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[Solved]: The Computer Has Rebooted From a Bugcheck Windows 10 Error

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    Summary: Do you see a blue screen on your Windows PC with an error message – The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck? Worry not! Read this blog to learn the possible reasons for this error and how to fix it.
    Moreover, if you wish to recover your essential data from a BSOD-affected PC, you may download and use Stellar Data Recovery Professional. Get the software below.

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    Sometimes, when you restart your system, you may encounter an error message stating – The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. It is a Blue Screen of Death error, which may occur with multiple bugcheck value such as 0x0000007e, 0x00000133, 0x0000000a, and 0x000000ef.

    Several users have reported this error on the Microsoft forum, stating that the error may occur under different circumstances. They also said that this error might cause the system to restart frequently, freeze, stuck at booting loop, or even crash randomly. (Refer to the following user queries)

    User Query


    I’ve been having some problems with my computer for the past months where it would just freeze randomly and restart. It happens when I’m playing a game, exploring a webpage, or trying to open any application. I’ve tried testing the RAM and resetting it, but it does not work. In addition to random crashes, I also got BSOD a few weeks ago.


    User Query


    Such blue screen of death error (BSOD) errors may occur due to several reasons. However, the primary reasons could be incompatible or corrupted device drivers and low memory space.

    You can try out the DIY fixes given in this blog to solve the error – ‘the computer has rebooted from a bugcheck’ and restore the system to a functional condition. Let’s get started!

    How to Solve ‘The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck’ error?

    Method 1: Uninstall Device Drivers

    Corrupted or incompatible device drivers may cause this blue screen error. Follow the given steps to uninstall the problematic device drivers to fix the issue:

    • Press Windows + X, locate and open Device Manager.
    • Find and expand the device category for which you want to uninstall the driver.
    • Now, right-click on the driver that seems to be causing the problem.
    • If you see Uninstall device, click on it, and wait until the process completes.
    Uninstall Devices
    • A dialog box will appear asking for final confirmation.
    • Select the ‘Delete the driver software for this device’ checkbox, and click Uninstall.
    Click on Uninstall Button
    • Let the process end. Once done, close the window and restart the system and check if the error is solved.

    Method 2: Update Device Drivers

    Outdated device drivers may also be the reason behind this BSOD error ‘the computer has rebooted from a bugcheck.’ Try updating the drivers with the following steps:

    • Open Device Manager and find out the device category and choose for which you need to update the driver.
    • Select the driver that may be the cause of the problem.
    • Right-click on the driver and click Update driver.
    Update Driver
    • On the next prompt, select ‘Search automatically for drivers.’
    Search Automatically for Drivers
    • Let Windows find the updated driver for the software. If Windows can’t find any, proceed with ‘Search for updated driver on Windows Update.’
    Search for Updated Drivers on Windows Update
    • Download the latest Windows Update package. Wait until the process completes. Once done, reboot your system.

    Method 3: Run a Windows Memory Diagnostic tool

    Sometimes, due to insufficient memory space on your system or faulty RAM, you may encounter this BSOD error on your Windows 10 PC. To solve this, try running Windows Memory Diagnostic tool. Follow the given steps:

    • Open Windows Memory Diagnostic and click ‘Restart now and check for problems (recommended).’
    Restart now and check for problems
    • The system will reboot, and the test will start. Let the test run.
    windows Memory Diagnostics tool
    • The system will automatically restart once the test is completed and show the test results on the screen.
    • If there is any instruction given on the screen to follow, proceed with it.
    • Wait until the process completes and check if the problem is solved.

    Method 4: Perform a System Restore

    If still, you face the error, try performing system restore. This process will bring your system back to the default configurations. All the device manager-related changes will be removed, and all your system programs, files, registry settings will be affected. It may fix the error ‘the computer has rebooted from a bugcheck’ on Windows 10 but cause you data loss. Hence, before performing this method, take a backup of your important files.

    • Once you’re done with backing up your system data, follow the given steps to perform a system restore:
    • Type Create a restore point in the Windows Search box to open it.
    • Under System Protection, click System Restore.
    System Restore
    • Afterward, on the System Restore window, click Next.
    Restore System Files and Settings
    • Now, choose the restore point from the available options and click Scan for affected programs.
    Scan for affected programs
    • The System Restore will check for the affected programs and drivers.
    • Now, click Next > Finish.
    Confirm Your Restore Point
    • Close the window and restart your system and check if the error is fixed.

    I performed the System restore, and the error is gone. So my system is working fine now. But I forgot to take backup, and now some of my files are missing. How can I get them back?

    Try recovering your data using an easy-to-use yet powerful data recovery software, such as Stellar Data Recovery Professional. It is a DIY data retrieval tool that can efficiently restore all kinds of data, including documents, photos, videos, audio files, PPTs, and more. It supports recovery from formatted, corrupted, or even crashed Windows PCs and storage devices, such as HDDs, SSDs, USB drives, etc. The software also helps you recover data from the blue screen of death (BSOD) affected systems. To check out how the software works, you can download the trial version.


    Generally, ‘The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck’ BSOF error occurs after a system reboot. The reason could be incompatible, outdated, or corrupted device drivers and low memory on the system. Your system may restart frequently, get stuck on the booting loop, freeze or even crash completely, causing data loss. Try the effective DIY methods given in this blog to resolve the error. Additionally, to recover your data from a BSOD-affected PC, use a reliable data recovery tool, such as Stellar Data Recovery Professional. The software can retrieve data even from formatted, corrupted, or crashed Windows PCs and storage devices.

    Also Read: How to Fix BSOD Error 0x00000101 in Windows 10

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    About The Author

    Mansi Verma linkdin

    Mansi Verma is a Senior Technology Writer at Stellar®. She is a Tech enthusiast, holding over 8 years of experience in Data Recovery, IoT, Artificial Intelligence, and the Robotics technology domain. She loves researching and providing DIY solutions to solve Windows technical issues. In her spare time, she likes reading novels, and poetry. She also enjoys Travelling, Rafting, Trekking, etc.

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