Most of the time, we see people discussing the Blue Screen of Death errors, but what to do when we encounter the Yellow Screen of Death error? This error occurs due to damaged or malfunctioning hardware drivers on the device. Thankfully, this error can be fixed easily. Read on and follow the solutions mentioned below.
Uninstalling and Reinstalling the Graphic Card Driver
You can uninstall and install the graphic card driver again by following these steps provided below:
- Go to the Windows icon and right-click on it.
- Then hit on the ‘Control Panel’ option.
- You should reach the Programs option and click on it.
- Thereafter, select the Uninstall a Program option.
- Select the graphics card driver and right-click on it.
- Then choose the Uninstall button.
- You should verify that you would like to proceed with the uninstallation.
- You will get a pop-up that says if you would like to remove each stored profile, then select the Yes button to remove its program and stored profiles.
- Once you have uninstalled the driver file, reboot the system to finish the process of uninstallation.
- Now, turn on the system and install the graphic card driver again.
Updating the Drivers
You can update the driver by following these steps provided below:
- Go to the Windows icon and right-click on it, then choose the Device Manager option.
- Select the Display adapters option to extend it.
- You should choose the graphic card driver, right-click on it, then pick the ‘Update driver software’ option.
- In case you don’t see any available driver updates, select the graphics card driver, and right-click on it.
- Then click on the Uninstall button and reboot the system.
Boot into the Safe Mode
You can boot into the safe mode by pursuing these steps provided below:
- Hit on the Windows key on your system.
- Thereafter, click on the Settings option.
- You should select the Update and Security option.
- Then choose the Recovery option through the left side.
- Reach the ‘Advanced startup’ option.
- You should select the Restart now option.
- Hit the Troubleshoot button through the screen of the ‘Choose an option.’
- Go to the ‘Advanced options’ button and click on it.
- You have to choose the Startup Settings option and then hit the Restart button.
- Now, select the F4 or 4 keys to start the system into the Safe Mode.
Run a Clean Boot
You can run a clean boot by pursuing these steps provided below:
- Reach the Search section on the system.
- Then input ‘msconfig’ into it and select the OK button.
- You should choose the System Configuration.
- Thereafter, locate the tab of Services.
- You should mark the box of ‘Hide all Microsoft services.’
- Select the Disable all button.
- Reach the tab of Startup and click on it.
- Finally, choose the ‘Open Task Manager’ option.
- Now, shut the Task Manager and select the OK button.
- Finally, reboot the system.
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