Windows 10 blue screen kernel_security_check_failure
What is Windows 10 blue screen kernel_security_check_failure?
Windows 10 blue screen kernel_security_check_failure is an error that usually occurs due to Memory or Driver incompatibility issues or corruption of system data.
How can you fix Windows 10 blue screen kernel_security_check_failure?
Some of the solutions to this error include deleting all old driver versions and testing the memory for defects.
Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.
Solution 1. Delete all old driver versions
“Windows 10 blue screen kernel_security_check_failure” may occur if you recently upgraded your operating system to Windows 10. It is possible that the error was caused by the old driver versions from the old Windows. Run the command verifier, see the instruction below.
Also, if your Windows upgrade came from a Windows 10 installer you may want to run a Windows Update after deleting the old driver. The Windows Update may have a new driver bundle for your current driver.
- Click Windows Start, type in verifier, and press Enter key
- Select Create standard setting, and then click Next.
- If you have upgraded your OS from Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 to Windows 10, select
Automatically select drivers built for the older version of Windows.
- If no, select Automatically select unsigned drivers.
- Then, update all or select a driver in the list.
Run Windows Update
Solution 2. Test Memory
“Windows 10 blue screen kernel_security_check_failure” may also occur if there is a defective memory. Run Memory Diagnostics to confirm. See instructions below.
- Press “Windows key + R”. The Run window will appear.
- Type “mdsched.exe” and hit enter.
- Once prompted, click “Restart now and check for problems.”
NOTE: Computer will undergo reboot and the Windows Memory Diagnostics tool will appear. Leave the Computer to perform diagnosis until it reboots and returns to Windows Desktop. If the Memory Diagnostic found a hardware problem, it will display a text “Hardware problem were detected.
- Then, right-click the Windows start button and click “Event Viewer.”
- In the Event Viewer window, click “Windows Logs” then “System.” At the right side click “find” then type in “Memory Diagnostic” and click “Find Next.” If an error is encountered, RAM under warranty can be replaced by the supplier. However, if RAM is out of warranty you need to consider buying a new one.