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PFN LIST CORRUPT screen error | Fixed in easy steps

Most of the times, any main hardware failure leads to a blue screen of death issue in windows 10. Well, these kinds of errors are very important to be fixed as the system will not run without them. In the article, we will be fixing PFN LIST CORRUPT error. Just follow the fixes below to fix the issue.

Note: “GeekyBytes is not responsible for any damage caused to the system.”

Some fixes to the problem

1. Updating windows manually

If none of the above methods work, install the update manually before proceeding. The update can be installed by clicking the link here.

After that,

  • Search the same code in search box and press enter,
  • Locate the update and click download.
  • Install the update.

2. Updating the drivers

There is a high possibility that the device drivers are outdated that might be causing the error or some wrong driver that has been installed in your system.

Method 1

To manually detect the necessary drivers, follow the steps below.

  • Press Windows +R.
  • It will open the run dialog box.
  • In the same box, type devmgmt.msc.
  • Press ok.
  • Hover to all the devices column and right click it.
  • Now, select update driver.
  • In the new window, select search automatically for updated driver software.
  • Let the process complete.

Now, restart the computer and check if the method worked.

Method 2

If you are a newbie and still cannot find the relevant details about the drivers. This method will surely help you with that.

  • Down the Driver Easy software from here.
  • Run the software and click the Scan Now option.
  • It will scan for all the outdated or corrupted drivers and present a list of all.
  • Click Update All after buying the Pro version with a minimum charge.

Restart the computer and try installing the update to make sure the problem is fixed.

3. Running the sfc scan

Sometimes, corrupted files might also cause the issue, to be sure about it, follow the steps below.

  • Start by typing cmd.
  • After that, right-click and choose Run as administrator.
  • In the black cmd window, try sfc /scannow and press Enter.

4. Running DISM

  • On the keyboard, press windows key + R.
  • This will open the Run dialog box.
  • Type cmd.
  • Now press ctrl, shift,and enter to run the command prompt.
  • It will run it as an administrator.
  • Click yes in the prompt.
  • In the new screen of black color, type exe /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth.
  • Hit enter.

Some alternatives | Conclusion

If none of the above methods work, follow some fixes below.

  • Checking the hard drive and hardware.
  • Uninstalling some of the problematic software.
  • Disabling One Drive.

Still, have queries? Comment down below.

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