A computer or system crash is generally an application or hardware component on a computer stops to function properly, and you may sometimes see an error report with the crash, sometimes you may not even see any error codes and your computer just keeps crashing.

Most PC or laptop crashes are the result of overheating, hardware faulty, corrupted system or driver corruption, etc. If you don’t know the cause of the crash, you can try the following methods to narrow down and fix PC crashing.


  1. Reboot your computer - Restarting your computer can help your system to work properly during the process, so you can try to restart your computer to fix the crash.

  2. Make sure your CPU works properly - If your computer keeps crashing because of overheating, you should check and make sure that your CPU works properly.

    1. Clean out your computer’s case

    If there is dust covering in your PC case or laptop, it may clog your fan and block air flow. So you should clean the dust around the fan to make sure it works properly.

    1. Ensure proper ventilation

    Put your computer or laptop in a place where it can have a better air ventilation. Don’t push the case up again a wall, or don’t block its air vents with any cloth.

    1. Make sure that the fans are running

    If you’re not sure why your computer starts overheating, you can open its case and check that all the fans are running.

  3. Boot in safe mode - If your PC/laptop crashes because of a program or application, you can uninstall the application in your computer to fix the problem by booting in safe mode.