If you can’t find a specific reference to your problem, running through the following checklist stands a good chance of resolving the problem for you.
This checklist is also usually the best approach to troubleshooting some specific Stop messages, such as 0x0A and 0x50.
If you know which device caused the error, you can update or reinstall that driver first. If you do not have the drivers for all devices, or are not comfortable updating your PC’s drivers manually, you can use a driver update tool to find, download and update all device drivers for you.
The file name in the blue screen of death can help identify the driver. Such tools will accurately identify your computer hardware, including any device causing an error, and automatically install the latest drivers for it.
Real-life scenarios of a computer encountering them are unlikely, so I’ve made it a lower priority to document them here; but we’ll be happy to address this in the Forum (which also will tip me off that I should add more to this present page).In most cases updating or reinstalling drivers will solve your blue screen errors.However, if updating device drivers does not fix the blue screen error, there are a number of additional things to try: A complete list of error codes can be found on the Microsoft MSDN website.Please share your own experiences with blue screen of death errors, including possible solutions.New insights can help others, or maybe we can help you with specific STOP errors.Some general troubleshooting principles are suggested in the Resource Kit for approaching STOP messages overall.Blue screen errors, or blue screen of death (BSOD) errors, are the most severe errors Windows can encounter.It is the name of the error condition and its 8-digit number that help you determine the actual error condition.If a message is listed below, but has no articles or explanation (nothing but its number and name), post a request on the Aum Ha Forums asking about it.The information in the event log can be of great help to isolate the cause of the blue screen error.Reading the minidump requires a bit more technical knowledge, but Microsoft has tools to read the minidump.