Fix Kernel Data Inpage Error (Msfs.SYS) Windows 10

This to fix kernel data inpage error on Windows 10, Windows 8 & Windows 8.1


This quite rare windows error is most commonly experienced on a blue screen of death, and can be cleared easily (temporarily), but fixing the error permanently requires a more technical approach. The error is usually displayed as follows:

Windows 10, 8 (English):
Your PC ran into a problem that it couldn’t handle and now it needs to restart. You can search for the error online: KERNEL DATA INPAGE ERROR (msfs.SYS)

Windows 10 (Deutsche):
Auf dem PC ist ein Problem aufgetreten. Er muss neu gestartet werden. Er werden einige Fehlerinformationen gesammelt, und dann wird ein. Neustart ausgefuhrt (87% abgeschlossen)

In older versions (e.g Windows 7) it is displayed as:
A problem has been detected and Windows has been shutdown to prevent damage to your computer.
KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR
If this is the first time you’ve seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again follow these steps

What Causes The Kernel Data Inpage Error?

The kernel data inpage error does not have a specific cause. It can be triggered by a myriad of processes. Like the error message says: “Your PC ran into a problem that it couldn’t handle”. If for example it gets thrown a process that’s too much for the available RAM or it encounters a misconfiguration in the paging file, or a connection becomes loose during a process, the kernel data inpage error would be invoked, and can be mostly fixed with a simple restart.

How To Fix Kernel Data Inpage Error on Windows 10

In most cases, this can be fixed with a simple restart, but this is temporary as the error might return later. It is best to find the root cause of the problem and take care of it once and for all.

1. Restart Your Computer (Temporary Fix)
Restarting your PC will get rid of the error. If you’re lucky, it could be a permenent fix. otherwise it usually comes back later


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