The black screen error isn’t the end of your system.
The KERNEL Data INPHAGE ERROR is a major BSOD (Blue screen of death) error that was found in earlier versions of Windows as well. It’s now affecting Windows 11 users, too. The most likely causes for this issue are incorrectly connected cables, defective RAM, or it could be a glitch that is affecting the system.
There are a variety of ways to solve the issue, therefore, you don’t have to panic immediately. But be aware that these methods will solve only software-related issues, however they can be helpful in identifying a hardware-related issue in the event that hardware is at fault. Let’s tackle it.
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Method 1: Run Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool
Windows Memory Diagnostic tool helps to identify and resolve problems related to the RAM module that is installed on your PC. If the problem is hardware-related it will aid in identifying the problem.
Go into the Start menu and type in Memory Diagnostic to lookup for the. Then, from the results of your search you can click on the “Windows Memory Diagnostic tile to continue.
After that, you can either select the “Restart Now and look for issues option to reboot your PC right away. You can also select the ‘Check for issues when I next start my computer option based on the time you’re confident in conducting these tests.
Method 2: Run a CHKDSK Scan
CHKDSK scan will examine your hard drive for physical bad sector as well as the logical issues too. This can help you identify issues with your backup device.
Then, go to the menu called Start and enter Terminal to perform a lookup for the program. Then, right-click the tile ‘Terminal’ and select the option to run as administrator to continue.
Enter login credentials to the UAC screen, if you are not already logged in using an administrator account. If not, click the ‘Yes’ button in order to continue.
Then, click the chevron (downward Arrow) and then select the Command Prompt option to proceed. This will bring up Command Prompt in a separate tab. Command Prompt in a separate tab.
Then, type or copy and paste the command below and press Enter at the keyboard in order to run the command.
Then you press the Y key, it will allow you to set the scan to start at the time you start your computer the next time.
Method 3: Run SFC and DISM Scan
The System File Checker as well as Deployment Images Service and Management scans examine and fix the operating system files that are installed on your device, along with the other files of your system.
Then, go to the menu called Start and enter Terminal to find it. After that, right-click on the tile ‘Terminal’ and select the option to run as administrator to continue.
Then, if you’re not signed in using an administrator account, type in credentials to create one. If not, click the “Yes” button to continue.
Then click on the “chevron” (downward Arrow) icon, then click on the “Command Prompt’ option.
After that, type or copy and paste the command below and press Enter to your keyboard. This will restore the currently installed OS image on your device.
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
After you have completed the process After that, copy and paste the following command to verify and fix system files that are on your computer.
Method 4: Enable Automatic Paging of File Size
The KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR can also occur when the paging file size is not correctly configured. This may sound complicated, but it’s quite simple to alter the settings and Windows does the rest.
Then, go into the Start menu, then select the Settings icon to continue. Alternately, use the Windows+I keys together on your keyboard to launch the application.
Then, ensure that you’ve selected the tab ‘System’ on your left-hand sidebar.
Then, in the left section Click on the tile ‘About’ to proceed.
Click on Advanced system settings in the ‘Related link’ section. This will open a new display on the screen.
Then, click the button ‘Settings’ in the section ‘Performance’ to proceed.
A separate window will be opened. Select the Advanced tab, then click the ‘Change’ button under the section ‘Virtual Memory. It will display a new display on the screen.
Then, click on the checkbox that is next to the ‘Automatically manage paging files size across all drives’ and then click the ‘OK button to save the modifications.
Method 5: Perform a Clean Boot
A variety of times, a third-party application or service could interfere with the system and cause this error. Therefore, restarting the system with a clean boot mode can help identify if the real culprit of the problem is a third-party program or service.
Then first, use first the Windows+R keys on the keyboard to open the Run program. After that, type msconfig and hit Enter on your keyboard to proceed.
On on the General tab, click the radio button that is next to the option ‘Selective Startup’ and then select the checkbox that is next to the ‘Load System Services option’ to continue.
Go to the tab ‘Services’ and select the checkbox that is next to the option to hide All Microsoft services’ option. After that, click the button to disable all. Then, click on the ‘Apply’ button , and then click the ‘OK’ button to close the window.
Then restart the PC using your Start Menu. After the PC has been restarted after a clean boot, you can determine if you have the same issue. If not, you could start enabling processes one at a time and determine which one is the cause of the problem.
It’s that simple. Although KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE can be a major BSOD issue that your computer may encounter it is easy to identify and resolve the issue with your PC by using the methods mentioned above.