12.57.37 PMBSOD: How to fix blue screens in Windows 8
The dreaded BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) is annoying. Here are some ways to fix blue screens in Windows 8
What is Blue Screen of Death
If you are a heavy computer user, and you are using Windows Operating System, definitely Blue Screen of Death is a nightmare for you that you never want to face. Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) is an error screen displayed, when windows encounters any critical error in system, so that it can’t boot properly or unable to boot.
Common Reasons for the Blue Screen of Death Occurring
1. Incompatible device & drivers : If you recently installed new hardware and the device driver is incompatible with Windows operating System, or not installed properly, you may encounter a BSoD. Corrupted device and drivers may generate the error. As example, if you upgrade processor or graphics card or motherboard from one product to another & immediately start windows, you may face BSOD.
2. Incompatible or corrupted .dll file: DLL’s are dynamic link libraries are an essential part of the operating system. These DLL’s files are necessary for certain programs to run or processes to take place. If a DLL is missing or there is a problem with the file, this may cause the BSOD. As an application is used over and over again, the chances of an incompatible DLL file occurring increases.
3. Corrupted Registry : Windows registry is a database that stores the configuration settings and options for essential program, kernel, device driver, services, user interface as well as the application programs running on the system. Every application program uses this registry to run properly in the windows environment; even sometime modification of registry file is also required.
Thanks Microsoft for upgrading the error screen from geek screen with error information of previous versions operating systems. It is a blue color page with a sad smiley. The page looks pretty cool.
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How to fix Blue Screen error
A. First of all allow system to reboot normally.
B. If you can log in the system after normal reboot follow the following steps:
1. Restore your system to an earlier point.
2. Check the hardware and device drivers that causes the error, from Device Manager. Try to update device driver or re-install it.
3. Update windows for preventing further this type of error.
C If you cannot log in to the system even after reboot, and the problem persists follow the tutorial
1. Put your Windows 8 Consumer Preview DVD into the CD/DVD drive. And boot using DVD. When booting will complete a window will open .Fill the form and Click Next. In the new window click Repair your computer.
2. Click Trouble Shoot to launch recovery and repair options. Here you can Refresh or Reset your PC. If you are refreshing your PC, no personal files and folder will be deleted. But if you choose to reset your
3. If you want to go for advanced option click Advanced Option. If you have made back up and the backup file is in hard disk go for the System Restore . If you have back up your windows in external devices or CD/DVD media, go for the System Image Recovery . System Image required to proceed.
4. Alternatively, you can go for Automatic Repair to automatically detect and resolve issues currently preventing from booting.
5. If BSOD problem still remain, after Recovery or Reset, go for re-install the Operating system.
If problem still persists check hardware and BIOS whether they are working fine.