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Tcpip.sys is one of the SYS files provided with Windows security updates released by Microsoft. If SYS file errors occur, they are usually caused by damaged drivers or faulty hardware. It is remarkable that the tcpip.sys file plays an important role in the various functions of Windows. If this SYS file is damaged or damaged, critical system errors such as the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) may occur.
The error is usually caused by a damaged or invalid registry entry. Recording is the part of the hard disk that determines how programs run on the PC and where their information is stored. Registry entries can be corrupted by viruses and other malware, but whether or not this is the case, the registry must be scanned and repaired as a matter of urgency for it to function properly again.
Here are 3 methods you can try. You may not have to try them all; you just have to go down until you realize that one of them works for you.
As already mentioned, the tcpip.sys BSOD has a lot to do with the TCP/IP driver, so one of the first things you do is to reset TCP/IP. Here’s how you can do it:
1) On your keyboard, simultaneously press the Windows key and the S key. Type cmd, right-click Command Prompt, and click Run as Administrator.
2) Click Yes at the UAC prompt.
3) Copy and paste in the following command :
netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt
Or, if you don’t want to specify a directory path for the log file, copy the following command instead:
Reset netsh int ip ip
When you have finished entering the command, press Enter on your keyboard.
4) Restart your computer after the change.
Update your network drivers
A network card connects your computer to a computer network and all modern PCs are equipped with this hardware. To function properly, NIC users must use drivers. Sometimes these drivers become obsolete or damaged, which can lead to system failures. Therefore, you should update the drivers on your network card.
- Click the Start button and type in the Device Manager search box.
- Expand the Network Adapters category and select the appropriate network card.
- Right-click, then click Update Driver.
- Then select Automatically check if the driver has been updated.
- Restart your PC
Disable antivirus software
We know that antivirus software conflicts with the operating system and blocks certain important operations. This leads to a failure of the operating system and therefore to a blue screen of death. Anti-virus software is designed to provide protection by monitoring every action of the operating system. There are many cases where the antivirus software emits a false positive and stops a module, even if it was not harmless. These false alarms are detected by antivirus software developers and corrected in an update.
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