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Learn how to fix the error 41 kernel power, indicating instability or a serious problem with your Windows system. Don't let this issue persist - read our expert guide now.

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I. About Kernel Power 41 error
When we encounter the Kernel Power 41 error, which says “The system has been restarted without a normal shutdown first. This error may be caused if the system stops responding, crashes, or loses power unexpectedly.” This should be taken seriously. If this problem occurs, it means that there are unstable factors or serious problems in the system. The most common cause of this problem is a low or failed power supply, but it can also be caused by outdated drivers, hardware problems with random access memory (RAM), or an overheating system.
Kernel Power 41 error
After understanding the relevant information of the Kernel Power 41 error, let’s learn how to fix this problem together.
II. How to fix Kernel Power 41 error on Windows 10?

1. Update the driver

Updating outdated drivers can help resolve Kernel Power 41 errors. You can update it through Windows update function or device manager.
Method 1: Via Windows Update
Step 1: Start your Windows computer, click (Start) > (Settings) > (Update and Security).
Updates and Security
Step 2: Click the (Check for Updates) button in the (Windows Update) column, and if an update is found, Windows will start downloading the update. After downloading the update, click (Install Now), it may be necessary to restart several times during the installation of the update. Then watch to see if the problem is resolved.
Check for updates
Method 2: Via Device Manager
Step 1: Press the (Windows+S) key, and enter (device manager) or (device manager) in the search box, and double-click (device manager) in the search results.
Search Device Manager
Step 2: Locate the outdated or malfunctioning device (usually with a yellow triangle exclamation point icon), right click on the target device and select (Update Driver Software).
update driver
Step 3: Select (Search automatically for updated driver software) and wait for the update to complete. If the automatic driver search doesn’t work, you may choose to visit the manufacturer’s website and download the appropriate drivers yourself.

2. Change the power options

The Kernel Power 41 error is more related to the power supply, you can try the following operations to try to solve the problem.
Step 1: Press (Windows + R) to start (run) the program. Enter (Control Panel) in the dialog box and click (OK). This will launch your computer’s Control Panel.
Run Control Panel
Step 2: After entering the control panel, please set the view mode to (small icons), and then click (power options).
Control Panel Power Options
Step 3: Click (Change plan settings) to the right of the preferred power plan you are using.
Change plan settings
Step 4: Click (Change advanced power settings), then expand the (hard disk) option, set (Turn off hard disk after this time) to (Never); expand (Sleep), and set (Sleep after this time) to (never). Then click (Apply) > (OK). Restart the computer and see if the problem is resolved.
Change advanced power settings

3. Disable Fast Startup

The Fast Startup feature allows your computer to start up faster, but it can also cause Kernel Power 41 errors. Because with Fast Startup enabled, your computer doesn’t actually shut down completely.
Step 1: Click the search button in the bottom menu bar, then search (control panel), and then click to enter.
Search Control Panel
Step 2: Click (Change what the power buttons do) under (Hardware and Sound) > (Power Options).
Change what the power button does
Step 3: Click (Change settings that are currently unavailable) (requires administrator privileges).
Change settings that are currently unavailable
Step 4: Next, uncheck (Enable fast startup (recommended)). Finally click (Save Changes).
Uncheck Enable fast startup (recommended)

4. Uninstall the latest update

If you recently updated Windows without making any other changes, and then you get Kernel Power 41 error, you can try to uninstall the update.
Step 1: Run the computer, click on the lower left corner (Start) > (Settings).
Click the settings button
Step 2: Click the (Update and Security) option, and then under the (Windows Update) tab, click the (View update history) option on the right.
View update history
Step 3: In this interface, click (Uninstall update).
Step 4: Then click on the recently installed Windows 10 update and press the (Uninstall) button.
In addition to the above methods, you can also seek help from a professional computer repair organization to check whether there are hardware problems in the computer, and clean the inside of the computer to avoid problems such as poor hardware operation or overheating caused by excessive dust. During the daily use of the computer, if important data in the computer is found to be lost, you can continue to refer to the following methods for data recovery operations.
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2. How to recover lost files with Renee Undeleter?

The specific steps to recover files with Renee Undeleter are as follows:
Step 1: Download, install and run Renee Undeleter on a Windows computer, and select the (File Recovery) option on the main interface.
Note: Do not install the software on the disk that needs to recover data, so as not to cause data overwriting. In addition, after the file is lost, please do not save new data to the same disk partition, so as not to damage or completely lose the lost file.
Select file recovery options
Step 2: Next, select the partition where the lost data is located and click on (Next).
Select target device for file recovery
Step 3: Select the (Quick Scan) option and click the (Next) button to scan.
Tips: The quick scan mode only scans the first 30GB of the remaining space of the selected disk. If the desired file is not found after scanning, you can use the deep scan mode to try to scan the hard disk partition again. It will take more time, but more data can be scanned.
File Recovery Quick Scan Options
Step 4: Wait for the scan to complete, you can double-click the file to preview, then check the file to be recovered, click the (Recover) button to restore the file to another disk.
File Recovery Select files to be restored