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Fix windows 10 bad pool header stop code 0x00000019

Getting bad pool header stop code 0x00000019 Blue Screen Error On Windows 10 Startup ? It is similar other BSOD errors such as Driver_Power_State_Failure, Kernel Security Check Failure, page fault in non Paged Area etc. Normally BSOD ( blue Screen of Death ) happen whenever your computer is encountered with something it doesn’t know how to process, so it shuts itself down to prevent any damage.

Sometimes BSOD just happen once and you don’t see them again when you restart, If this blue screen error occurs frequently, Here we have some solutions you must apply to fix bad pool header stop code 0x00000019 on Windows 10.

Why Bad pool Header BSOD?

Before Apply any solutions first understand what is this bad pool header, How It works and what are the reason behind this Blue Screen Error.  bad_pool_Header means A thread in your processor has made a bad pool request. This means that it’s asking to use resources that are unavailable, nonexistent, or in use by another thread. It could also mean that the pool header is corrupted regardless of the particular error.

Like Other Blue Screen Errors bad pool header stop code 0x00000019, Also cause due to faulty Hardware or corrupted outdated Drivers. Some Times BAD_POOL_HEADER error can cause corrupted System files, problem with physical memory, disk Drive Errors, Virus infection etc.

Fix bad pool header 0x00000019 windows 10

After understand What is this bad pool Header Error and possible reason Behind This BSOD. Lets Apply Bellow Solutions To get rid of This Blue Screen Error.

Note : Bellow solutions Are Also applicable on Windows 8.1 and Windows 7.

Remove External Devices

If you notice this Blue Screen problem started just after install Hard Ware device ( for ex : new printer, Scanner etc ) Then simply Remove the device and check error solved? If yes then check the device with different computer or contact with the manufacturer. Also remove all external Devices (printer, scanner, Extra graphics card ) and start windows normally to find out any external device cause the issue.

Boot your system into Safe Mode

If This blue Screen Frequently occur at startup and you are unable to start windows normally to perform troubleshooting steps then we need to boot into safe mode.  Where windows start with minimal system resources so that we can easily perform troubleshooting steps.

Note: If you are getting frequent blue screen error then boot into safe mode, Otherwise you can directly apply bellow solutions to fix bad pool header blue screen error.

Boot into Safe mode

On Windows 7 computer you can easily Boot into safe mode. Simply Reboot your PC and press f8 key before the windows Logo Appears. The next Screen you can see will be Advance Boot option.

windows 7 safe mode boot
windows 7 safe mode boot

Now Use arrow keys on your keyboard to highlight Safe Mode option. Press Enter and login to your user account.

But With Windows 10 and 8.1 The safe mode boot process is changed, you need to boot from installation media. Skip the first screen and click on repair this pc next navigate too Troubleshoot > Advance Options > Startup Settings. Now Simply Enable Safe Mode with networking by press F5 key.  You can check different ways boot into safe mode and how to enable F8 safe mode on Windows 10

windows 10 safe mode boot option
windows 10 safe mode boot option

Disable Fast Startup

If you are Seeing this BSOD on after upgrading to Windows 10, Then first thing you need to do is Uncheck Fast Startup. With Windows 10 Microsoft Add Fast Startup ( hybrid Shutdown shutdown ) Feature to Reduce the startup time and make windows start faster. But number of users report by disabling Fast startup feature they fix most blue screen / Startup errors.

Check : Advantages And Disadvantages Of Windows 10 Fast Startup Feature

To Disable Fast Startup Feature open windows power option, From Control Panel -> small icon View -> click Power option. Now on left side Click on “Choose what the power buttons do” and Click on “Change Settings that are Currently Unavailable” from the window that pops up. Now Scroll down and Uncheck Turn on Fast Startup Under Shutdown Settings. Then Now Reboot and see if you still get Bad_Pool_Header Blue screen on your Windows 10.

Turn off Fast Startup on windows 10
Turn off Fast Startup on Windows 10

Undo Recent Changes / Uninstall New install programs

As Mentioned Above you can get Bad_Pool_Header Error screen because of recent Changes on your PC. Uninstall any Recently Installed Software that you installed before you got this error. Most users report after install a new game, pirated applications like cracks, Activators they face different blue screen Error. We recommend To uninstall them from Control panel -> programs and features -> Select recently installed application and uninstall them. Now restart windows and check BSOD Error gone. Still need help fallow next solution.

Check for Virus/Malware Infection

Also most of times Virus / Malware infection Cause different problems ( system resource lock, Freezes, High resource usage, Different BSOD errors Etc ) on Windows computer. We strongly recommend download and Install a latest Antivirus / Anti malware application, Perform full system scan. Also install Third party system optimizer like Ccleaner to clean unnecessary junk, Cache, System error files And fix Broken registry Errors. Then After Restart windows and check There is no more BSOD error on your windows 10.

Make sure your system has latest updates

Make sure your Windows system is packed with latest service packs and other updates. Necessary patches and service packs are regularly released by Microsoft for their operating systems to fix bug and other type of issue. These updates and patches are also useful to solve BSOD issue. Windows 10 is set to install updates automatically when a machine connected to Microsoft server. But also you can check update manually from Settings -> Update & Security -> Check for updates.

checking for windows 10 updates
checking for windows 10 updates

Also Make sure that drivers of your hardware are updated: Sometimes outdated or damaged system driver can generate Blue Screens of Death error. This error is directly related with hardware or driver so updating system drivers could fix the cause of the STOP error.

Install latest Device drivers

To check if the error is caused by a faulty drive, run an automatic driver update or manually update the drivers to the latest available versions. Install the latest drivers for any newly installed hardware device. If no new hardware has been installed, make sure you have the latest drivers for the below devices.

Video card

Network Adapter

Any removable or external disk drive

To manually update a driver, follow these steps:

Open Device manager by Right click on the Windows 10 Start menu and select Device manager. This will Display All Installed Device Driver list. Look For Any Driver with yellow tingle Right-click on it, Select Update Driver Software. Then follow on screen instruction to install the latest driver version.

Update Graphic Driver
Update Graphic Driver

If you find any driver with yellow tingle simply visit device manufacturer website, download the latest available driver for the same. Now on device manager right click that problematic driver click uninstall. Restart windows and instill the latest driver you download from the manufacturer website.

Disable Microsoft’s Indexing Service

Also Some Times Corrupted Indexing Service Cause Huge System Resource usage which Causes Different Blue Screen Errors. We recommend temporally disable Indexing service and check this helps to fix bad pool head BSOD Error.

To Disable Indexing Service, Press Win + R Then Type services.msc and hit enter key. Here on Windows Services scroll down and look for indexing service. Double click on it, Change the startup type Disable or manual and stop the service next to service status. click apply to make save changes, Close services window and Restart windows now check on Next start blue Screen error gone.

Check for corrupted System files

As discussed Before Corrupted system files cause Most number of Issues on Windows computer. We recommend to check corrupted / Missing system files with inbuilt system file checker ( sfc utility ). Which help to scan and restore missing system files.

To run System file checker simply open command prompt as administrator and type command SFC / Scannow, Then hit enter key to execute the command.

Run System file checker Utility on windows 10 version 1803

This Will start scanning windows for corrupted / Missing important system files. If found any sfc utility will restore them from a special cache folder located on   %WinDir%\System32\dllcache. You only have to wait until 100% complete the scanning process then after restart windows.  Then after check  BAD_POOL_HEADER blue Screen error solved.

Check HDD and Memory Errors

It is also possible that the bad pool header error could be related to bad hardware (e.g. bad memory or bad hard drive). Before assuming that either of these are bad, we suggest running a hard drive and RAM diagnostic test to check if either are bad.

Fix Issue with disk drive

Damaged or Corrupted hard disk problem may create this BAD_POOL_HEADER Error. To check damaged hard disc use chkdsk command.

Open Command Prompt as Administrator. Then type chkdsk c:  /f /r  and press Enter.

Run Check disk on Windows 10
Run Check disk on Windows 10

Command Explained: Here command chkdsk is for check disk Drive for errors. /F Fixes errors on the disk, And /r Locates bad sectors and recovers readable information.

You may be asked for restart your PC. Then press Y and press Enter. when Pc restart this will scan your pc for Hard disk Errors and It will fix problems automatically. Now on Next Start check there is no more Blue Screen Error.

Run Memory Diagnostic Tool

If this problem started after recent memory upgrade we recommend removing the new installed RAM and check. Or If you haven’t added any, that means your old RAM is corrupted. You should run a diagnostic test on your computer’s existing memory. This test will find memory failures and intermittent errors, which could be causing BSOD error.

To Run Memory Diagnostic Tool Open Start Menu and type “memory diagnostic”, And select Windows Memory Diagnostic app.

windows memory diagnostic test
windows memory diagnostic test

Now click on “Restart now and check for problems (recommended). Your PC will be restarted and check for your memory problems. It may Take some time to complete the scanning process, wait until 100% complete the process Then after windows will restart windows. You can check memory Diagnostic tool Test Results from here.

Perform System Restore

If all the above methods fail to fix bad pool header blue Screen Error for you. Then its time to utilize the Windows system restore feature, Which reverts back your system to the previous working state. Check how To perform System Restore on Windows 10, 8.1 and Windows 7.

Tips To Avoid bad pool header

You might get this error again even if you managed to fix this issue once. but there are few Precautions and Steps that you can take to avoid these errors again in Future.

Always Avoid Using Cracked/Nulled Software.

Keep Your Computer’s Registry Clean and organized with optimize Tools.

Install good latest Antivirus / Anti malware and Avoid More than one Anti-virus/Anti-Malware programs if not needed.

Always Keep your Device Drivers Up to Date.

Enable and Create Restore Points regularly.

These are some best solutions to fix bad pool header Blue Screen of death error permanently. I hope After Apply These solutions your problem bad pool header BSOD Error will get fixed. Still Have any query, suggestion feel free to comment below. Also Read from our blog Fix USB Device Not Recognized Error on Windows 10

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