Blue Screen of Death
BSOD, or Blue Screen of Death, is an indication of a critical system error in the Windows operating system that causes a crash the system is unable to recover from. The official name of this condition is “STOP Error”. BSOD may be caused by a number of factors or events, including device driver errors, software incompatibility, serious irregularities in the Windows registry or other similar reasons. Regardless of the direct cause, BSOD is usually a strong indication that there is something seriously wrong that requires immediate attention. BSOD causes can be fixed with special software that repairs the registry and tunes up system settings – download here.
The article provides details on the meaning, causes and ways to repair BSOD.
Meaning of BSOD
The BSOD displays important information that can tell an IT technician what went wrong. It usually gives the error code that looks like this: STOP: 0x#### + error name. The error code may also include several additional codes giving more details on the system state and events that occurred prior to the BSOD.
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Causes of BSOD
The most common problems that may cause a BSOD are device driver issues, Windows or software updates, hardware problems and irregularities in the Windows registry.
Ways to repair BSOD
Advanced PC users may be able to fix and clean up the Windows registry by manually editing or removing individual keys found to be corrupt or invalid. However, since any manipulations with the registry always carry a risk of rendering the operating system unbootable, whenever a user is in any doubt of their technical skills or knowledge, they should only use special software that is meant to repair the Windows registry without requiring any special skills.
Advanced PC users may be able to write down the error codes from the BSOD, use the diagnostic information provided on the screen to pinpoint the error cause and repair it by manually editing the Windows registry. However, since any manipulations with the registry always carry a risk of rendering the operating system unbootable, whenever a user is in any doubt of their technical skills or knowledge, they should only use special software that is meant to repair the Windows registry without requiring any special skills.
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- Install and launch the application
- Click the Scan Now button to detect errors and abnormalities
- Click the Repair All button to fix the errors
The same application can be used to run preventative measures to reduce the chance of this or other system malfunctions appearing in the future.