Blue Screen on Startup in Windows® 7
Are you receiving a blue screen error when starting up your Windows 7 based system? Find out how to solve this problem.
Windows 7 has become extremely popular in a very short time. It comes packed with many advanced features and applications. Windows 7 also has many default system maintenance utilites that keep the system working at maximum possible efficiency. Some of the features included in Windows 7 include Windows Defender, Windows Aero, Windows Gadgets, Two way firewall, disk cleanup utility, defragmenting tool, etc. There are some issues that may occur while using Windows 7. These issues include startup problems, shutdown problems, blue screen errors, application corruption, system freeze, etc. Some users may get a blue screen error when starting up their computers. Such blue screen errors are caused by malware infections, corrupt registry, missing system files, driver related problems, etc. In such case, users may not be able to access any of the data on the system.
Following are the various ways to resolve blue screen errors on start up in Windows 7:
- Check drivers
- Check system file integrity
- Remove infections
Windows 7 Operating System requires many drivers to function. Drivers act as the translators between the hardware components and the Operating System. Drivers are loaded when the system boots and issues with the drivers can cause blue screen errors during startup. All the users facing blue screen errors when starting up the Operating System are recommended to check the drivers on the system using the device manager (after logging on in the safe mode) and then disable or uninstall the problem causing drivers.
Check system file integrity
There are large numbers of system files on Windows 7 and if even one of them gets damaged, many problems occur and blue screen error is one of them. The users experiencing blue screen errors at start up are suggested to check the integrity of the system files using the default system file checker, and then repairing the Operating System. If the system does not boots up at all, users will have to insert the installation disk and startup the system. Then repair console should be accessed to repair the Operating System.
Malware is another reason that cause blue screen errors on start up in Windows 7. Malware are known to have capabilities to cause such problems by infecting and modifying system files. Such issues can be resolved by accessing the system in the safe mode and then removing all of the malware from the system using an updated malware removal tool such as Malwarebytes' Antimalware.
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