Tag: stop

Blue Screen of Elusiveness

Blue Screen of Elusiveness

June 30, 2011

One of your clients has been randomly getting a Windows BSOD stop error on their computer. You would like to get more details about this issue, but you never seem to be around when the problem occurs. Which of these would be the best place to get more information about these errors? A) Control Panel […]

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Blue Screen of Love

Blue Screen of Love

May 20, 2011

One of your clients is suffering through seemingly random instances of the blue Windows Stop Error. The problem appears to occur without any warning, and your client has not been able to determine what might be causing the issue. The last instance of the Stop Error occurred earlier in the week. What is the best way to start resolving this problem?

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Stop, in the name of something

Stop, in the name of something

March 28, 2011

One of your computers is randomly giving a blue Windows STOP error multiple times a day. The problem always occurs when the processor is under heavy use, such as video rendering or graphics editing. The computer runs without any errors the rest of the time. Which of these would be the best start for troubleshooting this problem?

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That crashing noise

That crashing noise

February 28, 2011

You’ve started one of your computers after returning after a week away from the office, and you find that your PC crashes with a Windows Stop Error shortly after login. You then discover that a series of patches and OS updates were made while you were vacationing. Which of these options would be the best choice to begin the process of returning your system to a workable state?

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Bluer than blue

Bluer than blue

February 11, 2011

One of your clients has called and complained of a blue-screen error that occurs about once a day. Unfortunately, they’ve not written down any of the messages that appear on the error page. Where can you find details about the Windows Stop Error after the computer has been rebooted?

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How can you lock it down?

How can you lock it down?

May 28, 2010

You’d like to configure a computer so that it won’t start the operating system unless the correct password is provided. What’s the best way to accomplish this?

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How do you troubleshoot a Windows STOP error?

How do you troubleshoot a Windows STOP error?

September 18, 2009

Your computer has recently been randomly suffering from the dreaded “blue screen of death” Windows STOP error page. What should you do to troubleshoot the problem?

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How should you troubleshoot this startup problem?

How should you troubleshoot this startup problem?

June 4, 2009

Your Windows startup process is crashing with a Windows Stop error before you can get a login screen. You suspect that a service is crashing the system, but you obviously can’t use your normal login process to disable the service. What is the next best option for ensuring the service is disabled?

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How do you handle a Windows STOP message?

How do you handle a Windows STOP message?

April 20, 2009

A user is complaining of a problem with their computer that shows a blue error screen where the display turns blue and diagnostic information is shown. What is the first step for troubleshooting this problem?

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