Does Microsoft® Windows® Black Screen of Death Affect Your PC?
What are the various tips to fix and prevent Windows black screen of death?
Black Screens of Death is an error in your system which will freeze your computer. During this time you will have nothing more than a blank, dark desktop. As the Windows boot up you will get this black screen mainly when your system is attacked by malware. After starting your Windows 7 Operating System the system may appear normal but after logging in there will be no desktop, task bar, system tray or side bar. Along with the black screen you will have a single "My Computer" Explorer window which will also be minimized. Most probably, this will clear the problem itself, but if this error occurs frequently, you should find the reason and rectify it as soon as possible without leading to permanent shutdown of your system.
In order to prevent Windows black screen of death error, follow the steps mentioned below:
- System Restore
- Use Anti-Malware
- Wrong Display Settings
Performing a system restore is a solution to fix the black screen of death in the Windows 7 Operating System of your PC. Even though it is an easy task, the problem has occurred due to the latest update from Microsoft. You should should start the operating system in safe mode and restore your system back to the date before the last update using this System Restore functionality. When you start the computer in safe mode it will help you to identify whether the problem is related to hardware or software. If your system loads properly in safe mode, then you can confirm that the error is caused by problem in software. On the other hand, if your system does not enter the safe mode, then the problem is basically related to hardware errors. Over-heating and the usage of wrong drivers usually lead to hardware errors.
You may come across the black screen of death error due to the invasion of malware in your system. If so, then first you should start running Windows 7 in safe mode and scan your system with any anti-malware applications to get rid of dangerous malware. If the PC has been attacked by malware then the files and programs in your system may be corrupted. You should check these and if there is any, delete it. Such virus attacks may edit your Windows registry files and running processes. These will also take up a huge amount of memory, which will eventually lead to the black screen of death in Windows 7 Operating System. Ensure that you do not visit any dangerous sites and download unreliable applications which may have viruses in them.
You will have to face the black screen in your Windows 7 Operating System if you have wrong display settings. In this case, start Windows 7 in safe mode and bring the display settings back to normal. The changes to be made are reducing the resolution, setting the screen refresh rate to 60Hertz etc. in case, if your registry is corrupted it can automatically change the default settings of your system. So the major step to be taken is to clean your system from viruses.
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