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Pausing a blue screen of death

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I'm on an old Gateway laptop that's around 4 years old. I've been randomly getting the blue screen, and I had just reformatted the whole laptop a week ago. It doesn't happen at any set time, it just happens randomly. I've looked for some help and I have come across some good troubleshooting guides, but my only problem is I can't read it when it flashes by and I'm not ready for it when it does.

I have found in a few places that you should right click My Computer and go into Properties and go on from there, but my version of My Computer doesn't have the selections. I'm supposed to go into startup and recovery settings to stop the computer from automatically shutting down but I just do not have that option. Are there any other choices here?

Here is a screenshot of my My Computer selections.

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BSOD in safe mode:

Right click MY COMPUTER and then PROPERTIES
Click ADVANCED and then click the SETTINGS button In the Startup And RECOVERY section

Now reboot. This will result in the BSOD error being halted so you can now copy and reply with the STOP ERROR and any parameters.
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If this still doesn't work then try this

Start your system and at the Second post screen tap on F8 to get to the Boot Menu
Use the Arrow Keys to Scroll down to the line that says "Auto Start On Error" and highlight it.
Click Enter to disable it
The system should reboot and if not then do so.
When the BSOD shows it will stop so that you can reply with the STOP ERROR and any parameters.
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