I was using my pc normally and its running latest version of windows 10 developer build, when the power went off and this error kept showing and the pc can't boot, in a greenscreen Windows insider build run into problem (page fault in nonpaged area ) failed:volsnap, then automatic repair start up and it failed and give me bluescreen with your pc ran into a problem ,

I've tried to start up repair from windows installation USB but it cant solve the error.

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    That error is caused most of the time either by a faulty driver or hardware problem. Since you say that this happened after a power failure and the error seems to be in the Volume snapshop service that looks like a hard disk problem. Had you tried starting in safe mode and perform an error check on the disk? – Alberto Martinez Oct 19 '17 at 19:43
  • update to finale, you use an Insider Build and got a green screen of death instead a blue one. maybe with 16299.15 it is fixed – magicandre1981 Oct 20 '17 at 14:15
  • This is a known problem with Insider build 17017. Sadly, I am having this problem and don't have a good copy of volsnap.sys to restore. :( – David Conrad Nov 1 '17 at 8:51

SOLVED BY COPING THE VOLSNAP FROM C:\Windows.old\WINDOWS\System32\drivers to C:\Windows\System32\drivers and everything works fine


copyying from old windows folder. Did not works for me. Tried to copy from a Ubuntu OS to go to the Windows disk, did not work either (files I/O errors)

What did work was copying the volsnap.sys driver from a Bootable Windows 10 USB Fall creator edition stick. Used Rufus to create the bootable stick .

You boot the USB stick, select repair my computer, select command prompt. Delete or rename the C:\windows\System32\driver\volsnap.sys file and copy one from X:\Windows\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\volsnap.sys

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