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0x1000007e is a critical error that appears when Windows crashes due to a kernel problem to prevent further damage to your computer. Over time, this error becomes more frequent and leads to a total deterioration of the system. Therefore 0x1000007e must be resolved as quickly as possible.
This error, also known as System_Thread_Exception_Not_Handled, is caused by obsolete drivers. This indicates that a system thread created an exception that the error handler did not catch. It is a kind of software and with the help of the drivers, your computer hardware will communicate with Windows. The error is caused by drivers, especially graphics drivers. If your files are damaged, old or incompatible, the error occurs. You will see the file name of your error on your screen. Then you can start troubleshooting.
Here are some methods to solve the blue screen problem.
Install all Windows available updates
There are always improvements made by Microsoft through updates that work on Windows system files that could be associated with Stop Error 0x1000007e. Sometimes fixing your Blue Screen Errors problems can be as simple as updating Windows with the latest Service Pack or other patches that Microsoft constantly publishes.
To check Windows updates (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10):
- Click the Start button.
- Enter “update” in the search field and press ENTER.
- The Windows Update dialog box appears.
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- If updates are available, click the Install Updates button.
Repair with Chkdsk
Also run Check Disk or chkdsk in Windows to check if a selected disk contains file system errors and bad sectors.
Running a Check disk may take some time depending on the size of the selected hard disk. To get faster and better results, you should not use your computer while the hard disk is checked for errors.
You have the choice between scanning, searching and fixing bugs, searching and searching for defective sectors, or searching for bugs and fixing them.
Run sfc / scannow
Find “Command Prompt” in the search box, right-click to start as administrator.
Enter sfc /scannow and press Enter.
The system carries out the repair automatically.
Restart the system after an automatic repair.
If you have followed all the tips and still cannot repair your computer, try reinstalling Windows. On Windows 8, you can do this using the Refresh and Reset functions in Windows.
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