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11 Methods to Resolve Stop Code WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR

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Jun 14, 2024 • Filed to: Windows Computer Solutions • Proven solutions

When Blue Screen of Death appears on your computer, it indicates that your computer has shut down itself. Stop code WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR indicates a hardware error on your computer. It can be a severe issue, and it may seem difficult to solve the issue. This article will help you to fix stop code Whea_Uncorrectable_Error in Windows 10.

When the BSOD stop code error appears, while using the computer system, you may lose your unsaved data. Fortunately, Recoverit has the solution for you. It is a reliable application that is used to restore lost data. By following the given instruction, you can retrieve whatever data you have lost due to this error.

Part 1: Common causes for a WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR:

There are several reasons for which the WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR code can occur.

Incompatible Hardware:

Faulty hardware or damaged hard disk, GPU, CPU, PSU, corrupted RAM, etc. can harm your computer. It is perhaps the most common reason for the Whea_Uncorrectable_Error stop code to occur.

Incompatible Driver:

Damaged or corrupted drivers can also cause such stop code error. When you upgrade Windows 10, you can find this due to incompatible graphics drivers.

Overclocking and Voltage Issue:

Another common reason for which this particular stop code appears is overclocking. When components on your computer run at a higher speed than it was meant to, it can overheat the machine. Besides, when the CPU voltage is low, this BSOD stop code can appear.

Corrupted System Files:

Corrupted system files can cause many errors on your computer, and one of these is the stop code Whea_Uncorrectable_Error.

Part 2: How Would You Fix The Stop Code Whea_Uncorrectable_Error?

Several reasons can cause Whea_Uncorrectable_Error to take place. It is a severe problem but, you can fix it by following the instruction.

However, if you can not enter your windows10 desktop normally, you have to try the Safe Mode. For that, follow the given steps.

Once you have done this, you can check the following methods.

Method 1: Scan your computer for viruses and malware:

Viruses and malware can harm your PC and give rise to various errors. Whea_Uncorrectable_Error stop code can appear if your PC has such corrupted programs. In this case, you need to run a full PC scan with your antivirus software.

Besides, make sure your antivirus software is up-to-date. Update your antivirus software for better results. If your computer has no antivirus software installed in it, you can download Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool.

Once you find malware on your computer, remove it. Then, restart your computer to check if the issue is solved.

Method 2: Install All Available Windows Updates:

Updating your Windows can solve a stop code error like Whea_Uncorrectable_Error. Here is how.

Step 1: Firstly, open the "Settings" option from the Start menu.

Step 2: Now, you may choose the "Update & security" option.

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Step 3: In the "Update & Security" tab, choose the "Check for updates" option under the "Windows Update" section.

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Step 4: If you find any latest update, choose the update.

Method 3: Check Hardware Issues

The stop code WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR can also cause by system hardware. Check your system hardware first. Then, check if the RAM is safe in its slots, and the CPU is in the right condition. After that, you can proceed to system resets and memory tests. Once you have finished the task, check if the issue is solved.

Method 4: Update Device Drivers:

Old and corrupt graphic drivers can cause WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR on your PC. Update your out of date drivers by following the given steps.

Step 1: Firstly, you may press "Windows Key+ R" and open the "Run" dialogue box. Now, write "devmgmt.msc" command and press "Enter." It will open the "Device Manager" tab.

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Step 2: You may click on the drop-down button of the "Display adapters" option.

Step 3: Now, right-click on the display driver and click on the "Update Driver software" option.

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Step 4: You may select the "Search automatically for updated driver software" button.

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Step 5: Now, wait until the update is finished. Then, restart your computer and make sure the problem is fixed.

Method 5: Disable or Uninstall the Security Protection:

Your Windows protection software can also cause such stop errors. To disable the software, follow the instruction.

Step 1: Go to "Settings" from the "Start" menu, open "Update and Security" from "Windows Security." Then, you may open "Virus & Threat protection."

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Step 2: Open "Manage Settings" and turn off the "Real-Time Protection."

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If you have an antivirus program, you can disable the program. Then, restart your computer. If this solves the issue, remove your antivirus software with a Dedicated Uninstaller. After that, install new antivirus software.

Method 6: Run CHKDSK Windows 10:

Damaged or corrupted hard disk can also cause the stop error to take place. In this case, you may run the CHKDSK or check disk command to solve the issue. For this, follow the instruction given below.

Step 1: Firstly, press "Windows Key+ R" to open the "Run" and write the "cmd" command, click "Enter." After this, press a right-click on "Command Prompt" and select the "Run as administrator" option.

Step 2: Now, write the command code "chkdsk C: /f" to run the command and press "Enter." If Windows is located in a different partition, write that letter instead of "c:" in the command.

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Step 3: This will now check the hard disks and repair them. Wait for the process to finish. After that, restart your computer and make sure the stop code error is solved.

Method 7: Disable Overclocking in BIOS:

Overclocking can damage your computer hardware. It, in turn, can lead to the stop code WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR. To disable overclocking in BIOS, here is what you need to do.

Step 1: First and Foremost, you may open "Settings" from the "Start" menu. Now, click on the "Update & Security" option.

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Step 2: Then, click on the "Recovery" section. In the list on the left side, go to the "Advanced Startup" section. Click on the "Restart Now" option.

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Step 3: An Advanced Startup page will appear on your computer screen. Choose "Troubleshoot" from the list.

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Step 4: Now, click on "Advanced Options."

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Step 5: Then, choose the "UEFI Firmware Settings" option and click on "Restart."

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Step 6: Once the computer restarts, it will open "BIOS" directly. You may go to the "Advanced" tab and click on "CPU Configuration."

Step 7: You may go to "Performance" and then "Overclock Configuration," and disable it.


Step 8: "Save" this and Exit from BIOS. Thus, you can solve this error.

Method 8: Restore Windows 10 To A Previous State:

Your updated version of Windows 10 can cause the stop code WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR. To restore the previous version, follow the given steps.

Step 1: Open "Settings" from the "Start" menu and click on the "Update & Security" option.

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Step 2: Select the "Recovery" option and then select "Get started" under the "Go back to the previous version of Windows 10" option.

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This setting will remove all the new updates from your computer. You need to back up your data before performing it. Once the process is finished, restart your computer and check if the problem is solved.

Method 9: Perform a Clean Boot

To perform a clean boot, follow the instructions given below.

Step 1: Press "Windows Key+ R" write "msconfig" in the Run dialog box. Press "Enter." It will open the "System Configuration" tab.

Step 2: Now, open the "Services" tab and check the "Hide all Microsoft services" option and click on "Disable All."

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Step 3: You need to click on "Startup" followed by "Open Task Manager."

Step 4: Right-click on the target objects and click on the "Disable" option.

Step 5: You may close "Task Manager" and click "Ok" on the "System Configuration" tab. Then, restart your computer to check the issue.

If the issue is solved, you may find out the problematic object and remove or reinstall it.

Method 10: Update BIOS:

To update BIOS, check the following instruction. Make sure to connect an empty USB Flash Drive to the PC first.

Step 1: Restart your computer to open the Advanced Startup page and select "Troubleshoot" and then "Advanced Options."

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Step 2: Choose the "UEFI Firmware Settings" option and click on "Restart" to open BIOS.

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Step 3: Now, choose the BIOS update option and pick your BIOS update file from your USB drive. Once the process is finished, check if the issue is fixed.

Method 11: Perform a Clean Windows 10 installation:

To do that, at first, back up your files and create the bootable media. Now, perform a clean Windows 10 installation.

Step 1: Connect the Windows Installation Media drive to the PC and boot it from the bootable media. Set up the preferred settings and click "Next."

Step 2: Now, click on "Install Now."


Step 3: Now, type the product key, or you can click on the "I don't have a product key" option and click "Next."

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Step 4: Select the edition and click "next." Accept all the terms and conditions and proceed to the next page.

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Step 5: Now, you may choose "Custom: Install Windows only (Advanced)."

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Step 6: Choose the partition of the current installation and click on "Delete" and "Yes." Now, choose the clean drive and click "Next."

Step 7: Finish the process and create a new account and configure your preferences.

Part 3: How to Recover Unsaved Data after WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR happens?

You can lose your unsaved data due to the stop code WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR. Fortunately, Wondershare brings you the Recoverit Data Recovery tool. With this, you can now restore all the data you have lost.

Recoverit can put an end to your worries. It can restore more than a thousand types of files, which include FAT, NTFS, APFS, HFS+, and so many. Besides, it would not change anything in your lost data.

Moreover, Recoverit is a high-tech data retrieval tool. It will help you to restore your data from any storage device. It includes Desktop, hard drive, Recycle Bin, external devices, etc. You only have to follow a few simple steps to retrieve all the data you have lost for the error. To perform the task, follow the instructions given below.

Step 1: Choose the Location:

To recover data on your PC, first, you have to choose a location where you have lost the data. Open Recoverit and then choose the "Select a Location" tab.

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Now, under the "Hard Disk Drive" section, you need to select a hard disk or choose "desktop." After that, click on the "Start" option. It will trigger the scanning process.

Step 2: Scanning the Location

Generally, it takes a few minutes to finish the scanning. If there are many large files, it can take a few hours. When Recoverit performs the all-around scan, you can select and pinpoint the files. Besides, you can pause and stop the scan if required.

operations during scanning

Step 3: Preview and Restore the Files:

You can also preview the files before you save it. To preview the file, click on it and you will see a thumbnail on the right side. Now, you may click on the "Preview" option and check the file.

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To restore it, confirm the files first. Now, you may click on the "Recover" button and choose a path to save the file. Do not choose the path from where you have lost the data.

Thus, with the help of the Recoverit application, you can retrieve the lost file.

The Bottom Line

If you are suffering from this stop code, use the given instruction to solve it. However, if you have lost data due to the stop code WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR, you do not need to worry. Recoverit is a highly-rated and reliable application that can restore a wide range of files from any storage device. Download the Recoverit application from Wondershare's Website and retrieve the unsaved data you have lost.

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