Your PC Run into Problem and Needs to Restart on Windows

Multiple users have raised queries about a BSoD error that appears with a message stating ‘Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart.’ You can see this error message with further statements such as ‘We’ll restart for you,’ or ‘We’re just collecting some error info, and then we’ll restart for you’ accompanied by a blue screen. Refer to the given image.

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This error may occur after installing a certain system update, right after Windows reinstallation, while playing a video game or while just normally working on your PC/laptop. Other than this, you can encounter this error:

  • After registry files deletion from System 32 folder in Windows partition, 
  • Due to high usage of RAM after installation of a specific program or application, 
  • When your system has shut down or restarted unexpectedly or 
  • While your system is having issues in booting normally due to any particular driver or program. 

This blue screen error may cause your system to malfunction, get stuck at the booting loop, or crash instantly without giving you any chance to save your work or system data, leaving you troublesome. 

Fortunately, some effective fixes can help you get your system back to a functional state and recover your data as well. However, before fixing the error, let’s find out the common reasons that may cause this issue on your system. 

Why does the ‘Your PC Run into Problem” error occur?

The error may occur in different circumstances, as discussed above. So, relating to those situations, there could be the following reasons causing this blue screen. 

  • Corrupt or incompatible device/graphic drivers
  • Problematic Windows update
  • Incorrect memory dump settings
  • Missing or corrupted system files
  • Corrupted or problematic third-party app/software

How do I fix the “Your PC Run into Problem” Error?

We’ve given some effective solutions to help you fix the blue screen of death error. Try out these solutions with the instructions given against them carefully. 

Method 1: Boot Your PC in Safe Mode

First of all, try to boot your system in Safe Mode. Most of the time, booting your system can help solve such BSoD errors. To boot your PC into Safe Mode, follow the given steps:

  1. If your system is stuck with a blue screen with a ‘Your PC ran into problem’ error, forcefully turn off your system using the Power button.
  2. Now, reboot your system while pressing the F8, F12, or F2 key at the time of booting. 
  3. Now, the moment you start seeing the Windows logo on your system, again shut your system down with the Power button and reboot it. Repeat this step thrice, after which you’d reach the Windows Automatic Repair environment. 
  4. On Automatic Repair screen, choose Advanced options > Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Startup Settings > Restart.
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  1. Your system will reboot and show you the Startup Settings options
  2. Press F4 to enable the Safe Mode.
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  1. Check if the error still exists. If it doesn’t solve the problem, try other given methods. 

Method 2: Uninstall Problematic Windows Update

Some users have reported that they encountered this error while or after installing a certain Windows update. You can uninstall the recently installed update to fix the issue with the following steps:

  1. Open Settings by pressing Windows + I.
  2. Next, locate and click Update & Security > Windows Update > View Update history. 
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  1. On the next prompt, click Uninstall updates.
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  1. Now, find out the recently installed Windows update, right-click on it and choose ‘Uninstall.’
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  1. Once you’re done uninstalling the update, reboot your system and check if the problem is solved. 

Method 3: Modify the Memory Dump Setting

Sometimes, it is suggested to edit or modify the memory dump settings to analyze better and fix such blue screen errors. You can follow the given steps to alter these settings:

  1. Type View advanced system settings in Windows Search Box to open it.
  2. Next, move on to the Advanced tab, and click Settings under Start-up and Recovery option. 
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  1. On the next window, uncheck ‘Automatically reset’.
  2. Now, choose ‘Complete memory dum’ from the drop-down list given under Write debugging information.
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  1. Save the changes made and reboot your system to see if the error is fixed. 

Method 4: Run System File Checker (SFC) utility

Corrupted, damaged, or missing system files may also cause a ‘Your PC ran into a problem’ error. You can run the System File Checker utility by scanning the damaged file versions and replacing them with the correct ones. Follow the given steps to run an SFC scan:

  1. Open the Run dialog box by pressing Windows + R, type cmd, and hit Enter or click OK
  2. Next, in the elevated window, type SFC/scannow and press Enter
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  1. Wait for a while, and once done, close the window and reboot your system.
  2. If the error persists, proceed with another solution. 

Method 5: Uninstall Problematic Third-Party Application/Software

Sometimes corrupted third-party software or programs may be the culprit behind this error. If you’ve recently installed any third-party software/program or application, try uninstalling it and see if the problem gets solved. To do so, follow the given steps:

  1. Press Windows + I to open Settings, go to Apps and then in Apps & features window, locate the software/application that seems to be causing the error.
  2. Click on that application or software and click Uninstall
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Once you’re done with the uninstallation process, reboot your system. Hopefully, it should solve the problem. 

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Method 6: Run Startup Repair

If you’re not able to fix your system in Safe Mode, we recommend you run Startup Repair. To run Startup Repair, follow the given steps:

  1. Take a USB installation media (created with Windows media creation tool) boot your BSoD-affected system with it. 
  2. The moment you see the Windows Setup screen, click Repair your computer
  3. Next, choose’ Advanced options’ when you reach the recovery environment.
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  1. On the next prompt, follow Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Startup Repair.
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  1. Now, enter your account password and click Continue
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  1. Follow the on-screen instructions to proceed and complete the Startup Repair process. 
  2. Once you’re done with the process, restart your system and check if the ‘You PC run into problem’ error is solved.

Method 7: Perform System Restore

Lastly, System Restore is the troubleshooting method we’d suggest to fix the issue. It usually helps the system restore to its default or good-old functional state. To perform System Restore, follow the given steps:

  1. Boot your PC with USB installation media as suggested above and once you reach the Windows recovery environment, choose Advanced options > Troubleshoot > Advanced options > System Restore.
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  1. Click Nextand choose a restore point from the list available. After that, click Scan for affected programs.
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  1. Once done, click OK > Finish to end the process.

If your problem doesn’t solve even after applying the above-stated methods, you’re left with nothing else but reinstalling Windows. However, a fresh Windows installation will remove everything from the drive partition on which it will be installed. Though the other drive partition data won’t be affected, we’d recommend you recover your data first with reliable data recovery software such as Stellar Data Recovery Professionalto be on the safe side. It is an easy-to-use yet powerful data retrieval tool that can recover data from formatted, corrupted, crashed, or even unbootable Windows systems. 

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Conclusion

Whenever you see a blue screen with an error message – ‘Your PC run into problem,’ try rebooting your system first. Sometimes, a normal system reboot may fix the error. However, users have reported a problem with PC getting stuck at the booting loop and crashing unexpectedly on rebooting. So, in that scenario, we’d suggest you try the methods shared in this post. In addition, this error makes you lose access to the system and its data. So, we’d recommend you either backup or recover your data using professional data recovery software.