Kernel Security Check Failure Error in Windows 10 [Fixed]

The Blue Screen of Death ( BSOD) a.k.a., Kernel Security Check failure error in Windows 10 is the most annoying error. I’ve got this error when I was playing the online game that caused me to lose all earned points. The BSOD error will pop up any time without any notice and ruin all your work which is unsaved on the computer. If you suddenly see Kernel_security_check_failure error on your computer and don’t know what to do, then hang on. We have a solution for you.

Kernel Security Check Failure

This annoying Blue Screen of Death error makes nerds go mad. But, with this simple solution, you can quickly fix this Kernel_security_Check_failure error in windows 10. In this post, I will share the working trick to fix the windows 10 kernel security check failure error within minutes and that too without losing any data.

What is Kernel?

The Kernel is a core component of any operating system. In simple terms, the Kernel is the bridge between the hardware and operating system. If there are some issues with the Windows 10 Kernel, then you are going to see that annoying Kernel_security_check_failure error message on the Blue Screen of Death.

For any naive Windows 10 user, fixing this error is impossible without any external help. Total naive people make a trip to a local repair shop but you don’t have to do it as it’s waste of time and money. In this post, I am going to share some working methods below that’ll help you to fix this issue permanently.

How to Fix BSOD Kernel Security Check Failure Error Windows 10

After following the steps mentioned below, you can permanently fix the BSOD issue in Windows 10 computer. But, if you change any system hardware and install incompatible or older drivers, then the Blue Screen of Death error will pop up again. Make sure you don’t have any defective hardware  installed in the computer otherwise you’ll see this error again and again. Follow the steps carefully and fix this issue for good.

Method 1: Update All The Device Drivers

If you see the Kernel Security Check Error in Windows 10, then the primary suspect is the older or unsupported device drivers. Most of the people who are using the older versions of device drivers will get the same error popping unexpectedly on the computer.

To update the Device drivers of all of the devices, you have to open the Device manager and then automatically or manually update the same. Here are the steps to update device drivers in a few minutes.

  1. First of all, open the RUN menu, press “Windows + R” key combination. In the Window, type “devmgmt.msc” and press ENTER to open the Device manager.using devmgmt.msc
  2. In the Device Manager, you’ll see all of the connected devices. Right click on the Device that you want to update drivers Click on “Properties” to open the properties window.Device Manager Properties
  3. In the Properties click on the “Drivers” tab and click on “Update Drivers” button to start updating the drivers.Update device Drivers Windows
  4. Follow the steps #1-3 for all of the drivers that need the update. You’ll find the devices with “Yellow” colored warning plank next to it. These devices need the driver updates.
  5. Restart the computer and then see if the issue is fixed or not. If it’s not fixed, then you have to follow another method.

If the method as mentioned above is not working for you, then we’ve got you covered. Here is another working method for fixing the Blue Screen of Death error, a.k.a., the Kernel_security_check_failure error in windows 10.

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Method 2:  Use BCDEDIT command

The BCDEDIT command is a powerful command that helps us to fix multiple errors at once. In this case, we will be using the BCDEDIT command if your computer is not booting up. To follow this method, you’ll need Windows 10 Bootable USB Drive or the DVD. If you have the one, then proceed to the steps, and if you don’t have, it is advised to get one.

  1. Restart the computer and insert the Bootable DVD or USB Drive of the Windows 10 on your computer.
  2. After restarting, the computer will load up the Windows 10 Installation page. Click “Next” on the page to proceed.
  3. On the Next page, click on the “Repair your Computer” option to open repair options.Repair your Computer Windows
  4. In this Repair Your Computer option, go to “Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > Command Prompt”. This will open the Command Prompt Windows on your desktop.Command Prompt using Advance Windows Options
  5. In the command prompt type “C:” and press ENTER. Now type the following command in the Command Prompt: “bcdedit /set {default} bootmenupolicy legacyKernel Security Check Failure Windows 10
  6. After the command is executed successfully, type EXIT in the command prompt and restart the computer. I can assure that the issues are fixed permanently and will never arise again.

Final Words

The kernel Security Check Failure is an annoying error that appears unexpectedly. After seeing this error on the monitor, many people think that their computer has died, but it’s not the case. The problem can be solved within a few minutes, and you can use your computer just like it was before. So, this is how you can fix the kernel error windows 10. Both methods are working correctly to fix Kernel Security Check Failure Error in Windows 10 permanently. There are other methods of installing the latest updates provided by Microsoft, but they may do more harm than good in such situations.

I hope you’ll be able to fix Kernel Security Check Failure Error in Windows 10 within few minutes and start using the computer like before.

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