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Windows Suddenly Restart with Blue Screen Error pfn list corrupt, Or windows Frequently Restart At startup with Bug Check 0x4E PFN_LIST_CORRUPT Blue Screen Error. Due To frequent Restart unable to login windows and perform Troubleshooting steps ? If you are suffering with This pfn list corrupt Blue Screen Error on Windows 10 computer, Here we have some applicable solutions to fix this BSOD.

Normally Blue Screen Error happen whenever your computer is encountered with something it doesn’t know how to process. So it shuts itself down With showing a error code to prevent any damage. The pfn list corrupt windows 10 BSOD can cause whenever the page frame number(PFN) list becomes corrupted. The PFN is used by your hard drive to determine the location of each one of your files on the physical disk.

Cause of pfn list corrupt BSOD Error

Most of Blue screens are generally caused by problems with your computer’s hardware or issues with its hardware driver software. Also issues with low-level software running in the Windows kernel. The pfn list Corrupt Blue Screen Can cause due to Incorrectly configured, old or corrupted device drivers, Hard Disk Errors, Virus or malware infection, corrupted windows registry, Memory Errors, corrupted system files etc.

Fix pfn list corrupt windows 10 Bsod Error  

After Understand What is this pfn list corrupt BSOD Error code, And Reason Behind this  Bug Check 0x4E PFN_LIST_CORRUPT blue Screen error. Lets apply Bellow solutions to fix this BSOD Error start from basic.

Remove All External Devices ( specially external HDD, Printer, Scanner etc ) Now Check windows Start normally. If yes then Attache the external Device one by one to find after attach which device bsod Causes.

Boot Into Safe Mode

If Windows Frequently Restart with This Blue Screen Error, Didn’t Allow normally login windows to Perform any solution. Then you need to first boot into safe mode with  networking ( which start windows with minimal system requirement, So that ou can perform troubleshooting steps easily ) To apply Bellow solutions. Other wise if windows allow you to login no need to boot into safe mode you can directly perform bellow steps.




Remove Recently installed Application

If you notice this Bsod Error Started After install New application or Antivirus Security program, We recommend temporally remove them from Control panel -> Program and Features – Select the recent installed application and click uninstall. Specially uninstall the security application ( Antivirus ), Then after Restart windows and check there is no more BSOD Error.

remove recently installed application
remove recently installed application

Turn off Fast Startup Feature

With windows 10 microsoft introduce the Fast Startup Feature ( Hybrid Shutdown ) To reduce the windows Startup Time and make windows 10 to start more faster. But Number of Windows users report, Different Blue Screen Errors, Black Screen At startup Error fixed for them after Disable The Fast Startup Feature.

You can Disable the Fast Startup Feature From Open Control panel -> small icon view -> power options -> Choose what the power buttons do -> Change Settings that are currently unavailable -> uncheck the Turn on Fast startup option as shown bellow image. Click Save changes, Then Restart windows and check pfn list corrupt bsod gone.

turn off fast startup feature
turn off fast startup feature

Check Disk Errors and Bad sectors

As Discussed Before, The PFN is used by your hard drive to determine the location of each one of your files on the physical disk. whenever the page frame number(PFN) list becomes corrupted, Disk Drive have some Error you may face pfn list corrupt BSOD Error. So if after Turn off Fast Startup And Remove recently installed application Still having this blue Screen Error, Then check and fix the disk drive Errors is good solution.

You can check Disk Drive Errors using CHKDSK command, And add some extra parameter to force chkdsk to fix the Errors. First open Command prompt as administrator. Then type chkdsk c: /f /r command and press Enter key to execute.

Run Check disk on Windows 10
Run Check disk on Windows 10

Tip : CHKDSK is the short of Check Disk, C: is the drive letter you want to check, /F means fix disk errors and /R stands for recover information from bad sectors.

When it prompt “Would you like to schedule this volume to be checked the next time the system restarts? (Y/N)”. Answer Yes to that question by pressing the Y key and Restart your computer. This will check the disk dirve for Errors, Bad Sectors if found any it will resolve them automatically. Wait untill complete the process then, On Next login check windows start normally without any BSOD Error.

Fix Corrupted system files

Also some times after Install Recent updates, or upgrade to latest windows version if windows system files get corrupted, missing that cause a you may face pfn list corrupt BSOD Error. That cause Run Windows system file checker Tool ( SFC Utiliy ). Which help to scan for damaged, missing system files if found any sfc utility will restore them from a special folder located on %WinDir%\System32\dllcache.

Check Memory corruption 

Also memory Error, Corruption can issue Different Blue Screen errors include PFN_LIST_CORRUPT. We recommend To run the memory diagnostic tool and check for memory Corruption.




Simply press win + R, Type mdsched.exe and hit enter key. This will open windows memory diagnostic Tool, Select the first option Restart Now And Check for problems ( Recommended)

Choose options on Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool
Choose options on Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool

This will Restart windows and check memory Errors.wait until 100% complete the scanning process. Then after windows will restart and start nomrally you can check memory Diagnostic Test Results here.

Updating Windows & Drivers

Microsoft Regularly release Updates to fix the security holes and Bugs, Created by third party applications. If any bug cause this pfn list corrupt BSOD, Windows may fix them with latest updates. So make sure you have Installed latest windows updates. You can check for updates from Settings -> update & security -> Windows updates -> check for updates.

Also same Time corrupted, incompatible Device driver may also cause this Blue Screen Error. We recommend To check and update drivers specially the display Driver, Audio Driver and Network Adapter Driver.

Check For virus/Malware infection

Also Virus malware infection can cause problems include different blue Screen errors. We strongly recommend install a good antivirus application with latest updates and perform full ( Deep System scan ) system scan. Also Download system optimizer like CCleaner to optimize system performance, clear junk, Cache, windows error files. And most important fix broken registry entries.

Disable Microsoft OneDrive

Some windows Users Report After Disable Microsoft One Drive using Registry Tweak Help them to fix Different Blue Screen Errors include PFN_LIST_CORRUPT error. To disable One Drive fallow bellow steps.

Press win + R, Type regedit and hit enter key. Now navigate to Fallowing key.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows

Note : Registry are essential part of windows, Incorrect modification cause different issues. We recommend first create a system restore point before make any changes on registry key.

Here Expand the Windows key and search for OneDrive key. If the key doesn’t exist create it. Right click Windows key and choose New > Key. Enter OneDrive as the name of the key.
Select the OneDrive key. In the right pane, right click and choose New > DWORD (32-bit) Value. Enter DisableFileSyncNGSC as the name of the new DWORD. Double click the DisableFileSyncNGSC and change its Value data to 1. Click OK to save changes.

Disable one drive on windows 10
Disable one drive on windows 10

Thats All close Windows Registry, Restat windows to take effect the changes you have made. now on next Start check windows start normally without any Blue Screen Error.

These Are some most working solutions to fix PFN_LIST_CORRUPT, stop code 0x0000004E Blue Screen Error on Windows 10 computer. I hope after apply these solutions pfn list corrupt BSOD Error Get solved for you. Still have any query, suggestion About this pfn list corrupt blue Screen Error feel free to discuss on comments bellow. Also read Fix System and Compressed Memory High System Resource usage.

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