This error can occur due to several reasons including faulty hardware, failure to install certain updates, defective RAM, a faulty system service, corrupted NTFS volume, and so on.
Run Hardware Diagnostic Utility
If you’re experiencing a hardware associated error, simply disconnecting and replacing the faulty hardware will fix it. Either way, you can run the diagnostics utility provided by the system manufacturer or the hardware vendor. More details inside the manual.
Disable Faulty Services
If one or more system or application services are faulty, you need to clean boot your PC. It’ll confirm diagnostic of the issue. Visit the website of the software manufacturer to obtain an update.
- Type Services.msc in the Search Box.
- Open the Services tool.
- Scroll down, locate a faulty service. (Right click > Stop)
Use Disk CleanUp
Disk CleanUp is a tool used to remove files from a previous install of Windows, contents extracted by installation programs, old backups, and temporary objects. You may encounter the 0x00000050 error when the system fails to retrieve temporarily stored data. Cleaning-up the temporary directories might fix the issue.
- Type Disk CleanUp in the Search Box on your Taskbar.
- Open the Disk CleanUp utility from the Search Results.
- Select the Windows installation drive, usually C:\
- Click OK.
- Check all the boxes including setup log files, downloaded program files, temporary Internet files, offline web pages, and so on.
- Click OK to perform the clean-up.
Set Up Virtual Memory
Virtual Memory helps extend your computer’s memory when you run into low RAM circumstances. This memory management technique enables users to troubleshoot various issues caused by low RAM.
- Right-click This PC icon on your Desktop.
- Select Properties.
- Click Advanced system settings.
- In the System Properties dialog box, click the Advanced tab > Settings (Performance).
- Click Advanced tab > Change (Virtual Memory).
- Uncheck the box Automatically manage paging file size for all drives.
- Select the system drive, click Custom size option, and allocate a higher memory.
- Click Set.
- Click OK thrice.
Check for Faulty RAM
Checking your memory is quite easy. All you need to launch the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool and schedule a scan. The scan will take place as soon as you reboot your computer.
- Type Windows Memory Diagnostic in the Search Box.
- Open the utility from the Search Results.
- Click Restart now and check for problems.
- If the problem still occurs, try replacing the memory.
Use PC Repair
PC repair contains set of diagnostic options bundled with the Windows installation media.
- Insert the Window installation DVD.
- Boot from it by appropriately configuring your CMOS settings and then pressing a key when prompted.
- Allow sufficient time to finish the boot process.
- Click Repair your computer.
- Follow the on-screen instructions.
Uninstall Recently Installed Apps
A faulty program may cause 0x00000050 error. Detect and uninstall a recently installed incompatible program.
- Press Windows Key + X, open Control Panel.
- Click on Programs icon.
- Click on Programs and Features icon.
- Click on the Installed On column-head to rearrange all the programs by their installation date.
- Remove the newly installed program(s) conflicting with your system. (Select > Uninstall)
- Follow the removal wizard, and then restart your computer.
Update your Drivers
You should keep your computer’s video, ethernet and wireless drivers up-to-date. A regular driver scan is essential for the smooth functioning of your PC/ laptop.
- Type Device Manager in the Search Box.
- Open the Device Manager tool from the Search Results.
- Expand the top node.
- One by one update your Display Adapter, Ethernet Adapter and Wireless Adapter. (Right-click > Update driver software)
- After completion, reboot your computer.