Windows 10 BSOD 0x001003a8


Blue Screen of Death, also known as the Fatal Error, is caused when a major system process is closed or critical changes have been made to your PC’s settings. There are other reasons like mismatched system files, failure of a user-mode service, and so on.

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

Check Hardware Changes

Sometimes the culprit is your incompatible hardware. There’s likely to be a problem with the new hardware. Check the hardware package, specifically for compatibility with Windows version you’re currently using. If not, you might want to return it to the vendor.

Buggy Driver

See if the problem goes away after uninstalling a buggy driver, a piece of software that transmits information to hardware devices. Thankfully, Windows helps you identify such drivers. You might see a yellow color exclamation mark ahead of the device name.

1. Press Windows Key + X.

2. Select Device Manager.

3. Expand the top node.

4. Click View | Show hidden devices.

5. If you see a yellow color exclamation mark ahead of a device name, right-click it and select Properties.

6. Go to the Driver tab, and then click Uninstall.

Rollback your System

It’s likely to be a recent system change that has caused this problem. Restore your computer to an earlier point in time. It will let you know whether a recent system setting has caused this issue.

1. Double click This PC icon on your Desktop.

2. Right-click your system drive, usually C:\

3. Select Properties.

4. Click Tools | Check.

5. Click Scan Drive.

6. Disk Check-Up will scan for problems the next time you restart your computer.

Reset your PC

PC Reset is a handy and convenient tool that restores your system to the default factory configurations. During this process, you can choose whether you want to retain your documents and personal files or erase them.

1. Click Start | Settings.

2. Click Update & Security.

3. Click Recovery tab.

4. Click Get Started (Reset this PC).


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