Why Vista blue screen occurs
No matter what the computer displays to you, it reflects the information that there are something going wrong on your computer. Therefore, when Vista presents you a blue screen, it's also telling you that there are somthing you need to pay attention:
- Windows detects that critical OS data has become corrupted.
- Windows detects an error it cannot recover from without losing data.
- Windows detects that hardware has failed in a non-recoverable fashion.
- And more.
How to fix Windows Vista blue screen of death (BSOD)
First of all, you need to find a program that you can use to boot your computer and fix Vista blue screen error. If you don't have an option, you can have my recommendation here: Wondershare LiveBoot 2012, which can do both for you.
After purchasing the program, you'll get a download link from Wondershare. Download and install it on a good-working computer. Then follow the steps below to create your own bootable CD or usb drive and fix your Vista blue screen in 3 steps.
Step1. Make a bootable CD/usb drive
Run the program on your computer after downloading and installing it, and you'll get a wizard interface as follow. Insert a blank CD or USB drive into the computer and click the green burning button in the interface. You will get a bootable CD or usb drive after a few minutes.
Step2. Boot your computer with the bootable CD/USB
Now, move to your computer that presents you a blue screen. Plug the bootable CD/ usb drive into the computer and restart it. When the system begins loading, press F12 immediately to go to the Boot Device Menu. Then select "Onboard or USB CD-ROM Drive", and you'll get a boot menu as follow. Click "Boot from LiveBoot" to get into your computer.
Step3. Fix the Vista blue screen error
When getting into the computer, you'll get the running Wondershare LiveBoot 2012 on your computer. Move to the "Windows Recovery" option and select "Loading Crash Solution" on the left side. Here you can get a complete solution for your Vista blue screen error. Just follow the methods that it provides you below to proceed to remove the error.
When the problem fixed, take out of the LiveBoot CD/ usb drive, and restart your computer as normal. Then you'll find that you can boot your computer successfully as normal.