Fixed: 0x0000003b BSOD Error Code on Windows

April Cai, in Blue Screen Error Tags: BSOD

If you’re trying boot your computer into Windows but it fails and shows the blue screen,  and you’re seeing this error saying STOP: 0x0000003b, you’re not alone. Many Windows users are reporting it. But the goo news is you can fix it easily by yourself.

How do I fix it?

Here’re 2 solutions you can try. Try the Solution 2 if the Solution 1 doesn’t work.

IMPORTANT: You’ll need to be logged into Windows to try these solutions. If you can’t log into Windows, restart it in Safe Mode, then try these solutions.

Solution 1: Update all the available drivers
Solution 2: Install the hotfix from Microsoft

Solution 1: Update all the available drivers

0x0000003b BSOD error is probably caused by any old or incorrect drivers, especially your corrupted graphics driver. You need to verify that all your devices have the right driver, and update those that don’t. If you’re not comfortable playing around with drivers manually, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy.

Driver Easy 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. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.

3) Click the Update button next to any flagged driver to automatically download and install the correct version of these drivers (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Or click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All).

4) Reboot your Windows to see if it works.

Solution 2: Install the hotfix from Microsoft

To help users solve the 0x0000003b BSOD error, Microsoft has released a Hotfix for those who’re on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 and using some IEEE 1394 device.

For more concrete information or to download the Hotfix, please go to Microsoft website.

 

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