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Why my PC shows Blue window when starting

by sarkarinaukriya / June 15, 2016 2:18 AM PDT

I just have bought a laptop and having windows in that.
When starting my PC i got a blue window which is taking time means % to complete it. As said that it is problem with microsoft or windows .Please let me know.

Post was last edited on June 15, 2016 2:26 AM PDT

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Re: % to complete
by Kees_B Forum moderator / June 15, 2016 2:47 AM PDT

That's Windows Update doing what it has to do. Not a problem at all.

it's only a problem if it doesn't go the start screen when ready. Then back to the shop and let them fix it under warranty.

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A Blue Windows Belongs On Windows 10 Computer
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / June 15, 2016 1:41 PM PDT

Although this is a Windows 8 forum, is your computer running Windows 10? (Press the Windows key + R, at the same time, then type "winver" and press the "Enter" key to find out which version of Windows you're using) If you're using Windows 10, then the blue window is supposed to be there.. The swirling dots are simply a signal the operating system is loading. Or if you're actually seeing a % to complete, it may only be occasionally when updates occur. That's normal after updates run. On my Win10 machines, it take as long as a minute for the next "lock screen" to load.. That's also normal.

How long does it take for you to get to the login screen?

Of course, if your description of a blue "window" is actually a entirely blue screen, then that's a different issue and you'll need to tell us more about your computer.

Hope this helps.


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Resolving stop (blue screen) errors in Windows
by vembutech / June 23, 2016 11:50 PM PDT

1 -  Undo recent changes using System Restore
2 - Use Action Center to check for solutions to problems
3 - Check Windows Update for software updates
4 - Check your computer for hard disk drive
5 - Memory errors and increase Memory Also

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Solution to Blue Screen Window
by Stafeelewiski / June 28, 2016 4:57 AM PDT

BSODs have a variety of root causes, but these tips will help you deal with many blue screens:
• Use System Restore: If your system recently started blue-screening, use System Restore to roll its system software back to a previous state. If this works, you’ll know that it’s likely a software problem.
• Scan for Malware: Malware that digs deep into Windows and gets its hooks into the Windows kernel at a low level can cause system instability. Scan your computer for malwareto ensure buggy malicious software isn’t causing it to crash.
• Install Updated Drivers: An incorrectly installed or buggy driver can lead to crashes. Download the latest drivers for your computer’s hardware from your computer manufacturer’s website and install them — this may fix BSODs caused by driver problems.
• Boot Into Safe Mode: If your computer is blue-screening every time you turn it on, trybooting into safe mode. In safe mode, Windows loads only the essential drivers. If a driver you’ve installed is causing Windows to blue screen, it shouldn’t do so in safe mode. You can work on fixing the problem from safe mode.
• Check for Hardware Problems: Blue screens can be caused by faulty hardware in your computer. Try testing your computer’s memory for errors and checking its temperature to ensure that it isn’t overheating.
• Reinstall Windows: Reinstalling Windows is the nuclear option. It will blow away your existing system software, replacing it with a fresh Windows system. If your computer continues to blue screen after this, you likely have a hardware problem.

A computer in proper working state shouldn’t blue-screen at all, but no software or hardware is perfect. Even a properly functioning computer may blue screen on rare occasions for no apparent reason — possibly as the result of rare driver bugs or hardware issues.
If your computer is regularly blue-screening, you have a problem. If you encounter a blue screen once every two years, don’t worry about it.

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Most common cause for blue window when starting
by manish21thakur / August 22, 2016 2:48 AM PDT

The most common cause for the fabled 'blue screen of death" fall into four general buckets.
1. New Hardware
2.New software
3. Viruses and Malware
4. Old or Broken Hardware

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by a4nram / August 24, 2016 3:33 AM PDT

A blue screen of death is the worst type of error a computer can experience, unlike an application crash, which doesn’t bring down the whole system. A BSOD is the result of low-level software crashing

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