Troubleshoot a Windows bluescreen, a.k.a bugcheck, a.k.a blue screen of death

I have read a lot of posts in multiple forums on the internet where people ask “My machine keeps bluescreen-ining, what do I do?”… a common response is “Reinstall Windows and the problem will most likely go away”. This is a wrong answer because if you simply reinstall Windows you don’t know what caused the…

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