DRIVER UNLOADED WITHOUT CANCELLING PENDING OPERATIONS [Solved]

By Enya Zhang  Blue Screen Error  Drivers   0 Comment

If you run into a blue screen of death with DRIVER UNLOADED WITHOUT CANCELLING PENDING OPERATIONS error code, you’re not alone. But don’t worry. it’s often quite easy to fix…

Try these fixes

Both fixes below work in Windows 10, 8.1 and 7. Just work your way down the list until you find the one that works for you.

  1. Update your drivers (nearly always fixes the problem)
  2. Reinstall the faulty driver
  3. Uninstall incompatible programs

Fix 1: Update your drivers (nearly always fixes the problem)

Perhaps the most common cause of the ‘driver unloaded without cancelling pending operations’ error is an outdated/corrupted/faulty device driver on your system. 

Fortunately, this is also one of the easiest problems to fix.

There are two ways to update your drivers: manually and automatically.

Update your drivers manually – You can update your drivers manually by going to the manufacturers’ official websites, and searching for the latest drivers for all your hardwares. But if you take this approach, be sure to choose the drivers that are compatible with the exact model number of your hardware, and your version of Windows system.

OR

Update your drivers automatically – If you don’t have the time, patience or computer skills to update your drivers manually, you can, instead, do it automatically with Driver Easy. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing. Driver Easy handles it all.

  1. Download and install Driver Easy.
  2. Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.

  3. Click Update next to any flagged devices to automatically download the correct version of their drivers, then you can install them manually.
    Or click Update All to automatically download and install them all automatically. (This requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All. You get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee.)

  4. Restart your computer and check if DRIVER UNLOADED WITHOUT CANCELLING PENDING OPERATIONS problem has been resolved. If the problem still exists, then move on to Fix 2, below.

Fix 2: Reinstall the faulty driver

Another useful trick for the DRIVER UNLOADED WITHOUT CANCELLING PENDING OPERATIONS error is to reinstall the faulty driver according to user feedback. To do so:

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time. Then type devmgmt.msc and press Enter.

  2. Locate and double-click on Unknown devices or Other devices.
  3. Right-click on an item and click Uninstall device. (The item usually has an exclamation mark to indicate a conflict).
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time. Then type devmgmt.msc and press Enter.

  6. Click the Scan for hardware changes icon to reinstall the driver you just uninstalled.

  7. Repeat this process on the rest of the devices under the Unknown devices or Other devices category.
  8. Check if the driver unloaded without cancelling pending operations blue screen of death issue has been solved. If not, then move on to Fix 3, below.

Fix 3: Uninstall incompatible programs

It’s also possible that the app you last installed conflicts with Windows system and causes the blue screen error. So you can try removing the program to hopefully solve the issue.


How have the fixes above helped you with the troubleshooting? Do you have any ideas or tips to share with us? Drop a comment below and let us know your thoughts, thank you. 🙂

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