How do I fix the error 0x0000011B?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The error code 0x0000011b is a Windows error code that indicates a problem with the hardware or drivers on your computer. This error can be caused by a variety of factors, including outdated or corrupt drivers, hardware that is not compatible with your version of Windows, or a virus or other malware infection. If you see this error code, it is recommended that you update your drivers, run a virus scan, and check your hardware to ensure that it is compatible with your version of Windows.

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1. Restart your computer

1.Turn off your computer. 2.Remove the battery or unplug the power cord. 3.Press and hold the power button for a few seconds until the power LED turns off. 4.Wait 10 seconds and plug in the power cord. 5.Turn on your computer and hold down the F10 key to restart into Advanced Boot Options. 6.Select Safe Mode with Networking and press Enter. 7.Select Startup Repair from the Advanced Boot Options menu and press Enter. 8.When the Startup Repair window appears, select Troubleshoot. 9.Select Advanced Options. 10.Select Startup Settings and press Enter. 11.Select Restart. 12.Your computer will restart and you will be prompted to enter your password to continue. 13.Select OK to restart your computer.

2. Update your drivers

  1. Right-click on the device that is causing the error and select Update Driver
  2. Browse to the driver file that you downloaded from the manufacturer and click on it to install it
  3. If the driver fails to install, you may need to update your drivers manually from the manufacturer's website
  4. Once the driver has been installed, restart your computer

3. Run a virus scan

To run a virus scan in order to fix error 0x0000011b, open the Command Prompt (type "cmd" in the Start menu search bar, right-click on the Command Prompt icon, and select Run as administrator). At the command prompt, type "scannow" and press Enter. This will start the virus scan. If there are any errors during the scan, they will be listed at the command prompt. Once the scan is complete, you will be able to fix the error by following the instructions that are provided.

Still not working? maybe try one of these options:

  1. Check for hardware issues.
  2. Run the System File Checker tool.
  3. Perform a clean boot.
  4. Restore your system to an earlier point.
  5. Reinstall Windows.