How to Fix the Whea Uncorrectable Error Message on Windows

The internet is used for almost everything, but sometimes due to various reasons, the internet can be slow. It shows the Whea_Uncorrectable_Error that slows down our work. Similarly, these errors are shown in the form of a blue and a long screen. So, because of its blue nature, it is also termed as the “Blue Screen of Death.” As we know, there are different forms of errors that can occur in our PC, and these are often displayed on our computer screen generally when we try to watch videos or listen to songs online.

They not only slow down the work but also cause tension and irritation among the users. It may also lead to frustration when someone is dealing with research, and this may delay our pace of work. So, any form of error, either simple or complex, must immediately be resolved.

All the details regarding the errors that may occur on our PC are shown on this blue screen we see right in front of us. One of the most mainstream error is the WHEA Uncorrectable Error, also known as the WUE.

Fix #1: Disable overclocking from BIOS

In order to fix the 0x0000124 (WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR) error on Windows 8, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 systems, make sure the Overclocking feature from your computer’s BIOS is disabled.

To do so, follow these methods to open BIOS.

Method #1: Complete shutdown

  1. Hold the Shift key while also pressing the Shutdown button
  2. Select Restart

Method #2: Open Charm Bar

  1. Press the Windows key and the C key (or swipe from the right of the screen) to open the Charm Bar
  2. Click Settings
  3. Click Change PC Settings
  4. Click General
  5. Click on Advanced Startup and then click Restart Now
  6. Go to Troubleshoot, then Advanced Options and then UEFI Firmware Settings
  7. Click Restart

After your computer restarted, it should open into the BIOS menu automatically:

  • Go to Advanced tab
  • Go to Performance
  • Look for a Overclocking option
  • Make sure it’s disabled
  • If it’s enabled, disable it

Save the settings and exit BIOS by hitting the F10 key. Choose Yes if you’re asked to exit with saving the changes

Fix #2: Check drivers

If you recently installed a new driver, make sure it’s compatible with the Windows version you currently have on your computer.

To do so, follow these steps:

  1. Start your computer
  2. Press the Windows and C keys to open Charm Bar
  3. Type Device Manager in the search box
  4. Determine if there’s any corrupt drivers installed (any errors reported) from the list of drivers installed.If there are no errors reported in Device Manager, update the software of your most recently installed driver.To do so, right-click on the drive and click Update Driver Software

If you can’t boot into Windows to run Device Manager, boot into Safe Mode and run Device Manager from there:
  1. Insert the Windows installation media (DVD or USB)
  2. Restart the computer
  3. Press any key to boot from the media
  4. Click Repair your computer

  • Click Troubleshoot
  • Click Advanced options
  • Click Startup Settings
  • Click Restart
  • At the Startup Settings screen, press F4 to boot into Safe Mode


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