How to fix a DPC Watchdog Violation in Windows 8?

The DPC Watchdog Violation error occurs because your network adapter drivers are inappropriate or out of date. This error usually indicates a conflict or malfunction with the netr6164.sys file. It is also possible that errors are generated in your hard disk, so it is necessary to check the functioning of the latter. Here are all the methods to get rid of the DPC Watchdog Violation error:


I- Enable advanced startup menu

1- Restart your computer Windows 8

2- Enter the BIOS menu to change the boot priority of devices

3- Put “optical drive CD / DVD” priority

4- Restart to New computer and insert a Windows 8 boot disk

5- You will be asked to press any key to continue. Do it

6- A dialog box prompting you to install Windows 8 appears. Click “Next”

7- On the next page, Click on “Repair your computer”

8- In the options provided, choose “Troubleshooting”

9- Then click on “Advanced options” from the next pag

10- Now choose “Command Prompt”

11- A prompt window Commands will open. Type-y C: and press Enter

12- Now enter the following command BCDEDIT / SET DEFAULT {} BOOTMENUPOLICY LEGACY and press Enter

13- After the typed command, type the new EXIT command will close the window

14- You are New to the options menu. Click “continue” to restart your computer

15- Eject the Windows 8 boot disk from your CD / DVD drive



II- Check the errors generated on the hard drive

1- Your computer is restarting. At the beginning of the launch, press and hold the F8 key on your keyboard. The advanced boot menu will then open

2- Choose safe mode with the arrows on your keyboard and press the Enter key

3- Once you have successfully activated the safe mode, log in to Windows 8 with your administrator account

4- From the Home screen, Go to the desktop

5- Place your mouse cursor in the bottom right corner of your screen

6- Click on “Search”

7- To the right of the pane, make sure that “Applications” is selected for the search

8- In the search bar, enter CMD

9- On the left, the results are displayed. Right-click the “Command Prompt” result and click on the “Run as Administrator” option.

10- A dialog box asks you to confirm your choice. Click Yes.

11- The Command Prompt window appears. Enter the following command:

CHKDSK C: / F / R and press Enter

12- A confirmation message appears in the console. Press the Y key on your keyboard and press Enter.

13- Close the command prompt and restart your computer. The error scan on your hard disk will start.


III- Reinstalling your network card correctly

1- While the computer is restarting, press and hold the F8 key on your keyboard to bring up the advanced boot menu

2- Choose the safe mode

3- After the safe mode is activated, Log in to Windows 8 with your administrator account

4- From the Home screen, go to the desktop

5- Once on the desktop, Open the file explorer on the taskbar.

6- From the Library window, right-click on “Computer”.

7- A menu appears. Click “Manager”

8- Then open the “Device Manager”

9- All your devices appear. Pull down the menu “Network adapters”

10- The network card that has a problem has a yellow triangle next to its name.

11- Right- click and choose “Uninstall”

12- Follow the instructions to troubleshoot network card problems,

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