How to Fix Page Fault In Nonpaged Area error in Windows (Solved)

Blue screen of death errors still remain the most annoying errors in the Windows Operating System as it leaves you with nothing but a blue screen with some text followed by the name of the error or it’s error code.

So if you are seeing this blue screen of death error along with the error code PAGE FAULT IN NONPAGED AREA, you are not alone as there are  many users that are reporting it. But the good news is that it can be easily fixed by oneself.


There are a few solutions that you can try also you may need not to have to try them all, just work from the top to down until you find the one that works for you and solves the issue.

Fix #1- Run disk check and memory check

On your keyboard hit the Windows logo key   and S key simultaneously followed by typing cmd in the search box.

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Then right-click the Command Prompt and select Run as administrator after which type chkdsk /f /r and then press the Enter on your keyboard followed by pressing after a brief amount of time.

After that press the Windows logo key and R at the same time followed by then typing mdsched.exe. And then Click Restart now and check for problems (recommended). Your PC then will restart immediately.

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Just simply wait for the scans to finish (it can take up to 15-20 minutes).

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Now check if the problem is solved, if it is then it is well and good but if not then follow the next steps.

Fix #2- Undo recent changes

One of the cause of this blue screen of death error can be the recent changes that you have made to your system and if you have added new hardware or software to your system recently simply remove them.

See if the problem is fixed and if it is not just follow the next fix.

Fix #3- Temporarily disable any third-party antivirus applications

Sometimes the error is caused due to the interference from a third-party antivirus software and if to see if that is the problem for you then temporarily disable your antivirus and check if the problem is still present(Just read your antivirus documentations for instructions on how to disable it).

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If this resolves the problem then you have to contact the seller of your antivirus software and ask them for advice, or install a different antivirus.

Fix #4- Update device drivers

This error can also be triggered due to an outdated, incorrect or corrupt system driver so you should verify that all your devices have the right driver, and finally update those that do not.

In order to do so you should first of all press the Windows key and X at the same time followed by clicking on the Device Manager which will open up the Device Manager. Now expand one of the categories to find the name of your device and then right-click it and press the Update Driver option and for graphics cards expand the Display adapters category and right click your graphics card and select Update Driver and the drivers will be updated.

Restart your PC to check if the error is solved.


These steps should have solved your issue. If it did then comment below so that the other users could see if not then tell us so that we can come back at you asap.

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