How to Fix Kernel Security Check Error in Windows 10

How to Fix Kernel Security Check Error in Windows 10, “Kernel_Security_Check_Error” is one of the errors that cause BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) on Windows computers. You will find the following various methods to fix the kernel security check error in Windows 10.

Fix Kernel Security Check Error in Windows

Kernel security check errors in Windows 10 can occur due to various reasons, ranging from outdated device drivers, damaged system files, viruses, memory problems to damaged or damaged hard drives.

If you are lucky, you may find that the computer is performing a self-test and restarting from the login screen.

If not, you will find that the computer returns to the BSOD screen with a Kernel _Security_Check_Error the message, and you will not be able to log in to the computer.

Use automatic repair

To bypass the BSOD screen, you need to restart your computer with a bootable USB drive.

If you don’t have a bootable USB drive, you can now easily create one using the steps provided in this guide: How to create a bootable USB drive in Windows 10.

Use the Power button to power off the computer. Insert Bootable USB Drive into the computer and press the Power button to start your computer. On the Windows Setup screen, select Language, Currency, Keyboard, and click on the Next button. On the next screen, click on Repair your computer option located at the lower-left corner.

How to Fix Kernel Security Check Error in Windows 10

From the next screen, navigate to Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Startup Repair (or Automatic Repair). Click on Next > select Windows 10 and follow the onscreen instructions to complete the Startup Repair process.

Wait patiently for the startup repair process to complete (it may take a long time) and don’t try to end or abort the process.

Use Chkdsk

Press the Power button to power OFF the computer. Insert Bootable USB Drive into the Computer and press the Power button to restart the computer. After the computer restarts, click on Next > select Repair your computer option. Navigate to Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Command prompt.

On the Command Prompt window, type: chkdsk /r c: and press the Enter key on the keyboard of your computer.

Chkdsk may ask you to run it the next time the system restarts. If this happens, type Y and restart the computer.

Wait patiently for the Chkdsk command to find and fix hard disk errors on your computer. Once the Chkdsk command is complete, restart the computer and see if the problem is resolved.

Scan with SFC

SFC or System File Checker is another built-in Windows utility, you should try to solve this problem.

Use the Power button to power OFF the computer. Insert Bootable USB Drive into the Computer and press the Power button to restart the Computer. After the computer restarts, click on Next > select Repair your computer option. Navigate to Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Command prompt.

On the Command Prompt screen, type: sfc /scannow and press the enter key on the keyboard of your computer.

Patiently wait as Windows 10 tries to scan and fix system file problems on your computer.

Repair the master boot record

The Master Boot Record (MBR) helps the computer locate the Windows operating system and load the operating system correctly.

Use the Power button to power OFF the computer. Insert Bootable USB Drive into the Computer and press the Power button to restart the Computer. After the computer restarts, click on Next > select Repair your computer option. Navigate to Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Command prompt.

On the Command prompt screen, type: bootrec /fixmbr and press the Enter key.

Wait for the command to complete and also run: bootrec /fixboot and bootrec /rebuildbcd commands to fix this issue.

After running the above commands, type Exit and press the enter key to close the command prompt screen and restart your computer.

Use system restores

If there is a system restore point available on your computer, you can hope to solve the problem on the computer by restoring the computer to its previous working state.

Boot the computer using a Bootable USB drive. Select your Language, Currency, Keyboard and click on Next. Navigate to Repair your computer > Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > click on System Restore option.

Follow the on-screen instructions to Restore your computer.

Reinstall Windows 10

If there is no system restore point on your computer and none of the above methods work, the only option left is to reinstall the Windows operating system.

This actually means that unless you back up your computer, you will eventually lose all files, programs, and data on your computer.

Press the Power button to Shut Down the computer. Insert Bootable USB Drive into the USB port of your computer and start the computer by pressing the Power button. Select your Language, Currency, Keyboard and click on Next. On the next screen, click on Install Now.

Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the setup process and reinstall the latest version of the Windows 10 operating system on your computer.

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