How to Fix Werfault.exe error in Windows 10

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In Windows 10, Microsoft added a new feature Windows Error Reporting System. The purpose of this feature is to send error logs from the Windows systems to Microsoft. It is to analyze and provide solutions by releasing patches. So read to find the way to know how to fix Werfault.exe error in Windows 10.

The WerMgr.exe and WerFault.exe are the two files responsible for the error logging and sending to Microsoft for analysis and finding fix. These two system files are located in the System 32 folder of your Windows 10 PC.

However if your are getting error for these two files, then the files must been corrupted or deleted some how. So it is better to disable these the feature to stop getting any further errors. You may get issue like 100% disk utilization continuously and if you check the Processes tab in the Task Manager, you will find several occurrences of the Werfault.exe which is utilizing the memory space. You may also get error messages like in this article’s image.

How to Fix Werfault.exe error in Windows 10

  1. Click on Start
  2. Open Control Panel
  3. Go to Windows Error Reporting
  4. Click on System and Maintenance
  5. Now click on Problem Reports and Solutions
  6. Now click Change Settings on the left side panel of Problem Reports and Solutions
  7. Select an option to set how Windows will appear for a solution to your issues, when Automatic or Ask me every time
  8. Click on Advanced settings
  9. Now turn the Error Reporting off
  10. That’s all you needed to do

You may also use an alternate option to stop the Windows Error Reporting Service

  1. Open Start
  2. Go to Control Panel
  3. Open System and Security
  4. Then go to Administrative Tools
  5. Right click on Services
  6. Now click Run as Administrator
  7. In the Services window, select Windows Error Reporting Service
  8. Double click on it
  9. In the Windows Error Reporting Service Window, click on the Stop button

That’s how we can fix Werfault.exe error in Windows 10. You may also like to check How to empty bin automatically using task scheduler in Windows 10.