[solved] How to Fix UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP in Windows 10?

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UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP or error code 0x0000007F is an irritating error that appears on the Windows 10 system or laptop,

This error links to the Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) and cause PC crashes and freezes.

Windows 10 system starts throwing error message “UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP” due to many causes, it is actually a bug check service showing that CPU generated a trap and the kernel unsuccessful to hold the trap.




Some of the causes that can trigger UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP blue screen error are:

  • Hardware or software malfunctioning
  • System malware or virus
  • Corrupted system files
  • System driver issues, etc.

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If your system is showing UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP Blue Screen Error after upgrading to Windows 10 or the downloading

Note: All the below-given solutions are able to get rid of the UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP error. But you can also apply them to fix some other error codes given below:

  • Unexpected_kernel_mode_trap_m 1000007f
  • 0x1000007f
  • Bugcheck code 0x1000007f
  • ntkrpamp exe unexpected_kernel_mode_trap
  • Windows error code 0x7f
  • Unexpected_kernel_mode_trap parameters


Top 7 Tricks to Fix UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP in Windows 10

Below are top 5 solutions to fix UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP (error 0x0000007F) in Windows 10.


Trick 1: Cleanup the Dusty Components

If you are using a computer (not laptop) then properly shut down Windows system and disconnects the hardware devices from the PC.

Make sure that the PCI components are cleaned, if not then clean all the dust from the components.

After cleaning all the dust form system components you will see that the UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP or error 0x0000007F is fixed.


Trick 2: Verify Recently Installed Software or added hardware components

If you are facing Unexpected Kernel Mode Trap 0x7f error just after installing any software/application or adding any hardware component then rollback all the recent changes.

Remove any recently added hardware component immediately to fix Windows 10 UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP.

Also, verify that all the hardware devices are compatible with Windows 10.

Generally, UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP error appears on a PC when the BIOS,

network cards, hard disk controllers and more are incompatible with the installed OS.

In order to make them up-to-date, you should find accessible updates on the hardware manufacturer’s websites.

Uninstall all the applications which are incompatible with the Windows 10.                

Trick 3: Scan Your Computer and Laptop for any kind of Malware Infection

Sometimes due to computer malware and the virus can make the system files contaminated and due to that user start facing UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP blue screen error.

So scan your system with an advanced antivirus tool in order to get rid of malicious infections.

Trick 4: Run System File Checker to Fix UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP

An antivirus program can only remove the malicious infections or virus but in order to repair the damaged system files, you need to apply another method.

As after repairing all the damaged or faulty Windows 10 system files you can easily fix UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP error.

Apply Windows System File Checker tool to scan and repair damaged files:

Step 1: Open Command prompt with admin privileges

Step 2: In the command prompt, type sfc/scannow and hit Enter key.

This command will take few minutes to complete the process.

With the help of this command, you can scan for damaged system files that cause 0x0000007F blue screen.

Trick 5: Update the Drivers and Fix Windows 10 UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP

Outdated or corrupt system drivers can affect the relationship between the system software and the hardware.

Hence errors like UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP blue screenmouse and keyboard not workinggraphics error 43unidentified network, can appear.

Make sure that all the system drivers are updated or error-free in order to run your system without error.

Trick 6: Test RAM memory

It is already discussed that this error code can be triggered by damaged or incompatible memory, so in this trick, we will run RAM test to confirm that the system’s RAM is working properly.

If 0x0000007F UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP error appears just after adding a new RAM to your system, then you have to shut down your PC -> remove the newly added RAM and then reboot your computer. After rebooting your system, check that the error is fixed or not.

In case, the error is triggered by a damaged or incompatible RAM then you can also verify your system’s RAM via the Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool.

Apply the below-given solution to do so;

Step 1: Click on the Start -> Search box and search for the Memory Diagnostics Tool

Sep 2: From the search result, right-click on the Memory Diagnostics Tool and choose Run as Administrator

Step 3: After it, you have to follow the on-screen instructions to start the diagnostic process

Trick 7: Disable Memory Caching from BIOS

Apply the below-given steps to open your BIOS menu and turn off the Cache Memory to verify the 0x0000007F:

1: First you have to reboot your computer

2: Then while booting press the F2 or Del key to enter into the BIOS Setup window

3: After it, navigate to the Advanced menu and choose Cache Memory

4: Disable it and press F10 to Save & Exit

5: Select YES

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