Disable Blue Screen Reboot in Windows 7

Blue screens are more than annoying blue backgrounds with white text on it, they give you valuable information, that’s why you need to disable the automatic reboot after a blue screen which is enabled by default.


Disable Blue Screen Reboot in Windows 7

1. Step Open the Start Menu
2. Step Enter SystemPropertiesAdvanced.exe into the search field and hit enter

Advanced System Properties Shortcut

3. Step Click on the Settings button in the fieldset Startup and Recovery
Startup and Recovery System Settings Windows 7
(System startup, system failure, and debugging information)

4. Step Uncheck the option Automatically Restart in the fieldset System failure

Disable Automatic Restart After Reboot

5. Step Optionally, you can change the path to the DMP Dump file. Dump files are used to debug Windows 7. If you don’t know what is causing the blue screen then you might want to look into DMP files. We have written a small guide how to fix blue screens in Windows 7 that should help you to get started.

6. Step Click on OK

7. Step Windows 7 will no longer automatically restart after a blue screen of death – this will help you tremendously to analyze blue screen error message codes and fix that frakking BSOD!

The system is still automatically restarting? Post your problems below.

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2 Responses to Disable Blue Screen Reboot in Windows 7

  1. Orange Community Approved Comment:
    Ajoh said:

    when i shut it down,the bluescreen still appear but no more restart
    so how to fix that bluescreen?

  2. Orange Community Approved Comment:
    Alex said:

    I removed the restart, but my computer will not allow me to install updates, because the blue screen is in the way.

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