Windows® 7 BSOD on Startup
How to overcome BSOD error on startup in Windows 7 and how to avoid these errors?
BSOD errors are actually Blue Screen of death that may occur at the startup of Windows 7. If you face any BSOD errors, it means that you have installed any software or hardware incorrectly. Sometimes, it can be resolved by simply restarting the system. BSOD error indicates that there is a problem in software or hardware components or the Operating System. BSOD errors are called multitude of issues because BSOD may be caused due to several problems. Users must diagnose the the exact reason that causes the problem. Whenever the Windows has an unrecoverable issue, BSOD will result in. The system will terminate from all programs that are executing at that time and will display blue screen of death. The blue screen will show the reason for this problem. The error message contains corresponding numbers for each type of issue and address the root cause of the error. If you install a software or hardware piece incorrectly, then there is a chance to cause blue screen of death. If you didn’t update the drivers for USB, then also the same issue will happen. Before trying to resolve the BSOD error, first find out the root cause for the issue.
How to overcome BSOD errors occurred during Windows 7 startup and tips to avoid these errors are given below:
- BSOD Errors due to Software
- BSOD Errors due to Hardware
- Tips to avoid BSOD Errors
BSOD errors due to software
During Windows 7 startup, sometimes blue screen will appear. This usually happens due to incorrect installation of any hardware or software. Most of the problems are caused due to incorrect software installation. It conflicts with other programs and create BSOD errors. One way to get rid of such issues is boot into safe mode and uninstall the conflicted software. Still if you cannot get rid of that, you may run system restore. This will restore your computer to an earlier date before installing that software.
BSOD errors due to hardware
Another reason which causes BSOD error is due to connecting bad piece of hardware. So first of all, you have to check the devices before installing. After that, you have three options to overcome BSOD errors. First one is that uninstalls the hardware and reinstall with correct hardware piece. Otherwise, you may disable the device from the Device Manager. The third option is to run a system restore to go back to the date before that hardware was installed. Then, you may install new hardware.
We can avoid BSOD errors by taking some precautions before installing software and hardware. Some programs cannot install at once, as they will be conflicts. These conflicts may lead to BSOD. For example, we cannot install two antiviruses such as Norton and McAfee together on to a computer. Check both the hardware and software before installing and make sure that it is compatible with your computer. Also make sure all the drivers in your computer are updated.
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