By Delia / Last update December 22, 2021

BSoD, abbreviated from Blue Screen of Death, refers to the screen image displayed by the Microsoft Windows operating system when it is unable to recover from a system error. Like other features of Windows, it has also gone through several revisions over the generations, but its core role is still to help users diagnose the problem and find a solution.

There are many reasons that may cause a computer blue screen, such as software conflicts, virus infections, update errors, incorrect system settings, incorrect hardware configuration, etc. The following are some common blue screen errors and the corresponding solutions.


1. Error Code 0×0000007E

This is one of the most common Windows blue screen errors related to the operating system (OS) not being able to access specific system files needed to perform a specific task. You may encounter this error while booting your computer or instructing it to access hardware (either a USB plugged into a port or a printer on a shared network).

To resolve it, first check if a previous version of the operating system is still installed on your computer, and if so, uninstall it. Also delete some non-essential files that take up space. Also, if the error occurs after booting the computer for some time, try updating the BIOS.


2. Error Code 0×000000EA

This blue screen code is caused by driver and software conflicts, if your device blue screen, and every time this code is returned, please think about whether you have recently upgraded which software or which drivers, uninstall it and look at it again, usually the problem will be able to get the problem.

3. Error Code 0x0000009F

This error usually occurs when shutting down, rebooting, standby, hibernation and other operations related to the computer's switching power supply, usually due to what is wrong with the switching power supply or the ACPI advanced switching power option is equipped with the wrong cause.

If you encounter error 0x0000009F, it is recommended to check if the computer's ACPI Advanced Switching Power Options are properly equipped.

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4. Error Code 0x00000073

Usually, this BSOD occurs after upgrading the hardware configuration driver or adding hardware configuration and installing its driver, when Windows 2000/XP gives the "last proper configuration" is a convenient way to deal with the blue screen. To solve it, you can try to restart the system in safe mode, update the drivers in Device Manager, check the system files with sfc/scannow, etc.

5. Error Code 0x0000001A

This error is usually caused by a hardware configuration problem. If you encounter 0x0000001A, it is recommended to check if you have recently installed any new hardware configuration or drivers. If so, please uninstall each of the recently installed hardware configurations or drivers to see if the problem can be handled. In addition, if you encounter 0x0000001A incorrectly when installing Windows, please check if the computer's memory space and specifications are in accordance with the Windows regulations. Maybe you have a bad memory stick, try another one.

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6. Error Code 0×000000D1

Usually caused by a faulty driver, check the newly installed or updated driver.

7. Error Code 0×000000116

Usually caused by the independent graphics card driver compatibility issues, propose you to replace the original manufacturer with the driver.

8. Error Code 0×0000008E

When the program introduces the wrong running memory address, it is likely to cause the occurrence of the blue screen code 0×0000008E

The solution for blue screen code 0×0000008E is to change or upgrade the graphics card, external sound card and network port driver. Please install the system patch package. Check if the running memory is inserted down and if there is any problem with the quality or compatibility issue. Update the driver or update the BIOS. disinfection.

9. Error Code 0×00000050

There may be a problem with the computer's memory stick or a short-circuit fault in the running memory caused by dust. It is recommended to open the case and reinsert the computer memory stick. If there are two memory sticks in the computer, try inserting only one first to see if which one is bad. Since the main case has been opened, you can also use a hair dryer to clean up the dust.

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10. Error Code 0×0000000A

It is mainly caused by faulty drivers, defective or compatible hardware configurations and software. To solve it, you can check whether there is a new hardware configuration added, and if so, you should check whether the new hardware configuration is plugged in - this problem is often overlooked by many people.

If you are sure there is no problem, unplug it and try a different interface, and install a new driver. At the same time, check if the hardware configuration is compatible with the operating system by comparing it to the hardware configuration compatibility directory on Microsoft's website.

There are many possible causes of computer blue screen errors, and you usually need to spend some effort to troubleshoot the problem and then find a proven solution. In addition, even if the fault can be fortunately solved, BSoD may still cause damage or loss of important files, so it is also recommended to develop good system and file backup habits on a daily basis to avoid the damage caused by unexpected errors.