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Windows users sometimes experience difficulties in operating their system due to annoying errors and issues, The Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) is an error that ultimately turns the computer screen blue and restarts the system.

However, all BSOD errors have easy solutions. The “Whea uncorrectable error” is a widespread BSOD error that you get on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.

The WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR in Windows 10/8.1 is due ta an overclocked CPU, hardware failure, driver conflicts, corrupt system files or the Windows drivers are not compatible with the Windows operating system.

It gets worst when your computer or PC is not able to function unless you fix the issue.

What Causes WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR in Windows 10/8.1?


  • Corrupt hardware: RAM corruption, problems with the processor, video card problem, damaged hard disk.
  • Outdated or corrupt driver conflicts
  • Compatibility issue with the driver
  • Heat-related problems like overlocking the system.

How to Fix: “Whea_Uncorrectable_Error” on windows 10/8.1?

Whea_Uncorrectable_Error might be severe, and many users report the following errors:

  • Whea Uncorrectable Error overheating: This error occurs due to overheating of your PC, check if your fan is working properly
  • Whea Uncorrectable Error Hall.dll, ntoskrnl exe: According to many users both hal.dll and ntoskrnl.exe files can cause this error
  • Whea Uncontrollable Error Overclock: This error appears due to overclocking, try to change or remove your overclocking settings to fix this error.
  • Whea Uncorrectable Error BIOS Update: this error occurs when you update your BIOS update.

There are many methods to disable the WHEA_UNCORRECTABL

1. Disable the Overclock Settings In BIOS

The most useful solution to fix the error is to disable the overclock in your BIOS. Follow these steps:

  • Click on Start and go to the settings icon
  • Hit on Update and security in the settings menu and go to Recovery tab
  • In the advanced startup, click on Restart now
  • Go to Troubleshoot on Advanced Setup, then go to Advanced Options and then UEFI Firmware Settings
  • Hit on Restart

Disable the Overclock Settings In BIOS

  • The BIOS opens automatically as the computer restarts, now go to the Advanced tab
    • Navigate the following: Troubleshoot> Advanced option> UEFI Firmware Settings> Restart
  • Disable the Overclocking option. Now, save the changes and restart your computer

2. Troubleshooting the Drivers and Start Windows in Safe Mode

  • Reboot your Windows system and restart into Recovery mode by hitting on Shift key + F8 key
  • Follow the given instructions on the screen in the Recovery mode and enable Safe Mode
  • As the computer restarts in safe mode, type Device Manager in the search box in the Start menu
  • Update the drivers one by one manually. This way you can recognize the drivers who cause this error
  • Restart your PC after updating all the corrupt drivers

3. Run the CHKDSK Command and Windows Memory Diagnostics

Corrupt hardware or memory is a significant cause for WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR in Windows 10. CHKDSK is a useful command to identify the problems in the Hardware. To function the following commands:

  • Enable the Safe Mode
  • Type CHKDSK in the start screen
  • Left click on the command Chkdsk

Run the CHKDSK Command and Windows Memory Diagnostics

  • Start the program and let it run. If there is any problem in the process, it indicates that there is a problem with your hardware and you should replace or repair it
  • To run the Windows Memory Diagnostic, Type Windows Memory Diagnostic in the search bar
  • Left click on Windows Memory Diagnostic to check the Hardware memory
  • Let the command run, and if there is any problem in the process, it indicates you to replace or repair the memory

Hope these three solutions help you to fix the error. For any queries or suggestions, visit the comments section.

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