How to Fix Unexpected Error on Kernel Mode Trap on Windows 10

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The UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP is an irritating error that appears on your Windows 10 laptops. This error crashes your system and freezes and it links to the Blue Screen of Death(BSOD). This error is a bug check service showing that CPU generated a trap and the kernel unsuccessful to hold the trap.

Causes of BSoD error

The causes that triggers the UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP are listed below:

  • Malfunctioning of Hardware or Software.
  • Virus on the System
  • System files corrupted
  • Driver issues
  • RAM module fault

The below-given fixing methods is to get rid of the UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP error and you can apply them to fix some other error also.

Fix 1: RAM memory test

Due to the mismatched memory or faulty, this error can be triggered. This error occurs immediately after you plugged in a new RAM. Remove the inserted RAM, after shutting down your system and restart your computer to check whether the error is fixed or not.

You can check your RAM memory fault, by using the Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool. Follow these steps to do so:

  • Click on the Start menu
  • Type Memory Diagnostic Tool in the search box
  • Open the tool by running it as Run as administrator
  • Do follow the instructions to begin the dignostic process.

Fix 2: Clean up the components dust

Properly shut down your windows system and disconnect all the hardware device from your PC. Clean all the dust from the PCI components. Connect all the removed devices and make sure they are all cleaned. You will see a message that the UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP is fixed.

Fix 3: Disabling cache memory from BIOS

Follow the given steps to open BIOS menu and disable the Cache memory

  1. Restart your system
  2. To enter into the BIOS Setup, press the F2 or Del key
  3. Get to the Advanced menu
  4. Select the Cache memory
  5. Disable it
  6. Save and Exit, by pressing F10
  7. Press Yes


The UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP blue screen errors is a major pain to windows 8 &10. If you’r having the blue screen error, you can try the above solutions and let us know the results in our comment section.

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