Unexpected store exception

What is Unexpected store exception?

Unexpected store exception is an error that usually occurs after upgrading your computer to the latest Windows 10 Operating System and is accompanied by the dreaded blue screen of death.

 

How can you fix Unexpected store exception?

Some of the solutions to this error include running a clean boot, testing hard drive for defects, and testing the memory.

 

Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.

Staff Asked on November 26, 2017 in Microsoft Windows.
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Solution 1. Run in a Clean boot

“Unexpected store exception blue screen of death (BSOD)” may be caused by a third-party software. Disabling all running third-party software to check if it is the cause may fix the error. 

  1. Click Windows Start, type in msconfig and then press Enter.

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  2. At the General tab, select Selective start-up.
  3. Uncheck the Load startup items.
  4. Go to services tab, check Hide all Mircosoft services and then click Disable all.
  5. Click Apply, then click OK and click Restart.
  6. Test your PC if it still experiencing the error. If it is, please see other solutions below.
Staff Answered on September 3, 2017.
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Solution 2.  Test Hard drive for defects

“Unexpected store exception” may also appear when the hard drive has an unhealthy sector. Testing your hard drive for defects may fix the error. If it has, you may need to replace the hard drive. 

Option 1If desktop is accessible

  1. Right-click Windows Start and select Command Prompt (Admin).
  2. In the Command Prompt window, type in chckdisk /r, then press “Enter” and wait until the process is finished. 

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If you encounter any error report such as the image above, consider replacing your hard drive.

Option 2. If desktop is not accessible

  1. Insert the Windows 10 installation CD/DVD or USB. 
  2. A message will appear “Press any key to boot from CD or DVD”, press any key to boot from the Windows installation CD/DVD or USB.
  3. Select your language, time and keyboard, and click “Next.”

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  4. Click Repair your computer.
  5. Click Troubleshoot ==> Advance Option ==> Command prompt.
  6. In the Command Prompt window, type in chckdisk /r, then press “Enter” and wait until the process is finished. 

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If you encounter any error report such as the image above, consider replacing your hard drive.

 

Staff Answered on September 3, 2017.
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Solution 3.  Test memory using Windows Memory Diagnostic

“Unexpected store exception” may also appear when your memory malfunctions. Using Windows memory diagnostic to test your memory may fix the error. 

  1. Press “Windows key + R”. The Run window will appear.
  2. Type “mdsched.exe” and hit enter.

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  3. Once a window appears, click “Restart now and check for problems.”
    NOTE: Computer will undergo reboot and the Windows Memory Diagnostics tool will appear. Leave the Computer to perform diagnosis until it reboots and returns to Windows Desktop.
  4. Then, right-click the Windows start button and click “Event Viewer.”
  5. In the Event Viewer window, click “Windows Logs” then “System.” At the right side click “find” then type in “Memory Diagnostic” and click “Find Next.”

If an error is encountered and memory is still under warranty, it can be replaced by the supplier. However, if memory is out of warranty you may need to consider buying a new one. 

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Staff Answered on October 18, 2017.
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Solution 4. Configure Power Option

“Unexpected store exception blue screen of death (BSOD)”  could be caused by your power configuration. The reason for this is when your PC never had a chance to turn off completely. Try to configure it, see instruction below.

Disable Turn on fast startup

  1. Go to Control panel >> Power Option >>Choose what the power buttons do.

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  2. The click Change settings that are currently unavailable to enable edit Disable Turn on fast startup.
  3. Uncheck Turn on fast startup and then click Save changes.

Edit power plan

  1. Click Windows start.

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  2. Type in Edit power plan and press Enter key.
  3. Set Turn off the display and Put the computer to sleep to Never.
  4. Then Save changes.
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Solution 5. Reinstall Using Updated Graphics Card Driver

It is possible that the “Unexpected store exception” is caused by a corrupt driver or the driver constantly failing every time it is being used. To fix it, you may want to use  Display Driver Uninstaller. Download it from this link http://www.guru3d.com/files-details/display-driver-uninstaller-download.html. See instruction below to run it.

  1. First access Safe mode.
    Windows 10: Hold Shift key, then restart your computer using the power button in Windows Start.
  2. Then in the Windows desktop, go back to the Display Driver Uninstaller.
  3. Run Display Driver Uninstaller.

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  4. Select Clean and restart.
  5. When it is finished, your PC will restart.
  6. After the restart, install the latest driver for your graphics card.

 If you are using Intel or AMD APU CPU especially on a laptop, please install Intel HD driver or APU driver before installing dedicated graphics cards such as NVIDIA and AMD driver.

A graphics card driver that is constantly failing could be caused by your graphics card hardware. Warranty your graphics card if it is faulty

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Solution 6. Run sfc /scannow command and DISM command

If “Unexpected store exception” blue screen of death error still exist, scan your computer using sfc /scannow command to fix corrupt file and DISM command to download missing file.

  1. Click Windows Start, type in Command prompt.
  2. Right click and run as Admin.
  3. Type in or copy and paste this command  sfc /scannow to the Command Prompt. 

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  4. Wait until the process is complete.
  5. Type in or copy and paste this command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth to the Command Prompt.

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  6. Wait until the process is complete, and then Run Windows update.
Staff Answered 1 day ago.
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