United States

Solution for Critical Process Died Error in Windows 10/8/7

  > Products > Partition Manager > Solution for Critical Process Died Error in Windows 10/8/7

2016-05-09 16:52:17 Posted by Declan Morris to Windows 10 Partition Manager

Summary:
Critical Process Died error has confused quite a lot users when they received error code 0x000000EF or blue screen on their computer. Quite a lot of users even have no idea about what is critical process died error. Here in this passage, you’ll find a brief introduction of Critical Process Died error and solution for Critical Process Died error in Windows 10/8/7.

Help! A Critical Process Died error pops up while I was gaming in my PC.

Hey guys, do you have any clues about what is Critical Process Died error with error code - 0x000000EF or blue screen? I received such an error code with blue screen while I was gaming on my computer, I was totally out of my mind. Can any one of you offer me a solution for this problem? It would be highly appreciated if you do know how to fix this error.

Overview of Critical Process Died 

Critical Process Died indicates to a critical system process died with error code - 0x000000EF or blue screen error. When a critical system process fails to run, the operating system will crash with a Critical Process Died Stop Error 0x000000EF or Blue Screen displayed on your Windows computer. 

Why is that? It happens because the process which was needed to run the Windows operating system such as Windows 10/8/7 ended abruptly for some reasons.

So how to find a solution for Critical Process Died error in Windows 10/8/7 will be a vital question for those users who are having such a problem on their computers. Here the following, EaseUS will provides you effective solutions for fixing Windows 10/8/7 Critical Process Died error with 0x000000EF code.

Solutions for Critical Process Died error 0x000000EF on Windows 10/8/7

Solution 1. Check and repair system file error

Use System File Checker to find and fix system file errors

1. Run System File Checker in Windows 10/8/7 and type cmd in start search box.
Right-click cmd and choose Run As Administrator

2. In the command prompt, type sfc /scannow and hit Enter.

The sfc utility will run for a while and if any corruptions or errors are found, replace them on reboot.

Use partition manager tool to check and repair system error

EaseUS recommends you to use professional partition manager software to check and fix system file errors with simple clicks. Here the following, you can try EaseUS Partition Master Free to check and fix errors under Windows 10/8/7 now:

1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master and right-click the partition that you want to check by clicking “Check partition”.

Check system errors to fix Windows 10 critical process died error.

2. Choose the way that you want to use to check partition: Check Partition Properties, Call Windows Chkdsk to fix errors, Surface Test.
Click OK

Fix Windows 10 critical process died error with 0x000000EF.

3. Let EaseUS Partition Master automatically check hard disk partition errors and repair errors for you. Click OK to finish the process.

Fix Windows 10 critical process died issue with blue screen error.

After checking and fixing system errors to fix the Critical Process Died error issue under Windows 10/8/7, you can also use EaseUS Partition Master to extend system drive and system reserved partition so to leave more space for system booting so to thoroughly avoid or solve blue screen issue.

Solution 2. Run DISM to repair a corrupt system image.
Solution 3. Update all drivers in Windows to see whether this will solve Critical Process Died issue.
Solution 4. Perform a Clean Boot. 
Solution 5. Restore system to a previous point or healthy state.
If the Critical Process Died error - 0x000000EF popped up recently, you can use a system restore tool to restore computer to a previous version or point so to fix this issue.
Solution 6. Disable Sleep and Hibernate in your Power Setting.
Open Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Power Options > Edit Plan Settings.