How to Fix Blue Screen of Death Stop Error 0×00000003

In this tutorial, we will teach you how to fix the Blue Screen of Death Stop Error 0×00000003. For the purpose of this tutorial, we will download hotfix from Microsoft’s support website.


Step 1 – What causes the error

The error “0×00000003” occurs due to a problem in the system’s hardware particularly when multiple TV tuner cards are installed on the computer. This error suddenly appears when your Windows is booting in normal condition and makes your system restart automatically.

Cause of the error

Step 2 – Download hotfix

Once the system will boot up in normal condition, download the hotfix for this error from the support site of Microsoft.
Once you have clicked on the Hotfix Download Available button.

Download hotfix for the error

Step 3 – Provide email address

You will be redirected to another page where you will have to provide your email address. A link to the hotfix will be emailed to you.

Email where you want the hotfix link to be sent

Step 4 – Unzip the file

Once you have downloaded the hotfix, double click to unzip the file and specify the location where you want the extracted file to be available. For the purpose of this tutorial, we will extract the file to our Desktop.

Extract the hotfix file

Step 5 – Run hotfix

Now, open up that folder and double click the hotfix to run.

Run hotfix executable file

Step 6 – Open Windows XP setup wizard

It will open up the window of Windows Xp update setup Wizard. Click on the Next button to proceed.

Proceed with the Windows XP setup wizard

Step 7 – Accept the license

In the next window, accept the license agreement and click on Next.

Accept the terms

Step 8 – Resolve the error

With that done, the update wizard will start the installation. Once the installation has been completed, click on the Finish button.
We went to the Microsoft website and downloaded the hotfix for this problem because we cannot install or copy the Spupdsvc.exe or Vidcap.ax file separately. This hotfix will install the updated file on your computer and update the corrupted file.
In this manner, you can resolve the blue screen of death stop error 0×00000003.

The hotfix will resolve the error