How to Get Data When Windows Shows WHEA Uncorrectable Error?

Couple of days back I started facing “Whea uncorrectable error” on my Windows PC screen. This happens in the middle of browsing internet, watching any videos, viewing any files etc. I really worried about this sudden glitch on my computer. What does this error actually indicates? How to overcome this issue? Is it possible to recover data after WHEA uncorrectable error? I need quick solution. Thank you in advance for your valuable answer.

The Whea uncorrectable error is the most consistent message to grace the blue screen of death (BSOD) and it is clear sign that your hard drive would get into severe problem. The reasons behind WHEA uncorrectable error would be:

  • Hardware failure
  • Drivers on Windows not operating correctly

What should be your first step?

First and foremost try to pull data from your hard drive before it leads to permanent data loss. Yodot Hard Drive Recovery would be the finest option in case of BSOD Whea error on Windows PC. Check out the below section on how to use the program to get back your data.

Now, given here are simple solutions to conquer WHEA uncorrectable error:

Solution 1: Disable overclock option in the BIOS

Reboot your Windows system, later type Recovery into “Start” Menu. In Recovery tab click on Advanced Startup which will make your PC restart. After restart, click on Troubleshoot from the list of options then Advanced Options -> UEFI Firmware Settings. Again click on restart, then computer will automatically go to BIOS. From here select Performance and disable Overclock option. At last restart your PC.

Note: To achieve above approach you can check your PC manual because to do this the key combinations differs from PC to PC.

Solution 2: Check for drivers by starting Windows in safe mode

Very first restart your computer, click on the Start Menu then select Power Button. Later press Shift + Restart button. Later Windows will ask you to choose an option. Click on Troubleshoot -> Advanced Options -> Startup Settings -> Restart. When Windows get restarts press f5 key to enable Safe Mode in networking (It is helpful if you want to use the internet to download driver and updates) or else you can choose f4 key.

Type Device Manager in the search box and place your Display adopters and search for updates. Check for outdated drivers which are causing problems along with any warning and update them if necessary or else remove unwanted drivers. After this reboot the system.

Important note: After booting your system in normal mode by achieving any of above technique, take backup of all essential data to avoid huge data loss if the same error occurs repeatedly.

Steps to implement Yodot utility:

Note: Remove error displaying hard drive and connect it to healthy Windows computer then follow bellow steps

  • Login to the system as administrator and get the application by clicking on ‘Download’ button
  • On main window you can see options such as “Partition Recovery” and “Formatted/Reformatted Recovery”
  • Click on “Partition Recovery” button it will move to next window
  • Here, click on the affected drive from given list and click on “Next” button to proceed further
  • Then, tool will scan and pull back all types of data and you can sort them either in “Data View” or “File Type View”
  • At the end save retrieved data using “Save” button on a different storage drive

This is how you can recover data when blue screen of death comes up with ‘Whea uncorrectable error’ or any other error on your Windows PC using Yodot tool.

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery application ensures recovering data from hard disk, SSD, memory card, pen drive and many other external storage media. It supports data recovery on storage devices formatted with various file systems such as NTFS, FAT and ExFAT. This restoration tool allows you to retrieve data from formatted, frozen, deleted, resized drives with simple mouse clicks. It is compatible with various Windows OS such as Windows 10, Windows 8.x, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008.

How to prevent BSOD errors?

  • Often check for all Windows and hardware updates
  • Uninstall unnecessary applications and schedule system scan regular basis