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Old 11-11-2012, 07:38 AM   #1 (permalink)
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What causes blue screen of death in any windows OS? and how can one solve that problem?

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Old 11-11-2012, 11:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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BSOD can be caused by many many many different things. Your best bet would be to try a system restore from within safe mode. You would have to remember exactly what you were doing when the first BSOD occurred which most people don't remember.

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Old 11-11-2012, 01:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Another option would be the last know good configuration. I would try that first and if you still get the BSOD, a system restore would be next.
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Old 11-12-2012, 04:24 PM   #5 (permalink)
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According to my knowledge Windows Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) is not something you want to see on your computer monitor, unless you're using a certain screensaver or testing software. But now and then, Windows users do experience the ultimate software failure case, that of the kernel itself, which results in a complete system freeze and eventually a crash.
According to me the best known solution for BSOD are

  1. The most important Blue Screen of Death troubleshooting step you can take is to ask yourself what you just did.
    Did you just install a new program or a piece of hardware, update a driver, install an update, etc.? If so, there's a very good chance that the change you made caused the BSOD.
    Undo the change you made and test again for the STOP Error. Depending on what change you made, some solutions might include:
    • start up using last known good configration to undo recent registry and driver changes.
    • use system restore to undo recent system changes.
    • roll back device driver to version prior to your driver update.
  2. Verify that a minimum amount of free space is available on your Windows partition
  3. scan your computer for virus
  4. Update drivers for your hardware
  5. Apply all available Windows service packs and other updates.
  6. Check the System and Application logs in Event Viewer (7/Vista | XP) for errors or warnings that might provide more clues on the cause of the BSOD.
  7. Return hardware settings to default in Device Manager.
  8. Return BIOS settings to their default levels
  9. Make sure all internal cables, cards, and other components are installed and seated properly.
  10. 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:

    *Test your system memory
    *Test your hard disk drive

    If a test fails, replace the memory or replace the hard drive as soon as possible.
  11. Update your BIOS.
  12. Start your PC with essential hardware only.
hope all these will help you in resolving the issiue.
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