Your computer shuts down and you receive following error followed by a soft boot interval:
A problem has been detected and Windows has been shutdown to prevent damage to your computer.
***STOP 0x0000007B (0xFFFFF880009A9928, 0XFFFFFFFFC0000034, 0X0000000000000000, 0X000000000000000)
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
Identify Conflicting Application
One or more software installed on your computer uses outdated or incompatible ActiveX/ DLL files. The recent history of all installed applications will help to identify a malfunctioning program.
Sort all installed applications as per installed datewise from Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features.
Identify Conflicting Update
There are several other things you’ve to look up. There may be a problem with the Windows 10 update policy. Some recently installed updates might have caused Windows error code 0x7b. Under Programs and Features subcategory in Programs category, there is an option to view installed updates.
Perform Startup Repair
Boot your computer from Windows 10 installation media (a USB flash drive or self-bootable DVD-ROM), and go to next page after choosing your preferred language. Now you’ve two options on your screen, viz. Install Now and Repair your computer. Click the latter, and then select Advanced Options | Startup Settings | Restart.
Scan for Boot Sector Virus
A boot-sector virus likely infects your computer. These viruses typically infect boot files that load your operating system. Disinfect your PC using a reliable Antivirus software. Make sure the database is up-to-date.
Perform HDD Volume Repair
Before we go through the actual process, we should know the term bad sector. A bad sector is a defective tiny cluster of your hard disk storage space. Your computer shows error code 0x0000007B due to data retrieval issues. Start the disk check-up process from Tools tab in Drive Properties dialog after loading File Explorer.
Set Default BIOS Configurations
This little trick can solve your problem if its caused due to a misconfiguration in your BIOS Configuration Screen. Exit all open applications, restart your PC, and then go to CMOS Configuration Screen using Delete/ F2 key. Set your Chipset SATA Mode to IDE, and then exit the screen after saving current changes.