Error 0X0000007E: Smart and Easy Ways to Fix in Windows

The Windows error 0x0000007e is a common error that affects the operating system. This error message flashes when the system is unable to access specific system files that are necessary for the execution of particular tasks. The occurrence of the Windows error 0x0000007e doesn’t mean that the operating system is damaged. Let us look at why the error code comes up and how we can fix it.

Common Reasons for Error 0X0000007E

  • Virus or malware infection
  • Outdated system or hardware drivers
  • Incorrect or outdated system BIOS
  • Incompatible system or hardware drivers
  • Less space in the hard disk

How To Fix Error Code 0X0000007E

There are different ways to fix this error code. Here are some solutions that you can try and resolve the issue in no time.

Solution 1: Run Existing Antivirus Software

This solution will only be effective if your computer can boot and the error code shows when you are trying to do so.

Any kind of malicious infection is one of the primary causes for the error 0x0000007e. Run your existing antivirus and check for some malicious infection. You can also try to disable the program and see if the program is causing the error.

Solution 2: Insufficient hard disk space

The very first thing to do is check if you uninstalled the previous version of the operating system, in case you have recently done an upgrade. Having two versions of OS can cause driver conflicts. You also need to remove all unnecessary files and folders from your computer. Here is how you have to go about it:

  1. Restart your computer
  2. Press F8 to load the ‘Recovery Screen’.
  3. Click ‘Advanced Repair Options’
  4. Click ‘Troubleshoot’
  5. Click ‘Advanced Options
  6. Click ‘Windows Startup Settings’
  7. Click ‘Restart’
  8. Your computer will restart in safe mode. Remove all temporary files, program backup files and also the Internet cache files on the ‘Recovery Consule’.

Now restart your computer and work on your computer to check if the error 0x0000007e is resolved.

Solution 3: Update BIOS

BIOS plays a very important role of informing the OS whether an installed hardware is available or not. If there is any issue in the system, then it can lead to the error 0x0000007e. To check this probability, here is what you have to do:

  1. Click ‘Start’ on the computer
  2. Type ‘msinfo32’ or 64 in the search box
  3. Click ‘System Summary’
  4. Take a note of the displayed date and the version of the BIOS
  5. Connect your computer to the internet
  6. Now access your computer’s manufacturer website
  7. Check and see if you have the latest BIOS. In case it is outdated, download the latest one
  8. Follow the instructions to install the software and then restart your computer.

Solution 4: Disable Device Drivers

This solution only works once you were able to start your computer. Further, you need to check if your BIOS is updated from the above given solution.

  1. Restart your computer in safe mode
  2. Now access your ‘Windows Device Manager’
  3. Now double click on a device that you installed recently, before you got this error
  4. Right click on the device and then uninstall
  5. Now select any adaptor driver installed on your computer
  6. Choose to update all drivers
  7. Exit the ‘Windows Device Manager’.

Now restart your computer and check if the error is resolved.

  1. Select any adaptor driver installed on your computer.
  2. Choose to update all the drivers.
  3. Exit the “Windows Device Manager.”

Restart your computer normally to see if the error is fixed.

Solution 5:Remove Third-Party Drivers

  1. Create a temporary folder to host all the third-party drivers that are installed on your computer. Remember to create this folder in the same sub directory that contains the operating system. This is primarily because certain machines make use f either IDE or SCSI controller drivers by third party.
  2. Restart your computer and check to see if the error is fixed
  3. If the error is fixed, it indicates that the installation of the third-party drivers was not correct. To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
  4. Transfer all the third-party drivers to their original location one at a time. You need to restart your computer, every time you transfer a driver and check if the error comes back. Once you identify which driver was causing the error, you need to delete it
  5. Now connect your computer to the internet and access the website of that particular driver manufacturer
  6. Download and install the latest driver
  7. Complete the transfer of the other drivers
  8. Restart your computer once more

Your error is now fixed.

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