Windows 10 is the most advance window currently. Many users upgrade from windows7,8 or 8.1 and install windows 10. However, the advancement fun is short-lived by the frustrating Blue screen of death BSOD. The blue screen appears unexpectedly causing immediate restart of your device.
What is Blue screen of death BSOD? The error is commonly termed as stop error. Basically it really stops you from accessing your PC. It appears at awkward times either when operating windows 10or login to your device.
The stop error has various reasons why it happens and also ways to stop and fix it. it’s believed if you installed new software or new drivers in your device this might be cause of Blue screen of death. Nonetheless we have few ways to fix the problem right here.
Things to do when blue screen of death appears
Actually when this haunting blue thing appears we first panic and wonder what or where did we touch. Good! That the first step thinking, of what you have installed lately and new stuff you downloaded etc.
Disable the automatic restart
I know it quite difficult for the error shuts down the device in split seconds. Nonetheless we can also act fast. The windows 10 is set to restart when the stop error appears. This gives slim chances of reading information on the blue screen. Realistically the error is so fast that you don’t get to note the blue color.
The thing is we need to stop the screen in order to fix the error. How remains the question?
- Right click on your screen “This PC”
- On the menu bar on the top left click on “properties”
- Again on the left-hand select advances system setting
- Check for the startup and recovery
- Press settings
- On this page of startup and recovery go to the system failure.
- The box will be ticked, untick the box indicated automatic restart
- After this click on the “ok” button then save and proceed.
With that you have breathing space to check for root cause of the Blue screen of death. Taking some causes like:
Bugs are known to occur in every software, no matter how recent errors will find their way. Virus might be one big cause for the BSOD in windows 10. This might be introduced by new downloads or feeds from hard drives and CD etc. Check for Malware and use anti-virus to diminish the issue. Scan for any viruses and be sure to solve the BSOD error.
- Windows updates
If some updates are not well update, am sure you will get frequent blue screen errors on your PC. Ensure you have regular check and updates to avoid this kind of problem. You can also stop the updates from happening by temporary stopping them. Set duration when they should be disabled and remember to check before duration is over. This saves a great deal and keep off the stop error.
- Update the hardware drivers and firmware
Hardware drivers with viruses or other issue are at high risk of causing the blue screen of death. It proper to check what you have before introducing it to your PC. You can use universal hardware’s which will solve the issue. Some need to be updated manually as windows can’t do it automatically.
How to fix the blue screen of death?
Booting to safe mood by:
- On your PC go to the setting section and select update& recovery
- Go to recovery
- Check for the advanced startup
- Select restart now.
- A new screen will appear, here select troubleshooting
- Now click on startup setting and restart the device to boot to safe mode.