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Well Event ID 56, Application Popup error Windows is a common Windows error and the users get prompted with this error when the driver for the particular device is corrupted/faulty. And as per the reports this is the error that can often be accompanied by the PC Reboot & Shutdown and the BSOD Error. And this error basically appears on the user’s screen when the OS try to avoid corruption of the machine. According to the victims the above mention error can often come with the error code that notifies about the log name or the level of the issue demonstrating the driver that has been trigger for the error.
If we talk about the reasons that provoke the above mention error then there are several factors such as outdated BIOS, Outdated Firmware Updates, outdated/Incompatible drivers.
If you are also trying hard to get past the above mention error but have no clue how to proceed then follow our suggested troubleshooting methods to get past the situation.
How to Resolve Event ID 56, Application Popup error Windows
Method 1: Upgrade to Newer Hardware
It is quite possible that you are facing the above mention error because of outdated Hardware so we sincerely suggest you to upgrade to newer Hardware.
Method 2: Format Windows
Several users have claimed that formatting Windows worked for them, so you can also give a try to this method and to do the same you have to do a fresh reinstall of whatever version of Windows you are running. To proceed follow the below mention guidelines;:
Step 1: Make sure you have backed up all your data to an external drive or the cloud> Navigate to the Start Menu & tap on Settings
Step 2: Then go to the Updates & Security section and select Recovery > After that find “Reset this PC” section and tap “Get Started”
Step 3: Now tap on ‘Remove Everything’ to ensure that all the data wipe out and again make sure you have data backed up.
Step 4: Finally follow the steps to reinstall Windows 10.
Method 3: Update BIOS
In this method we suggest you to update BIOS as several users have claimed success after updating the BIOS.
Step 1: First of all identify the model number of your board. And it can be found physically on the motherboard itself.
Step 2: And identify the current BIOS version just by pressing Windows + R keys. It will open the Run prompt; here type in ‘msinfo32.’
Step 3: You will be prompted with a System Information Window, you need to select System Summary option on the menu on the left and look under BIOS Version/Date. You need to Note down BIOS Version and date.
Step 4: Now enter the BIOS just pressing the key mentioned on the screen during the Startup, after that enter Advanced Mode. Also plug in your USB to a working USB Port.
Step 5: Now you will find a utility like ‘EZ Flash’ ‘Q Flash’ or another flash utility. It depends on the manufacturer of your motherboard. Then click on it.
Step 6: Now select the USB Drive on which you stored your BIOS file from the pop-up screen>in the next step you will see the downloaded BIOS file. Double click on it.
Step 7: If you are prompted, tap on Yes and then click on Yes again> then the BIOS will go through the update process and upon updating, press OK on the prompt.
Step 8: Now your PC will restart. Enter BIOS one more time and restart your PC.
Method 4: Disable C-States and Enable Power Loading
In this method we suggest you to disable C-States & enable Power Loading. To do so follow the below mention instructions:
Step 1: Navigate to the System Utilities screen by searching for it under the Start Menu and select System Configuration.
Step 2: Now go to the BIOS/Platform Configuration (RBSU) & select Power and Performance options
Step 3: Now go to C-Status Efficiency Mode option and select Disable> then Save and Move on to the next step
Step 4: Restart your PC and Enter the BIOS just by pressing the key shown on the startup screen
Step 5: Lastly go to the Power Section & Enable the Power Loading option
Method 5: Manually update ME firmware
If you are still struggling with Event ID 56, Application Popup error Windows then try to manually update ME Firmware:
Step 1: First of all download latest version of Intel ME from the manufacturer of your motherboard’s website> now save the ME Zip file in the OS Folder
Step 2: Then Unzip the file and double-click on the MEUpdate Tool.exe application> Now tap on Yes on the ME Update tool prompt.
Step 3: And once the update has finished installing, tap on the OK button
Step 4: Press the key mentioned on the screen to enter BIOS on the Startup screen>>In the Advanced Mode under the Main Menu
Step 5: Now check for the ME FW Version and verify it’s the latest once.
Method 6: Run SFC
Several users have claimed that running the SFC Utility tool resolved their issue so you can also try the same.
Step 1: First of all open Command Prompt as an Administrator just by searching for cmd in the search and select the launch with administrative rights> then use the following command and press Enter key:
Step 2: Now Reboot your System >If the SFC returned an error use the below mention command lines and press Enter key after each one:
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
Once done lastly reboot your PC.
Method 7: Update Graphics or Video drivers
If none of the above mentioned methods works for you then we suggest you to update your graphics drivers and to do so follow the below mention steps:
Step 1: First of all search for Device Manager under the search bar present on the taskbar> and then click on Device Manager
Step 2: Now click on the arrow just next to Display Adapters to view the graphics & video cards> Double-click on one of them and go to the Driver tab
Step 3: Right-Click on the driver then click on the Update Driver >Select Search Automatically for Drivers
Step 4: Now wait for the PC to search for the driver updates and install them if there are any> You need to do the same for every graphics and video drivers that presents the exclamation point near it.
Alternatively, you can also update your drivers by using an automatic driver tool. This tool will not only update your drivers to the latest version but will also fulfil all the driver related requirements of your PC in a single go.
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