Faulty Hardware Corrupted Page Error – Windows

The “FAULTY_HARDWARE_CORRUPTED_PAGE” error appears periodically after upgrading to Windows 10 and comes with the Blue Screen of Death (BOSD). We have seen lots of reports from Windows 10 users in many claiming that FAULTY_HARDWARE_CORRUPTED_PAGE bug occurs with unknown reasons and crashes the active program window.

There can be many reasons for this BSOD with a Faulty Hardware Corrupted Page message. If the problem happened right after an update or upgrade to Windows 10 then it is highly likely that the issue is caused by either the Microsoft’s end, which they will solve in an upcoming update, or because of incompatible drivers.

A message will appear on your screen that reads:

Your PC ran into a problem and need to restart. We´re just collecting some error info, and then we´ll restart for you. (0% Complete)

Fix Faulty Hardware Corrupted Page Error

Fix Error. Solution #1: Update Drivers

The first thing that you should do is to update the drivers especially the Display Drivers. This should be your priority especially if the problem started after a Windows 10 upgrade.

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time to invoke a Run command.
  2. Type devmgmt.msc in the run box and press Enter to open Device Manager.
  3. Locate and expand Display adapters category in the list, then right-click on your Display Driver controller (for example Intel HD Graphics) and select Update Drivers.
  4. Now select “Search automatically for updated driver software” and let the process finish.
  5. f it finds one, you will be able to update the driver without any problem. If it wasn’t able to update your device, right click on your on your Display Driver controller (for example Intel HD Graphics) and then again select Update Driver Software.
  6. This time select “Browse my computer for driver software“ and Next, select “Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer.
  7. Try to update drivers from the listed versions.
  8. Once the update is complete, reset the adapter by disabling it and then enabling it from the Device Manager screen.

Fix Error. Solution #2: Disable fast startup

Disabling Fast Startup is undoubtedly the most effective solution capable of fixing this issue, although it results in the loss of the Fast Startup feature altogether. To disable Fast Startup, you need to:

  1. Press Windows Key + S and enter control panel. Now select Control Panel from the list of results.
  2. Select the Power Options from Control Panel.
  3. In the left pane, click on “Choose what the power button does”.
  4. Select Change settings that are currently unavailable.
  5. Uncheck the box beside Turn on fast startup (recommended) near the bottom of the window to turn off Fast Startup.
  6. Click on Save changes and close the System Settings
  7. Restart your computer.

Fix Error #3: Run Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool

Faulty Hardware Corrupted Page Error, many times it is caused by an issue with your RAM memory (who would’ve thought). If your RAM memory is damaged in any way, the best solution is to replace it with a new one. But first, you should make sure it’s broken. This can be done by running the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool.

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R Key at the same time to invoke a Run command. Type mdsched.exe and press Enter.
  2. You could choose Restart now and check for problems (recommended) to check the status of your memory card right now.
  3. You will be seeing a blue page showing the progress of the check and number of passes it will run on memory.
  4. Once your Windows restarts, it will tell you if there is something wrong with your memory. If there is, you need to replace your bad RAM with a new one.

Fix Error #4: System File Checker

  1. Click on Windows button and Search for cmd and you will get Command Prompt as a search result. (Right click on it & select Run as administrator option)
  2. A Command Prompt window will popup. In Command Prompt, enter the following lines command and hit Enter after each one.
     sfc /scannow
     chkdsk /f C:
  3. Let the process complete and make any repairs as necessary. Once the process is finished, exit the cmd.
  4. Now type memory in the Windows search bar and select “Windows Memory Diagnostic.
  5. In the set of options displayed select “Restart now and check for problems.”
  6. After which Windows will restart to check for possible RAM errors and will hopefully display the possible reasons as for why you get the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error message.
  7. Reboot your PC and check if the problem is resolved or not.

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