Common blue screen of death error that occurs when the computer starts, for example: B. 0x000000c5, 0xc0000001, 0xa00000001, etc. In this article, we will focus on the error code 0xa0000001.
Error code 0xa0000001 can appear when trying to start the computer, and it can also be caused by various reasons, as shown below.
- Third party antivirus software.
- Outdated or corrupted GPU driver.
- Inconsistency in BIOS / UEFI settings.
- Corrupted operating system files.
In the next section, we will show you how to fix error code 0xa0000001.
Table of Contents:
Uninstall AMD Catalyst driver
- Go to Control Panel> Programs and Features.
- Highlight AMD Catalyst Install Manager and click Edit.
- Click Next on the first screen, then select the Remove AMST Express Software option to remove all AMD software from your computer.
- After the uninstallation is complete, restart your computer.
Install Windows Updates
Since Windows 10 has a weird bug that can lead to this error code 0xa0000001 on some GPU models, you can fix this error by installing any pending Windows update.
Here’s a tutorial.
- Press the Windows and I keys at the same time to open the settings.
- Then select “Update & Security” to continue.
- In the pop-up window, click Check for Updates to install any pending updates.
When all steps are complete, restart your computer and see if error code 0xa0000001 disappears.
Remove third party antivirus
Some third-party antivirus programs seem to enforce strict rules that are incompatible with the normal functioning of your PC. You should try disabling any third-party antivirus that you have installed. If the error is fixed, you will identify the culprit. Delete it immediately. To do this, follow these steps:
- Launch the Run dialog box, type appwiz.cpl and press Enter. The Programs and Features page opens.
- Scroll down to the installed antivirus application, select it and click the Uninstall button.
- Then restart your computer after the process is complete. If the blue screen error 0xA0000001 is resolved, everything is fine. Otherwise, skip to the next fix.
Upgrade your GPU
An old or outdated GPU is causing errors. One of them might be a bug that we are fixing in this guide. Therefore, we recommend that you immediately update your GPU drivers to the latest version. The steps are relatively easy to follow. Follow the instructions:
- Right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager from the menu.
- Scroll down to your installed graphics card and right click on it. In the menu that appears, select “Update Driver”.
- In the next dialog box that appears, select Search automatically for updated driver software.
- Windows will then search the Internet for the latest drivers and apply them if found.
- But if not, you need to download and install them manually from the links provided: GeForce Experience – Nvidia, Adrenalin – AMD, Intel Drivers – Intel