Quick Fix on How to Stop Windows Error Code 0x00000050

This is one of the most common blue screen errors of death and could be resolved easily without necessarily needing to reinstall the Windows OS. If you didn’t have a backup data image of your system then it would become more of a problem. So, it’s better to try the following methods.


{Compatible with Windows 8, 7, XP, ME, Vista, 98, 2000 (32/64)
File Size: 4.9MB Download Time: <(dsl, 2sec, dialup 2min)>}

Alternatively you could look to use Advanced System Repair Tool.

Symptoms –

A Blue screen of death with error code and varying parameters is displayed on the startup screen.

Causes –

  • A faulty system service problem.
  • An antivirus software problem.
  • A corrupted NTFS volume problem.
  • Faulty memory or hardware is generally attributed for such a problem.
  • A corrupted Srvnet.sys file.

Solution –

Method 1: If you have just installed an antivirus / security program or you have just updated it and you got a Blue screen error. Then the first thing to do is:

  • Start your computer in Safe Mode (press F8 at system startup, just after BIOS post display, and select safe mode).
  • Now, keeping your activation information of your Antivirus / security program, simply uninstall the software by going to Control Panel > ADD or Remove programs (Windows XP) or Programs and features (Windows Vista, 7).
  • Restart your computer to make sure that Windows starts up normally.
  • Go to Windows Update (Control Panel).
  • After the computer has been successfully updated,
  • Restart your computer.
  • Install the Antivirus / Security program again.
  • A hot fix from Microsoft is available: KB976527

Method 2: Updating the Display Adapter Drivers. Follow the steps mentioned above to boot into Safe Mode

  • Now, go to Device Manager (Control Panel)
  • Expand the Display Adapters section
  • Right Click the listed device
  • Click on uninstall.
  • Restart your computer again in Safe Mode.
  • Go to Device Manager and click on the Scan for hardware changes button
  • The Display driver will install automatically
  • Restart your computer in normal mode
  • Connect to the internet and download / Install the latest available Display drivers from your motherboard manufacturer / System / Graphic Card Manufacturer’s support website.

Method 3: Hot fix for another issue with same error code from Microsoft. Follow KB951418

  • Use the download option in there to download and install the hot fix.
  • You should try this hot fix after reading the cause section within the KB article from Microsoft.

Method 4: Checking for Faulty RAM modules (Memory)

  • If you are using Windows 7 or Vista, checking memory is quite easy
  • Just Boot from the Windows Installation CD / DVD
  • After the boot process completes
  • Click on Repair your computer
  • Now, within the options listed
  • Click on Windows memory Diagnostics
  • This process will run for a while and will check if there is a problem in the installed RAM modules in your system.
  • If a problem is detected, you should change the module to solve the problem.

Method 5: Updating the BIOS

Note:  Updating the BIOS is a risky procedure that, if not done correctly could harm your computer hardware. SO, DO this at your own risk. I shall not be liable for any damage to your computer by following the process mentioned below:

  • Go to your system /Motherboard manufacturer’s support website.
  • Note down the exact model no. /Version no. / service tag or other necessary information that might be needed to pinpoint the exact BIOS for your system.
  • Download the latest BIOS and follow the instructions mentioned on your manufacturer’s support website for updating the BIOS.

Note:  Read every safety precaution and steps mentioned in the manufacturer’s support website while updating the BIOS.

Also, make sure that do not restart your computer in the middle of the updating procedure, even if, some for time the process might look hanged. Let it run and complete on its own. If it’s a desktop computer, make sure it has got an adequate backup power supply, in case the power runs out.

  • Click on Start>Run. Type MSCONFIG. Choose the start up tab and disable all non Microsoft startup items.
  • Go to the Services tab. Disable all non Microsoft services. Test to see the problem goes away. Only re-enable in groups to isolate the problem service or start up application.
  • Verify that any new hardware or software is properly installed. Disconnect the new hardware or replace it to see if this resolves the issue.
  • Run Windows updates and update your Windows installation.
  • View the Hardware Compatibility Matrix from the Microsoft web site to verify that all your hardware and drivers are compatible with the operating system.

Run any system diagnostics that are supplied by your computer manufacturer, especially a RAM check. If this is a new installation of the hardware or software, contact the manufacturer for any requires updates for drivers or firmware.


{Compatible with Windows 8, 7, XP, ME, Vista, 98, 2000 (32/64)
File Size: 4.9MB Download Time: <(dsl, 2sec, dialup 2min)>}

If the above methods are not working for you then you could try using Advanced System Repair Tool. This tool not only helps you scan and clean the virus but also the corruption caused by them could be repaired easily. It also acts as an optimizer and data controller for efficient data management.


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