How to Fix Internal Power Error 0x000000a0 in Windows 10?

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Hey, are you getting Internal Power Error 0x000000a0 on Windows 10 pc? Don’t worry about it. We are here to help you, in this article, we’ll discuss how to deal with such type of error code. This error can’t be taken as easily because this can harm your system such as hardware, drivers. If you are using an AMD graphic card in your Windows 10 pc then Blue screen of death (BSOD) error and Internal power error is very common. 

This error code may have appeared due to various reasons such as recently installed applications, incompatible hardware, new drivers, and so on. In this article, we’ll explain the ways that will help you to rectify the problem. Let’s make it simple and understandable.

How to fix Internal Power Error 0x000000a0 in Windows 10 PC?

There are diverse methods by which you can fix this internal power Error in your windows 10 system. Here are some methods that will help you to troubleshoot and fix the error Internal Power Error 0x000000a0 in Windows 10.

As the eternal power error is a blue screen death error so you won’t be able to sign in to your login screen. Now, you have to open your computer in a ‘Safe Mode’ so you can access your device. Follow the following steps to do this.

Step 1. At very first, you need to keep ready your “Windows installation Media” such as USB, CD or DVD. Now, insert the one which you want to use and then reboot your system, computer, or PC.

Step 2.  Now, after the completion of Boots up, press any of the following function keys such as “Delete, Esc, F8, F2, F10, F12 or backspace” (It depends upon the system model).

Step 3. Now, you’ll be able to see BIOS mode on your screen, choose your preferred language, and press the next button to go ahead.

Step 4. Now, in the same window go to the bottom and make a click on the “Repair your computer” option.

Step 5. Now, you have to navigate the following mentioned path Troubleshoot -> Advanced Options -> Startup Settings. Here a list of the options will appear on the next screen.

Step 6. Here, from the list, select the “Enable Safe Mode” option followed by the supported function key from the appeared list. Now, click on the Restart to sign in to your computer in safe mode.

Step 7. Now, you have to wait until your system boots up will not be complete. After the completion of this process try the eternal power error workarounds which are given below.

Update your present drivers to fix Internal Power Error 0x000000a0 in Windows 10

If you don’t know how your drivers can be a reason behind this Error, we would like to inform you that a corrupt and missing device driver is the main reason behind the Internal Power Error 0x000000a0 issue. Therefore it becomes very important to scan your device drivers for recent updates and install the latest updates as soon as possible. You should check for a proper network connection to complete this procedure. After checking the network connection follow the following steps to complete the procedure.

Step 1. Open Windows Settings by pressing the “Windows + I” button together.

Step 2. Select Update and Security from the category and make a click on it.

Step 3. Now, click on the Windows update from the left column and then click on the check for the updates from the right column. 

Step 4. Now, after clicking on the Check for the Updates option, will scan the list of pending updates as well as the drivers.

Update your present drivers to fix Internal Power Error 0x000000a0 in Windows 10

Step 5. Now, the list of available updates will appear, update all of them.

Step 6. You can also see the update history which you have updated previously. To see this list make a click on the View update history from the right column.

Update your present drivers

Step 7. Now, on the appeared page look for the driver updates and then check for the Internal Power Error 0x000000a0 issue.

Check the Device Performance and the Health to fix Internal Power Error 0x000000a0 in Windows 10

It might be a problem in your concerned devices if the problem or issue is present yet. If you are facing the same problem after doing the above workaround then there is a second method to check the device performance i.e it works properly or not. As per your recent scan, the performance shows the report. To check it, follow the following steps.

Step 1. Click on the Shield icon of Windows Security

Step 2. Now, click on the Device performance & health category after the succeeding window. 

Step 3. If you don’t get an exclamation mark of the yellow color under the “Health Report” section. That means there is no issue with Storage Device Drivers, Capacity, or Apps and Software.

Step 4. And, if you are seeing an exclamation mark of yellow color then that means there is a problem.  Now select that category and follow the below steps.

Check the Device Performance and the Health to fix Internal Power Error 0x000000a0 in Windows 10

Step 5. Now, If all of the connected categories are working properly or in a fine way then try the next workarounds.

Now Perform Chkdsk command

After performing the above method, if you are facing Internal Power Error 0x000000a0 in Windows 10 (the issue remains continue) yet then might be your hard disk drive is the reason behind this. Now, you should try the Chkdsk command, it can be the perfect solution to fix this bug. To fix the issue please follow the following steps.

Step 1. First, go to the Strat and type cmd in the search box, make a right-click on the Command Prompt and choose Run as administrator.

Step 2. Now a user account control popup will appear and now, click Yes to authorize this process.

Step 3. Now, type the mentioned code which is given below on the elevated command prompt, and hit the Enter button.

chkdsk /f /r

Perform Chkdsk command

Step 4. The format of the command which is shown above is chkdsk [Drive:][Parameters]. Here the letter “f” stands for neglecting any issue if found on the volume whereas “r” catches the fault from the bad sector of the volume and retrieves the important data.

Step 5. When prompted, press Y to let this execution get completed.

Note – If you are using this command then make sure that you have a backup of all your personal data and file from your Windows 10 PC. You can hold your all data and file by using any other external hard drive or any other storage media.

Run the Memory Diagnostic Tool to fix Internal Power Error 0x000000a0 in Windows 10

Please follow the following steps to do this.

Step 1. This is the next workaround to do, open the Run Dialog box by pressing  “Windows+ R” together and then type mdsched.exe in the typing area, and then hit the Enter button.

Step 2. Now, select the first option i.e- “Restart now and check for problems (recommended)” to let the system reboot.

Run the Memory Diagnostic Tool to fix Internal Power Error 0x000000a0 in Windows 10

Step 3. Now, at the last step, you have to wait for around 15 minutes to complete the task.

Try to Increase the Size of Hibernation File

To fix this BSOD bug, you can also try to increase the size of the Hibernation File on your PC. To this, you can use some very simple and easy commands to the command prompt.

Step 1. Open the Run.

Step 2.  Now, type cmd in the typing area and then press “Ctrl + Shift + Enter” together to open the command prompt with admin rights.

Step 3. Now, simply just copy-paste the following command in the blank window followed by a hit on the Enter key.

powercfg /hibernate /size 100

Increase the Size of Hibernation File

Note – If we talk about the size of the hibernation file then it is limited to 75% but after running the above command it will increase up to 100%.

Run In-built Troubleshooters

In-built troubleshooters may also help to resolve this error as there are some in-built troubleshooters present in your system. They can stop unwanted error messages. Have to just make them run and sit back. These troubleshooters will detect the exact cause behind this; they will try to resolve this as soon as possible. To move forward follow the following instructions. 

  • Go to the Cortana text field, type cmd, and make a right-click on the Command prompt.
  • Now, select the option Run as administrator from the context menu.
  • Now, an elevated command prompt shows up, type the code which is given below to open the Performance Troubleshooter.

msdt.exe /id PerformanceDiagnostic

  • If the troubleshooter wizard displays, then run it. 
  • Now, you can also open the maintenance diagnostic after successfully running it. Simply, type the code which is given below in the appearing prompt and then hit the Enter button.

msdt.exe /id MaintenanceDiagnostic

Note: These in-built troubleshooters are designed to fix BSODs automatically.

Run Windows Defender Offline

Windows Defender is a great tool and also has an inbuilt feature that can carefully detect the malware that leads to several error codes on the computer.  You can use this software to scan all the data and files present on your System is affected or not. To do this please follow the following steps which are mentioned below.

  • Open the taskbar and hit the arrow present on the right corner and select the Shield icon.
  • Now, go to the left sidebar and select the option Virus & threat Protection from the category.
  • Go to the right side and select Scan options. (See in the screenshot)
Run Windows Defender Offline
  • Now, against the option namely Windows Defender Offline Scan, select the radio button from the following screen and hit the scan now button.
Run Windows Defender
  • Now, close all the open windows and try to open your PC normally after the compilation of the all process. Hope this will help you to fix your problem.

Uninstall the recently installed Software

To uninstall the recently installed application you have to follow these simple steps.

  • Go to the start menu and hit the cog icon to access the settings application. Select the apps from the category. Go to the Apps and Features section on the left side of the next page.
  • On the right side click on the drop-down of Sort by and choose the Install Date option.
  • Here, you can see the list of the installed application by date. To uninstall, make a click on the application and then after hitting the uninstall button. Do this until you find the culprit.

Disconnect the External Hardware and USBs

While upgrading your windows OS it is found that  “Windows Update” gets trapped when external devices are connected to your PC. This occurs because Windows Update tries to get a driver for the connected peripherals. Therefore, we recommend removing them while upgrading the Windows OS.

Hope! This article will help you to avoid the Internal Power Error 0x000000a0 from Windows 10 PC. If you have further any doubt in your mind feel free to ask.


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