Video Scheduler Internal Error is also a blue screen of death error; this error often occurs on Windows 10 and Windows 8.1. The cause of this error is usually driver-related. Often, the Video Scheduler Internal Error can appear after your computer boots up or after you set the computer to sleep (sleep mode) and turn it on.
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Just like other BSOD errors, when you encounter this error, your computer will also display an error message and a blue screen and automatically restart the computer. In the article below, the network administrator will provide you with some solutions to fix this error.
Signs of error Video Scheduler Internal Error
The warning signs of a Video Scheduler Internal Error are similar to BSOD errors:
- Suddenly, the computer screen shows the BSOD error code and restarts the computer.
- During the game, you may encounter this error.
- Your computer may hang at any time.
- Computer performance is getting slower and slower.
The cause of the error can be due to:
- Video driver is faulty or damaged.
- Windows system file error.
- Virus or malware attack.
- Windows Registry error.
- Error caused by 3rd party security software.
Solution to fix the error
To fix the error, you can apply some of the solutions below:
1. Run the anti-virus tool
There is very little chance of a virus causing the Video Scheduler Internal Error but to be sure you should check it because the method is simple, it doesn’t take much time, and you should do it often.
You can use third-party antivirus or antimalware software, but on Windows 10, there is a built-in tool called Windows Defender you can take advantage of.
To use Windows Defender, open the Start menu or tap the Win key, then type Windows Defender and press Enter. Click the Virus & threat protection icon, then click the Scan options > Full scan option to scan the entire computer.
2. Check system drive
After scanning your computer, if there is no malware, you should check the hard drive or SSD for damage.
Touch the Win key and type cmd, right-click the Command Prompt icon, and select Run as administrator. Windows will display a message asking you if you want to let the application make changes. Click Yes.
Type the following command to perform a drive check:
chkdsk /f /r
You will see an error message stating that the scan cannot be performed until the system reboots. Press Y to confirm. Now restart Windows to perform the hard drive test.
3. Scan and repair the registry
Errors in the registry can cause various types of Windows 10 stop codes, including the Video Scheduler Internal Error. There are many ways to fix the registry, but you can use Microsoft’s built-in System File Checker tool. To do so, launch Command Prompt as administrator and enter the following command:
Press Enter to start scanning. This process may take a while. After finishing, restart the computer to fix the corrupted files.
4. Update or roll back the video driver
To update (update) the video driver, follow the steps below:
Step 1. To begin, press Windows + R to launch the Run command window.
Step 2. On the Run command window, type devmgmt.msc there and press Enter to open the Device Manager window.
Step 3. Now on the screen, you will see a list of all the drivers on your computer.
Step 4. Your task is to expand Display Adapters.
Step 5. Right-click the video driver and select Update driver.
Step 6. Select Search automatically for update driver software.
Step 7. And it will automatically update the driver on your computer.
If you want to roll back the video driver, follow the steps below:
Step 1. Double-click the video driver on the Device manager window.
Step 2. Click Driver tab.
Step 3. Then click Rollback.
5. Reinstall the video driver
If updating video drivers doesn’t solve the problem, try reinstalling them. Do the same as above, but instead of clicking Update, choose Uninstall, then restart the computer.
Now, download the new driver from the video card manufacturer’s website or the Windows Download Center. Run the installer and follow the instructions to install.
6. Install available Windows updates
Keeping your system up to date is important for many reasons, including security. It can also resolve BSOD issues like Video Scheduler Internal Error. Windows 10 usually updates automatically, but you can also check for the latest updates.
Open the Settings application by pressing Win + I, and select Update & Security. On the right side of the screen, select Check for Updates.
If an update is available, Windows will start downloading it. After downloading the system, restart the computer to start the installation process.
7. Fix corrupted system files
If the system files are corrupted, you will most likely face many errors, including BSOD errors. So checking, detecting, and fixing corrupted system files can help you fix the Video Scheduler Internal Error.
Readers can refer to more steps to check and fix corrupted system files on Windows computers here.
8. Disable or uninstall security software
The BSOD problem may be brought on by specific security software. Take antivirus software as an example. Therefore, to resolve the issue, try disabling or even deleting your computer’s antivirus software. Then restart your system and check for problems once more.
9. Remove recently installed hardware/software
Video Scheduler Internal Error issues could be brought on by freshly installed hardware or software. Try to get rid of the issue, especially if it appears days after a brand-new installation.
As for software, the built-in Windows System Restore tool comes in handy, especially when you’ve created a restore point before adding new hardware or software.
10. Other ways to fix errors
Other problems, such overclocking the graphics card, can also result in this Video Scheduler Internal Error. If this error appears after you have overclocked your computer, try adjusting the frequency to see if the problem disappears.
If you have a standalone graphics card, you can try installing it on another computer to see if it works. Alternatively, if another graphics card is available, try it in your computer to see if it resolves the error.
Wishing you success!