Kernel data inpage error windows 10

Any error related to Kernel Data is usually caused due to a systems memory. Now, this could be your RAM or ROM, but whichever it is, it’s not healthy. In such a scenario, BSOD: Kernel Data Inpage Error is a common Windows response. But, the fact that it is related to your memory, makes it vulnerable to your data.

So, now we know the intensity of the problem, which means it is time for the big question, How to fix Kernel Data Inpage Error?

Kernel data inpage error windows 10

Well, folks, the Kernal Data Inpage Error is a BSOD, and no matter how dangerously annoying it is, the fixes are pretty simple. That is when you know the exact problem. Since all you get is a big blue screen and a bunch of texts with a few numbers on it, you will have to work this through.

What is Kernel Data Inpage Error?

Other than being a BSOD, posing a huge threat to your Data and compromising your workplace, the Kernel Data Inpage Error is pretty well known. It is one of the few common BSOD errors reported by users. This error also appears under code 0x0000007A, 0xC000009A, 0xC000009C, 0xC000009D, 0xC000016A, 0xC000185.

The causes of this error are obviously related to your system’s memory, but there are a few.

  •     Corrupt Windows Files
  •     Malware Infection
  •     Faulty/Outdated Drivers
  •     Damaged Hard Disk
  •     Bad/Damaged Wiring
  •     Invalid BIOS Setting

Fixing the Kernel Data Inpage Error is not an issue, the problem is that the cause of the error is unknown. So in order to fix this problem, you will have to go through each and every fix one by one until it is resolved. But worry now as the fixes below are in a particular order to save your time.

How to fix Kernel Data Inpage Error?

Here are the best ways to Fix Kernel Data Inpage Error in Windows 10, 8 and 7.

1. Check Hardware

If you own a desktop, the very first step should be checking your cabinet and confirm that everything is fine. For starters, you can check your RAM  or even unplug and re-install it just to be safe. Also, ensure that your SATA cable is properly connected to your hard drive and motherboard. If not, connect it properly and also inspect for any cut or loose in the wiring.


After confirming that your memory modules are installed and connected properly, boot your PC like you normally do.

If you own a laptop, skip this process for the repair show or for claiming the warranty of course.

2. Use Check Disk Command

The Check Disk command is a command run utility used to scan a specified drive for error. This command is designed to locate any file system error or bad sectors on your Hard Drive.  If found, those errors or bad sectors,  will either be repaired or isolated to keep your drive and data safe.   It is usually recommended to use Check Disk commands once a month, to prevent an error like this.

  •     Start by opening Command Prompt as an admin. Press Windows+X and go to Command Prompt(admin).

  •     Now type in “chkdsk /your drive name” and press Enter. Example- If you want to check C drive then type chkdsk /c and hit Enter.

  •     Keep in mind that it won’t work until there is a background app running. So Press Y and Enter. This will reschedule the scan for the time when you reboot your PC.
  •     Now, Reboot your PC to start the scan.

3. Use SFC scan

The System File Checker or SFC is another command utility like Check Disk. This particular command helps you in taking care of the Windows file. Unlike chkdsk which only focuses or file system error or bad sectors, sfc scan all Windows file. If any file is found corrupter, or need to be repaired, SFC will instantly replace the damaged one with its original copy.
Yes, Windows have a backup for every file in system 32. It is like the Area 51 of Windows.

To use sfc scannow –

  •      Press Windows + X and click on Command Prompt(admin).


  •     Now, type in “sfc/scannow” and press Enter.

  •     This process takes some time, so be patient. Once the scan is complete, restart your PC and check if the problem persists.

Run Memory Diagnostic Tool

The memory diagnostic tool is an inbuilt Windows tool to check your RAM. Well, BIOS does check all of your Peripherals while POST or booting your PC however, it is really basic and only tests compatibility and functionality. But to really scan your RAM, you will need a tool like the Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool.

Using this tool will help you find any problem related to your RAM, which will also explain the Kernel Data Inpage Error.
  • Go to Control Panel and search Memory.
  • Then click on the Administrative tool to begin the diagnostic.


  •     This tool requires you to restart your PC. So, you can now either restart the computer and check the problem or schedule it for later.
  •      In case you get any error you can expect an RAM issue.

Update Windows Drivers

So far we have checked all our hardware for problems. But at this point, it is pretty sure that our memory components are not the problem. So what now? Well if it is not the memory, or Windows file or files error, then its either the Windows drivers or invalid BIOS setting.
If the Windows Driver is corrupted, damaged or incompatible, then a simple Windows update will solve this issue.
  •      Open Start and type”Windows Update“.

  •     Navigate through the menu and click on Update and Recovery.
  •     In the Windows Update menu, Click on “Check for Updates“


  • Now click on Install Updates to download Windows updates.

  • Restart your PC to install updates.

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