Fix “Windows Has Encountered a Problem and Needs to Shut Down Error”

In your Windows OS based computer you use many applications and software to complete your personal or professional work. Windows user interface helps you to manage the entire applications properly. But sometimes while working on an application you may get a very annoying error message i.e. “Windows has encountered a problem and needs to shut down error”. After prompting of this error message you will not be able to use the application and you have to close the application. It mainly happens due to incorrect registry errors or due to damaged system files. If you are technically skilled then you can use some manual methods or you should also use Advanced System Repair tool to fix the error issue automatically.


Compatible with the Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit
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Symptoms –

Some of the common symptoms that you may see after the prompting of “Windows has encountered a problem and needs to shut down error” in your computer are prompting of the error message repeatedly until you close the application, automatic system shutdown, starting issue, blue screen of death error prompting, system sticking at many points, screen freezing, etc.

Causes –

Main reasons responsible for the occurring of the error message are damaged or misconfigured Windows system files, missing DLL files, incorrect registry entries, virus infection, incomplete installation of the Windows Operating System, incomplete or partial deletion or uninstalling of some applications, outdated device drivers, improper maintenance of the computer, etc.

How to fix “Windows has encountered a problem and needs to shut down error”

Go through the following manual method to fix the issue:

  1. Start your computer and start tapping F8 key to get Windows Advanced Options. If boot menu appears then press Esc key and keep tapping the F8 key.
  2. Select Safe Mode option and press Enter.
  3. Now go to Start> Run> Type msconfig and press Enter. System Configuration Utility will be opened now. Click on the Startup tab and then click on the Disable all
  4. Click on Services tab> tick the checkbox Hide All Microsoft Services and click on Disable All> click on OK button and restart the computer.

With the help of the above manual method the “Windows has encountered a problem and needs to shut down error” will be resolved properly. But you should keep one thing in your mind that this manual method should only be applied if you have a great technical skill. If not, then you should download Advanced System Repair tool to fix the problem automatically.


Compatible with the Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit
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Advanced System Repair tool will help you to get rid of the Windows problems automatically. It scans the whole computer and then removes the errors and virus problem completely. The tool will also help you to enhance the performance of the computer greatly.

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