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The start screen shows blue screen with error 0x000000F4


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Henry Jonas
2019/02/10 04:36
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Not allowing to skip and move ahead. Got it on my screen from 2 days.
Operating System:
Windows 8.1
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Answered by
Lokesh Yadav
2019/02/10 15:53
Hi Henry,

Stop 0x000000f4 Blue Screen Error is a serious error that affects computer function. The error occurs when a process vital to computer function stops working. When important processes die, Windows will modify its function because it must adapt to a new state. When the adjustment happens, the computer will not function as it did. You will not even see the home screen of the laptop/desktop computer. Instead, you will get a Blue screen (as the name implies) telling you that something is wrong with the system. When this error occurs, you cannot use the computer normally. Even if you reboot the computer, it does not guarantee the error has been fixed.

Users are more likely to get the Blue Screen Error after they have installed new hardware on their computer. There are occasions when the process of installing new hardware can go wrong. Not every aspect of a hard drive or processor meshes smoothly with the rest of the hardware. When this happens it has an adverse effect on how the computer works. The adverse effects can shut down vital processes, which lead to Stop 0x000000f4 Blue Screen Error.

Another potential cause of Stop 0x000000f4 Blue Screen Error is hard disk (HD) configuration. A hard disk can be configured to run as a slave. If there are no other devices on the controller channel, it can lead to blue screen error. Ideally, an HD running on slave should be supported by other devices on the PATA, SATA or IDE controller channel. Slave HDs are configured so to bring them under the control of another periphery. If the slave drive is not connected/supported by another device, it leads to blue screen problems.

Fortunately, there are different methods to fix Stop 0x000000f4.

Solution 1: Check Your Computer System
System Check is the utility tool built into the Microsoft Windows. System Check is ideal for solving a wide variety of problems including the blue screen error. System File Checker is best used if the cause of Stop 0x000000f4 is corrupt or missing system files. Fixing errors with System File Checker involves the following steps:
  1. Open the Command Prompt, the process varies depending on the Windows OS system, but you should get the following window:
  2. check computer system to fix stop 0x000000f4 blue screen error-step 1
  3. Once Command Prompt is running, enter the following code: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth. The command uses Windows Update to find and fix corrupted files. If Windows Update is corrupted use the following command instead: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth /Source:C:\RepairSource\Windows /LimitAccess
  4. check computer system to fix stop 0x000000f4 blue screen error-step 3
  5. At the command prompt, enter the following code: SFC /scannow and press ‘Enter’. The following command prompts the system to scan for corrupted files.
  6. check computer system to fix stop 0x000000f4 blue screen error-step 4
  7. I. Once the scan is complete, you will get one of the following results:
II. No missing/corrupted files.
III. Could not perform the requested operation – If you get this option, run System File Checker in ‘safe mode’.
IV. Windows Resource Protection found corrupted files and fixed them (If you get this result, you can fix the files manually.
VI. Windows Resource Protection found corrupted files and could not fix them.

Solution 2: Use Utility Software to Fix Stop 0x000000f4 Blue Screen Error
The other method to fix Stop 0x000000f4 is utility software. Software like Driver Reviver is perfectly suited to fix Stop 0x000000f4. However, Driver Reviver works only if the drivers are the main cause of the blue screen error. It is an excellent tool because it is easy to use. Functions like finding the right driver are automated, saving the user a lot of time when fixing the error.

Solution 3: Uninstall Software
If the problem of blue screen error lies in programs, your Anti-Virus software could be the problem. Simply uninstall the software and restart the system. However, if the blue screen error is gone, reinstall the anti-virus software because the computer must be protected.

I hope this helps.

Regards,
Lokesh


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