Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) is a very common issue for Windows 7 users. When a BSOD occurs, your computer displays a bunch of text with a blue background on the screen. It can happen all of a sudden or regularly. If you are being troubled by this issue, you can try the methods as follows. They can help your Windows 7 computer get out of the annoying BSOD problems. (Note that the methods 1 to 3 below can only be performed when you can enter your operating system. If you can’t, try the methods 4 to 8. And in order to use methods 4 to 8, you need to have a Windows 7 installation media, like a DVD or USB drive with Windows 7 installation pack inside. You can create one on your own if you have neither of those.) 1) Run Check Disk 2) Install Updates 3) Update drivers 4) Run Startup Repair 5) Restore your system 6) Run Memory Diagnostic 7) Fix MBR 8) Reinstall your system
c) Type “chkdsk c: /f” and hit Enter. (This means the system will run a disk check on C drive and fix errors. “C” here stands for C drive, which is usually the system drive for many people. If your system drive is not C drive or you want to check other drives, you can change this letter accordingly.)
d) If the system asks you whether you want to schedule this check to next time the system restarts, type “Y” and hit Enter.
e) Restart your computer to complete the check.
b) Scroll down and select Windows Update.
c) Click on Check for updates.
d) If there is any update available, click on Install Updates.
Pro version of Driver Easy. But the Pro version can help you update multiple drivers automatically with just TWO clicks. a) Download and install Driver Easy. b) Open the program and hit Scan Now. Outdated drivers will be detected in a few seconds.
c) Click on Update button next to each device, and Driver Easy will download the driver for you. You can also hit Update All at the bottom right to update all the device drivers (this requires Pro version).
a) Put the Windows installation media into your computer. Then boot your computer from it. (If you don’t know how to do this, please check this guide.) b) After selecting the language and region, select Repair your computer. c) Then select Startup Repair.
d) The system will scan your computer and try to fix any problem.
steps a and b in method 4. b) Select System Restore.
c) Follow the on-screen instruction to finish the restore process.
steps a and b in method 4. b) Click on Windows Memory Diagnostic.
c) Select Restart now and check for problems.
d) Your computer will restart and Windows Memory Diagnostics Tool will be running.
e) After that your computer will restart again. You can see your BSOD problem is fixed at this time. steps a and b in method 4. b) Select Command Prompt.
c) In Command Prompt, type the following command lines and hit Enter after each.
bootrec /fixmbr bootrec /fixboot bootrec /scanos bootrec /rebuildbcdd) Exit Command Prompt and restart your computer. If your BSOD is caused by faulty MBR, the problem should be fixed now. step a in method 4. b) Press Install Now and follow the on-screen instruction to re-install Windows 7 on your computer.