Driver Verifier is built in every version of Windows operating system. It monitors some of your Windows drivers. When it detects a driver issue, it will immediately cause a BSOD (blue screen of death) error. DRIVER_VERIFIER_DETECTED_VIOLATION is the common one of them. Due to the BSOD error, your computer would get into restarting loop problem. As a result, you cannot use your computer properly.
Don’t panic. Usually this is a driver issue, and it’s easy to solve.
Try these fixes:
Method 1: Reinstall your graphic card driver
Mostly, the graphic card driver like NVIDIA, Intel or AMD is the culprit behind this BSOD error. Reinstall graphic card driver helped many users fix the issue. Thus you can give it a shot.
1) On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key + X key together to open the quick-access menu. Then click Device Manager to open it.
2) On the pop-up window, find and expand Display adapters catalog. Then right-click on your graphic card software to choose Uninstall device.
3) After uninstalling your graphic card driver, go to its manufacturer’s website, find and download the latest driver for you card model.
Then install the new driver on your Windows 10.
If you have no time, no patience or no enough computer skill to find and download the correct driver, let Driver Easy help you then.
Driver Easy is a reliable and very helpful driver tool. It will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. 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.
You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 clicks (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):
1) Download and install Driver Easy.
2) Run Driver Easy and click Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.
3) Click the Update button next to a flagged printer driver to automatically download and install the correct version of this driver (you can do this with the FREE version).
Or click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All).
Method 2: Update your device drivers
The error can often be also caused by outdated or incompatible drivers. If reinstall your graphic card driver didn’t help you fix it, please update other device drivers.
Keep your drivers up-to-date can make your Windows 10 run stable. It’s fairly simple. As the first option, you can choose to update them in Device Manager.
Right-click on the drivers that need to be updated.
Then click Update driver.
Go on to choose Seach automatically for updated driver software.
Then Windows will search the update for you automatically.
For some reasons, Microsoft cannot always detect the update, and moreover check the update for your drivers one by one could be really tedious. In such case, let Driver Easy help you. It can find all your missing, outdated and incompatible drivers and offer the correct ones in less than 1 min! And with its Pro version, you can make all your drivers up-to-date in just one-go: Update All.
Method 3: Disable & Reset Driver Verifier
If unluckily after solving the driver problems, the error still occur, try to disable and reset the Driver Verifier on your Windows 10.
You need to do these:
1) Type cmd in the search box from Start menu. Then right-click on Command Prompt to choose Run as administrator.
Note: Click Yes when prompted by User Account Control.
2) On the open black window, type verifier and press Enter.
3) Now the Driver Verifier Manager would be open. Tick on Delete existing settings and click Finish.
4) Reboot your Windows 10 and the Driver Verifier would be disabled now.
The BSOD error should be solved, but if not, go on to follow the steps below to reset the verifier.
5) Run Command Prompt as administrator again via the same step 1).
Then type Verifier /reset in the window and press Enter to run it.
6) Reboot your Windows 10.
That’s all there is to it.
If you have any questions, please feel free to leave your comment below, thanks.