Blue Screen of Death

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The following steps may repair the BSOD issue:

CompatibilityWin 11, 10, 8, 7
Download Size21.2 MB
Requirements300 MHz Processor, 256 MB RAM, 50 MB HDD

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Blue screen of death as seen in Windows 8

BSOD, or Blue Screen of Death, is an indication of a critical system malfunction in the Windows operating system that causes a crash the system is unable to recover from. The official name of this condition is "STOP warning". BSOD may be caused by a number of factors or events, including device driver issues, software incompatibility, significant irregularities in system elements or other similar reasons. Regardless of the direct cause, BSOD is usually an indication that computer maintenance is due. BSOD causes may be fixed with special software that repairs system elements and tunes up system settings.

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 a code that looks like this: STOP: 0x#### + malfunction name. The code may also include several additional codes giving more details on the system state and events that occurred prior to the BSOD.

Causes of BSOD

Common malfunctions that may cause a BSOD are device driver issues, Windows or software updates, hardware malfunctions and irregularities in system elements.

Ways to repair BSOD

Advanced PC users may be able to write down the codes from the BSOD, use the diagnostic information provided on the screen to pinpoint the cause and repair it by manually editing system elements. However, since any manipulations with elements carry a risk of rendering the operating system unbootable, whenever a user is in any doubt of their technical skills or knowledge, they should use special software that is meant to repair system elements without requiring any special skills.

The following steps may repair BSOD:

The same application can be used to run preventative measures to reduce the chance of this or other system issues appearing in the future.