Monday, July 4, 2022

Fix: LoL PvP Patch Kernel Has Stopped Working [SOLVED]

While starting up LoL or League of Legends, many gamers have encountered PvP Patch Kernel has stopped working error and they could not open the game client.

If you have faced the same problem, then follow this article to know the solutions to fix the problem.

What To Do When PvP Patch Kernel Has Stopped Working?

Now let us check the reasons and figure out the feasible solutions for PvP Patch Kernel has stopped working error.

Also know: League Of Legends Won’t Open? – Easy Fixes

1) Close All LOL Processes Using Task Manager

When you find PvP.net Patcher Kernel is not working, first of all, close all the running LOL processes using Windows Task Manager and then open it again.

To do that, follow the steps given below:

  • Right-click on the Taskbar and select the Task Manager option.

taskmanager

  • From the processes tab locate all the running processes related to League Of Legends.
  • Right-click on each process, and select End task.

end-task-riot-client

Now try to open the game again and see if it opens without any problem . If you cannot open the game, then go to the next solution.

2) Allow Administrative Privileges 

Some of the elements of LoL may require administrative permissions to open.

So, if you see LoL Patch Kernel not working, open the game as an administrator.

When you allow administrative privileges to a program, it often opens without any issues.

Now, run the program as an administrator and this should solve the problem.

Follow the steps to do so:

  • Right-click on the League of Legends game shortcut and choose the Run as Administrator option.

run-lol-as-admin

See if you can open the game now, else follow the next steps:

  • Right-click on the game shortcut and then open its Properties.
  • Go to the Compatibility tab and check the box for Run this program as an administrator.

compatibility-tab-lol-run-as-admin

  • Save the changes by clicking on Apply and OK.

3) Remove The LOL Game Patch Files

If the above methods did not work for you and you still find PvP net Kernal not working, then remove the game patch files.

Sometimes the game patches may be corrupted and cause the error. So, remove the game patch and re-download it.

  • Right-click on the LoL shortcut and click on the Open file location.

lol-open-file-location

  • Locate the RADS folder and navigate to the following path:
projects> lol_air_client> releases
  • Now inside the releases folder, find the latest folder. From this folder, delete the S_OK and releasemanifest files.

releasemanifest-s-ok-lol

  • Open the Deploy folder and from here, delete lol.properties , logs, META-INF, LolCient.exe. Restart your system.

logs-meta-inf-lol-properties-lol-client-folders

Closing Up

So, there you have it. Now you know how to fix the PvP Patch Kernel has stopped working error.

For any other game or tech-related issue, ask us in the comment box given 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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