If your computer suddenly goes into BSOD showing this error message ‘KERNEL DATA INPAGE ERROR’, don’t worry. This is an issue of a problem in the RAM of your system or the paged file system is damaged. Follow the steps minutely to fix the issue on your computer.
Fix – 1 Enable automatic paged file settings
Enabling the automatic paged file setting is the first step.
Step – 1
1. Press Windows key+R keys together.
2. Write this code and then click on “OK” to open System Properties.
3. Simply click on the Advanced” tab.
4. After that, go to the “Settings“.
5. When you see that the Performance Options panel has appeared, go to the “Advanced” tab.
6. After that, under the ‘Virtual memory‘ section, click on “Change“.
7. At first, check the option “Automatically manage paging file size for all drives“.
8. Finally, click on “OK” to change the settings.
9. To save the changes, click on “Apply” and click on “OK“.
After doing go to the next step.
1. Just click on the search box and type “cmd“.
2. After that, right-click on the “Command Prompt” and click on the “Run as administrator“.
Write this below-mentioned command in the terminal and hit Enter.
chkdsk drive_letter(in most cases its C) /f /r
When you see ‘Would you like to schedule this volume to be checked the next time the system restarts(Y/N)’ appears, press “Y” and hit Enter.
Replace the ‘drive letter‘ with the drive letter of the drive where the Windows is installed on your computer.
Example– For this system, we are going to run the check the ‘C:‘ drive. So the command is~
chkdsk C: /f /r
Let it check your disk for faults.
Close the terminal when you are finished.
Step – 3
1. Right-click on the Windows icon and then click on “Run“.
2. Type “mdsched.exe” and hit Enter.
In the Windows Memory Diagnostics appears you need to click on the “Restart now and check for problems (recommended)“.
In case, if you decide to schedule this search at the time of the next reboot, click on the “Check for problems the next time I start my computer” option.
The memory system will be completely scrutinized to identify and solve minute errors.
Restart your computer.
Fix 2 – Unplug unnecessary adapters
Sometimes unnecessary peripherals that are attached to your computers may cause this issue on your computer.
1. Unplug any unnecessary USB devices, external HDDs, Wireless/ Bluetooth adapter from the system.
2. Reboot your system and check if this works.
Fix 3 – Run a full system scan for viruses
A virus may affect the memory drive on your computer.
1. To access the Windows Security, type “Virus & threat protection” in the search box.
2. Then, click on the “Virus & threat protection” to access it.
3. Then, you have to click on the “Scan options” to check out the list of scan options.
5. After that, click on the radio button beside the option “Full scan“.
6. Next, click on the “Scan now“.
Windows Security will now check for any malware and virus and delete it.
Your problem should be solved.
Sambit is a Mechanical Engineer By qualification who loves to write about Windows 10 and solutions to weirdest possible problems.