Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) Causes and Recovery

Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) Causes and Recovery

A Blue Screen of Death can be defined as a STOP Error which will appear when an issue is so serious that Windows must stop completely. The entire BSoD screen contains the small portion of text that contains the troubleshooting advice. So, it is better to copy all the advice given in the error page. After the BSoD screen appears the computer may restart automatically. The sound alert after the error can tell about the hardware error or re-installment of the newly installed software. In this article, I will discuss few common Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) Causes and Recovery methods.

Every BSOD shows a message called memory dump. It means when Windows crashes, it dumps whatever it is holding in system memory to a file, and saves the file on your hard drive for debugging purposes. The technical information section portion contains the actual Windows stop code. Despite appearing unintelligible at first glance, this combination of numbers and letters is instrumental in determining the cause of the crash. Pay particular attention to the first set of numbers and letters. It precedes the other four, which are enclosed in parenthesis. If a specific driver is associated with the crash, it will be listed on the very next line. For further information, check the below images.

Before the panic we can have the quick review of what recent changes we have made to the PC before the blue screen have appeared. Undoing the recent changes you have made to the PC be first step to get rid of this problem. The error code shown in the BSoD can also help in detecting the problem. We can just copy that code and use the search engine to know about the problem.

Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) Causes and Recovery


Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) Causes and Recovery

Causes of BSoD:

  1. Low disk space on the hard drives.
  2. Massive fault of the program that is being accessed.
  3. Undated hardware drivers and software installment.
  4. Virus attack in Master Boot Record that causes instability on the system.
  5. The Malwares and fault programs that causes corruption of the registry and the system files.
  6. Fault of the RAM.
  7. Mis-configuration of BIOS settings. 

Recovery from BSoD:

  1. Verify that a minimum amount of free space is available on your Windows partition. BSoD and other serious issues, like data corruption, can occur if there's not enough free space on the partition where OS is installed.
  2. We have to scan virus regularly. The virus that attacks Master Boot Record (MBR) can cause BSoD to appear.
  3. We must update our hardware driver regularly. Drivers may be the cause of BSoD.
  4. The BSoD may be the result of outdated software or corrupted running program. We can simply restart and enter safe mode. Then we can just remove the program which may have the error.
  5. Return hardware settings to default in Device Manager. Non-default hardware settings have been known to cause a Blue Screen of Death.
  6. Return BIOS settings to their default levels. Misconfigured BIOS can cause all sorts of random issues, including BSODs.
  7. Make sure all internal cables, cards, and other components are installed and seated properly.
  8. Perform diagnostic tests on all hardware you're able to test. It's highly likely that the root cause of any given Blue Screen of Death is a failing piece of hardware.
  9. Start your PC with essential hardware only. Safe mode can be useful for this.
  10. You can use software like tune up utilities to clean up the HDD space, correct registry settings and defragment the disks.

Hope this brings some sort of light to this problem and direct us to the right path coming out of BSoD. Please do share your ideas and experiences on this topic. Thank you for reading.

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    3 Responses to Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) Causes and Recovery

      • Ariel says:

        The one solution i know If u have itsnalled any new program then uninstall it , or restore ur pc, you can do this by following steps 1. click on start menu,click on RUN 2.Type msconfig 3.there is a tab of launch restore point. 4.Click on this launch it early point. There could b It may be a fatal error that is causing the computer to restart. You can easily stop the restart problem by changing your system features to restrict automatic startup when your computer’s having a problem. Here is how:Use System Failure Settings to Stop Automatic Restarts.1. Click Start and Open the Control Panel 2. Go to System and Maintenance, Click on System. 3. Select Advanced System Settings and choose Advance tab. 4. Under Startup and Recovery, click on Settings. 5. Under System failure uncheck Automatically restart. Another cause for random reboots is that the computers processor is getting too hot. To check this, enter the computers bios during boot (usually by pressing Delete, F1 or F10 when the computer just starts) and there will be an option about the computers temperature (often under “PC Health”). lick on Start-Programs-Start Up. If there are any listings in the Start Up area, you need to delete as many as you can.(Right click the listing and choose Delete’) Please remember that these are just shortcuts to programs and not actual program files, so its safe to delete them. Don’t get rid of some that you really like like Microsoft Shortcut Bar or any others that you really want on the screen when it starts. also clean up ur registry first using registry cleaner reg in out Then click on Start-Run, in the typing area put msconfig’ (without the quotes), press Ok. When the System Configuration Utiltiy box opens, click on the Start Up tab. You will see a number of listings with boxes and check marks in them. These are programs that run at start up. You can safely uncheck many of the boxes. Don’t uncheck System Tray, Scan Registry, or your Virus Scan startup programs. After you’re done, click Apply’, then 0K, and the computer will ask you to restart. Do it and then check your resources again. Hopefully they are much higher.(Don’t worry too much, if you make a mistake you can always go back to this box and put a check back in any of the listings you want)

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