Whea Uncorrectable Error usually comes with a check value of Error Code: 0x00000124 and is one types of a blue screen of death problems that usually happens when your PC has shut down suddenly to protect itself from data loss. It attacks not only Windows 10 but also Windows 8 machines.

There are various causes which can cause this error such as RAM corruption,Corrupted or incorrectly configured Device Drivers, outdated or corrupt drivers,Faulty RAM or Hard Drive, corrupt Windows registry,Windows Update failure or system files, etc.

A message will appear on your screen that reads:

Your PC ran into a problem and need to restart. We´re just collecting some error info, and then we´ll restart for you.

The Error Code: 0x0000124 is a hardware error that indicates that your system has found an uncorrectable hardware error. It’s also known as WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR.


Fix Error Solution #1: Disable Overclock in BIOS

  1. Reboot your PC and enter the UEFI BIOS.( you can refer to your PC manual to check how to do it by press the relevant key assigned by your PC’s manufacturer F8 or F9 or F12 in order to enter BIOS.)
  2. Inside BIOS, go to Advanced and select Performance and look for an overclock option. Disable overclocking, save changes and restart your PC.

Other option to disable Overclock in BIOS:

  1. Open Start Menu and go to Settings.
  2. Go to Update and Security, and then to Recovery tab.
  3. In Advanced startup, Click on Restart now  and your computer will restart.
  4. On Advanced startup, go to Troubleshoot, then Advanced Options and then UEFI Firmware Settings.
  5. Click Restart.
  6. After the computer is restarted, it should open BIOS automatically, so go Advanced tab.
  7. Then go to Performance, and look for Overclocking option and make sure overclocking is disabled.
  8. Save changes to BIOS (by pressing F10 on your keyboard), and start your computer normally.

After disabling overclocking, you shouldn’t face this issue anymore, but if it’s still present, check out one of the following solutions.

Fix Error Solution #2: Run Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool

WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR, in some cases it is caused by an issue with your RAM memory (who would’ve thought). If your RAM memory is damaged in any way, the best solution is to replace it with a new one. But first, you should make sure it’s broken. This can be done by running the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool.

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R Key at the same time to invoke a Run command. Type mdsched.exe and press Enter.
  2. You could choose Restart now and check for problems (recommended) to check the status of your memory card right now.
  3. You will be seeing a blue page showing the progress of the check and number of passes it will run on memory.
  4. Once your Windows restarts, it will tell you if there is something wrong with your memory. If there is, you need to replace your bad RAM with a new one.

Fix Error Solution #3: Run Driver Verifier

Use Driver Verifier for troubleshooting and debugging test failures and computer crashes.

  1. Open a Command Prompt window (Run as administrator) and type verifier to open the Driver Verifier Manager or Type or paste ‘verifier’ into the Search Windows box.
  2. Select ‘Create standard settings’ and click Next.
  3. Select ‘Automatically select unsigned drivers’ and click Next.
    Update any or all drivers in the list.
  4. If you have just upgraded to Windows 10, also try ‘Automatically select drivers built for older versions of Windows’ and click Next. Update those too if they don’t overlap with step 4.

Fix Error Solution #4: Run Windows Update Troubleshooter

  1. In Windows Search bar, type “troubleshooting”and click on Troubleshooting.
  2. Then, from the left window panel select View all.
  3. Next, from the Troubleshoot computer problems list select Windows Update.
  4. Follow on-screen instruction and let the Windows Update Troubleshoot run.
  5. Restart your PC to save changes.

Fix Error Solution #5: System File Checker

  1. Click on Windows button and Search for cmd and you will get Command Prompt as a search result. (Right click on it & select Run as administrator option)
  2. A Command Prompt window will popup. In Command Prompt, enter the following lines command and hit Enter after each one.
     sfc /scannow
     chkdsk /f C:
  3. Let the process complete and make any repairs as necessary. Once the process is finished, exit the cmd.
  4. Now type memory in the Windows search bar and select “Windows Memory Diagnostic.
  5. In the set of options displayed select “Restart now and check for problems.”
  6. After which Windows will restart to check for possible RAM errors and will hopefully display the possible reasons as for why you get the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error message.
  7. Reboot your PC and check if the problem is resolved or not.

Fix Error Solution #6: System File Checker

Some users said that, Whea_Uncorrectable_Error can appear due to your audio devices. To fix the problem, you need to find and disable additional audio output and input devices. To do that, follow these steps:

  1. Press Windows Key + S and enter this keyword: sound and select Sound from the list of results.
  2. When Sound window opens, go to Playback tab and right click each non-default audio device and choose Disable. Repeat the same steps for all recording devices as well. After doing that, click on Apply and OK to save changes.

Fix Error Solution #7: System Restore

System Restore can be used to restore the previous version of your Windows OS. If you are facing serious issue Driver Power State Failure on Windows 10 then with using System Restore, you can fix many problems. You can roll the system back to a normal state with following steps:

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time to invoke a Run command.
  2. Type sysdm.cpl in the run box and press Enter.
  3. Select System Protection tab and choose System Restore.
  4. Click Next and choose the desired System Restore point.
  5. Follow on screen instruction to complete system restore.
  6. Reboot your PC.

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