The BUGCODE_USB_DRIVER BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) error may appear during the initialization process for Windows Vista, XP and 2000, as well as Windows 7 and 8. This means that an error has occurred regarding installed USB hardware, such as a motherboard and attachments, or Error loading USB device driver. This error causes a shutdown or reboot to prevent damage and loss of unsaved data.
This BSOD error also occurs on computers running Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 when the system goes from hibernation when using a composite USB device that supports selective pause.
This BSOD error is also known as “BUGCODE_USB_DRIVER” and “STOP 0x000000FE”. Some Windows users reported this error, which usually appears on the screen during system initialization:
You can resolve the BUGCODE_USB_DRIVER BSOD error by installing the latest service packs or fixes for Windows that directly solve this problem. After you download the hotfix from the Microsoft support website, you must restart your computer to check if the error has been fixed.
If the BSOD error is related to a failed USB device, you can solve the problem by removing the device and replacing it with a device that is functioning properly. Updating the device driver using the latest version will also help eliminate this error.
Installing the latest Windows software updates, both critical and non-critical, also helps in resolving BSOD errors. You can install updates manually by opening Internet Explorer (IE), clicking the Security icon, Windows Update, and then follow the instructions and instructions on the screen. If you are using IE 7 or older, open a browser, click "Tools", and then "Windows Update."