Chapter 15. Troubleshooting and Maintaining Windows

This chapter covers the following subjects:

STOP (Blue Screen of Death) Errors—Discover what a BSOD is, typical causes, how to diagnose one, and how to specify whether a system restarts if a BSOD occurs or stays on.

Boot Failures—Boot failures can cause problems with any version of Windows, but Windows XP, Vista, and 7 provide different tools for dealing with them. Learn what causes boot failures and how to restore an unbootable system back to operation.

Other Windows Problems—From a system that won’t shut down to a system that can ‘t boot normally (and more), find out what Windows tools and features you can use to find the cause and solve the problem.

Windows Diagnostic and Repair Tools ...

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