Fix the issue of Blue Screen while shutting down Windows® 7
What are the tips to resolve the issues of blue screen error while shutting down the PC with Windows 7?
Windows 7 is a widely used operating system delivering high performance and has advance features to enhance your computer performance. Microsoft has released different editions on Windows 7 for different type of users. You can select any Windows 7 edition which suits your need and computer. There are few issues and errors that are commonly seen on almost all computers. Windows 7 has many advanced options and tools to fix those common errors and that makes the operating system more stable. If Windows 7 is not able to boot or perform certain action due to any issue a blue screen error is displayed and sometimes the computer fails to boot and continues to restart in a loop. Sometimes the computer boots up fine and works fine but the blue screen error is displayed when you try to restart or shut down the computer. The blue screen error on restart or shutdown is displayed when there is a background program running which refuses to end the operation, due to device driver issues or software conflicts.
Tips to fix the issues of blue screen error while shutting down the PC with Windows 7:
- End all running programs
- Disable device drivers
- Check BIOS setup
End all running programs
There can be many programs running in the background and the computer fails to shut down unless all the running programs are closed. You can check the task manager in PC with Windows 7 to find out what program is freezing the computer or end the freezing program. Uninstall the program that freezes on the startup. The process the freezes during shutdown can be a malicious program. So, run a scan to make sure that your computer in not infected. You need to disable unwanted startup programs and services because some startup programs run in the background, even though you do not use that program and freezes the computer during shutdown and that results in blue screen error.
Disable device drivers
Each and every hardware component on the computer requires a device driver and sometimes the device driver that you install on your computer might not be compatible with the operating system or might be corrupted and that would be causing the issue. So, if the issue started after installing or updating the device driver in PC with Windows 7, you need to uninstall it and then check if you get the error message. If you still get the error message, you need to disable the common driver programs like display driver, sound driver, network driver, USB driver etc and then restart the computer to check if the issue is caused by any of these drivers. If the computer shuts down with no problems after disabling the drivers, you need to re-enable each driver and try shutting down the computer find the root cause of the issue. Once you find the issue, you can reinstall or update the problematic driver.
You need to find out what hardware is causing the issue and if the disable device driver does not fix the issue in PC with Windows 7. You can disable onboard devices in BIOS and then try to boot the computer. You can update the BIOS to the new version to make your computer compatible with new hardware components.
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