How to Solve Windows 11 System Crash

Dec. 18, 2023 / Updated by Mindy to Windows 10

How to solve Windows 11 system crash, which is concerned by a lot of users when they first encounter the problem. There may be many reasons for Windows 11 system crash, such as hardware failure, driver conflicts, software errors, virus infections, power outages, and so on. Different reasons may require different solutions, but in general, you can follow the following steps to try to restore and repair Windows 11 system.


1. Enter safe mode. Safe mode is a boot option that allows Windows 11 to run with a minimum of drivers and services, thereby eliminating some of the factors that can cause the system to crash. To enter safe mode, hold down the Shift key while the computer is booting, then select the "Power" icon, then select "Restart." After the restart, choose Troubleshooting > Advanced Options > Startup Settings > Restart. After restarting, press F4 to enter safe mode, or F5 to enter safe mode and enable network.

2. Check hardware problems. If you suspect that there is a problem with your computer's hardware, such as memory, hard disk, graphics card, etc., you can use the diagnostic tools that come with Windows 11 to detect and repair it. To use the diagnostic tool, you can open Settings > Update & Security > Recovery > Advanced Startup > Restart Now in safe mode. After the restart, choose Troubleshooting > Advanced Options > Diagnose Memory Problems or Diagnose Hard Disk Problems. Follow the prompts to detect and repair.

3. Update or roll back the driver. If there is a problem with your computer's drivers, such as outdated, incompatible, or corrupt, it may also cause the system to crash. You can open the "Driver Talent" click on the "Scan" software will automatically detect all the hardware drivers of the computer, and recommend the appropriate driver version, the user can choose to replace or backup, uninstall.

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Alternatively, you can open "Device Manager" in safe mode, locate the problematic device, right-click and select "Update Driver" or "Roll Back Driver."

4. Uninstall or restore the software. If there is a problem with your computer's software, such as a virus, conflict or error, it may also cause the system to crash. You can try to uninstall or restore your software to see if it fixes the problem. To uninstall or restore software, you can open Settings > Apps > Apps & Features in safe mode, find the software in question, click and select Uninstall or Advanced Options > Repair or Reset.


5. Use system restore or system recovery. If there is a problem with your computer's system, such as damage, modification or missing, it may also cause the system to crash. You can try using System Restore or System Restore to see if you can solve the problem. System Restore allows you to restore Windows 11 to its previous working state, and System restore allows you to reinstall Windows 11 and keep or delete your files and Settings. To use System Restore or System Restore, you can open Settings > Update & Security > Restore in Safe mode and select System Restore or Reset this Computer.


Above is how to solve Windows 11 system crash. I hope it was helpful. If you encounter problems related to network cards, graphics cards, Bluetooth, sound cards and other drivers, you can download "Driver Talent" for detection and repair, and Driver Talent also supports driver download, driver installation, driver backup, and so on.

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