CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION Stop error under Windows 10/8/7

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If you receive an CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION error in Windows 10/8/7, you may be able to resolve it using the solutions mentioned in this article. This blue screen message of death may appear due to hardware, drivers and even unsupported software. With the message, you can even see error codes such as 0x00000109, 0x8A287C67, 0x0B76E031, 0x3590B8E7, 0x3590B8E7, and 0x559F80CD.


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1] Using Event Viewer for an additional message

The system log in Event Viewer can detect many things on any error message on your computer. Open the Event Viewer and browse to Windows Logs > System. On the right side, you should find the error. If you click on it, you will receive a detailed message and the cause of the problem.

However, if the Event Observer has nothing to offer, try these suggestions.

2] Use Windows Memory Diagnostics

Since the CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION error can occur due to corrupted RAM, you can use the Windows Memory Diagnostics Tool to learn more about it. Search for Windows Memory Diagnostics and select option Restart now and check for problems .

It should restart your computer and run a diagnostic. See if there’s something that can help you.

3] Install driver updates

According to Microsoft’s official explanation, this problem may be caused by obsolete drivers. If the hardware cannot work properly with the system due to a very old driver, the user may receive this BSOD error message. Please check your hardware manufacturer’s official website for upcoming driver updates. If something is available, download it and install it immediately.

You must also check if your existing and new hardware is compatible with your Windows version.

4] Using CHKDSK

Chkdsk is a command line utility for the Windows operating system. By using different settings, you can solve various problems with the hard disk. Open the command prompt with the’Run as administrator’ option and enter this command –

0x8A287C67 chkdsk /f /r0x0B76E031

It will take some time for the scan to finish.

5] Using Driver Verifier Manager

Driver Verifier Manager is another Windows tool that helps users solve driver problems. To start, search Verifier in the Cortana search box in Windows 10, then select Create Custom Settings. In the next window, make sure you have checked everything except Randomized low resources simulation and DDI compliance checking.

Next Select drivers from a list.

You must then select all drivers from an unofficial supplier. In other words, you must select all drivers that are not provided by Microsoft.

Finally click the Finish button .

Now open the command prompt with administrator rights and execute this command –

0x8A287C67 Verifier / Settings0x0B76E031

Driver Verifier settings are displayed.

If one of the flags is enabled, start your Windows 10 PC in safe mode and run this command at the command prompt after opening it with administration rights.

0x8A287C67 Checker /Reset0x0B76E031

This will reset the driver checker. Restart your PC and see for yourself.

For advanced troubleshooting, you can use Microsoft.

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