If you are searching for how to fix the error of “your pc ran into a problem and needs to restart” then you are in the right place. In this post, I’ll tell you about this blue screen error happening in most of the Windows OS. and how we can fix this issue by applying some basic troubleshooting.
Microsoft Windows Operating Systems are very popular across the world. Many users use Windows os. Because Windows os is very user-friendly and easy to use. But many times some users face the blue screen error or called the BSOD “Blue Screen of Death” error.
So, how to resolve this? Let’s see some step-by-step guide below.
What Is BSOD Or Blue Screen Error?
A blue screen error is a “stop error” or fatal error of a system. Mostly it will happen when a system crash. means our system reached a condition where the system no longer runs safely and it will run forcefully.
This happens because of many problems like hardware failure or software incompatibility or many be sometimes it cause by some power issue. the power issue is also a part of hardware failure.
You can see in the below image how a blue screen looks like.
Every blue screen error is different having some different stop code or error code. This stop code is played a very important role when you start troubleshooting.
How To Solve Your PC Ran Into A Problem And Needs To Restart?
First of all note down the stop code, you are getting in blue screen error. Because every blue screen error having some different system problems. and for different problems, there are different stop codes. So, there are many stop codes. You may be getting one of them.
These are some common stop codes you might be received. Or you might be getting some codes like this: 0x0000000A, 0x0000003B, 0x000000EF, 0x00000133, 0x000000D1, 0x1000007E, 0xC000021A, 0x0000007B, 0xC000000F, and more.
Step 1: Microsoft Official Troubleshooter
If you are getting a blue screen error then, simply you can troubleshoot your problem by going to the Microsoft official page. Where they provide a basic step-by-step form to resolve this issue.
Just, you need to select the appropriate issue according to you. and you can see a resolve details guide according to your problem. Just follow step by step process mentioned on the Microsoft site.
Step 2: Check Hardware Problem
You need to ensure that your hardware component is working properly. Because most of the blue screen errors happen for hardware failure. Check your
- Graphics Card (External)
- Hard Drive
- Any External PCI Card
To check these components working properly or not you can use some tools to test your pc hardware. there are many tools available. these Diagnostic apps help you to ensure that your hardware is working fine or not.
Some third-party diagnostic apps name:
You can also use windows inbuild diagnostic tools such as:
- Performance Monitor
- Windows Memory Diagnostic
Step 3: Check Recent Software Changes
If are getting a blue screen error after changing or installing any software, they just remove that particular software and check it again. Many times an incompatible software creates this problem.
Also, some users getting blue screen errors after system OS update and any software update. So, make sure if you getting this then, you need to remove the update or just uninstall that updated software.
Step 4: Driver Update
To run the system smoothly, you need updated hardware as well as updated drivers. System drivers are very important for the system as the drivers control the hardware operation.
Make sure to update your device driver to the latest version. So, that your hardware working properly. You can manually update the drivers by going to “Device Manager”.
Just search the device manager and you can check all the component drivers from there. And right-click on the device on which you want to update and click on update.
Step 5: Scan For Remove Virus And Malware
Sometimes viruses and malware create the problem as they damage the system files. Viruses infect the system files and slow down the system. So you need to scan and clean the viruses.
You can use Malwarebytes software or, you can use licensed antivirus software to remove the virus.
You can apply all these methods to resolve the blue screen error. We hope your problem will resolve quickly. If not, then I recommend you should consult a computer engineer to fix this problem.
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