Windows is a relatively stable OS where bugs and errors are rare unless you go tinkering around with your software or hardware. That said, like everything tech, Windows isn’t immune to random bugs and glitches.
In this article, we’re talking about megapersonal error 701, its causes and what you can do to fix the problem.
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What causes megapersonal error 701?
Megapersonal error 701 usually occurs when your computer runs on extremely low memory. This can cause problems like BSoDs, sudden crashes and data loss.
There are several reasons why you might be low on memory; some of the most common reasons why you might see this error include:
- Corrupt Registry
- Insufficient system storage
- Corrupt/missing system files.
How to fix megapersonal error 701?
Here are six fixes you can try out to see if you can get rid of megapersonal error 701.
Scan for malware
One of the first things you should do is check to see if any malware has infected you. Generally, a full PC scan from Windows Defender will point out any malware or virus present on your computer. If you find an infection, remove the corrupt files and try again.
Free up storage
One of the primary reasons why you might see this error is because you’re running low on the system storage. Try removing unnecessary files and software to free up space on your storage drive, especially the Windows partition.
Run an SFC scan
Corrupt files are the number one reason your PC might behave weirdly. Here’s how you can get rid of them and potentially resolve your issue.
Step 1: Press Windows Key + S to bring up the Cortana/Search box and search for Powershell. Open Windows Powershell from the search results.
Step 2: Type sfc /scannow to scan your system for issues.
Step 3: If the SFC scan finds any problems, use the following command to resolve them.
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
Restart your PC, and the megapersonal error 701 should be gone.
Run the Windows Memory Diagnostics tool
If your RAM is seated properly but is failing, it can trigger this error. Follow these steps to check if there’s an issue with your RAM.
Step 1: Press the Windows key and search for Windows Memory Diagnostics. Then, click the corresponding search result.
Step 2: Run the tool and click the Restart now button to check for problems.
Try running the auto-troubleshoot to resolve the error.
Perform a clean boot
To isolate the problem, perform a clean boot and then start the missing processes one at a time to find your culprit.
Step 1: Press the Windows key and search for System Configuration.
Step 2: Head over to the Services tab.
Step 3: Uncheck the Hide all Microsoft Services checkbox. Now click the Disable All button.
Step 4: Now head to the Startup tab and click on Open Task Manager.
Step 5: Click the Startup tab again, select all the services and click the Disable button.
Now try starting programs one at a time until your computer crashes. The last program you opened is the cause of your problems. Reinstalling the program will usually fix megapersonal error 701.
Repair your system
If nothing else works, the best way to eliminate the megapersonal error 701 is by simply reinstalling or repairing your OS.
The Windows Media Creation tool is a great way to install Windows and repair the OS. Using this, you can perform a clean installation or repair your OS without affecting your data.
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