What is error 0x0 0x0? Why am I getting it? How could I fix it?
These are some of the valid questions that everyone who gets this error has in their mind. Here is everything you need to know about this error!
While error 0x0 0x0 has become more common these days, people are trying to find more information about the same. If you are among those people and searching for information about error 0x0 0x0 and what could be possible fixes to get rid of this error, this article will give you complete insight as to why it happens, what is the actual reason behind it and how could you yourself fix it. Give this article a complete read if you want to understand everything about error 0x0 0x0!
This error is very annoying and could hamper the productivity of your computer and yours eventually. It could pop up anytime during the use of your computer or when you start your PC. When this happens, you can not use other applications smoothly until you fix error 0x0 0x0.
For some people who know the technical stuff, it could be a cup of tea. However, for non-techy, it can be a daunting task.
Hence, if you are not technically sound, it is always better to consult an expert to get rid of error 0x0 0x0 as fixing it your own when you don’t have much technical knowledge can lead to complete damage to your operating system.
Although, the fixes that have been discussed in this article are easy to follow.
Meaning of Error Code 0x0 0x0
Windows is a powerful operating system with billions of users worldwide. The tech giant keeps on working to make Windows OS more user-friendly and easy.
Back in the days, it was difficult to understand the errors but nowadays, Windows operating system has evolved so much and the error itself gives a lot of information about the causes and which component of the computer is causing the problem.
Error 0x0 0x0 is one such error. It has become more popular these days as I’ve noticed the questions are being asked on the Microsoft forums & other renowned forums.
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The error 0x0 0x0 actually gives information as to which system component is malfunctioning or not working properly on your PC and why. The error code contains the numeric number that refers to a particular problem along with other data that can be decoded to fix this error.
Not everyone can understand the problem as they require technical knowledge. This error can occur at different places on your system
What Causes error 0x0 0x0?
There could be several reasons for the error but What I understood is that error 0x0 0x0 is seen due to improper installation or failed installation of some particular software & removal of it as sometimes removing/uninstalling a software leaves lots of invalid entries/files in the operating system that are responsible for popping up this error.
The other possible reasons that I learned are accidental removal of important system files that are required for the proper functioning of the operating system installed on your PC.
It could also happen due to improper shut down of your PC due to a sudden power cut that corrupts system files or create irregular entries within system files.
Ways to Fix Error Code 0x0 0x0:
I’ve worked out several fixes and discussed some of the most effective ones and I just hope, it could help you as well to fix error 0x0 0x0 on your own.
Run Built-in System Tool
As I said, Microsoft has evolved so much since its inception that many errors are fixed using their own system tools. One such tool that used to be called the “fix-it tool” is now known as a built-in troubleshooter. It helps you figure out the problems within your PC and automatically fix it with a few simple clicks.
Here is how you can run the troubleshooter in Windows 10.
Follow these steps!
Step:1– Click the Windows icon from Start Menu.
Step:2– Go to “Settings“
Step:3– Go to Update & Security.
Step:4– Select “Troubleshoot“. If you don’t find the Troubleshooter, you can use the search box to search for a particular type of troubleshooter.
Step:5– Select the type of Troubleshooter and run it. In this case, we will use “Windows Update” “Hardware and Devices” & “Program Compatibility Troubleshooter” one by one and run the troubleshooter to fix Code 0x0 0x0.
Here is how you can run the troubleshooter in Windows 11.
Step:1-Go to Start.
Step:2– Select “Settings“
Step:3– Click “Troubleshoot“
Step:4– Select “Other Troubleshooters“
Step:5– Run two Troubleshooters one by one. The first one is “Windows Update” & another one is “Program Compatibility Troubleshooter“
Step:6– Restart the PC and check if the problem is fixed!
Fixes for Code 0x0 0x0
Run Disk Cleanup
If your PC is running short of disk space, you may encounter several other problems, not just error 0x0 0x0. Hence, it is advisable to regularly clean up the disk. You can do this by running the Disk Cleanup application on your PC in Windows 10.
Here is how to do it.
1- Click the Start Menu and type “Disk Cleanup”
2- Select Disk Cleanup to run the application.
3- Select “Clean up System files“
4- Click on the file to be removed and clean it.
5- Restart the PC and see if error 0x0 0x0 is fixed.
Close Conflict Program
The error 0x0 0x0 could be caused due to the programs being conflicted while they run simultaneously. In that case, we can try to close programs from Task Manager to see which program is conflicting and then reinstall/repair the program. Here is how to go about this
1- Press “Alt” + “Ctrl” + “Delete”
2-It will prompt you with several options including “Task Manager”. Select It.
3- You”ll get the list of apps running currently. Start closing the apps one by one to figure out which application is causing error 0x0 0x0.
4- Try to repair or Uninstall the program & Reinstall it.
5- Restart the PC to check if the program is fixed.
Reinstall the Graphics Driver
1- Click the “Start” and search for “Device Manager.
2- Select “Device Manager”
3- Go to “Display Adapters”
4- Select “Graphics Driver” & Right-click on it and choose “Update Driver”
5- Allow your PC to complete the process and restart the PC to check if you still see a 0x0 0x0 error or it is fixed.
Install the Latest Version Window & Update Your Antivirus Software
This runtime error 0x0 0x0 can be caused due to a virus that has affected your computer. While most of the antivirus cleans it up as soon as it is detected but we can not deny the fact that we encounter a new antivirus every day and our antivirus software should be updated to the latest version.
Go to antivirus settings and check if there is any latest version available for the antivirus. Update to the latest version if any.
Also, your computer should be updated to the latest Windows update. In order to install the latest updates, go to Settings & then select “Windows Update”
After both Windows & Antivirus are updated to the latest version, restart the PC and check if the problem is solved.