Windows BSOD: How to replace a blue screen error with a blank screen for system errors

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A stop error or exception error commonly called the blue screen of death (BSoD) or blue screen is an error screen displayed on Windows computers following a fatal system error. It indicates a system crash, in which the operating system has reached a condition where it can no longer operate safely. Here are other interesting guides on Windows: How to restore quarantined files in Microsoft Defender AntivirusHow to find and remove Malware with Microsoft Defender Offline, how to remove Microsoft Defender update on Windows 10 and Windows Server image, how to view Microsoft Defender Antivirus update details on Windows 10 image (install.wim), and how new Windows 11 encryption features and security enhancements will help protect hybrid work.

How to replace a blue screen error with a blank screen

So when this occurs in Windows, the operating system stops and the resulting diagnostic information is displayed as white text on a blue screen. Blue screen errors occur in the following situations.

  1. Windows has an error that cannot be fixed without data loss.
  2. Windows determines that a hardware failure has occurred that cannot be restored
  3. Windows determines that critical operating system data has been corrupted

Here are the steps to replace a blue screen Error (BSoD) with a blank screen for OS errors: This is necessary to let the user know currently there are issues with the device, instead of leaving them with a blank screen with no information.

– Navigate to the following path HKLM
– SYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlCrashControl
– Create a registry key as DWORD(32-bit) Value named “DisplayDisabled”

Blue screen error

– Add the type with a value of 1

That is all that needs to be configured. 🙂 I hope you found this blog post on How to replace a blue screen error with a blank screen helpful. Please let me know in the comment session if you have any questions.

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