There are many reasons for Blue Screen of Death errors and one of them is over utilization of system resources. One such case is while playing graphic-intensive games on the system. The Blue Screen error, in this case, has the code 0x00000016.
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Fix 0x00000016 Blue Screen Error on Windows 10
The cause behind this error malfunctioning of the sleep functionality of the monitor, corruption of drivers, over-utilization of system resources.
1] Run the Blue Screen troubleshooter. Go to Settings >> Updates and Security >> Troubleshoot. Select the Blue Screen troubleshooter.
2] System restore: In case the game caused any corruption in the system, a System Restore could be helpful in restoring the files. Here’s the procedure for a System Restore.
Thereafter, proceed with the following steps:
1] Check the Task Manager and decide accordingly
2] Reinstall the game
3] Update the Graphics drivers
4] Disable the Sleep functionality of your monitor
Solution 1] Check the Task Manager and decide accordingly
1] Press CTRL+ALT+DEL. Select Task manager from the list.
2] Check if the Disk Utilization is shooting to 100% constantly. It might be because of the game and thus it has to be judged whether the system RAM is sufficient.
3] If not, you might consider adding RAM to the system or using a ReadyBoost RAM. If you believe that the RAM is sufficient for the game or application and yet you are getting the error, proceed to the following solutions.
Solution 2] Reinstall the game
Sometimes an incorrectly installed game and a few missing files stress the system thus causing over utilization of resources. This could be overcome by uninstalling and then reinstalling the game.
Solution 3] Update the Graphics drivers
Another cause behind the issue would be corrupt Graphics drivers. They could be updated as follows:
1] Press Win + R to open the Run window and type the command devmgmt.msc. Press Enter to open the Device Manager.
2] Expand the list of Display Adapters. Right-click and select Update driver for the dedicated graphics card driver.
3] Restart the system and check if it helps.
Solution 4] Disable the Sleep functionality of your monitor
1] Press Win + R to open the Run window and type the command powercfg.cpl. Press Enter to open the Power Options window.
2] Select Change plan settings for your current power plan.
3] Now select Change Advanced power settings.
4] Expand Hard Disk >> Turn OFF Hard Disk after.
5] Change the value to 0 and then click on Apply and then on OK.