Blue screen death error is one of the most common errors that users face in Windows 10. This error is also known as a stop error. It causes a machine unable to proceed with its function and repair automatically. Blue screen death error is one of the most frustrating errors because we need to shut down everything and restart the computer to resolve it. Meanwhile, the work we are doing also gets eliminated if we forget to save it.
So, if you are a Windows 10 user and facing the blue screen death error and looking for troubleshooting steps, then you have reached the right place. In this blog, we are going to tell you how to fix this error pretty quickly. So, let’s get started.
How to fix blue screen death error during upgrade on windows 10:
Many users have reported that when they update the windows 10 they usually face this error. Usually, when this error occurs, it rolls back the device to the previous installation and won’t fix the problem.
If you are encountering this issue while upgrading the windows10, you can resolve this issue by uninstalling the unusable apps. Clear out all the damaged files, disconnecting non-essential peripheral, and perform a clean installation of the window.
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If you want to know how to uninstall the apps, then follow the process that stated below-
- Go to the setting.
- Click on Apps.
- Click on Apps and Features.
- Select the app that may be causing issues and click the uninstall the app.
- Click the Uninstall button again.
That’s how you can remove unusable apps from your computer and clear the memory so that your computer processes fast during windows up-gradation.
Download upgrade files again;
After uninstalling apps, still you are encountering this issue, then you should download upgrade files again. Follow the steps to download the upgrade files.
- Go to the settings.
- Now click on the system.
- Then go to the storage.
- Under the storage, you will the option “Free up space now.”
- Now clear the pre-selected option.
- Click on the temporary installation files.
Disconnect unnecessary hardware:
Generally, the major cause behind the blue screen death error is hardware. To minimize the chances of occurring this issue, before installation of windows 10, disconnect all the non-peripheral, including external hardware, secondary monitor, phones, and USB. During the upgrade process, only the mouse, keyboard, desktop, CPU, and an internet connection are required.
Once the up-gradation process is completed, then connect all the non-peripheral devices to the computer. If you continue with the same problem, it is advisable to upgrade drivers.
Perform a clean installation:
It is one of the easiest ways to resolve blue screen death errors. During the upgrade of windows 10, first, clear everything and start from scratch. To perform a clean installation, you need to follow the steps that we have mentioned below-
- Start PC with a USB drive.
- On window setup, click the next button.
- Click the install button.
- Click on “I don’t have a key product”.
- Select the edition of the windows 10.
- Click on the next and accept the license.
- Click on the advanced install windows.
- Select drive 0 and then click on the delete button.
Blue screen death error is one of the most encountered issues of windows10. If you follow the above-mentioned troubleshooting steps, you can easily resolve this issue in no less time. You can also take the tech support if you are unable to resolve it by yourself. Read another article or explore more tips at TechDescribed.com.