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Windows 10 BSOD – What it is, how to fix different blue screen error on windows 10

Windows 10 Blue Screen of Death

Windows 10 Blue Screen of Death

Sometimes while working or playing games, you may notice windows suddenly freezes and restart with a blue screen error. For some others, Windows 10 frequently restart with BSOD error at startup. Especially after new hardware device install or Windows 10 1903 upgrade you may face BSOD error “Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart. We’re just collecting some error info, and then we’ll restart for you.” Here this post we have effective solutions, apply to fix Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Error on Windows 10, 8.1 and 7.

What is Blue Screen of Death?

The Windows 10 “blue screen of death” (BSOD), also known as a “STOP error” or “Bug Check”, is an infamous warning message about corrupt hardware, software, or drivers that force Windows to shut down. Or in simple words when Windows detects a malfunction in the system memory or drivers, it crashes itself and displays a BSOD error message. Here some common Windows 10 Blue screen error messages below.

Fix Blue Screen of Death in Windows 10

Now let’s look at the solutions apply to fix and prevent Windows 10 BSOD errors.

Whenever you face Windows 10 BSOD error the first step you have to disconnect all external devices. Because sometimes may new hardware device or its driver conflict prevent windows to run smoothly.  Disconnect all external devices like printer, external HDD and restart windows. Check if this start windows normally. if yes find out the problematic device by attach them one by one and check the same with another computer.

Note: if after simple restart windows start normally (perform solutions below to avoid this error in the feature). But if, the blue Screen occurs frequently at startup, And unable to access login screen That causes you need to Boot Windows into safe mode. Where windows start with minimum system requirements and allow you to perform troubleshooting steps.

Perform Startup repair

But sometimes users report due to blue screen error they unable to boot into safe mode that causes you to need to perform startup repair that detects and fix the problem prevent windows to start normally.

To do this Insert the Windows 10 installation media To your PC and Boot from it (If you don’t have an installation media then create one following link.)

Safe mode from Advanced options

If the repair process results in startup repair couldn’t repair your PC or automatic repair couldn’t repair your PC

Disable Fast Startup Feature

Look If Device drives causing BSOD error

Mostly an inaccurately installed or defected driver can lead to system crashes. Download the latest drivers from your PC manufacturer’s website and install them – this may solve BSODs caused by driver issues. But if you notice after a recent driver update the problem started then you can perform rollback driver option to revert current driver to the previous version. Let’s see how to update or reinstall device driver on windows 10.

Update driver

Note: if you are in safe mode you maybe not connected to the internet, where windows unable to do download latest driver form update database ).

Reinstall Driver

That cause simply visit the device manufacturer website on the different computer and download the latest available driver for your problematic PC. For example, Let see how to reinstall display driver on windows 10.

Roll Back driver

If you notice Windows 10 blue screen error started after a recent driver upgrade. That cause Roll back driver option is useful, that revert the driver to the previous version.

Repair Windows System Files (Run SFC Utility)

Run the Windows system file checker utility that scan and detect various problems caused by corrupted, missing system files. And fix the problem if corrupt system files causing this windows 10 BSOD error.

Check Disk Drive Errors

Again a problematic HDD Drive like Bed Sector or Disk error may Cause Different Blue Screen Errors on Windows 10.  Run CHKDSK command that helps if disk drive error causing Blue screen error on Windows 10.

Here CHKDSK command for Check Disk Driver. C: Letter is your Windows Installed drive letter. /F parameter Fixes errors on the disk. /R Locates bad sectors and recovers readable information and /X Forces the volume to dismount first if necessary.

Run Memory Diagnostic Tool

Windows have a memory Diagnostic Tool Which Checks Memory Errors. We recommend running the memory diagnostic tool to make sure memory (RAM) related problems not causing the Blue Screen Error.

Sometimes some antiviruses like AVG, Avast is responsible for BSOD error. We recommend to temporally, remove installed antivirus/Anti-malware application and check problem fixed.

How To Avoid windows BSOD Error

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