What is Critical Process Died? Critical Process Died blue screen of death, with the error code 0xEF, means that a critical system process is your computer died. The process can be so critical that it could damage your hard disk, your memory or, even very rare, your processor. But no worries, we got you covered. Read on and locate the solutions to this problem. So before we go any deeper into solving this problem in other ways, you should scan your computer with trusted antivirus program s.
If you find any malware infected programs or files, uninstall and remove them completely. Update device drivers In most cases, buggy drivers could cause Critical Process Died blue screen of death error. You can try updating all the device drivers to the latest versions to fix it. Be sure to choose only drivers that are compatible with your variant of Windows Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for your exact hardware devices, and your variant of Windows 10, and it will download and install them correctly: Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.
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Undo recent changes Another big cause of Critical Process Died is faulty or buggy hardware or software programs installed. You can run two built-in checks to make sure that your disk and RAM are at a good state: It helps you replace corrupted or faulty system files with new good ones. Wait for a while for this process to finish.
Then restart your computer. See if the Critical Process Died error happens again. If the problem continues, move on to the DISM check.