0x0000007F error| STOP 0x0000007F Causes & Fixes

A typical STOP 0x0000007F error message resembles the following:

STOP 0x0000007F (0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000) UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP (the values in parenthesis vary)

If you encounter 0x0000007F for the first time, rebooting your computer may help. But as the number of invalid registry entries grows, the errors will appear with an increasing frequency.

Case 1: Update Drivers and Windows

0x0000007F may appears because of outdated drivers. Check Device Manager for driver errors and conflicts and update or remove the ones that caused the problem. If Device Manager does not indicate the problematic driver, update the drivers for the hardware related to the program you were running when 0x0000007F occurred. Make sure you have all the latest Windows updates and service packs.

Case 2: Malfunctioning Memory

0x0000007F may the caused by a faulty RAM module. Test your memory for errors, replace it if the test shows any and see if the error disappears.

Case 3: Registry Errors

Windows errors, including 0x0000007F error, are often caused by poor registry maintenance. Invalid registry entries pile up as you delete on install programs, causing software conflicts and slowing down your computer. Check your registry for errors and repair it. Very often that removes the errors.

If you are not a computer expert we would not recommend to check and repair your registry manually. Use specialized software to repair your registry.

Case 4: Microsoft Windows 2000 and Terminal Service

If you get 0x0000007F when running Microsoft Windows 2000 and Terminal Service the error is caused by a bug in the Microsoft product, as the company confirmed. Installing Windows 2000 Hotfix KB838804 usually resolves the problem.

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