How to Fix Windows 10 Blue Screen of Death (BSOD)

What is Blue Screen of Death (BSOD)?

The Black Screen of Death (BSOD), which is formally known as “Stop Error” is an error screen displayed on a Windows computer system that precedes a fatal system error or system crash. A system crash occurs when the Windows operating system reaches a condition where it can no longer operate safely. The following are some of the examples of a blue screen error:

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Blue Screen 1033 Error

Blue Screen 0x0000007b Error

Blue Screen 0x0000000a Error

Blue screen bccode 50

Blue screen locale id 16393

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Blue screen code 124

Blue screen stop 0x0000003b

Blue screen bccode 9f

Blue screen 0x0000001e

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The Blue Screen of Death could appear on your Window computer if any of the following cause-factors occur:

Poorly written device drivers

Power supply issue

Overheating of computer components

Hardware running beyond its specification limit

Bugs in the operating system

Virus and malware infestation of system files thereby corrupting the Windows operating system

Improperly installed software, hardware, or settings

All these cause-factors are pointing to one thing; that BOSD is usually fixable if you know the right technique.

How to Fix Blue Screen of Death (BSOD)

We mentioned earlier that the blue screen of death is usually fixable, and here are some of the general fix for the issue (BSOD).

1General System Checks

If you’re experiencing the Blue Screen of Death on your Windows 10 computer, please check to know if the following are okay:

Consider your recent actions on the computer to see if you’re installed new software, plugged in hardware, downloaded a custom driver, or changed any settings. If you did so, just undo if to fix your system.   

Check your system temperature to see if it’s unusually hot. If you’re running the system on high-performance settings for a long while without adequate air circulation, you should turn off your computer for few hours to let it cool. 

Run the troubleshooter if this is the first time you’re encountering it. Click “Start > Settings > Update & Security > Troubleshoot > Blue Screen > Run the troubleshooter”. Follow any on-screen instructions.

Attempt to fix the issue and restart your system. Once the Blue Screen of Death appears on your Windows 10 computer, Windows will diagnose the problem and give you instructions on how to solve it. Just follow the on-screen prompts and restart afterward.

2Fix Registry Error

The Windows Registry is a large database that contains all the settings and configurations for hardware, programs, and applications that run on the Windows computer. If there is an error in the Windows Registry, the computer can crash thereby showing the Blue Screen of Death. Here is how to fix Windows Registry errors:

Step 1. Wait for automatic repair to fix your computer. However, if Windows fails to start after the repair, then get a Windows installation media, and plug it into your computer. Select your Language and click “Repair your computer”. 

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Step 2. If the issue continues, and some of your programs fail to start, then there are programs with missing registry keys. To repair any app that fails to start: go to the app list in Settings and click “Modify > Repair”. 

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There are many other troubleshooters that can solve the blue screen error on Windows 10, 8, or 7 PC and they include system restore, scan for malware, hardware repair, download latest drivers, boot PC in safe mode, etc.

How to Recover Lost Data after Fixing Blue Screen of Death

If you lost your important files and data during the period you suffered the Blue Screen error, you’ll need safe and reliable computer data recovery software to retrieve your lost files. The best PC recovery tool for Blue Screen of Death is iMyFone AnyRecover. It supports data recovery from any computer folder, partition, hard drive, digital camera, camcorder, or removable flash drive. All your suddenly or mistakenly deleted, formatted or corrupted files recovery will be immediate.

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Features of iMyFone AnyRecover:

  • Recover lost and accident deleted data from Windows and Mac computers.

  • Recover 500+ file types such as photos, videos, documents, email, etc.

  • Offers the highest recovery rate for lost, formatted, corrupted or deleted data.

  • AnyRecover is easy to use and requires no tech-expert skills.

  • You can selectively recover your lost data after scanning for them with AnyRecover.

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Steps to recover using AnyRecover:

Step 1. Launch iMyFone AnyRecover on your PC and select “All-Round Recovery” mode.

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Step 2. Choose “Hard Disk” as the location where you lost the files on your computer, and click “Next”.

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Step 3. Choose the file type and click the “Scan” tab to begin scanning your computer for lost files.

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Step 4. If you’re unable to locate the lost files, then select “Deep Scan” to scan every corner of your system for the lost files.

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Step 5. Clicking “Tree View or File View” to preview through the scanned files. Once you have located the missing file, select it and hit the “Recover” button to retrieve it.

AnyRecover will help you to recover any file or data lost during any PC error or issue even the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error. So, get a copy for yourself to start retrieving your lost files back.

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By  Taylor Clark , to Hard Drive Recovery

Posted on Oct 31, 2018  ( Updated: Nov 01, 2018 )

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