Blue Screen Of Death

The blue screen of death is a common error message in Microsoft Windows. This error occurs when Windows gets corrupted and the system can no longer operate.

Introduction To BSOD

The blue screen of death is a common error message in Microsoft Windows. This error occurs when Windows gets corrupted and the system can no longer operate. It is also known as the BSoD or Blue Screen. Now, it occurs only in Windows 10. Due to a system crash, sometimes data might be lost or deleted. Recovery of this data is also possible by following some steps but it is not sure that it will recover.

History Of Blue Screen Of Death

The first mention of the blue screen was in 1987 when it appeared on the video display card by IBM. It was not until 1994 when Microsoft released its first version of Windows 95 that the blue screen became a common occurrence. The phrase “blue screen of death” was created by users in 1999. Always use to describe this type of crash.

Another story is that the BSOD error was originally “Black Screen of Death” (as some call it) instead of “Blue Screen of Death”. The term BSOD was originally invented by Ed Brown in mid-1991. Ed Brown was then a computer technician at The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Ed Brown pointed out that the error occurred when the company implemented Windows 3.0 (OS) in the Global Marketing Group. And users were getting a BSOD error screen when trying to run ‘ WordPerfect’. The error will display a completely black screen with a glowing cursor in the upper left corner. This will happen when a user tries to run a DOS application and ends up with a BSOD error. The system could not escape the BSOD error until it gets restarted.

Causes  Of Blue Screen Of Death

The blue screen looks different according to the version of windows. In older versions, it displays a piece of long information. It is a common problem that can occur in Windows 10. The main cause of this is usually software and hardware problems. If the blue screen appears and your computer or laptop automatically starts rebooting.  You have to disable the automatic restart on the system failure option in settings. The following are some causes:

  • Defective Memory.
  • Lack of memory security.
  • Overcrowded Memory.
  • Errors occur in the software.
  • Unregistered Changes in Hardware also cause this.
  • Overheated Components.
  • Hardware Malfunctioning.
  • Virus Attack.
  • Driver Issues.
  • Improper Shutdown of the system and many more.

Codes Appear During BSOD

There is a total of 270 stop codes that appear. These stop codes you can see at the bottom of the screen. But the number of codes is rare, the common stop codes are:






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Fixation Of BSOD

This is caused due to system crash. To fix this problem, first, you have to find out all feasible reasons and relatable solutions. It can cause due to software errors, or errors in hardware. Sometimes, mistakes by a user can also cause this problem. Kabyte IT Solutions is here to guide you step by step and solve your every problem. We have a team of experts that provides you with instant solutions. With Kabyte, you get the best technical support services.