How to Fix Page Fault In Nonpaged Area

How to Fix Page Fault In Nonpaged Area

Different errors can cause your computer to get a blue screen and not work. One such error that happens to computers running Windows is the page fault in nonpaged area error.

Often this happens because of a power outage. It could be someone turning off the computer without shutting it down properly first. It may also be faulty RAM or an anti-virus program causing the error.

It can happen to numerous versions of Windows operating system. Sometimes it’s fixed automatically, but that’s not always the case.

How to Fix Page Fault In Nonpaged Area:

Windows Advanced Options

Start your computer in Windows Advanced Options to fix the error. You can start it in advanced options and select the last configuration that you knew worked on your computer.

  • Step 1: Turn off your computer.
  • Step 2: Start your computer.
  • Step 3: When you see white text on the black screen, press F8 or – if that doesn’t work – F2.
  • Step 4: Hold the key until your computer displays the Windows Advanced Options menu.
  • Step 5: Select “Last Known Good Configuration” and click enter.

Your computer will start with the new configuration and hopefully stop the page fault error, though it may be temporary.

Didn’t work? Restart your computer the same but press F12 – or F10 if that doesn’t work) when you see that white text. Within seconds you should see a menu. Click on Disable Memory Cache.

Let your computer boot up, then press the Windows logo and R on your keyboard and type “chckdsk /f /r C:”. See if the blue screen error is gone.

Disable Automatic Paging File Size Manager

Another step to fix the problem is to disable the automatic paging file size manager.

Step 1: Right click on My Computer and click on Properties.

Step 2: Click on Advanced System Settings>Performance Settings.

Step 3: Click on Advance tab.

Step 4: Click on change and uncheck “Automatically manage paging file size for all drives.”

Step 5: Click on OK.

Step 6: Restart your computer.

Update the device driver

A faulty device driver on your computer can cause the page fault in nonpaged area error. You can check to see if that’s the problem.

Step 1: Open the Control Panel and Device Manager.

Step 2: Look to see if there are any drivers with a yellow exclamation point next to them.

Step 3: If so, uninstall the driver then re-install it.

Remove and re-insert RAM strip

Your RAM could be causing the problem. Remove the RAM from your computer and re-insert it. Just remember to be careful. Completely shut down your computer, unplug all power cords, and remove the battery first.

Access the recovery partition

Back up your computer data before taking this step. It will uninstall media content and previous programs on your computer.

Different makes of computers may have different instructions when it comes to recovering your computer to factory specifications. Read your instructions or find them online to see how to do it.

We hope these steps took care of your page fault error in nonpaged area error.

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Kirtiraj Gohil is a Co-founder, Social Media Strategist & Technology Enthusiast @ The Crazy Thinkers, The Crazy Design & Sparx BPO, specializing in Content Marketing, Social Media, Business and Entrepreneurship.

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