How to Fix BSOD Error 0x0000008e

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Blue Screen of Death, abbreviated as BSOD, is most commonly called as Fatal Error. Your computer will automatically restart followed by the critical error. Check device driver failures, download new updates, repair disk errors and diagnose system memory using pre-installed tools in Windows.

Download Diagnostic

You’re just 3 steps away from fixing this problem…

1. Download and install the Diagnostic

2. Run full scan

3. Perform system clean-up & repair

Estimated download time: 10 Seconds

What is Diagnostic? How does it work?


 

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Check for Updates

Regularly install new updates from Microsoft. Updates are designed to resolve internal system bugs.

Windows-Update

For Windows 8.1/ 8:

  1. Press Windows Key + X, select Control Panel.
  2. It opens up a new window.
  3. Click System and Security | Windows Update.
  4. Click Check for Updates button.
  5. Download and install new updates.

For Windows 7:

  1. Click Start, type “Windows Update” in Search Box.
  2. Open the keyword from Search Results.
  3. Refer Steps # 4-5 under Windows 8.1/ 8 user’s section.

For Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start, point to All Programs.
  2. Click Windows Update.
  3. Click “Check for updates” link in the left panel of your screen.
  4. Meanwhile, Windows looks for new updates.
  5. Install all released updates.

Update your System Drivers

Download new driver software for your PC.

Device-Manager1

For Windows 8.1/ 8:

  1. Press Windows Key + X, select Device Manager.
  2. Expand top node to get the list of all device drivers.
  3. Update all the following device drivers. To do so, right-click a driver, select Update driver software.
  • Video card driver
  • Audio card driver
  • System board driver
  1. Restart your PC.
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For Windows 7:

  1. Click Start | Control Panel.
  2. Click System and Security | System | Device Manager.
  3. Refer Steps # 2-4 under Windows 8.1/ 8 user’s section.

For Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start | Control Panel.
  2. Click System and Maintenance | Device Manager.
  3. Refer Steps # 2-4 under Windows 8.1/ 8 user’s section.

Repair your Hard Disk

Your hard disk might be corrupted. Use the Disk Check-Up tool in Windows to diagnose hard drive issues.

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For Windows 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista:

  1. Double click Computer icon.
  2. Right-click a partition, say drive C:
  3. Select Properties from context menu options.
  4. Click Tools tab in the new dialog that opens.
  5. Click Check button under Error Checking category.
  6. Click Scan Drive in confirmation prompt. Remember, you’ve to close all other programs before you start the process.

Use Windows Memory Diagnostic

Make sure your RAM isn’t malfunctioning.

Memory-Diagnostic-Tool-inWindows

For Windows 8.1/ 8:

  1. Press Windows Key + X, select Search.
  2. Type “Diagnose your computer’s memory problems” in Search Box.
  3. Select “Everywhere” from the drop down box (Windows 8.1), or click Settings icon (Windows 8).
  4. Open the keyword from Search Results.
  5. Click “Restart now and check for problems” button.

For Windows 7:

  1. Click Start | Control Panel.
  2. In the Search Box located on the upper right corner of your screen, type “Memory.”
  3. Click “Diagnose your computer’s memory problems” from Search Results.
  4. Click “Restart now and check for problems” in the tool that opens.

For Vista:

  1. Click Start; type “Memory Diagnostic Tool” in Search Box.
  2. Press ENTER or open the program from Search Results.
  3. Now you have the tool opened up.
  4. Click “Restart now and check for problems” button.
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Perform Startup Repair

Startup Repair involves setting up default configurations, resolving problems with various startup components and Registry settings.

For Windows 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista:

  1. Insert Windows installation disc.
  2. Now restart your PC.
  3. Repeatedly press F2 or Delete key till CMOS Configuration screen appears.
  4. Set DVD-ROM as First Boot Device; Hard Disk as Second Boot Device.
  5. Save your settings and exit.
  6. Your system will restart automatically. Press any key when you’re prompted to do so.
  7. It starts loading Setup wizard.
  8. Select your language, keyboard layout and then click Next button on the Welcome page.
  9. Click “Repair your computer” link.
  10. In the subsequent System Recovery Options page, click Startup Repair.
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