The FAULTY_HARDWARE_CORRUPTED_PAGE Stop Error is usually caused due to a number of factors. Some of them are – an incomplete install or uninstall of some program or application; some exploit intervening with the normal functioning of your computer, bad sectors on the hard disk, damaged system files, system drivers malfunctioned, Windows registry files unexpectedly modified or a Blue Screen occurrence during a Windows Update. This bug check indicates that a single-bit error was found in this page. This is a hardware memory error.


Let us now check how to fix this error.


We always recommend creating a System Restore Point so that whenever such errors take place, you can just roll back to the previous known stable state of your computer.

1. Test your RAM

To fix this, you will have to run the Memory Check on your computer. Start by hitting the WINKEY + R button combination to launch the Run utility. Then type in, mdsched.exe and then hit Enter. It will not launch Windows Memory Diagnostic and will give out two options. These options will be given as-

  • Restart now and check for problems (recommended)
  • Check for problems the next time I start my computer

Now, according to the option selected by you, the computer will restart and check for memory based problems upon a restart. If you get any issues there, it will fix it automatically else if no issues are detected, this is probably not the cause of the issue.

2. Run System File Checker

This will repair potentially corrupted or damaged Windows system files. You will need to run this command from an elevated command prompt.


You can also use our freeware FixWin to Run the System File Checker utility with a click.

3. Rollback or Update Drivers

You may want to consider a Roll Back or Update of your the Device Driver.

If your system uses AMD, update AMD Drivers with AMD Driver Autodetect. If it uses Intel, use Intel Driver Update Utility.

4. Update Intel Management Engine Interface

If you use a processor made by Intel, you are supposed to have installed Intel Management Engine Interface (IMEI) installed.

You can download and install the latest version of the same from

5. Run Windows Update Troubleshooter

Run this inbuilt Windows Update troubleshooter to fix most common Update problems on Windows 10. It might redownload Windows Update in case the files are removed by this tool.

Let us know if this helps how to fix FAULTY_HARDWARE_CORRUPTED_PAGE Error on Windows 10.

All the best!

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Ayush has been a Windows enthusiast since the day he got his first PC with Windows 98SE. He is an active Windows Insider since Day 1 and is now a Windows Insider MVP. He has been testing pre-release services on his Windows 10 PC, Lumia, and Android devices.

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