Windows 10: How to Fix DPC_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT BSOD Error?

  • First and foremost, tap on Win + D hotkeys on your console.
  • On the succeeding page, tap on the This PC icon.
  • Then, click on the Properties from the following list.
  • Now, choose Advanced system settings on the System window.
  • On the System properties, switch to the Advanced tab.
  • Hereafter, tap on the Setting available beneath Startup and Recovery section.
  • Head over to the System failure button.
  • Click on the Automatic reboot box to uncheck it.
  • Press Ok and confirm the changes.
  • On the taskbar, click on the Start Menu icon.
  • Go to the Run dialog box.
  • Type msinfo32 in the text area.
  • Hit the Enter button on your keyboard.
  • On the following window, look for the BIOS Date or version.
  • After that, open any preferred internet browser.
  • Click on the Address bar and visit the Manufacturer website.
  • Search for the latest BIOS and download it.
  • Now, launch the updated BIOS file.
  • Follow the onscreen steps and install the BIOS update systematically.
  • To begin with, tap the Win + S hotkeys to open the Taskbar search option.
  • In the vacant area, write memory.
  • From the following result, tap on the Windows Memory Diagnostic.
  • After that, choose the “Reboot now and check for error” option.
  • Once done, a message pops up, stating a blue screen memory error.
  • When the process hits 100%, the system will prompt again to restart.
  • After loading the desktop, the diagnosis result will be visible in your System’s tray.
  • Initially, hit the Win + I hotkeys on your keyboard.
  • On the Windows Settings, choose Update and Security.
  • After that, click on the Recovery option from the left overlay.
  • Now, head straight to the Advanced Startup.
  • Choose the Reboot now option and continue.
  • Once done, tap on the Troubleshoot button.
  • Navigate to the Advanced option.
  • Thereafter, press on the Startup Settings.
  • Hit Restart icon when a message pops up “Enable Safe Mode.”
  • At last, hit the F4 button simultaneously to dive into safe mode.




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IT expert having deep knowledge about PC antivirus products. Mainly researching and writing blogs.

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