Resolving Blue Screen Errors In Windows® XP®
How to deal with blue screen errors in Windows XP.
Blue screen errors can occur due to many reasons such as malware within the system, driver issues, memory related problems, registry issues, software clashes and so on. Blue screen issues on Windows XP can prevent users from using the system completely as it would become extremely unstable. The blue screen errors on your computer must be solved as soon as possible as it would bring the system and its internal components to a sudden stop which can be detrimental to the life of the internal components such as hard disks.It could cause problems such as recurring system restarts and sudden system shutdowns which can prevent users from launching any application or doing any useful work.
The following will give users more information on how to prevent and fix blue screen errors on Windows XP:
- Antivirus Programs
- Registry Cleaning
- Repair/Restore OS
Blue screen errors on your computer operating on Windows XP might be because of the presence of malware in the system. Malware can cause data loss and application corruption. Windows XP users having blue screen error problems are recommended to install the system with a good antivirus program like Norton Antivirus and scan the system to remove all malware. Removing the problem causing malware would automatically remove the blue screen errors too.
Registry is where all information regarding working of Windows XP is stored. Over time, registry entries might become very large in numbers and issues such as registry clashes might crop up. Such clashes could cause blue screen errors and this can be resolved by cleaning the registry of the system using a good registry cleaning software such as RegCure. Windows XP users are also advised to back-up registry before cleaning it.
If removing malware and cleaning system registry does not resolve the blue screen error problem, the problem might be within the system files of Windows XP. In such cases, the problem can be only resolved by repairing the Windows XP OS using default OS repair tool. If some changes to system files seem to have brought on blue screen errors, users can also try restoring the OS to its previous working state with the help of System Restore tool to solve the problem.