The ATTEMPTED_WRITE_TO_READONLY_MEMORY Blue Screen error appears when you try to boot your computer, this usually occurs before the computer boots. Blue screen errors occurs due to faulty hardware, faulty drives or incompatible applications. Again here also the same case. In this guide find simple resolutions steps that actually can fix ATTEMPTED_WRITE_TO_READONLY_MEMORY Blue Screen error on Windows 10 computers.

RECOMMENDED: Fix this issue in 3 simple steps. Takes only 2 minutes.
1) Download repair utility.
2) Install program and click Scan button.
3) Click Fix Errors button when scan is completed.
4) Restart your computer.


Your computer does not boot at all. It shows ATTEMPTED_WRITE_TO_READONLY_MEMORY Blue Screen error every time you try to boot the computer in normal mode. You may see similar error as below.

  • STOP: 0x000000BE (0x2281D2F5, 0x76D79C35, 0X994CCE14, 0Xb36A2805)

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Since the computer is not booting into normal mode now, reboot your computer in safe mode to proceed with below troubleshooting steps.

Step 1 – Reboot the computer in Safe Mode

Rebooting computer in safe mode allows computer to load with minimal configuration. To do that follow the guide to reboot the computer in safe mode. Once the computer rebooted into safe mode, clean boot the computer.

Step 2 – Perform Clean Boot

Clean boot helps to remove unwanted, corrupted services and startup items. If startup items are causing the issues, this should fix the blue screen error. To do that follow this guide How to perform clean boot in Windows 10. If still computer does not boot into normal mode, reboot the computer in safe mode again and continue with below steps.

Step 3 – Diagnose Memory

Run the Windows Memory Diagnostics utility by completing the following steps:

  • Click Start, type mdsched.exe in the Search box, and then press Enter.
  • Choose whether to restart the computer and run the tool immediately or schedule the tool to run at the next restart.
  • Windows Memory Diagnostics runs automatically after the computer restarts and performs a standard memory test automatically. If you want to perform fewer or more tests, press F1, use the Up and Down arrow keys to set the Test Mix as Basic, Standard, or Extended, and then press F10 to apply the desired settings and resume testing.
  • When testing completed, the computer restarts automatically. You will see the test results when you log on.

Note: that if a computer crashes because of failing memory, and Windows Memory Diagnostics detects this, the system will prompt you to schedule a memory test the next time the computer restarted. In addition, you may have to replace RAM memory to get rid of it. Source.

Step 4 – Reset BIOS Settings

There a chance that incorrect BIOS settings also can cause the issues. Access BIOS settings by pressing F2, Del, keys, it depends on your computer manufactures, learn more about BIOS here. Usually by pressing F9 you can reset the BIOS settings, also try to disable memory options from BIOS advanced options. Read your computer manufactures manual to learn more about BIOS options.

Step 5 – Roll back drivers

Roll back the drivers, to check If the recently installed hardware drivers causing the issues. To do that follow this guide Roll back drivers in Windows 10.

Step 6 – Repair Operating system.

If above resolutions steps did not help you to fix the issues, suggest you to repair or refresh your computer as faulty system files can cause the issue. Windows repair or refresh will repair faulty boot files instantly. To do that follow below links.

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Arun Prabhakar

Arun Prabhakar immensely interested in following Windows and other technology developments. Being passionate Windows blogger, he loves to help others on fixing their computer issues.