December 26, 2018

What is Blue Screen Error-How To Fix It In Windows?

Did your PC got stuck with a blue screen and didn’t leave any info how to resolve it?Then your computer is prone to Blue Screen of Death(also known as BSoD or Blue Screen).Which is also known as Stop Error or Bug Check.

What is Blue screen of death (BOSD) or Blue screen error?

Blue Screen of Death is nothing but a Blue error screen which is shown in the Microsoft windows Operating systems normally which stops the further operations. This happens normally when a fatal error occurs. This may take place due to different reasons and even the actions of BSOD will be different,like sometimes it may ask us “continue by pressing any key” or asks to restart or sometimes system may just hang with blue screen. This the most irritating problem that is seen in all version of windows.

Even Owner of Microsoft Billgates can’t escape from Blue screen of death (BOSD):

On 1998 when Bill Gates with his assistant was demonstrating Windows 1998 through a presentation and in sudden Blue error screen appeared ….!!! With that everyone at the presentation laughed and applauded.

After that Bill gates responded with this funny answer
That must be why we’re not shipping Windows 98 yet”.

Why Blue Screen of Death Error is caused?

Stop errors are generally hardware or driver related errors, causing the computer to stop responding in order to prevent damage to the hardware or data. In the later versions of Windows (Windows NT and later) the screen presents information for diagnostic purposes that was collected as the operating system performed a bug check.

How to fix the Blue screen of Death:

As there are many reasons for this to occur, sadly there is no particular solution for this. But by following the Tips and Tricks given below you can keep get rid of it mostly.

1. Remove all the programs that starts while you system boots

When your Windows OS loads many of the applications will try to load at the same time, which may lead to BSOD. You need to remove the programs from starting automatically when your system boots. To do this

  1. Press Windows Key + R
  2. Run Box will appear; in the input box type “msconfig” (without quotes) and hit enter.
  3. Click start up and remove all the unwanted programs from there and Apply the settings
  4. It will ask you to restart the system, restart the system and you are done..!

In most of the cases this will Fix your problem, If not check the below things too.

2. Finding and Uninstalling the software’s:

In Few other cases when you are trying to install a software, This blue screen error may occur which clearly says that, The software that you are installing is culprit there and responsible for that. Once verify all the changes that you made to your system and reset them. Uninstall the recent installed applications and this will help you to great extent.

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3. Re-setting your hardware’s and drivers:

In some cases due to faulty hardware connection it may show the blue error screen. We can prevent this by ensuring that all hardware connections such as external ports, motherboard pins are set correctly. Even due to bad drivers this may happen (this is what happened to billgates in the above video). By updating the drivers you can avoid this.
By following the above things you can mostly fix the blue screen of death. If still you are getting the problem then just explain us about the error message through a comment and you will get our assistance to overcome it in no time.

Windows 8 is now out with new kind of Blue screen:

Till now all in all version of windows the Error screen in same colour but In the windows 8 this is different. It will tell you about the error with sad emoticon at the top of text And even the colour of that blue screen is different its something like light blue. You can check the below image to know how it looks like.


All the previous versions of windows are prone to this error but it looks like Microsoft has took an advanced step by resolving this error in windows 8 to a great extent.Lets hope that windows 8 would be with some more advanced features and specifications.Windows 8 is going to be released in the month of October,stay tuned.

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Imran Uddin

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