Does this look familiar?
If you’re on Windows, and you’re seeing this blue screen with this error code STOP: 0x000000F4, you’re not alone. Many Windows users are reporting it. But the good news is you can fix it by yourself.
Here’re 3 methods you can try to fix this problem. You may not need to try them all; just work your way down the list until you find the one that works.
IMPORTANT: You’ll need to be logged into Windows on the problem computer to try any of these solutions. If you can’t log into Windows, restart it in Safe Mode, then try these solutions.
0x000000F4 stop error could be probably caused by an old, corrupted or missing driver on your Windows, especially a wrong hardware controller driver. You can resolve it through updating your available drivers.
You should figure out which drivers needs to be updated and update them one by one manually in Device Manager.
You can do it automatically with Driver Easy.
Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing.
You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 clicks (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):
1) Download and install Driver Easy.
2) Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.
3) Click the Update button next to any flagged driver to automatically download and install the correct version of this driver (you can do this with the FREE version).
Or click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All).
4) Restart your computer and see if the blue screen is gone.
This problem could also be caused by your antivirus software. Try to uninstall your antivirus software, then restart your computer to see if the blue screen is gone.
Important: Please reinstall your antivirus software whether Method 2 helps you fix this problem. It’s important to keep an antivirus software to protect your computer.
A hard disk problem could also cause this blue screen error. Go with these following steps to run Chkdsk tool on your computer. Chkdsk tool can fix errors on your disk.
1) Type cmd in the search box from Start. Then right-click on Command Prompt and click Run as administrator.
2) Click Yes when prompted by User Account Control.
3) Type chkdsk /f and press Enter on your keyboard.
Follow the instructions to finish the checking task.
4) Restart your computer to see if the blue screen is gone.