Friday, December 9, 2022

How To Fix Kernel-Power Event 41 Error In 2022 [SOLVED]

You may sometimes find your PC shutting down or restarting unexpectedly and get the Kernel-Power Event 41 BSOD error at boot up or after the crash.

Today I am going to discuss why this error occurs and explain how you can fix it. So, keep reading.

Also read: Fix: Kernel Security Check Failure BSOD Error

How To Fix Kernel-Power Event 41 BSOD Error?

Check and perform the following methods to get rid of the Event 41 error.

Preliminary Step: Enter Safe Mode

If you cannot boot into Windows normally due to kernel power Event 41 BSOD error, then enter into safe mode.

Safe Mode boots into Windows with minimal functionalities, so, boot into safe mode and then go for the next steps.

Follow the steps to enter into safe mode:

  • Keep pressing the Power button and restart your PC three consecutive times.
  • This will boot into the Advanced Startup Recovery window.
  • Alternatively, you can use a bootable device and when you see the windows logo, select the Repair your Computer option.
  • This will lead you to the Advanced Startup Recovery menu. Now choose Troubleshoot.


  • Next select Advanced options and from the displayed window choose the Startup settings option.


  • Select restart and then press F5 on your keyboard to Enable the Safe Mode With Networking.


Now follow the methods and fix the Kernel-Power BSOD error.

1) Change Power Options

If there is any misconfiguration in the Power settings then this can lead to Kernel-Power 41 (63) error.

To fix the error, tweak the power settings following the steps given below:

  • Enter Control Panel in the Windows search box and select the top option.
  • Change the View By category to large icons. Select Power Options.


  • Click on Change Plan Settings option beside your selected power plan.


  • From the next window, select Change Advanced Power Plan Settings option.


  • Click on Hard disk and select never option for Turn off hard disk after Setting (Minutes) option.


  • Next expand the Sleep option and select the Never setting. Click on the OK button to apply the changes.


After changing the power options if you get the error again then go to the next solution.

2) Disable Fast Startup Feature

By enabling the fast Startup feature you can boot your PC faster.

But this feature interferes with the shutdown or restarting process and you can get errors like Event 41 Kernel-Power because of it.

So, disable the Startup feature and this can fix the problem. To do so, follow the steps as given:

  • Press Win + R keys on your keyboard to launch the Run utility.
  • Copy & paste the following command in the Run dialogue box and press the enter key:


  • From the displayed window, click on Choose what power buttons do option.


  • Select Change settings that are currently unavailable under the Define power buttons and turn on password protection.


  • Uncheck or deselect the box for Turn on the Fast Start-Up (Recommended) and click on the Save changes button.


After finishing the above steps, restart your computer. Go to the next solution if this does not fix the error.

3) Use System File Checker To Repair Windows System Files

Corrupted system files can often lead to BSOD errors with your system.

So, when you are getting these types of BSOD errors, run an SFC scan to repair the missing or corrupted system files.

After running an SFC scan if the BSOD error persists, go to the next step.

4) Update BIOS

If you are using an outdated version of the BIOS, then also you can get BSOD errors like Kernel-Power 41 (63).

So, update your BIOS and check if this resolves the issue.

As each BIOS differs for each motherboard, it is advised to visit the manufacturer’s official website and follow the guide to update your BIOS from there.

5) Stop Overclocking Your System

If you are a gamer then you may have overclocked your system to boost up the gaming performance.

Overclocking can overheat your system and can be the main reason for triggering this BSOD error.

So, stop overclocking before it causes any further damage to your system.

6) Update Your Device Drivers

If after performing the above steps you are still getting Kernel-Power Event 41 Task 63 error, then update your device drivers.

The outdated drivers can trigger this BSOD error. So, you should always keep the drivers updated.

To check which drivers need an update, open the device manager by right-clicking on the start button and selecting the proper option.

Now click on each device and check which one has a yellow exclamation mark beside it.

This suggests that the driver needs an update. Now update the device drivers and after you finish, the BSOD error should go away.

7) Check For Any Hardware Issue

If your computer hardware is damaged then also you get BSOD errors like Event ID 41 Kernel-Power.

Check if you are hearing any unusual sound coming from your system, or your RAM is not faulty and is properly seated.

Make sure to check all the power cables attached to your system.

You must replace or fix if you detect any problematic hardware and reboot your system.

Also read: Why Your Installed RAM May Not Show Up On Windows!

Frequently Asked Questions [FAQs]

  1. What causes Kernal Power error 41?

The Kernal Power error 41 is generally caused by corrupted or conflicting drivers, conflicting power settings, overclocking, fast startup, faulty hardware or outdated BIOS. Here we have given the solutions for so perform them to solve the error.

  1. Can RAM cause Kernel Power 41 error?

Yes a faulty RAM can possibly cause this error. Try changing the RAM or seating it on another PC to check. You can also run the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool by searching it and then running it from the Start menu.

  1. How do I know if my power supply is failing?

Your power supply can be failing if you are experiencing random PC shut down, random blue or black screen crashes, random restarts, freezing, overheating or burning smell, or strange noises from the CPU cabinet.

Closing Up

So, there you are! Hope after performing the above steps you have recovered your system from Event 41 BSOD error.

Let us know by sending us a reply in the section below.

Sanchita Das
Sanchita Das
Creative and focused. Always ready to learn new techniques and improvise accordingly. Loves to meet new challenges and explore new possibilities.


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