Windows® 7 Blue Screen of Death Error Codes
What are different blue screen of death error codes of Windows 7
The blue screen of death would appear if the crashing of Windows or its locking would occur. These types of error codes would be caused by the issues with driver and the devices. It is seen that some newly installed software or the changes would also cause such blue screen errors. When this would happen you could see some series of numbers and also letters. This combination of letters and numbers form the error message that would give the actual cause of this blue screen error. So, it would be easy for you to troubleshoot. For all these error codes, there are some common troubleshooting methods that are adopted. Firstly, you have to restart the system. You would also start the system in safe mode. There are different stop error codes that would cause the blue screen of death. STOP 0x00000002 or DEVICE_QUEUE_NOT_BUSY, 0x00000003 or INVALID_AFFINITY_SET are the types of blue screen of death error codes.
Below mentioned points are common STOP error troubleshooting steps:
- Undo the recently made changes
- Check for free space
- Scan the system
Undo the recently made changes
It is seen that if you have installed any new hardware or program, that could cause such error codes. Sometimes, you would also do the updating of the drivers. There is a good chance that theses changes would cause such STOP errors. So, you have to undo these changes and then check if the error code still persists. You have to startup with Last Known Good Configuration. You could also perform the system restore. Then, try to roll back the driver in to the version present before updating.
Check for free space
In this step, you have to ensure that a minimum amount of free space is present in the Windows partition. It is seen that the STOP messages and the other serious problems like data corruption, could occur if enough free space is not available in the primary partition where Windows Operating System is installed. It is recommended that you have to keep 100MB of free space or you could have 5% of a drive's capacity as free.
Viruses are becoming threat to the modern PC world. They are the unwanted software programs which would have the capability to corrupt the system files and the programs. Some of theses viruses would cause the stop error. The main types of viruses that would cause the blue screen of death are the viruses which would affect the master boot record or the boot sector present in the system. You have to run the virus scanning software and then run the scan. But you would make sure that you are using only the updated version and it has ability to scan the boot sector.
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