The guide below has been designed to work on all versions of the Windows OS. Hopefully, the advice and the instructions presented in the guide will be enough to get Event 1001 solved. In case they don’t, please explain your particular problem in detail by leaving a comment below. And, of course, if you have found a successful solution for Event 1001, different from the one we have suggested, let us know as well. We will be thankful and very happy to include it in our article.

What kind of issue is Event 1001?

This problem could affect both new systems and those that have been used for quite some time. What happens is that the PC restarts from a bugcheck and another message appears: “0x8E error, KERNEL_  MODE_EXCEPTION _NOT_ HANDLED”. This error is usually connected to the lack of a driver or the need for BIOS upgrade and appears to be really frustrating to the users.

What can you do to solve Event 1001?


#1:Try Running CHKDSK

What CHKDSK represents is a built-in Microsoft tool. What it is designed to do is to check your drives for errors and corruptions. Then it helps you solve the found issues. Use it in the way described below and you may be able to get this error fixed:

* Press the Windows key on your keyboard.

* Enter Command Prompt.

* When the result comes up, choose Run as administrator.

* In the Command Prompt dialog box, enter the command below:

chkdsk C: /f

Important tip! You should use the letter of the disk or the partition where your OS is installed in this command. If you go with the /f parameter, it will set CHKDSK try to solve any issues it could detect on your disks.

* Restart your computer to enable the CHKDSK scan.

* Then simply wait until the completion of the  scan.

Now your issue should have been fixed and possibly all your PC errors resolved and your system should have become more stable, as CHKDSK will also get any other potential errors solved.


#2: Sometimes simply updating your drivers could help

You can get this issue solved and your drivers updated in two ways: automatically and manually. For the automatic completion of this task you should use Windows Update. Then you are shoould right-click on every single driver and apply the available updates from the context menu.

Still, if in your case Microsoft hasn’t presented the best drivers for some devices to you, you may want to manually update all the drivers that need to be upgraded using their manufacturer’s website.

*Hit the Windows and R buttons on your keyboard at the same time to bring up the Run dialog box.

* Once there, enter devmgmt.msc.

* Then click OK or hit the Enter button on your keyboard.

* The next step is to expand the devices in your Device Manager.

After that right-click a given device, and choose Properties from the menu. Check the version of the current driver installed on your PC from the Driver tab. Then simply do an online search for the newest available drivers for your system, using the particular device’s name. If there are any possible updates, download them and install them.  

Please note that the steps above should be repeated for all your devices.

Now you should have fixed that bothering error, causing the constant rebooting of your PC and making it unusable to you.

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