How to Fix Blue Screen of Death Stop Error 0×00000116 Windows 7

In this tutorial, we will teach you how to fix the blue screen of death stop error “0×00000116” in Windows 7. The error “0×00000116” occurs when there is a compatibility issue between the graphic card, the hardware or its driver.


Step 1 – When does the error appear

The blue screen of death stop error 0×00000116 will splash when Windows is booting and then your system will restart automatically.

Where might you come across the error

Step 2 – Open Windows in Safe Mode

In order to resolve the problem, you will have to restart your computer. When the computer is restarting, hold the F8 key for the Advanced Boot Options. From there, select the Safe Mode option and press the enter key.

Enter Safe Mode

Step 3 – Open Computer Properties

After the Windows boots up in safe mode, open the Start menu and right click on Computer. From the drop down menu, select the Properties option.

Open properties of computer

Step 4 – Open Device Manager

Once the System Properties window opens, click on the Device Manager.

Go to Device Manager

Step 5 – Uninstall display adapter

As a result, the Device Manger window will open up. Over there, we will expand the Display adapters and you will notice that the SVGA 3D Display Adapter is installed in our computer. We will right click on it and select the Uninstall option.

Uninstalling a display driver

Step 6 – Agree to uninstall

With that done, a confirmation pop window will open; click on the Ok button to remove this device

Confirm Uninstallation

Step 7 – Restart your computer

Now close all the open windows and restart your computer in normal mode.
When the Desktop appears, go to the notification area and you will notice that the callout will appear. Click on it in order to view the status.

Reboot your system

Step 8 – Restart after Driver Software Installation

As a result, the Driver Software Installation window will open and it will start installing the Video Driver which is compatible with your windows.
Once the installation completes, it will ask you to restart the windows in order to apply the changes. Click on the Restart Now button.
With that done, the system will restart and you will notice that the BSOD error “0×00000116 will not appear anymore and your windows will run smoothly from now onwards.

Restart system after successful driver software installation