Sick of many, irritating Blue Screen of Death after a while? Worry not, we’re here to help you breathe new life into your Lenovo laptop without needing to go through lengthy, time-consuming format and OS reinstall from scratch. Read on.
Reset your PC
PC Reset, an essential component of Windows troubleshooting suite, helps when your laptop behaves unexpectedly, especially when you’re not sure why. It sets your laptop settings to system defaults, removes everything including any apps that were independently installed from DVD/ CD-ROM. If your Lenovo laptop came with Windows 10 pre-installed, it’d be put it in the same stage with only those apps that came with your manufacturer. If you installed Windows yourself, it’ll put your laptop into a fresh state without any additional software. If you upgraded from Windows 8, it would revert it to Windows 8, i.e., a state before Windows update.
1. Click the Start icon, select Settings.
2. Click Update & Security icon.
3. Click the Recovery tab.
4. Click Get Started under the Reset this PC category.
Perform Last Known Good Config
A newly installed software or recent system setting might have caused BSOD. Last known good configuration is sufficiently powered to boot your Lenovo in a fully functional state.
1. Click Start, select Settings.
2. Click Update & Recovery.
3. Click the Recovery tab.
4. Click Restart now button under Advanced Startup.
5. Lenovo will restart.
6. A new blue colored Choose an Option page will be displayed on your screen with three different options.
7. Click Troubleshoot icon.
8. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Troubleshoot Disk Sectoral Issues
Run a complete scan to eliminate sectoral disk errors. Launch the Disk Checkup utility from the Drive Properties dialog box.
1. Double click This PC icon on your Taskbar.
2. Right-click your system drive, choose Properties.
3. Click the Tools tab.
4. Click Checkup button.
5. Click Scan drive in the confirmation prompt.
Perform Memory Tests
Faulty RAM is one of the most suspected elements leading to Blue Screen of Death. Check if this is the case.
1. Type Mdsched.exe in the Search Box on your Taskbar.
2. Open it from the Search Results.
3. Choose whether to schedule the memory checkup or immediately perform the same.
Identify Faulty Services
The Services tool is one of the useful tools that lists running and stopped services. Identify Non-Microsoft services that might have caused Windows 10 Blue Screen of Death on Lenovo.
1. Type Services.msc in the Search Box on your Taskbar.
2. Open the Services tool from the Search Results.
3. All the running and stopped services will be listed on your screen.
4. Stop all suspicious services. (Right click > Stop)
Fix Poorly Seated Cables
Power off your laptop, unplug and re-plug all cables, especially those connected at both ends of hard disk and controllers.