What is the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD)?

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Mukul Goenka asked 20-Apr-2022 in troubleshooting by Mukul Goenka

What is the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD)?

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Hitesh Vohra answered 21-Apr-2022 by Hitesh Vohra
  • The blue screen of death (BSOD), also known as the stop screen or stop error, is a very annoying error that comes in second only to malware or ransomware in terms of suggesting that a user is in for a horrible day. It happens without warning, and all unsaved work is lost. And, based on what it implies, it may be the least of a user's concerns.
  • BSODs are caused by driver software errors or hardware problems. A BSOD is a full system failure caused by a problem with Windows drivers and/or hardware at the kernel level. It isn't a software failure. Windows continues to execute even if the browser crashes. Because apps run at a higher level in the operating system, they are extremely rare to create a blue screen.


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