How to fix DRIVER_INVALID_STACK_ACCESS error in Windows 10?

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Did your computer start freezing and you were left on the blue screen? This problem is typical of the DRIVER_INVALID_STACK_ACCESS error. Despite the bluish view your screen now has, you shouldn't worry too much, this error can be easily fixed, as easy as activating Windows 10 permanently. Therefore, go ahead you will find several ways to end it and get rid of that dreaded screen once and for all.

What causes the DRIVER_INVALID_STACK_ACCESS error?

It is very normal to face operating system problems like DFS_FILE_SYSTEM 0x00000082 error in Windows 10. As with the DRIVER_INVALID_STACK_ACCESS error, all of these have very different causes and solutions.



Such an error is usually a warning of damage to the PC system. Such deterioration can occur due to the action of a virus or improperly executed processes, such as incorrect installation of a program.

They can also be generated by deleting important files such as registry system keys or just one incompatible version of Windows.

Main solutions

Regardless of their source, resolving blue screen errors is a vital activity to continue using your computer. Below you will find a list of faster and more effective solutions.

Activating Safe Mode

It is common for this error to appear when Windows starts and blocks other system functions, so activating Safe Mode is the quickest solution.

To do this, you will need to access the start menu by pressing the Windows key located on the keyboard, then access the “Parameters” option. This will open a new window where you need to enter the “Update and security” option.

Once there, you can enter the section for system recovery, where you will find the option to restart the device under “Variants of particular load”. When the computer has restarted, a window will appear in which you will select " Find and remove defects ".



There you will have the parameters tab again, where you will choose “Load parameters from now on”. Once this option is selected, Windows will warn that the operator can be restarted with additional load parameters, one of which will be " Start Safe Mode ”.

To activate it completely, you just have to press the restart button and once the process is done, select "Start Safe Mode" pressing F4 from the keyboard.

Using sfc / scannow

Still getting DRIVER_INVALID_STACK_ACCESS error after doing the above? Some important system files may have been damaged. To find and repair the damage you can use sfc / scannow. Furthermore, this process can be used to correct other errors such as bad image error 0xc000012f in Windows 10.

To get started, you need to access the Windows search engine, easily entering from the Windows key. Once in the search engine, you just have to enter "Command Prompt" to locate it and select it for execution.


You can also find this tab by typing “cmd”, where you will get the CMD option in the search engine accordingly. To continue the process you will need to choose a computer administrator, this is done just for security, so not you have to worry.

A pop-up window will appear in which you will enter the commands "sfc / scannow" and press the Enter key on the keyboard. This system is based on finding and replacing existing problems, so that after the action this process starts automatically.


Once the process is finished, it is recommended that you restart your computer, to correct the changes made and make sure that the DRIVER_INVALID_STACK_ACCESS error is gone, along with the blue screen. Find out about this and many other errors that the Windows 10 operating system presents on our site.

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