How To Resolve 0x0 0x0 Error Code In Windows 11


Error code 0x0 0x0 is a critical system error that occurs when the system files and registry entries required to perform a particular operation are missing or corrupted. You can fix it by performing a System Restore. However, since it is caused by several factors, depending on the context, the resolution may vary. Here, we will explain the best ways to fix the error code.

  1. Reboot the PC.
  2. Update Windows. 
  3. Run Windows built-in troubleshooter.
  4. Scan PC for infection.
  5. Check RAM, hard drive, and other hardware components for issues.
  6. Check Windows Logs via Events Viewer.
  7. Check for software interferences.
  8. Run System File Checker and DISM.
  9. Check the disk for errors.
  10. Update outdated and problematic device drivers. 
  11. Perform System Restore
  12. Repair or reinstall Windows (last resort)

What Is The “0x0 0x0” Error Code

It is a common error encountered by Windows users. It explains that a problem has occurred and that the system should be restarted. The error can occur for several reasons. The most common are the absence of administrator privileges when installing or uninstalling software, running out of memory, and issues with the hard drive and hardware components. 

What Are The Main Causes of The Error Code

Error code 0x0 0x0 can be triggered because of several underlying causes. Here are some major reasons:

  • Damaged or corrupted system files necessary for normal operation can lead to this error.
  • Problems within the Windows registry, such as missing or invalid entries, can cause this error.
  • Outdated, incompatible, or corrupted device drivers can trigger errors during system operations, leading to such errors.
  • Malware or Virus Infections can disrupt system processes and lead to various errors, including this one.
  • Faulty hardware components, such as RAM or hard drives, can cause system instability and generate errors.
  • Incomplete software installation.
  • Issues with BIOS.
  • Misconfigured Windows settings.
  • Outdated system applications.

How To Fix 0x0 0x0 Error Code on Windows 11 and 10 PC

Method 1: Restart Your PC

Several processes and services run simultaneously in the background on a Windows PC. This sometimes interferes with the running of other services and software causing errors. A simple restart helps fix many such small temporary issues. If the error persists after the restart, then move to the next step.

Method 2: Update Windows

Microsoft provides regular OS updates to fix bugs and introduce new features. Here are the steps to update your PC.

Step 1: Press Win + I to open Windows Settings.
Step 2: Click on the Windows Update tab in the left panel.
Step 3: Next, click the “Check For Updates” button and wait for some time.

Check For Updates

Step 4: If the Windows is outdated, click on the Download & Install button to update your PC.
Step 5: Click on Advanced Options > Optional Updates.

windows update

Step 6: Check for other updates, check the box next to the updates you wish to install, and click on the Download & Install button.

optional updates

Step 7: After installing all the updates, reboot your PC.

Method 3: Activate Windows Troubleshooter

Windows OS has built-in troubleshooters to help users fix their minor issues independently. Here are the steps:

Step 1: Press Windows + I to open the Settings box.
Step 2: Click on the System tab on the left.
Step 3: Click on the Troubleshoot option on the right side.system tab

Step 4: Next, click on the “Other Troubleshooters” option and choose the relevant troubleshooter depending on the action you take when you receive the error message.

Method 4: Scan For Malware

Most errors can arise due to the presence of malware on your PC. Here are the steps to run a malware scan on your PC.

Step 1: Press Win + S to open the Windows Search and type Windows Security.
Step 2: Click on the Windows Security under Best Match.
Step 3: Next, click on the Virus & Threat Protection security


Step 4: In the next window, click the Scan Options link and choose Full Scan.various scanning modes
Step 5: Click on the Scan Now button.

Note : If you use a third-party antivirus, you can scan your PC for malware. Before using it, update it with the latest virus definitions. Windows Security gets updated when you update Windows.

Method 5: Check Event Viewer

To get more information about the error and fix it use Event Viewer. It provides detailed information on the action performed on both the operating system and applications running on the system. Here are the steps:

Step 1: Press Win + X > choose Event Viewer from the list.
Step 2: Click the “Windows Logs” section. Look for system and application logs to find error messages associated with the issue.

Method 6: Software Conflicts

The error code can also occur due to recently installed software or updates. If you have encountered issues after installing a particular software or update, uninstall the software and undo the update. To undo Windows Update follow these steps: 

Step 1: Press Windows + I to open Windows Settings.
Step 2: Windows Update > Update history >
Step 3: Double-click Update history > Uninstall updates.

uninstall updates under update history
Step 4: Select the recent update > click Uninstall.
Step 5: Restart PC to apply changes.

Method 7: Run System File Checker

If the error results from corrupt or missing system files, run the System File Checker tool. 

Step 1: Click on the Start menu.
Step 2: Type “cmd” into the search bar.
Step 3: Right-click “Command Prompt” and select “Run as administrator.”
Step 4: If User Account Control prompts, click “Yes” to grant administrative privileges.
Step 5: Type – sfc /scannow in the Command Prompt window > press Enter.scannow commandStep 6: This process may take some time, so be patient and let it complete.
Step 7: After the SFC scan and any necessary repairs, restart your computer to apply changes.

Method 8: Run Deployment Image Servicing And Management

After running the SFC command run the Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) tool to repair the Windows system image further.

Step 1: Click on the Start menu.
Step 2: Run the Command Prompt with administrator rights and type the following command:

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealthrestorehealth command

Step 3: DISM will start repairing the Windows image. Depending on your system’s speed and the extent of the damage, this process may take some time.
Step 4: After DISM completes its operation, restart your computer to apply any repairs.

Method 9 – Check Disk for Errors

You can also face the 0x0 0x0 error when the disk has an error. To fix it, run the built-in CHKDSK utility. To do so, follow these steps. 

1. Run Command prompt with admin rights.
2. Type chkdsk /f /r.
3. Restart the PC to run the tool to scan and repair the hard disk.

Method 10: Update Drivers

Update Drivers Using OEM

All PC manufacturers have a dedicated official website where drivers can be updated. If you have device and OS details, visit the official website to download and install the drivers compatible with your hardware. However, if this sounds like too much work, you can use Device Manager.

Update Drivers Using Device Manager

Step 1: Press Win + X to open the Power menu and choose Device Manager.
Step 2: Locate the driver list with a yellow exclamation mark and right-click on them.
Step 3: Choose Update Driver from the context menu and follow the onscreen instructions to update drivers.

For some, this step is also not easy. Therefore, if you are looking for an easy way out that requires minimal input from your side, go with Advanced Driver Updater. The tool scans the PC for outdated drivers and allows you to update them.

Update Drivers Using Advanced Driver Updater

Step 1: Download and install Advanced Driver Updater using the link below.

Step 2: Launch the app and click the Start Scan Now button.

start scan using advanced driver updater
Step 3: Wait for some time, and a list of driver anomalies will appear on the screen.

driver scanning using advanced driver updater

Step 4: Locate the Graphic driver and click the Update button next to it.update all using advanced driver updater
Step 5: Once the driver updation process is complete, reboot your PC.

Method 11: Perform System Restore

Step 1: Press Windows + S > type Create a restore point > select the best result to open it.
Step 2: Click the System Protection tab  > System Restore.

system restore option

No restore point is created if the System Restore button is greyed out. In such cases, you will have to repair or reset Windows.

Step 3: Click Next > Select restore point earlier than when you started facing the problem.

system restore next button
Step 4: Click Scan for the affected program to know which apps will be removed.
Step 5: Close the box > click Next to undo the changes and fix the problem.
Step 6: Click Finish and restart the PC. 

Read Also: How To Fix – System Restore Not Working In Windows 10

Method 12 Reset Windows

If restoring the PC didn’t help reset Windows.  Here’s how you can reset Windows 11:

Step 1: Press Windows + I to open Settings.
Step 2: Click on the System tab in the left panel.
Step 3: Click on the Recovery option in the right section.reset pc under recovery

Step 4: Next, click on the Reset PC button.keep my files option

Step 5: Choose Keep My Files option and follow the onscreen instructions to Reset Windows.

Method 13: Hardware Issues

If the above methods fail to fix the issue, we suggest you take your PC to a service center and ask a technician to check for hardware issues. 

Have You Fixed the Error?

You can use any of these fixes to troubleshoot the 0x0 0x0 Error Code on Windows 10 and 11 PC. You don’t need to try each method, when you find the right fix for you, can stop. We would love to hear from you in the comments section below as to which method resolved your issue.

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Dheeraj Manghnani
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Dheeraj Manghnani likes to read and write about latest technological developments that make life simpler in today's intricate world. He has been fascinated by technology since he got his first computer and is on a never ending quest to know more and share his knowledge with others.

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