A016bus.sys BSOD Errors: Download and Troubleshoot

Last Updated: 04/15/2021
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Sony Ericsson Device A016 Driver files such as a016bus.sys utilize the SYS file extension. This file is considered a Win64 EXE (Driver) file, and was first created by Sony Mobile Communications for the Sony Ericsson Device A016 software package.

The first version of a016bus.sys was released for the Windows 10 Operating System on 07/27/2011 inside Sony Ericsson PC Suite 6.011. This is not only most recent release from Sony Mobile Communications, but it's the only version known in existence.

Please continue reading to find your correct a016bus.sys file version download (free), detailed file information, and SYS file troubleshooting instructions.

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File Overview


General Information
File Name: a016bus.sys
File Extension: SYS file extension
Description: Sony Ericsson Device A016 Driver
Object File Type: Driver
File Operating System: Windows NT 32-bit
MIME Type: application/octet-stream
User Popularity Rating:
 
Developer and Software Information
Software Developer: MCCI Corporation
Software Program: Sony Ericsson Device A016
Legal Copyright: Copyright (c) 1997-2007 MCCI Corporation
File Details
Character Set: Unicode
Language Code: English (U.S.)
File Flags: Private build
File Flags Mask: 0x003f
Entry Point: 0x1a008
Code Size: 83456


What are a016bus.sys Error Messages?


A016bus.sys Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Errors

There are a number of reasons why you could be encountering issues with a016bus.sys. Most of the issues concerning SYS files involve Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) errors. These types of a016bus.sys errors can be cause by hardware problems, outdated firmware, corrupt drivers, or other software-related (eg. Sony Ericsson PC Suite update) issues. Some of these errors include:

A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer. The problem seems to be caused by the following file: a016bus.sys.

:( Your PC ran into a problem that it couldn't handle, and now needs to restart. You can search for the error online: [BSOD] (a016bus.sys).

STOP 0×0000007A: KERNEL DATA INPAGE (a016bus.sys)
STOP 0x0000000A: IRQL NOT LESS EQUAL (a016bus.sys)
STOP 0x0000003B: SYSTEM SERVICE EXCEPTION (a016bus.sys)
STOP 0x0000007E: SYSTEM THREAD EXCEPTION NOT HANDLED (a016bus.sys)
STOP 0x0000001E: KMODE EXCEPTION NOT HANDLED (a016bus.sys)
STOP 0x00000050: PAGE FAULT IN A NONPAGED AREA (a016bus.sys)

It's Critical to Resolve Blue Screen of Death Errors

In the majority of cases, you will encounter a016bus.sys BSOD errors after you've installed new hardware, software (Sony Ericsson PC Suite), or performed a failed Windows Update. In other cases, software corruption caused by a malware infection can lead to a016bus.sys Blue Screen of Death errors. Therefore, it's critical to make sure your anti-virus is kept up-to-date and scanning regularly.


GEEK TIP : As a rule of thumb, it's always a good idea to create a Windows "Snapshot" backup / System Restore Point before making any hardware or software changes to your computer. That way, it's very easy to restore your system in the unfortunate event you encounter a a016bus.sys Blue Screen of Death error after recent changes.



How to Fix a016bus.sys Errors in 3 Steps (Time to complete: ~5-15 minutes)

If you're encountering one of the error messages above, follow these troubleshooting steps to resolve your a016bus.sys issue. These troubleshooting steps are listed in the recommended order of execution.


Step 1: Restore your PC back to the latest restore point, "snapshot", or backup image before error occurred.

To begin System Restore (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. When you see the search box, type "System Restore" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the search results, find and click System Restore.
  4. Please enter the administrator password (if applicable / prompted).
  5. Follow the steps in the System Restore Wizard to choose a relevant restore point.
  6. Restore your computer to that backup image.

If the Step 1 fails to resolve the a016bus.sys error, please proceed to the Step 2 below.

Step 2: If recently installed Sony Ericsson PC Suite (or related software), uninstall then try reinstalling Sony Ericsson PC Suite software.

You can uninstall Sony Ericsson PC Suite software by following these instructions (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "Uninstall" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the search results, find and click "Add or Remove Programs"
  4. Find the entry for Sony Ericsson PC Suite 6.011 and click "Uninstall"
  5. Follow the prompts for uninstallation.

After the software has been fully uninstalled, restart your PC and reinstall Sony Ericsson PC Suite software.

If this Step 2 fails as well, please proceed to the Step 3 below.

Sony Ericsson PC Suite 6.011

Sony Mobile Communications

Step 3: Perform a Windows Update.

When the first two steps haven't solved your issue, it might be a good idea to run Windows Update. Many a016bus.sys error messages that are encountered can be contributed to an outdated Windows Operating System. To run Windows Update, please follow these easy steps:

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "Update" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the Windows Update dialog box, click "Check for Updates" (or similar button depending on your Windows version)
  4. If updates are available for download, click "Install Updates".
  5. After the update is completed, restart your PC.

If Windows Update failed to resolve the a016bus.sys error message, please proceed to next step. Please note that this final step is recommended for advanced PC users only.



If Those Steps Fail: Download and Replace Your a016bus.sys File (Caution: Advanced)

If none of the previous three troubleshooting steps have resolved your issue, you can try a more aggressive approach (Note: Not recommended for amateur PC users) by downloading and replacing your appropriate a016bus.sys file version. We maintain a comprehensive database of 100% malware-free a016bus.sys files for every applicable version of Sony Ericsson PC Suite. Please follow the steps below to download and properly replace you file:

  1. Locate your Windows operating system version in the list of below "Download a016bus.sys Files".
  2. Click the appropriate "Download Now" button and download your Windows file version.
  3. Copy this file to the appropriate Sony Ericsson PC Suite folder location:
    Windows 10: C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony Ericsson\Sony Ericsson PC Suite\Drivers\SignedPhones\amd64\
    Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\a016bus.inf_amd64_90ec1303f25e1df6\amd64\
    Windows 10: C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony Ericsson\Sony Ericsson PC Suite\Drivers\SignedPhones\i386\
  4. Restart your computer.

If this final step has failed and you're still encountering the error, you're only remaining option is to do a clean installation of Windows 10.


GEEK TIP : We must emphasize that reinstalling Windows will be a very time-consuming and advanced task to resolve a016bus.sys problems. To avoid data loss, you must be sure that you have backed-up all of your important documents, pictures, software installers, and other personal data before beginning the process. If you are not currently backing up your data, you need to do so immediately.



Download a016bus.sys Files (Malware-Tested 100% Clean)


CAUTION : We strongly advise against downloading and copying a016bus.sys to your appropriate Windows system directory. Sony Mobile Communications typically does not release Sony Ericsson PC Suite SYS files for download because they are bundled together inside of a software installer. The installer's task is to ensure that all correct verifications have been made before installing and placing a016bus.sys and all other SYS files for Sony Ericsson PC Suite. An incorrectly installed SYS file may create system instability and could cause your program or operating system to stop functioning altogether. Proceed with caution.

Windows 10


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s916mdfl.sys Sony Ericsson Device 916 USB WMC MODEM Filter Driver Sony Ericsson Device 916 USB WMC MODEM Filter Driver (V4.40) 19496 C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony Ericsson\Sony Erics...
s1029mgmt.sys Sony Ericsson Device 1029 USB WMC Device Management Driver Sony Ericsson Device 1029 USB WMC Device Management (V4.50) 115880 C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony Ericsson\Sony Erics...

Other Files Related to a016bus.sys

File Name Description Software Program (Version) File Size (bytes) File Location
CBS.log Log Sony PC Companion 2.10.259 986712 C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\
setuperr.log Log Sony Ericsson PC Suite 6.011 23563 C:\Windows\Logs\DPX\
setupact.log Log Sony Ericsson PC Suite 6.011 217171 C:\Windows\Logs\DPX\
WmiApRpl.ini Windows Initialization Sony PC Companion 2.10.259 29736 C:\Windows\inf\WmiApRpl\0009\
WmiApRpl.h C/C++/Objective-C Header Sony PC Companion 2.10.259 3444 C:\Windows\System32\wbem\Performance\


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