Top Ways to Fix UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP in Windows 10

Several times users have reported us that When they are engaged in some work with their computer and suddenly in between a blue screen of death (BSOD) pops out on their screen with an error message on your screen Unexpected Kernel Mode Trap (0x0000007F) on Windows 10, 8, 7.

You try to move your cursor and use keys on the keyboard so that you can get back to your original screen and anyhow this a blue screen of death (BSOD) goes off, but unfortunately, nothing happens, the screen freezes completely.

If you are in this situation, then do not panic, you can easily come out from this issue with our problem-solving strategies. So what are those, let’s check it out below?


Top methods that will help you to get rid of UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP error in windows 10 pc.

1. Unplug all the external components or devices

Several times we have observed that users install new device components like PCI or PCIe external cards, USB converter cards, network cards, hard disk controllers, and many other devices that are not compatible with the motherboard of your computer.

Once you see the blue screen of death (BSOD) immediately unplug all the external devices that you connected recently or if you see any hard dust placed, then try to clean it with a blower. Once done then check for error (UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP).

2. Update your Drivers and Fix Windows 10 UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP

If the device drivers are outdated or corrupted, it will affect the communication between the operating system and the hardware causing the problem of a blue screen of death (UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP). You need to update the drivers with the help of Driver booster.

Driver Booster is professional software that can update all the outdated and missing drivers automatically into your laptop. Besides, it can also detect the malware or any viruses present in your computer, and also it can find the missing or outdated game components such as OpenAL, Microsoft Visual C++, etc, and update them to the latest version.

1. Download and install the software into your laptop or PC.

2. In the Scan Interface, click Scan.

3. Find the Display adapters and click Update. The most common Graphics adapter is Intel HD Graphics 620.

4. Once the update is completed, you will get status of ‘Up-to-date‘.

3. Run System File Checker

It is possible that your system may have some corrupted system files that can also lead to the unexpected kernel mode trap (0x0000007F) on Windows 10/8/7. So it is very important to run SFC (System File Checker) to check the condition of files on your PC and correct them if there are any corruptions.

1. Open the Command Prompt by typing in the search box and then right click on it to Run as administrator.

2.Once is done then type sfc/scannow and hit the Enter keyboard key to perform SFC. It may take some time for SFC to scan the files.

If it finds any corrupted files in your computer, SFC will start to correct them.

After that, you can reboot your PC to see an unexpected kernel mode trap error on your Windows computer if still persists.

4. Install the latest windows updates

You could also try to install the latest Windows 10 update to fix Either hardware or software issues and also the unexpected kernel mode trap BSOD error. To do so follow the below steps:

Step 1. Click the Start button in your windows operating system and then click on Settings.

Step 2. Then click on Update & Security.

Step 3. On the right side, click Check for updates

The system will automatically install the latest Windows update available and ask for restart to apply the changes done.


Hope you find this article helpful in resolving your issue and error of blue screen of death (BSOD) Unexpected Kernel Mode Trap. We tried all our best to find the best methods in solving the issue, just follow it your problem will be surely resolved.

Nagraj is a Owner of Computer Topic is associated with the IT industry for a decade. He is Blogging since 2018, as a way to document all the issues he was troubleshooting while working in IT. He has come with a mission to help users who revolve around the tech issues.