Windows has its fair share of errors. The ones that cause the most trouble will not let you boot up the PC. One such issue is the KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR. This error results in the dreaded ‘Blue Screen of Death’ (BSOD) and as a precautionary measure, the operating system stops forcibly and displays the error code.
Like any BSOD error, there is the risk of data loss, which is perhaps the biggest issue with this error. Usually, it indicates, a missing or corrupt page in the Kernel Data. This might be a result of the corruption of the memory files, as the term ‘inpage is associated with hard disk or RAM.
We don’t want you to experiment with this error as it could lead to permanent data loss and might even damage the system drive. As a result, we have compiled a list of solutions that will help you resolve kernel data inpage error Windows 10.
This is nothing but one kind of blue screen of death error that can also be identified by 0x0000007 error code. As it is primarily concerned with memory, here are the possible causes of this unknown issue.
Failure in the System Memory: This is the most common cause of this issue.
Damaged File System: This could be due to Virus attacks, power cuts, or disk write errors.
There are different methods by which we can approach this problem. There is no guarantee that a single method will fix your issue. As a result, we recommend that you try different solutions until the error is resolved.
Solution 1: Run chkdsk
If the error is due to a bad sector on your hard disk, then running the chkdsk is a good idea.
In the search box, enter CMD and hit the enter key.
From the search results, choose Command prompt by right-clicking on it.
Next, run the app as an administrator else you might experience issues.
When the command prompt opens up, type in the following code: chkdsk C: /f /r. Here C is the name of the drive on your pc where Windows is installed.
Finally, hit the enter button.
There is also a chance that your computer might need to restart to run the tool.
Solution 2: Perform memory diagnosis
This tool checks for any possible issues with the RAM memory.
First, you need to type in Windows Memory Diagnostic in the search box.
Tap on Windows Memory Diagnostic from search results displayed.
Proceed with restart now and check for problems wizard to finish the process and wait until the results are displayed.
Alternatively, you could use a software called Easy recovery essentials to check both the Hard Disk and RAM for any kind of errors. To do so, follow the steps below.
First, you need to download the software.
Next, you ought to burn the ISO image file. If you don’t know, then refer to the web as it is a very easy process.
Boot into Easy Recovery Essentials.
Choose the automated repair option.
Tap on the continue option and wait until the process is done with. Any problems encountered will be dealt with automatically.
Many users have reported KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR gone using this selective troubleshooting method.
Solution 3: Check system log in event viewer
The event viewer is great as it helps you to find out the device that is causing this Windows error. To do so, follow the steps below.
Type In the search box, enter the word: Administrative Tools.
Select From the list of results choose the WindowsAdministrative Tools option.
Double-tap on the Computer Management button.
Next, expand the Event Viewer tree from the panel on the right.
Now, you should expand the Windows Logs tree.
Choose the System option.
See if you get any error messages that may be beneficial in identifying the device that’s triggering kernel data inpage error.
Solution 4: Conduct a clean boot
First of all, disconnect all the accessories like the printer, scanner, Wi-Fi modem, and pen drives. And, follow these steps to conduct a clean boot.
Power down your computer.
Launch the PC and keep pressing the F8 key until you see the ‘Advanced Boot Options’.
With the help of the arrow keys, navigate to Safe mode with Networking option and then press Enter.
Sign in to the system and then, and hold down the Windows+R keys simultaneously.
Enter msconfig and then click ‘OK.’
Head over to the General tab and choose the Selective Startup radio button.
Deselect the ‘Load Startup Items’ option.
Now, visit the Services tab and tap on the ‘Hide all Microsoft services’ checkbox.
Tap on the ‘Disable all’ button at the bottom right portion and then finally restart the computer.
On the next boot screen, KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR should be gone. If not, attempt with the next listed solution.
Solution 5: Restore BIOS settings
Changes made to the BIOS settings can also cause this issue.
Switch off the PC. Next, power ON and hit the BIOS key which is usually F2, repeatedly as the system starts to boot.
You will reach the BIOS (Firmware) settings menu.
Select ‘Setup Defaults’ or ‘Reset to Default’ (or similar option) in BIOS Settings to revert to the original BIOS settings.
Once the BIOS reset is over, reboot the system and see if this BSOD error is gone.
Solution 6: Perform an SFC scan
SFC scan identifies and repairs damaged system files.
Hold down the Windows+S keys simultaneously and type CMD.
Select the Command Prompt and choose the ‘Run as administrator’ option.
Then enter SFC /scannow in the command prompt window and tap the Enter key.
Once the scan is over, restart the pc.
Solution 7: Reconnect hardware peripherals
Sometimes removing the hardware peripherals attached to the computer might solve the problem. Remove the peripherals one by one, restart the pc, and check if the issue persists.
This blue screen of death aka KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR is really a kind of dead-end to many of us. Using the above-listed solutions, you can easily fix this error. If you are still having any queries related to the error, feel free to tell us using the comment section.