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The MANUALLY_INITIATED_POWER_BUTTON_HOLD output has the error code value 0x000001c8.
The error is checked if the power switch is pressed for 7 seconds but released 10 seconds before the UEFI is reset.
The long power button bug control is similar to the 0xE2 MANUALLY_INITIATED_CRASH bug control, which is triggered by a combination of keys.
Since error checking takes place at an undefined time, there is no explicit problem indicated by the error checking parameters.
This blue screen of death error is very rare and has some information to guide users. However, here are some general solutions that can help you solve this BSOD problem.
Using System Restore
System Restore essentially acts as a Cancel button for your PC automatically accessing the backed up recovery points.
Step 1: Open system recovery
Step 2: Return to the previous state
Step 3: Manually create a restore point (optional)
Update all device drivers
Security updates, bug fixes, performance improvements and drivers are all available for updates on your computer. Although you have a basic understanding of what security updates and performance improvements mean, you may be less familiar with drivers. In other words, a driver is software that allows your computer to connect to external devices such as keyboards and mice. If your drivers are not up-to-date, your computer may lose the ability to “talk” to these devices, making them unusable.
In Windows 10, you can easily find Windows Update from the Start menu (just type it into the search field). Once you have found Windows Update, various options are available. These include the following
Check for updates
Perform a clean installation or reinstallation of Windows.
If you have installed a current version of Windows within the last 5 years, you know very well what the installation of Windows 10 will be.
The Windows 10 upgrade process moves old files, settings and programs from your old Windows system to your new system. Microsoft allows you to get a completely new system by performing a clean installation.
There are 3 ways to do it:
Perform a clean installation by booting from an installation media (DVD or USB stick).
Perform a clean installation with reset in Windows 10 or Windows 10 Refresh Tools (Start Fresh).
Perform a clean installation from a running version of Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1 or Windows 10.
Try one of these methods and we hope that your problem with error code 0x000001c8 will be solved in no time.
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