How to fix Error Driver PNP Watchdog

by elina John IT Expert

If you see Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) along with error “Drive PNP Watchdog,” then the issue needs to be fixed ASAP. Several Windows users reported them getting error Driver PNP Watchdog at the time of installing Windows 10 updates. In this process of updating your Windows 10 operating system, the updates freeze and the BSOD appears. In this article, we will show you how you can fix Driver PNP Watchdog for a Good error issue from your Windows 10 operating system.

How to Fix Error Driver PNP Watchdog for Good

In this article, we have mentioned five ways to fix Driver PNP Watchdog for Good error issue from your Windows 10 operating system is straightforward and convenient methods for the user:

  • Repair Computer Registry
  • Run CHKDSK
  • Using CCleaner
  • Rerun Windows Update
  • Reset this PC

1) Repair Computer Registry

  1. Visit Start and then enter “cmd.”
  2. Right-tap on the command prompt and then choose Run as Administrator.
  3. Here you need to enter “sfc” in the command prompt field.
  4. Here you need to wait until the scanning process is finished, and then you need to restart your PC. After this Process all the corrupted files will be changed with through reboot.

Additionally, you can also run an SFC scan and use DISM to fix the error driver PNP watchdog for a good problem. Here are the steps on how to run the SFC scan:

  1. Tap Windows + x key on your keyboard to launch the command prompt.
  2. In the command prompt search filed to need to enter the given command:
  3. exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
  4. In this case, DISM doesn’t find online, and you need to try installing a DVD or USB. Insert the media and then enter the given command in the search field:
  5. DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth /Source:C:RepairSourceWindows /LimitAccess
  6. And remember to replace “C: RepairSourceWindows” path with your US or DVD.


Here are the steps on how to run chkdsk to error driver PNP watchdog for good on windows 10:

  1. Launch the command prompt by tapping Windows + R key to run as administrator.
  2. Here you need to enter “CHKDSK C: /F” in the command prompt and sure to replace “W” with the correct number to present device partition.
  3. By default, it is “C” and mainly different while your launched command prompt.
  4. Chkdsk scan may take 20 minutes or more that is depending on your device partition, and remember one this while scanning does not interrupt it.
  5. When the scan completes, you need to restart your computer.

3) Using CCleaner

  1. First, you need to download and install a free version of CCleaner, or you can also download and install the Pro version of CCleaner.
  2. You have to follow the prompts to finish the installation.
  3. When the installation is finished, you need to launch the CCleaner and then hit the “Analyze” button.
  4. When the CCleaner has completed scanning, you need to tap on “Run Cleaner” and then follow the on-screen instruction to finish the Process.
  5. After the above Process, you need to restart your device then check the issue is resolved.

4) Rerun Windows Update

  1. Visit Start and then enter “Settings” to launch the Settings app.
  2. Navigate to the Updates and Security tab.
  3. In the Windows updates tab, you need to check any updates available, if yes, then install on your device.

5) Reset this PC

  1. Power off your Computer until the “Advanced Recovery environment” popup on your screen.
  2. Select the “Advance option.”
  3. Now choose “Troubleshoot.”
  4. Tap “Restart this PC.”
  5. Here you need to choose what you want to delete or keep.
  6. Tap “Reset” to continue.

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