What Happened To Windows? Why Did It Show A Blue Screen and Crash?

Blue screen of death more popularly know as BSOD is a common problem that occurs with Windows, the error may occur due to hardware failure, driver errors or something else.

But looking at the error messages only a technical person can figure out what went wrong? But what if you don’t have access to a technical person, can you figure out what went wrong?


BlueScreenView is a handy utility that will allow you to see what problems can check why the blue screen was displayed, you can also view the actual blue screen error message using this tool.

BlueScreenView Features

  • Automatically scans your current minidump folder and displays the list of all crash dumps, including crash dump date/time and crash details.
  • Allows you to view a blue screen which is very similar to the one that Windows displayed during the crash.
  • BlueScreenView enumerates the memory addresses inside the stack of the crash, and find all drivers/modules that might be involved in the crash.
  • BlueScreenView also allows you to work with another instance of Windows, simply by choosing the right minidump folder (In Advanced Options).
  • BlueScreenView automatically locate the drivers appeared in the crash dump, and extract their version resource information, including product name, file version, company, and file description.

Previously mention WhoCrashed is a similar tool that lets you analyze the BSOD errors and fix them.

Download BlueScreenView

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