What type of error is BSOD?

Officially called the stop screen, or stop error, the blue screen of death (BSOD) is a most unwanted error, second only to malware or ransomware in indicating that a user is in for a very bad day. It comes with no warning and all unsaved work is immediately lost.

How do I read BSOD errors?

1] Type “Event Viewer” in the Windows search box and click on the app to launch it. 2] To view the BSOD error logs, you have to create a filter. For this, go to “Action > Create Custom View.” 3] In the Create Custom View window, make sure that you are under the “Filter” tab.

What is the reason for blue screen error in Windows 7?

Blue screen Windows 7 errors happen when Windows experiences a critical failure and crashes. This can happen for a number of different reasons. It can be caused by hardware issues, software issues, driver issues or other apps crashing. Windows 7 will produce what is known as a Stop message.

How do I fix a crashed Windows 7?

  1. Reboot your computer, and press F8 repeatedly.
  2. When the ‘Windows Advanced Options’ menu appears, select ‘Repair Your Computer’ option and then press ENTER to launch Windows 7 ‘Startup Repair’ tool.
  3. The Windows 7 ‘Startup Repair’ tool will automatically try to check and fix the problem.

Can CPU cause BSOD?

Those are less freaky. One standard way to solve BSOD error in Windows 10 is explained here. But what if RAM, Hard Disk, CPU, Power Unit, Motherboard, South Bridge are the cause for these BSOD errors.

How do I fix BSOD?

11 Tips to Help You Fix the Windows 10 Blue Screen Error

  1. What Is a Blue Screen?
  2. Note Your Windows Blue Screen Stop Code.
  3. Review Recent Computer Changes.
  4. Check for Windows and Driver Updates.
  5. Run a System Restore.
  6. Scan for Malware.
  7. Run an SFC Scan.
  8. Reinstall Windows.

What are the causes of BSOD?

BSoDs can be caused by poorly written device drivers or malfunctioning hardware, such as faulty memory, power supply issues, overheating of components, or hardware running beyond its specification limits. In the Windows 9x era, incompatible DLLs or bugs in the operating system kernel could also cause BSoDs.