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A Guide to the BAD EXHANDLE Blue Screen of Death Error

The “BAD EXHANDLE” BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) error may appear during the initialization process for Windows XP, Vista, 2000, 2008, and Windows 7 and 8. It means that the system has detected an inconsistent handle table entry state or a fault in a device driver, and has to shutdown in order to prevent damage and loss of data.

This BSOD error is caused by several factors, such as faulty execution of some processes by newly installed programs, applications and drivers. It may also be due to the corruption of certain files due to malware activity.

This BSOD error is also known as “BAD_EXHANDLE” and “STOP 0x000000A7“. Some users of Windows Operating System have reported this error, which normally appears on the screen during the initialization of the system.

To resolve the “BAD EXHANDLE” BSOD error that is caused by a recently installed program, program update, driver, or a service pack, you can resolve the issue by reverting the system back to the Last Known Good Configuration. This allows you to remove recently installed applications and drivers.

To do this, click Start and press F8 when the character-based menu that displays your choices of operating systems appears on the screen. Click on the Advanced Options menu, use the arrow keys to select Last Known Good Configuration, then press Enter. After you have done this, reboot the computer in the Safe Mode and remove the recently added program that has caused the BSOD error.

You can also resolve this error by installing the latest Windows software updates. The updates can be manually installed by opening the Internet Explorer, clicking on Safety, and then choosing Windows Update. Follow the instructions and prompts that appear in the dialog window.

The activity of malware such as trojans, viruses, and spyware may have contributed to this error. To prevent registry errors due to malware activity, install and maintain updated antivirus software.

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