How to fix error 0x0000000 memory cannot be read in Windows

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Windows OS is software widely used in many computers and tablets in the world, it is very good for our teams. However, system errors such as the error message "The memory 0x00000000 can be read". Well, I get to the right post, as here we explain how to fix this error with simple and easy to follow steps.

What are the reasons for this error?

Knowing the causes of the "unreadable memory" error is essential, as this way we understand how to deal with it. Next, we indicate 4 possible causes that cause the above error, in Windows 10, consider each of them.



  • Deficit of random access memory, which means that there is low memory on the hard drive which hinders the creation of the swap file or virtual memory.
  • There is a possibility that the computer contains malware, which can include a worm, a Trojan virus, a spyware which, as you know, are computer viruses that live in memory.
  • Hardware failures, you may have faulty memory modules.
  • A malfunction of a logical resource a  due to a program or application running in conjunction with others at the same time.

As you will see, there are several possible reasons for error 0x00000000, memory cannot be read, on the other hand we will show you how to fix it.

General solutions to fix the error read from memory

The corrections we will provide you below are checked and performed by professionals in the IT field.

  • Check the memory modules of the computer.

To perform this action you will need a specific program to perform a complete examination of the system or memory operation. For example, you can use the software costs. MemTest86+ performing a detailed examination and in-depth analysis of your computer's RAM.



  • Check your system for a virus or malware that is causing errors.

It is essential that you check your computer for errors due to a virus hosted on the system which is causing the error. Thanks to the fact that Windows 10 incorporates a quality defense, you will be able to perform a thorough analysis for possible malware.

Installing an antivirus to help your computer might be a good idea, however Windows Defender will suffice.

  • Analyze the configuration of the Windows 10 operating system. 

If when you open a folder that contains a lot of media files, the error is due to an error extracting the content that  runs Windows. This causes a noticeable decrease in speed in the processor and in the overall system of the computer. 

If you realize that it is due to a specific application, uninstall the program and reinstall it to verify that the error has been corrected. 

Alternative options to fix error 0x00000000 The memory could not be read

  • Clean your computer hard drive.

One way to clean your hard drive is to use tools offered da Windows 10 for this purpose, mainly to free up space.


  1. Go to the Windows search engine and type "Disk Cleanup" and click on this tool.
  2. A small box appears where the section is “Files that can be deleted”.
  3. There you will select the content to delete, for example. «Temporary files» «Windows error reports and diagnostics» among others.
  4. Once you have selected what to delete, press the «Clean system files» button. 
  5. This will ask you to confirm if you want to delete these files and click "OK".
  6. After that, the system will delete the selected files and that's it.


  • Add or add RAM.

Adding RAM memory to your computer is, as a last resort, to avoid the message that the memory cannot be read, like this you can add more modules. This is intended to help the system run with better performance and avoid future problems. 

We hope this educational and intuitive post will be of great benefit to you, and this article will further expand your knowledge of using computers. 

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