PFN (Page Frame Number) error looks like “PFN_List_Corrupt”. Which can harm your computer system. It is the combination of some errors you can see on your screen in blue color.
It gives you the error message like we have mention below with some kind of hint. Reading that hint you can get a basic idea of the cause behind it.
It may be because of problems in your software, problems in your hardware, or due to virus attack.The error message could be this.
“Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart. We are collecting some error info, and then we will restart for you (0% completed)”
Along with this message, you will see some text like
If your system has a driver problem or some files are missing, in that case, this text will appear along with an error message. Failure in your hard disc can also cause this issue.
If you have installed any unknown software or crack version of it, some changes might occur in the registry. This error is about those changes.
This problem gives you an idea about physical damage to your hard disc. Sometimes hard disc may get corrupted or misplaced.
It occurs because of a hardware problem in your system. Maybe there is damage in your RAM. So the system cant access it properly.
Now let’s see what are the solutions available to get rid of it.
How to Fix PFN LIST CORRUPT Error?
As we have already discussed the root of these problems lies in software, hardware, or due to virus attack. Sometimes it is due to newly installed software.
Now go through every solution. Follow all the steps one by one properly. We hope something will work for you.
Solution 1: Run the BSOD Troubleshooter
Step 1: First open the settings of your system.
Step 2: Secondly click on the updates and security.
Step 3: Look for the Troubleshoot tab on your left side.
Step 4: Here you have to select BSOD (Blue screen).
Step 5: Let’s move ahead, now hit the button Run Troubleshooter.
Step 6: You will see some instructions on your screen. Follow them to complete the process.
Solution 2: Run the SFC scan
Step 1: You have to search for the command prompt in your search window.
Step 2: After that write “sfc/scannow” this text and click on the enter button.
Step 3: This process takes some time. Wait for it to complete.
Step 4: The system will automatically apply the solution if, found.
Step 5: Finally close the window and restart your system.
Check if it’s working for you. Otherwise, go to the next solution.
Solution 3: Run DISM
Step 1: At first open your command prompt window. Run as an admin.
Step 2: Here write the command “DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth”.
Step 3: It will take some time. Wait till the process finish.
Step 4: Afterwards, write the next command “DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth”.
Step 5: It may take a longer time to complete. Do not shut down the system or don’t close the command prompt window. Wait till the process finish.
Step 6: Further, write the command “DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth”.
Step 7: This was the last step. Wait for the process to be completed.
Solution 4: Check the Hard Drive
Step 1: At first go to the settings of your system.
Step 2: Secondly click on the update and security tab.
Step 3: Here click on the Recovery tab.
Step 4: Now go to the advance startup option.
Step 5: Click on Restart now.
Step 6: Afterwards choose Troubleshoot option.
Step 7: You have to choose here command prompt option from the list.
Step 8: Further write “bootrec.exe /rebuildbcd” and press enter.
Step 9: Wait for things to happens. Now write “bootrec.exe /fixmbr” press enter again.
Step 10: Now, bootrec.exe /fixboot is the third instruction you have to right there.
Step 11: Finally restart your system.
Solution 5: Disable Microsoft OneDrive
Follow these steps to save your important document from one drive.
Step 1: At First, go to file explorer (This pc tab).
Step 2: Further, click on the system drive. (Drive C)
Step 3: Here you have to find the user folder. Now click on this.
Step 4: Search for your user name here. Click on that.
Step 5: Now you will see one drive folder here. Go to that folder.
Step 6: Afterward, check for your important documents. Move them to a safe place.
Follow these steps to uninstall one drive.
Method 5.1: Uninstall Microsoft OneDrive
Step 1: Go to the setting option of your system.
Step 2: Secondly click on the Apps tab.
Step 3: Afterwards, click on the apps and features from the left side’s list.
Step 4: Now type one in the search box.
Step 5: Microsoft OneDrive will pop up. Click on it.
Step 6: Finally, here you have to uninstall it simply by clicking on the uninstall button. From the right side.
Step 7: Here you can see one window popping up. Run as administrator.
Step 8: Restart your system. And check if it works or not. Hopefully, it will work.
Step 1: To start the second method, the type control panel in your search window.
Step 2: Further click on the control panel.
Step 3: Here, look for the downward arrow beside the small icon. Select a small icon.
Step 4: Alright, now maximize your window and search for the programs and features tab. Click on it.
Step 5: Now you will see one list in front of you. Here you will find Microsoft OneDrive.
Step 6: Finally, click on Microsoft OneDrive and uninstall it.
Step 7: Go ahead and restart your system.
Solution 6: Uninstall the Problematic Software
When we did research, we have noticed that the BSOD problem was caused by newly downloaded software, also check for the antivirus you are using for your system. If you find it problematic uninstall it by proper guideline.
Step 1: Firstly, use the shortcut key “Windows Key + X” and open the power user menu.
Step 2: Secondly choose the Device Manager tab from the list. Now click on it.
Step 3: Here your device manager will start. You should choose the driver; you want to delete.
Step 4: Further, right-click on it and hit the uninstall tab.
Step 5: Alright now search for the delete driver software for this device.
Step 6: If you could find it, finally click on ok.
Step 7: Finally Restart your system.
Solution 7: Check your Hardware
After trying all the software solutions, if you are not able to fix PFN LIST CORRUPT error problem, then check your hardware. The main reason could be, faulty RAM. Even if the RAM gets misplaced this issue will occur.
Check your Ram if it is working properly or not. You can use the MemTest86+ tool. Run the MemTest86+ for a long time after you have downloaded it. You will get an idea if your RAM is faulty or not. You can replace your RAM if is problematic.
Step 1: At first navigate to the site MemTest86.com
Step 2: Now download the zip file of memtest86.
Step 3: Alright, now extract the zip file to the folder.
Step 4: Further run the application.
Step 5: Here one window will pop up, “Create and write the image of UDB drive” tick the checkbox.
Step 6: Now select the option, “Write image to USB drive”
Step 7: Finally click write and confirm it. This will take some time.
Step 8: Now shut down your system. Check the number of RAM strips you have.
Step 9: Remove one drive and boot to the USB flash drive.
Step 10: Now it will ask you the option for troubleshooting. Choose default.
Step 11: After completed it will give a message of error or no issue.
Step 12: Follow the same steps for the second strip of RAM.
You can also check your motherboard, graphics card, and other components in your system.
You might get stuck in front of your blue screen. Thinking what is “PFN LIST CORRUPT Blue Screen Error” is. As we have already discussed, this BSOD error can cause by many reasons.
The problem could be with your software. Sometimes if hardware like RAM, got damaged or misplaced, this can also cause the issue.
Many times, when you installed any new software, there are possibilities of a virus attack in your system. Make sure you are downloading software from authorized websites.
The error message gives you “INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE”, “FILE_SYSTEM_ERROR” etc hints to indicate if the problem is with your software, hardware, or any physical damage to your system.
We hope one of these solutions has solved your issue.