Fix the Blue Screen error in Windows® 7
What are the tips to resolve the blue screen issues after booting PC with Windows 7?
Windows 7 is the latest Operating system from Microsoft and it has many advanced features. Documents, e-mail, music and everything in no time by just start typing in the 'Start' menu and you will see all the files on your Pc instantly. A common error in Windows 7 is a Blue screen error on start up. When you upgrade the driver to a wrong version or install new software which is not compatible with Windows 7, you will face this issue called as blue screen error. On starting up if you receive a blue screen then it indicates that some thing has gone wrong during the installation. In most cases the problem maker may be a wrong driver installation or it can be incompatible software which is creating the conflict with other programs installed on your computer. There are many other causes for blue screen error in Windows 7 that can occur after the booting process. These are Defective Memory Sticks, Removable drives/USB Drives, Computer or processor overheating, Defective hard drive or unrecoverable errors etc. But as the name indicates this issue is not that worst because sometimes just restarting the computer can resolve the issue as it would have been due to some programs that were hung.
The following points will describe more causes of blue screen in Windows 7 that can occur after startup and some simple tips to fix the issues:
- Newly installed software
- Hardware problem or errors
- Startup errors
Newly installed software
The most common cause for blue screen in Windows 7 on start up is the newly installed software on your computer. Some programs like antivirus programs don’t work well without conflict if both are installed on the same machine. This can blue screen on start up. The simple and the easiest way to resolve this issue is to uninstall one of the programs from your computer or in other words identify the issue which created the blue screen and just undo it. If you are able to restart your computer in normal mode then go ahead and remove the recently installed program from 'Add/Remove programs'. If not, then you can boot your computer in safe mode and try removing it.
Hardware problem or errors
Another common problem for the blue screen in PC with Windows 7 is the malfunction of some of your hardware components. It can malfunction if the driver software for that particular hardware becomes outdated or you haven’t updated it recently. When you try to connect a latest hardware on an older Operating system then current version of Windows won’t support it. If you try to remove the hardware during your Windows 7 operation, then it can be a reason for blue screen. The resolution step is to identify what you exactly did with the hardware before the blue screen error and undo it or replace the hardware. If it is the outdated driver problem then you can go to the official website and try updating it. It is always better to create a restore point before you update the driver software.
Another reason for blue screen can be corrupted Operating system files or sometimes the hard drive might contain bad sectors. The resolution for this can be Recovery Console. Recovery Console is a program by Microsoft to help fix your computer when you cannot boot the computer. In Windows 7, you have an option to schedule the error checking of your hard disc partition on the next reboot. You need to click on ‘My computer’, select the 'C' drive and right click for 'Properties' and select 'Tools' to click on 'Check now' in the error checking section. In the pop-up window, select 'All options' and then press 'Ok'. After this you need to restart your computer.
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