Does your Computer Crashes with BSOD 0x00000133?


This error most reportedly occurs on computers running Intel processors. If you’re running into an issue where your computer repeatedly crashes with a Blue Screen with 0x00000133 error, we’ve had some tips for you.

Download the Diagnostic

There are certain situations when missing entries in your registry and registry corruption causes this problem. Try running a registry scan to identify if there are any such issues.

  1. Click the button below to download and install the Diagnostic
  2. Perform a Registry scan and fix any problems detected.
  3. Restart your computer.

Estimated Download Time: 10 Seconds

Perform Troubleshooting

You’ll probably want to start off with the Windows Update Troubleshooter – a utility designed to fix commonly detected issues in Windows 10.

  1. Press the Windows Key.
  2. In the Search box, type Troubleshooting and then press ENTER.
  3. Click System and Security, and then Windows Update.
  4. Click the Advanced link, click Run as Administrator.
  5. After the wizard re-opens, click Next, and follow the on-screen instructions.
  6. Reboot your computer after successful completion.

Check for Driver Issues

The Driver Verifier tool in Windows identifies issues with system drivers. This diagnostic tool verifies both native Microsoft and third party drivers.

  1. Click on Start.
  2. Type verifier without the quotes.
  3. Select the option named Select Create custom settings (for code developers) and then click Next.
  4. Check-up the following boxes:
    • Special Pool
    • Pool Tracking
    • Force IRQL Checking
    • Deadlock Detection
    • Security Checks (Windows 7 & 8)
    • DDI compliance checking (Windows 8)
    • Miscellaneous Checks
    • Click Next.
  5. Select the option Select driver names from a list from the subsequent page.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Click the Provider column head. It’ll sort the drivers list by their providers.
  8. Check-up all Non-Microsoft drivers, and then click Finish.
  9. Restart your computer after successful completion.

Check for Registry Issues

You might want to recover your computer from a corrupted Registry that causes 0x00000133 error.

  1. Go to Start menu.
  2. Type regedit.exe in the Search box.
  3. Open up the Registry Editor from the Search Results.
  4. Registry Editor would appear on your screen
  5. In the left panel of the Registry Editor, expand the top node HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE and then the following key:
    • …\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\WHEA\Policy.
  6. If the WHEA key does not exist, right-click on the Control key and select New Key and name it as WHEA. Similarly, create another sub-key Policy.
  7. Double-click the IgnoreDummyWrite string in the right hand side panel, and replace its value with 1 which enables the feature.
  8. If the string doesn’t exist, right-click the Policy sub-key, choose New | DWORD Value. Enter the above mentioned name and string value.
  9. Close the Registry Editor, and then restart your computer.

Scan for Corrupted Files

Command Prompt, a command-line interface tool in Windows, can help fixing the issue. Check for corrupted versions of the operating system files.

  1. Type cmd.exe in the Search Box on your Taskbar.
  2. Right click on cmd.exe, select Run as Administrator.
  3. Type the following:
    • Sfc /scannow
  4. Press ENTER.

Delete Temporary Files

Temporary files are typically located in the standard temporary directory. One easy way to fix the error is to clean-up all temp contents.

  1. Double-click the Computer icon.
  2. Right-click on your C:\ drive.
  3. Select Properties.
  4. Click the Disk Cleanup button.
  5. Wait till the Disk CleanUp is being loaded.
  6. Tick all the boxes in the subsequent window, and then click OK.
  7. After successful completion, press Windows Key + R.
  8. Type AppData and then click OK.
  9. Open up the following directory:
    • ..\Local\Temp
  10. Delete all the files and subfolders from the Temp folder. Do NOT delete the Temp folder itself.

Replace Network Adapter

A Network Adapter is a physical unit of computer hardware that facilitates transmission of data over the local network. A problem with the network adapter may cause error 0x00000133. Replace your Network Adapter or buy a cheaper USB Wifi Card. Network adapters are typically costlier.


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