How to Resolve Blue Screen Error in Windows® XP®
Get to know more about resolving "0x0000008E" Blue Screen Error in Windows XP.
Even though Windows XP is a strong Operating System, this is not error free. You could see various errors and error messages while using this. Common among them are the blue screen errors. If this occurs, the system will start to shut down unexpectedly and thus the system will be corrupted. Since this makes the system shut down repeatedly, these types of errors are also known as stop errors. The 0x0000008E error is also a type of blue screen error. If the system encounters any of the serious issues in the Operating System, then you could see the error messages like this. You need to fix them correctly to save the system from further issues.
Following are some of the solutions to fix the 0x0000008E error in the Windows XP system:
- Registry Repair
- Virus Check
- Driver trouble shooting
0x0000008E and other Windows errors are frequently caused by registry errors. When you install and uninstall programs usually then some duplicate values might occurs in the registry, especially when you install new programs over old ones that were not deleted as required. It is not possible to check all the registry values manually, but it is time-taking and the risk to damage important registry entries is extremely high. Manual check is recommended only to computer experts. So you could use any of the registries repairing software to fix the issue related to the registry.
If you are able to start Windows but STOP: 0x0000008E and the blue screen occur, then you need to check your system for viruses. The malwares present in the system might use some of the resources from the system without the knowledge of the user and this cause the STOP: 0x0000008E error. So you are strongly advised to have the latest version of quality antivirus software installed on your system and perform regular scans. This could help you to remove the malwares from the system and the error messages also.
You have to check all the recent changes occurred in the system. Did you upgrade any of the hardware? Did you install any new devices? Did you choose any of the third party drivers? If Windows displays this error when you try to perform a certain action on a newly installed device, which might be a driver issue. You could resolve this error by update them correctly by one until the error appears again. Often, you may be prompted on the driver’s name in the error message. You have different options to update them in correct time. You need to remove the third party drivers from the system.