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How to Fix Blue Screen Error of Death Problem in Windows 8

Blue Screen Error, also known as BSOD, Stop Error, Blue Screen of Death is the most common error faced by windows PC users which turns the PC screen blue, your PC stops responding, and displays an error message, and PC requires rebooting. Blue Screen error can cause you to lose some important data that can’t be retrieved as there is no prior warning you get of this error.

Blue Screen error is often an indication that there are certain issues in the registry or in the hardware. Mostly, blue screens are caused by configuration changes, defective hardware or registry errors.

Blue Screen of Death in Windows 8

In Windows 8, the BSOD has gone back in a different direction which does not include much technical information, just a small indication below the error message as to what’s gone wrong.

It displays sad face emoticon along with the text: “Your PC ran into a problem that it couldn’t handle, and now it needs to restart.”

What causes Blue Screens?

Mostly, blue screens are caused by configuration changes, defective hardware, driver conflicts, faulty device drivers, incompatible software, incompatible drivers, corrupt windows files or registry errors. It is often an indication that there are certain issues in the registry or in the hardware and actually stops your PC responding in order to prevent damage to the hardware or data.

Determine the cause of Blue Screen Error

An error message appears on a blue-colored screen which is different for different problems your PC encounters. The display error message sometimes helps to figure out the root cause of the BSOD. Also when Blue Screen of Death error occurs, Windows create a memory dump file on your hard drive which can be used to determine the cause of the BSOD.

If you can’t seem to figure out the exact reason of blue screen, and you have ruled out a hardware failure, chances are that it may be related to a change that you have recently made. When you made some changes to your PC like installed program or a piece of hardware, updated a driver, installed an update, etc., there are chances to get Blue Screen of Death error because of improper installation or compatibility issues.

In such a situation, you could try using the Last Known Good Configuration option, which sometimes bring your PC back to life, but will undo the changes that you have made since the last time the PC was rebooted.

Prevent Blue Screen Error

RegClean Pro helps you prevent blue screen error and ensures your PC’s stability, efficiency and speed. RegClean Pro fixes corrupted registry errors, keeping your error free and smooth running.

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4 thoughts on “How to Fix Blue Screen Error of Death Problem in Windows 8”

    1. Hi,
      Could you kindly submit your issue at http://support.systweak.com/ and provide some more information on this issue so that we may assist you better like:
      What is the exact error message you receive on the blue screen?
      Are you able to boot to the desktop?
      Have you made any changes to the computer prior to the issue?

  1. Please please? please URGENT……!!

    My windows 8 PC keep restating and getting this same message ” i deleted the Upperfilter from “regedit” and get this problem

    1. i can’t reboot

    2. i can’t enter safe mode

    3. i can’t repair with windows 8 CD

    Please help me all my files are in this computer if it crash am done for life…. HELP…!!

    1. Hi John
      For a better help, please submit your issues at support.systweak.com. Our support team will help you out with this immediately.

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