Last Updated on October 29, 2019
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Blue Screen of Death BSOD is a stop error screen that appears on a Windows computer whenever a serious system error or crash occurs. This is the moment when the operating system can no longer work and can work safely. Blue Screens usually displays a stop code that allows users to determine the cause of the problem.
In general, blue screens are the result of a problem with the hardware or pilot software. Low-level software can also cause a system crash and trigger a BSOD. However, normal applications and programs cannot cause BSOD if they crash.
NETwsw02.sys is a kind of SYS file associated with the resource media developed by Dell for the Windows operating system. The latest known version of NETwsw02.sys is 1.0 created for Windows. This SYS file has a popularity rating of 1 star and a security rating of “UNKNOWN”. SYS errors, such as those associated with NETwsw02.sys, are most common when you start your computer, start the program or try to use a particular feature in your program.
Error Messages often Caused by NETwsw02.sys:
- “A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer. The problem seems to be caused by the following file: NETwsw02.sys.”
- “:( Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart. We’re just collecting some info, and then we’ll restart for you. If you would like to know more, you can search online later for this error: NETwsw02.sys.”
- “STOP 0x0000000A: IRQL_NOT_LESS_EQUAL – NETwsw02.sys”
- “STOP 0x0000001E: KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED – NETwsw02.sys”
- “STOP 0×00000050: PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA – NETwsw02.sys”
How to Repair Random BSODs Caused by Netwsw02.sys:
Uninstalling and Reinstalling the Intel Wireless WiFi Link Driver
- Press Windows + R to open a Run dialog box.
- Type ‘devmgmt.msc’ and press Enter to open the Device Manager. When prompted by User Account Control, click Yes to assign administrator rights.
- Scroll through the list of installed applications and expand the Network Adapter drop-down menu.
- Once you have reached the correct menu, right-click on the Intel Wireless WiFi Link Driver and select Uninstall from the pop-up menu that appears. When prompted to confirm, click Uninstall again to start the process.
- If the process is completed, restart your computer to complete the process. If you leave it as it is, your operating system installs a generic driver that can be used as an Internet adapter.
- Once the new driver is installed, use your computer as normal and check if the problem is solved.
- Click on the Start button.
- Type “command” in the search field.
- While holding down the CTRL-Shift key on your keyboard, press ENTER.
- An authorization dialog box appears.
- Click on Yes.
- A black box opens with a blinking cursor.
- Enter “chkdsk /f” and press ENTER.
- “chkdsk” starts looking for hard disk damage that can cause NETwsw02.sys STOP errors.
- Follow the commands on the screen.
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