How to Troubleshoot Blue Screen Errors (BSOD)

Mastering Blue Screen Errors (BSOD): A Step-by-Step Troubleshooting Guide

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Last Updated on May 1, 2024 by Daniel Osakwe

Hey there, tech enthusiasts! Daniel is here, and I’ve got an info to share with you. So, picture this: I restart my computer, and bam! Blue Screen Errors also called Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). But fear not, we’re on a mission to fix it together. Let’s dive into the process, and if you’re reading this, you bet we’ve successfully conquered the BSOD.

Alright, let’s kick things off by firing up the computer. The BIOS is all good, but as soon as Windows 10 tries to boot, crash! Now, there could be various reasons behind this – maybe a connection issue or trouble detecting the hard drive, especially if you’ve upgraded to an SSD. In my case, I cloned everything using Samsung software, but the occasional blue screen with error code 0xc keeps popping up. Time to whip out the Windows 10 USB stick for a fix.

Now, I’m hitting keys like there’s no tomorrow – Enter, F8, Escape – trying to coax the system into cooperating. Finally, Escape works its magic, and we’re in.

How to Troubleshoot Blue Screen Errors (BSOD)

How to Troubleshoot Blue Screen Errors (BSOD)

Step one:

Reset the computer.

Step two:

Use the Windows 10 recovery drive that your computer came with. Now, let’s power down and power up again.

Step three:

tap that F12 key like there’s no tomorrow. Lo and behold, there’s my Samsung SSD, ready to roll. Strange, but effective. We’ll use the Windows 10 USB to access troubleshooting options. Now, here’s where the real magic happens.

In the advanced options, we’ve got a few tricks up our sleeve. System restores, recover from the drive, and the game-changer – startup repair. This is where the real diagnostics come into play. If this doesn’t do the trick, fear not, we’ve got one more ace up our sleeve.

Back to the F12 magic, and this time, we’re selecting the boot mode to UEFI, turning off secure boot, and voila – my Samsung SSD is recognized. Click, click, and we’re loading into Windows 10 seamlessly.


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