Fixes to Get Rid Of Windows 11 Black and Blue Screen of Death

Lucien updated on May 04, 2022 to News and Blog

When we use the computer, everyone often encounters the computer's blue screen and crashes. The new Windows 11 is no exception. What problem causes our computers to have blue, black, and even green screens? How should we solve it?

Windows 11 blue screen of death

The blue screen of death error has always been a nightmare for Windows users. The main reasons for the blue screen are application crashes, faulty system operation, etc. And this error message has been there from Windows 3.0 to Windows 10. Some users in Windows 11 reported that the blue screen or black screen should be some problems with the original blue screen (just a way of presentation modified by Microsoft). So how do we safely restart when we encounter a black screen? Do as follows:

1. When the computer has a black screen, press the shortcut key "Ctrl+Shift+Esc" to open "Task Manager."

Windows 11 task manager

2. Then click "File" in the upper left corner and select "New File."
3. Then enter "explorer.exe" in it and click OK.

enter explorer.exe

Reasons for Windows 11 Blue and Black Screen

Before we start talking about how to fix it, it's essential to understand why the blue screen occurs. You probably won't get a message with some error-checking values, but you can Google and find out why it's happening on your system. These problems can occur for various reasons, such as damaged hardware, driver issues, software or application incompatibilities, system file errors, etc.

Note: Some of the discussed methods may result in data loss. Therefore, if you cannot back up your system data, use reliable data recovery software to recover data from the affected Windows system. Donemax Data Recovery is recommended to restore your lost data quickly.

Follow the instructions below:

Step 1. Choose a location and start scanning

Launch Donemax Data Recovery Wizard and select the partition from which you lost data. Then, click Scan.

Windows data recovery

Step 2. Find the file you need.

find and preview data

Step 3. Select the file and click Restore to restore the file to a safe place.

recover lost data

Detailed Fixes for Windows 11 Black Screen of Death

Fix these issues as much as possible to make it safer to start your PC in safe mode and prevent any problems that might arise while fixing the freezing error.

How to start Windows 11 Safe Mode:

1. Reboot your PC, and the moment it starts showing you the Windows Logo on the monitor screen, reboot it again.
2. Repeat this step two more times, and after that, it should reach the automatic repair environment.
3. There, click Advanced options > Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Startup Settings.

Startup Settings Windows 11

4. Click Restart, and once the system is rebooted, press F4 to enable safe mode.

enable safe mode

Method 1: Run the Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool

1. Type "Windows Memory Diagnostics" in the Windows search box and open it.

Windows memory diagnostics

2. Select Restart now and check for problems (recommended).

Restart and check for problems

3. After restarting the PC, the diagnosis interface will appear. After the diagnosis is over, restart the PC again to check whether the repair is completed.

Check and repair Windows 11 system

Method 2: Run An SFC Scan

1. Run the Command Prompt utility as an administrator. Click the search button at the bottom of the screen, enter cmd, and select "Run as administrator" on the right

Run command prompt

2. In the Command Prompt window, type SFC /scannow and press Enter.
3. The process may take some time, check if the error disappears after completion.


Method 3: Perform A System Restore

1.In the Windows search box, type "Create a restore point" to open it, Under System Protection, click System Restore.

create system restore point

2. Then select Next > Next and select a restore point, then click Scan for affected programs. The process will scan for programs, applications, and files affected by this process. When done, select Next, then Finish to end it.

Restore system point

Note: This method will restore your device to default or selected restore point, affecting your applications, programs, system files, etc. To recover your data, we recommend using the powerful data recovery software Donemax Data Recovery to recover your lost data.

Method 4: Update/Rollback/Disable/Uninstall Device Driver

Update device drivers:

1.Press the Windows key, then type Windows Update Settings and click it. Choose advanced options. Click Optional Updates.

update device driver

update device driver

update device driver

2. In the displayed list of available drivers, select the driver you want to install and select "Download & Install".

update device driver

Roll back the driver:

1. Press and hold Windows+Q on the keyboard, search for the keyword Device Manager and open it.
2. In the Device Manager, right-click the selected item and select Properties.
3. Switch to Driver in the Properties panel.
4. Click Rollback Driver.

Roll back drivers

Disable device drivers:

In the Rollback Driver screen, you can also disable the device.

Uninstall the device driver:

You can also delete the driver for this device when rolling back the driver.