How to Fix Kernel Security Check Failure In Windows 10

The Kernel Security Check Failure is the process which when occurs in a PC after updating its driver or the OS. An error might occur right at the end of the update completion.

The symptoms of this error are Windows might just randomly crash and therefore it is just quite impossible to enter the windows environment again. However, some of the methods which are mentioned below might just help you to get out of this troublesome situation without any hassle.

Fixing Kernel Security Check Failure

Fixing Kernel Security Check Failure within Windows Environment

Method 1: Shut Down Windows Forcefully

Just quickly turn off your desktop or laptop forcefully while holding the Shift and the Power key together. When it turns on the problem should be resolved. If the problem still remains, turn off the fast start-up feature permanently.


Method 2: Performing a Clean Boot

Step 1: Click on the Windows + R button to open the Run dialog box

Step 2: Type ‘MSConfig’ in order to open the System Configuration Utility

Step 3: Click on the Services tab. Click on the Hide all Microsoft Services checkbox and also on the Disable All button.

Step 4: After this, click on the Startup tab and click on Open Task Manager

Step 5: disable all of the startup programs one by one

Step 6: Close Task Manager

Step 7: Press OK and restart your device.

If the problem is resolved then it us sure that either of a device driver was malfunctioning which therefore caused the problem.

Method 3: Update or Degrade the Driver for the Display Adapter (VGA)

Step 1: Click on Windows + R button to open the Run dialog box

Step 2: Type in ‘devmgmt.msc’ and click Enter

Step 3: Click on Device Manager and expand the display controllers

Step 4: Right-click on the already installed display adapter and click on properties from there

Step 5: Click on the Driver tab and perform the following steps to resolve your problem:

  • If Roll Back Driver is active then click on the same to degrade the version of the Display Driver.
  • If Roll Back Driver is inactive then go to the official site of your Display Driver and download the older version of the same.

Step 6: However, if the above steps do not happen to resolve the issue for you then you can perform the following steps too:

  • Click on Uninstall Device button
  • At the pop-up box, check the ‘Delete the Driver Software for this Device’ and press Uninstall.

Step 7: Restart your device

Step 8: After your device has restarted, download and install the preferred Display Driver for your system.


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