However, not everything runs smoothly. Sometimes, users report osw software errors.
These errors are a result of corrupted/incompatible drivers, and in today’s article, we’ll show you how to fix this problem once and for all.
- There is a wide range of OSW Software errors, so we’ve included several solutions to help you through these.
- Corrupt or missing files can often cause the OSW Software errors, so take a look at our solution below.
Run the Command prompt
- Type cmd in the search bar, right-click on the first result and Run as administrator
- In the Command prompt window, type the following command and press Enter:
- Wait for the scanning process to end. If required, the Command prompt will fix corrupted files automatically.
Run Windows Defender Offline
- Download Windows Defender Offline from here.
- Run the tool.
- Choose the option that better suits your needs, and click on Run or Scan Now.
Use SFC and DISM
- Windows System File Checker, also known as sfc.exe, is a built-in utility that scans for damaged or corrupted system files.
- To run sfc, press the Windows key and type â€ ̃cmd’.
- Right-click Command prompt and select Run as administrator.
- Enter sfc/scannow and press Enter.
Restart the Application Error Troubleshooter
- Press the Windows key + I shortcut.
- Click on Apps > Apps & features
- Click the Advanced options button.
- Under the Troubleshoot tab, choose Application Error > Restart the application.
Update the BIOS
- The BIOS is a computer component responsible for managing hardware components, boot settings, and other components. So, updating the BIOS, if necessary, could help resolve the error code osw issue.
- Check if your BIOS is outdated.
- If it is, download the BIOS update (you can get the BIOS update from the laptop/desktop manufacturer’s website).
- Install the update.
- Restart your computer.
Install the latest BIOS update
- Go to the manufacturer’s website and download the BIOS update file.
- Shut down your computer, disconnect any peripherals and turn off the power.
- Insert the CD or flash drive that contains the BIOS file and restart the computer.
- Press the Enter key during the boot process.
- Select the BIOS update file and follow the on-screen instructions to reinstall the BIOS.