How To Fix WHEA Uncorrectable Error In Windows

WHEA Uncorrectable Error is one of the most common BSOD (Blue Screen Of Dead) errors in Windows. It occurs in any versions of Windows, but most popular in Windows 8, 8.1 and Windows 10.

Along with “DPC Watchdog Violation” and “System Thread Exception Not Handle“, WHEA Uncorrectable Error is also a serious blue screen error in Windows.

There are a few reasons that could lead to this BSOD error, such as:

  • Corrupted Windows system files.
  • Faulty Windows drivers.
  • Hardware errors.
  • Wrong BIOS settings or BIOS issues.


How To Fix WHEA Uncorrectable Error In Windows?

Like many other BSOD errors, the WHEA Uncorrectable Error can fix. But you have to determine the cause of this error and apply an appropriate solution to solve it.

Scan And Fix Corrupted Windows System Files

As we mentioned above, corrupted system files can be a cause that leads to this BSOD error. In order to fix it, you have to use sfc /scannow command to automatically scan and fix the error.

Firstly, run Command Prompt as Administrator and type: sfc /scannow. It will automatically scan Windows system files and fix any error if exists. Sometimes, it might ask you to reboot the system to start the “scan & fix” process.

Run Command Prompt As Administrator

If corrupted system files are found, but can’t be fixed, try to use the command below:

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

Then start the sfc /scannow again. After the process is done, the error will be fixed.

Reset BIOS Settings To Fix WHEA_Uncorrectable_Error

Like we already said, wrong BIOS settings can be caused this error. If the above method doesn’t help you to fix the problem, try to reset BIOS settings. According to users’ reports, resetting BIOS settings can help to solve the problem.

Some users reported they got the WHEA_Uncorrectable_Error error after doing overclock on their computer. After resetting BIOS settings back to default, which turns off memory & processors overclocks, the problem is gone. If you don’t know how to reset BIOS settings, click here to learn more.

Tip: Update your BIOS to latest version could help to fix this error. Read this article to learn how to update BIOS in Windows.

Update Windows Drivers To Latest Versions

Sometimes, this error occurs on your Windows computer due to outdated or faulty drivers. You can go to Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Device Manager to find faulty drivers and reinstall it. We would suggest you to update all drivers to latest versions to avoid the WHEA_Uncorrectable_Error error.

If you doubt any hardware is caused this error, remove it from your computer and determine the cause.

Disable Or Uninstall Antivirus Programs

The percentage isn’t much, but some antivirus or internet security programs may cause this error. Try to disable them and if it works, you should uninstall these programs.

If your current antivirus program causes this error, you can take a look at the list of best free antivirus programs for Windows at here. Or if you want a premium / paid antivirus program, read this article.

Restore Windows To Fix WHEA Uncorrectable Error

If the above methods can’t help you to fix this error, you can try to restore your Windows OS back to the previous working point. By default, the System Protection will enable in Windows and automatically take snapshots of the Windows. It allows you to select the timeframe and roll it back.

To learn how to use System Restore to restore your Windows computer, read this article.

We hope this article could help you to fix the WHEA Uncorrectable Error in Windows. If you need any further help, let us know.