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Windows 10 blue screen page fault in nonpaged area

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By Genesis and SheilaUpdated on June 3rd, 2022

What is Windows 10 blue screen page fault in nonpaged area?

Windows 10 blue screen page fault in nonpaged area is an error that usually occurs when Windows cannot locate a file within the memory and results in blue screen of death (BSOD).

How can you fix Windows 10 blue screen page fault in nonpaged area?

Some of the solutions to this error include testing the random-access memory (RAM) using Windows Memory Diagnostic, uninstalling the driver, fixing the registry, testing hardware, and reinstalling Windows.

Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.

1. Test Random-access memory (RAM) using Windows Memory Diagnostic

“Windows 10 Blue screen page fault in nonpaged area” possible cause is a semi-detached Memory / RAM stick from the motherboard. Reconnecting and cleaning the gold pin before seating it back from the motherboard may fix the problem. If the blue screen still appears, try to test your Memory / RAM using Windows 10 Memory Diagnostic Test. Please see the video below.

Windows Memory Diagnostic

Memtest86Another way to test a RAM

2. Uninstall the Driver

“Windows 10 Blue screen page fault in nonpaged area” may also be caused by an incompatible driver. Mostly, this is common when you have a recently installed driver. Uninstalling it may fix the error. To uninstall a driver see steps below.

Uninstall the Driver
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Option 1.

  1. Go to the Control Panel.

  2. Select Uninstall a program. Use the Search bar to make it appear.

  3. Search for the newly installed driver.

  4. Right-click it and select Uninstall.

  5. Restart the PC to apply the change.

Option 2.

  1. Go to the Control Panel.

  2. Select Device Manager. Use the Search bar to make it appear.

  3. In the Device Manager window, look for the hardware which the driver is for.

  4. Right-click the hardware and select Uninstall device.

  5. Restart the PC to apply the change.

3. Fix registry using Window 10 Reset

“Windows 10 Blue screen page fault in nonpaged area” could also be caused by a damaged registry. This usually occurs when you recently installed a driver or a software, and either of them may have altered a key in the registry. It also a result of a recent install Windows Update that may have a glitch. To fix this use Windows 10 Reset "Keep my Files" function to apply the fix.

Reset Windows 10

https://youtu.be/NWZ2-rYIiHQ

4. Test Hardware

“Windows 10 Blue screen page fault in nonpaged area” may also be caused by faulty hardware. Testing the hardware may determine the cause. If the test has found a defect on your hardware, replace or service for warranty the hardware.

In some cases, a hardware failure may due to dust which results to overheating or a hardware was detached due to impact. Removing some parts and apply a general cleaning may fix it. Make sure to remove it first from the power source. Also, connect it properly to avoid semi-detached parts and cables.

Hard Disk Driver (HDD) test
NOTE:
Use other working PC to provide an accurate result and avoid an unnecessary shutdown

Test hardware using BurnInTest

5. Reinstall Windows

If “Windows 10 Blue screen page fault in nonpaged area” still persists even if all the components are in good condition. It is possible that the Window 10 has been damaged which it is not possible to be restored by Windows 10 Reset function. Reinstalling your Windows 10 might be the possible and only solution. Please be guided by the video below to install fresh Windows 10.