Blue screen in Lenovo® ThinkPad X100e
Possible reasons for the blue screen error in Lenovo ThinkPad X100e and its effect on system performance
Lenovo ThinkPad X100e is powered by the AMD Athlon Neo Single-Core MV-40 processor. The Windows XP operating system can be installed on Lenovo ThinkPad X100e. Windows XP and higher operating systems have many error detecting, reporting and fixing techniques. One of the error reporting methods found in Windows is the blue screen of death (BSOD). A blue screen with an error code is displayed and system halts if some critical errors are detected. The screen is called BSOD, which stands for blue screen of death. Some of the reasons for BSOD errors are incompatible hardware/software, device driver conflicts, system file issues, system crash etc. The computer fails to proceed with the boot process if a BSOD error is displayed. You can try to start the computer in safe mode to follow the troubleshooting process. The computer might freeze or run slow even in safe mode after BSOD error is displayed.
Various issues related to the blue screen error in Lenovo ThinkPad X100e are discussed in the following points:
- Finding the cause of the issue
- Avoid incompatible hardware/software
- Tools to fix BSOD errors
Finding the cause of the issue
BSOD error is displayed with an error code. The error code refers to a system condition that caused the error. It will help you in the troubleshooting the error. System restart might lead to the successful booting of the PC. The blue screen might also be caused due to viruses or other malicious programs.
Avoid incompatible hardware/software
Always make sure that the hardware or software that you are going to install on your computer is compatible with the operating system to avoid the BSOD error. Installation of an Incompatible hardware or program could result in BSOD error. If you see a BSOD error after installing any new hardware or software, disconnect the recently added hardware or uninstall the recently installed software.
You can use the system restore utility to restore the computer to an earlier date on which the computer was working fine. You might not be able to start the computer in normal mode due to BSOD error. You will have to tap the ‘F8’ key during the boot process and select “Safe mode“ in the advanced boot menu. You could also try the last known good configuration in the advanced boot option to fix BSOD error. This option removes the changes made after the last successful start up and restores the computer to the previous working stage.