Windows 10: Kernel_Security_Check_Failure At 35%/Reverting Back To Win7 Pro 64-Bit Solved

  1. Posts : 3
    Windows 7 64 Bit Professinal SP1
       03 Aug 2015 #1

    Kernel_Security_Check_Failure At 35%/Reverting Back To Win7 Pro 64-Bit

    I would really appreciate some insight on this one :

    I have Windows 7 Professional 64-bit, legit, all of my programs are genuine and there is no malware/viruses on my system. I keep a very, very tight ship. I had reserved Win10 through the Get Windows 10 App and even though I have not yet been notified to upgrade, I modified that registry key as per MS's instructions, added the "AllowOSUpgrade" DWord Value, downloaded and begun the upgrade.

    All drivers on my system are checked (i5-2500K@4.4Ghz, 16GB DDR3, GTX 970) and up-to-date, same goes for the BIOS.

    Everything started normally, and at the 32-39% configuration range, I get the blue screen "Something Went Wrong" and Kernel_Security_Check_Failure. It reverted back to Win7 5 times in a row that I attempted it with the following :

    -Disabling anti-virus
    -Ran chkdsk /f /r and sfc /scannow
    -Unplugged all USB devices except for a very basic keyboard/mouse

    Mind you, I get zero error messages on Win7 and everything works amazingly well. I have a main SSD with the OS and an HDD for storage.

    I can not think of ANYTHING else at this point...a colleague suggested I kill all overclocking of the CPU and revert it to default values but the OC is done via Asus Tuneup II-sth once inside Windows so I don't see how it can affect the installation.

    If anyone has any clues regarding this, they'd be much appreciated.

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  2. Posts : 3
    Windows 7 64 Bit Professinal SP1
    Thread Starter
       04 Aug 2015 #2

    Any help would be greatly appreciated. Anyone ever faced the overclocking issue before?

    Updated: I also have an M-Audio Firewire interface plugged in that I did not unplug as well as a Bluetooth dongle. They couldn't possibly be the culprits now, could they?
    Last edited by Rivereyes; 04 Aug 2015 at 04:12.
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  3. Posts : 3
    Windows 7 64 Bit Professinal SP1
    Thread Starter
       05 Aug 2015 #3

    Update: That was...pretty hard to believe actually. It was my Razer Abyssus USB mouse that was causing the issue. It's a simple two button, no programmable function/non MMO mouse so it never occurred to me to disconnect it. As soon as I disconnected it, the upgrade proceeded smoothly, downloaded new Razer Synapse drivers, I plugged the mouse back in, all was good. Just putting it out there in case anyone faces the same issue!
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