How to Fix Windows 11 Blue Screen Error [100% Working Guide]

Cici updated on Feb 22, 2023 | Home >Computer Instruction

Meet Windows 11 Blue Screen error on the computer? Here are eight effective ways to help you out. 

Workable Solutions Step-by-step Troubleshooting
Fix 1. Remove Unnecessary Devices Step 1. Launch "File Explorer" and click "This PC" in the left-side menu to open it...Full steps
Fix 2. Check Hard Drive for Errors Step 1. Right-click the disk that you want to check, and then click "Surface Test"....Full steps
Fix 3. Update System Drivers Step 1. Launch EaseUS DriverHandy and click the "Scan" button...Full steps
Fix 4. Rebuild MBR Step 1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master, and click "Bootable Media"...Full steps
Fix 5. Uninstall Third-Party Software Step 1: Click Start and select Settings. Alternatively, press Windows + I to open settings...Full steps

As the name suggests, blue screen, the computer screen turns blue color to protect files when the operating system encounters an unexpected crash. It is also known as the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). Most people face this error after the launch of the new version of Windows 11. 

This article aims to teach people how to fix Windows 11 blue screen, including the causes to get a better understanding. Keep reading to know more.

What Causes Windows 11 Blue Screen Error

The Blue Screen Error can hit your Windows 11 operating system, which might happen for different reasons. We have listed the most common reasons that cause the windows 11 blue screen error:

  • Software incompatibility or software glitch
  • Hardware failure
  • Corrupted system files
  • Driver issues
  • A faulty Windows update
  • MBR (Master Boot Record) or system file error
  • Virus or malware attack
  • Uncertified third-party applications

The coming section comprehends to fix the BSOD error using eight different methods. We have mentioned a dedicated step-by-step guide for every fix.

How to Fix Windows 11 Blue Screen Error

This part will provide you with various methods to help you anyway. Please follow each step carefully to fix your blue screen problem.

Fix 1. Remove Unnecessary Devices

Remove all external devices or hardware connected to your computer. These external devices, including a hard drive, Bluetooth mouse, keyboard, and USB storage drives, can cause a BSOD error that stops the system from functioning correctly. Therefore, it is advisable to remove all unnecessary devices. After unplugging these devices, restart your system and check whether it is working. You can use File Explorer to finish the task.

Step 1: Launch "File Explorer" and click "This PC" in the left-side menu to open it.

open this pc

Step 2: Find the USB device that has to be ejected, right-click on it, and select "Eject" from the menu that appears.

choose eject

Fix 2. Check Hard Drive for Errors

The error might occur due to the hard drive issue, and you will need to fix it. The best disk management software - EaseUS Partition Master, will help you there. It is the most advanced tool on the market in terms of features and user experience. You can use this powerful software to scan and repair hard drive errors without any expert skills. 

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Download and follow the given steps to check the hard drive errors using EaseUS Partition Master:

Step 1. Open EaseUS Partition Master. Right-click the disk that you want to check, and then click "Surface Test".

Step 2. The operation will be immediately performed and all bad sectors will be marked as red.

You can use the "Disk Surface Test" feature to check bad sectors and fix the corrupted file systems. 

Fix 3. Update System Drivers

Updating your system’s drivers can help you to solve the BSOD issue and ensure system stability. However, the manual process of updating system drivers is time-taking and complicated. You should use a driver update software - EaseUS DriverHandy. It is a hassle-free way to update your system driver, as it analyses the current status of the drivers and updates them automatically. It will save a lot of time and effort to update Windows drivers. 

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Download this tool, and follow the given steps to update system drives:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS DriverHandy and click the "Scan" button.

Step 2. Choose the drivers and click "Install All" in the upper right corner to update all drivers. Or you can select the single Motherboard, Sound, or Graphisc drivers and click "Update" on the right side.

update all drivers

Fix 4. Rebuild MBR

MBR refers to the Master Boot Record, an important aspect of the computer boot sector. It works as a partition table to arrange and check the partitions on hard disks. If this MBR gets corrupted, damaged, or lost, it will not be able to boot the operating system. You can try to rebuild MBR via EaseUS Partition Master. 

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With a few clicks, you can automatically repair the MBR using EaseUS partition software.

Step 1. Create a WinPE bootable disk

  • Launch EaseUS Partition Master, and click "Bootable Media" on the toolbar. Select "Create bootable media".
  • Click "Next" to finish the process.
create a bootable disk

Step 2. Boot EaseUS Partition Master Bootable USB

  • Connect the bootable USB or CD/DVD to your PC. 
  • Press F2 or Del when you restart the computer to enter the BIOS screen. Set and boot your computer from "Removable Devices" or "CD-ROM Drive". And then EaseUS Partition Master will run automatically.

Step 3. Rebuild MBR

  • Click "Toolkit" and choose "Rebuild MBR".

rebuild MBR

  • Select the disk and the type of MBR. Then, click "Rebuild".
rebuild MBR
  • After that, you can see "MBR has been successfully rebuilt on Disk X".
rebuild MBR

Fix 5. Uninstall Third-Party Software

If the Windows 11 blue screen error is caused by third-party software, follow the steps below to uninstall them.

Step 1: Click Start and select Settings. Alternatively, press Windows + I to open settings.

Step 2: On the left side panel, click Apps.

click apps

Step 3: Click the first option Apps & features.

Step 4: Browse the list of installed software on your computer, and select the third-party software that might cause the issue.

Step 5: Click the three-dot icon in the front of the software and select Uninstall.

click unistall

Step 6: Wait until the uninstall process is over, then restart your computer.

Fix 6. Uninstall Recent Updates

If the blue screen error happens after you installed a new Windows update, try this method.

Step 1: Press the Windows key + I to open the settings.

Step 2: Find and select Windows Update, then click the Update history option.

click windows update

Step 3: Scroll down the page and click on Uninstall updates under Related Settings.

Step 4: Double-click on the most recent update and select Yes on the screen to complete the process.

Fix 7. Scan Your Computer for Viruses or Malware

Use Windows Security to scan your computer for viruses or malware. If the tool finds any virus or malware, you need to follow the given instructions. 

Step 1: Press the Windows key, type Windows Security into the search box, and hit Enter.

Step 2: Select the Virus & threat protection option.

Select the given option under Windows Security

Step 3: Choose Full Scan as the scan type, and click Scan now to begin the scanning process for your Windows 11 system.

Fix 8. Perform a System Restore

If the problem still exists on your Windows system, you can restore it to your desired date by creating a system restore point. Here are the detailed steps:

Step 1: Go to the start menu, type System Restore, and select Create a Restore Point.

create a restore point

Step 2: Click the System Restore option in the pop-up window and pick the date of the restore point you want to create. Select Next.

Step 3: Click on Finish to confirm the restore point. Wait until the computer restores your Windows system to your selected date.

Ensure that restoring the computer to an earlier version resolves the blue screen issue.


This article introduced the causes and fixes of the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error. We aim to help you meet your needs through each of the eight methods. However, we recommend you use EaseUS Partition Master as the quick and hassle-free solution to check disk and fix the error with no data loss. Its advanced features will enable you to restore your Operating System to an earlier state.

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FAQs About Windows 11 Blue Screen Error

If you have further queries about Windows 11 Blue Screen Error, find answers in this FAQ section.

1. How do I fix the Green Screen of Death Windows 11?

The Green Screen of Death on Windows 11 can appear for several reasons. You can apply the following fixes to solve the issue:

  • Remove all the connected devices, such as external USB drives, hard drives, external keyboards or mice, etc.
  • Update all your system drivers.
  • Remove third-party antivirus or malware tools.
  • Reinstall the previous Windows 11 version.

2. Does Windows 11 have a blue screen of death?

A blue screen of death and other issues with Windows 11 have been reported. Blue Screen of Death error occurs due to compatibility issues with Intel drivers in Windows 11. Users will have difficulty updating or repairing apps due to the failure of Microsoft Installer (MSI).

3. How do I fix a blue screen on Windows 11?

You need to find out why you meet the blue screen error. And then, refer to the following solutions. You can find the detailed guide in this passage.

  • Run Windows Memory Diagnostic test.
  • Update/Rollback/Disable/Uninstall Device Drivers.
  • Disconnect external devices and restart your system.
  • Perform a System Restore.
  • Scan your computer for malware.
  • Boot into safe mode with networking.

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Updated by Daisy

Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.

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Written by Cici

Cici has accepted the systematic training on computers at EaseUS. Now she has a detailed understanding of common computer issues, as well as computer backups and disk formatting management solutions.

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