The Blue Screen of Death error occurs when something is damaged in the Windows file system. If the BSOD screen indicates intelppm.sys file to be the root source of the BSOD error then it’s probably due to a corrupted driver.
It occurs while updating a driver or while running a resource-hungry application. To fix such an issue, you will have to fix the corrupted file or tweak a few settings. All such methods will be discussed here in this article.
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Fix: Intelppm.sys BSOD Error in Windows 10
To resolve any Intelppm.sys BSOD error or instability, corruption of a system file on your Windows, you can utilize the built-in features of Windows to resolve the issue. Features such as DISM scan and SFC scan are capable enough to fix a corrupted file, in this case, intelppm.sys.
Method 1: Perform a DISM, SFC Scan, and a Clean Boot
It is possible that the issue is due to a resource-hungry application which runs on start. Therefore, to prevent such applications from running at the startup to cause the BSOD error, you will have to perform a Clean boot.
Step 1) Firstly, go to the Windows Search Bar and type cmd, and from the result, open the command prompt as an administrator. Type and press Enter to execute the following command in the Command prompt.
Step 2) You can restart your PC after Windows has completed running the system file Checker scan. However, you can also run the DISM scan in a row, but before proceeding, make sure you are connected to the internet.
Type the following command mentioned below in the command prompt and execute by pressing Enter.
Step 3) It will take a while for the Deployment Image Servicing and Management scan to complete. Then, you can disable all the third-party applications that run on startup.
Search for Task Manager in the Windows Search bar and open it from the search result. Then go to the Startup tab in the Task Manager, select the third-party applications, and click on the Disable button.
You can also disable third-party services via System Configuration settings. However, it won’t be necessary. After these steps, you can restart your PC and check if the BSOD error still persists.
Method 2: Change Value Data in Registry Editor
Before you proceed to the steps to modify the Value Data of the intelppm settings in the Registry Editor, make sure that you have taken a full backup of the Registry Editor to a safe location.
Step 1) Press the Windows Key + R to open up the Run Dialog Box, type regedit, and press enter to open up the Registry Editor.
Step 2) Now, copy-paste the following path in the Registry Editor address bar to locate the Intelppm folder.
After you have located the Intelppm folder in the Registry Editor, Double Click on the Start DWORD value, the edit window will open up.
Step 3) There under the Value Data label type 4, and make sure that the Hexadecimal option has been checked.
To confirm the settings, click on the OK button and close the Registry Editor. The issue should be resolved after you have to restart your PC.
Method 3: Reset Windows
When all of these methods don’t work, you can try fixing the BSOD error you can reset your PC. Just follow the steps mentioned below and reset your Windows. However, before you rest your PC, you can also try restoring Windows to its last point using the System Restore in Windows.
Step 1) Firstly, press the Windows Key + I to open up the Windows Settings, then there go to Update & Security.
Step 2) Now, click on the Recovery tab at the left column, and on the right-pane, click on the Restart button under the Advanced startup category.
Confirm the prompt and reboot the Window into recovery mode.
Step 3) Select the Troubleshoot option from the Blue screen. Then click on the Reset this PC option to rest the Pc and fix the BSOD error.