a blue screen means that your computer has a hardware problem (damaged hard drives, processor, GPU, power supply, corrupted RAM, etc.). In addition, there are several more conditions and situations when you may encounter Whea Uncorrectable Error error code, namely:
- if your device drivers are corrupted or outdated,
- corrupted Windows system files,
- overclocking and voltage changes.
Note:The following are the most effective methods to resolve the WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR stop code. You can use them if the computer boots correctly. If you were unable to log into Windows 10 normally, you can boot into Safe Mode and then check for errors and fix your Whea Uncorrectable Error problem.
What causes WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR
Since an Whea Uncorrectable Error is one of the types of BSOD errors, it is most commonly caused by the following:
- MBR or system file error,
- BCD error,
- Hardware driver problem,
- CPU or GPU voltage low,
- Faulty hard drive or processor.
Fix 0. Get the Latest Updates with Windows Update to deal with Whea Uncorrectable Error
To access Windows Update, right-click the Start menu and select Settings. Next, click Update & Security and click Windows Update.
To download and install the latest updates, select Check for updates and if any updates are available, they will be offered to you. You just need to click the Next button to install the appropriate updates to fix Whea Uncorrectable Error.
Fix 1. Reset and Install Memory/RAM to deal with Whea Uncorrectable Error
You can try to remove the memory module from the DIMM slot and reinstall it correctly.
Typically, this first step is used to diagnose and potentially resolve a number of issues such as green/blue screen, long boot times, and more. So, to reseat and install the memory, do the following:
- Locate the side panel latch and pull this latch to release the side panel. Next, remove the side panel, set it aside and find the memory. Next, carefully release the clips that hold the RAM in place (do this for all available memory modules).
- Now install each memory module into the DIMM slots located on the motherboard and press firmly on each side of the memory module until the latches click into place.
- After that, you can turn on the computer to check and see if the computer boots without Whea Uncorrectable Error.
Fix 2. Fix MBR and System File Error to fix Whea Uncorrectable Error
If the previous method didn't fix the WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR problem, you'd better check your system hardware first.
To do this, check your RAM and CPU consumption, or use some hardware testing tools such as the Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool to check for memory problems.
Or search the Internet for other hardware diagnostic tools.
Fix 3. Fix BCD Error to prevent Whea Uncorrectable Error from occurring
To use this method, enter the command line and do the following.
ren BCD BCD.old
bcdboot C:\Windows/1en-us/s G:/f ALL
and each time press Enter.
Note: c:\ is the drive where Windows 10 is installed.
When the process is complete, type exit at the command prompt when the process is complete, and then restart your computer. Whea Uncorrectable Error should be fixed.
Fix 4. Troubleshoot Driver Issue to deal with Whea Uncorrectable Error
Corrupted or outdated device drivers also cause blue screen errors. Therefore, you need to check your drivers:
- First, restart your computer, press F8 to enter safe mode. Now click "Troubleshoot", after that click "Advanced Options" and select Startup Options, click "Restart".
- After that, in safe mode, press the Windows key + R, type devmgmt.msc and open Device Manager.
If you see a yellow or red sign on any device, you should update it immediately. After all these steps, see if there is a fatal Whea Uncorrectable Error.
Fix 5. Repair the Error with Installation Disc as solution for Whea Uncorrectable Error
If you are still having problems booting your computer, you should create a Windows 10 recovery disc and fix the system error. On a working computer, insert the CD/DVD into the DVD-ROM and click the Control Panel. Then click "Backup and Restore", then click "Create System Repair Disc" and follow the on-screen instructions to create a system repair disc.
After that, connect the drive to the PC with WHEA_uncorrectable_error and start downloading.
Next, select the appropriate language, time, and keyboard, and on the next screen, click Repair Your Computer. Then click "Next" and select the "Startup Repair" mode. After completing all the steps, you can boot into your computer as usual. Whea Uncorrectable Error should be fixed.
Fix 6. Run CHKDSK Windows 10
The CHKDSK system tool provided in the Windows operating system can help you scan and fix hard drive errors. You can use this tool to fix uncorrectable errors.
Type chkdsk c: /f and press Enter.
Type Y and press Enter.
You can also run chkdsk c: /f /r to fix existing Whea Uncorrectable Error.
Fix 7. Disable Overclocking in BIOS
You can manually disable overclocking in BIOS to get rid of a system problem.
To begin, restart your computer in Advanced Startup mode:
- right-click the Start menu and select Settings, click Update and Security, and go to the Recovery tab. After that, click "Restart Now" under the "Advanced Startup" section.
Now you should disable overclocking in the BIOS:
- in the "Troubleshooting" section, open "Advanced Options" and go to "UEFI Firmware Settings". Next, click Restart and after the computer restarts, it should automatically open the BIOS. Then go to "Advanced" and search for "Performance" and search for "Overclocking".
Disable this feature, save your BIOS changes, and restart your computer. Whea Uncorrectable Error should be fixed.
Fix 8. Perform a System Restore to fix Whea Uncorrectable Error
You can also use previously created restore points to restore your PC to an earlier date.
To access System Restore in Windows 10, in the Windows 10 Cortana search box, type System Restore. Then click Next on the pop-up window and select the restore point you created and click Next. After that, click the Finish button. After restarting your computer, the error Whea Uncorrectable Error issue will be resolved.
If you are facing a fatal Whea Uncorrectable Error or other blue screen error, the aforementioned fixes may fix the situation. However, remember to recover lost files due to BSOD in advance to avoid overwriting data. DiskInternals Partition Recovery is always in touch and can help you even in the most difficult situations