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According to Statista windows is one of the most famous Operating systems, which shares about 75% of the total Operating System used worldwide. No doubt windows have a huge user base as it is easy to use and people of any knowledge can use this, unlike Linux where people without the proper knowledge on how to use can’t use the full power of Linux. Though it is easy to use sometimes it throws some unexpected errors which is hard to understand and if you are not from the technical field then it’s nearly impossible for you to solve the problem alone. Today in this article we will discuss SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION which is one of the most common problems faced by windows users.

Before moving into the solutions let’s discuss what the SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION error is and what causes this error.


The SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION in Windows 10 is a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). The System Service Exception blue screen of death (BSOD) error is quite common and even it is quite easy to solve. The main reasons for the SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION are graphic user interface errors, corrupted system files, and issues with outdated or corrupt drivers. Some of the other reasons for SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION are:

  1. Outdated Windows Version
  2. Outdated System Drivers
  3. Corrupted System files

How to fix the SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION error?

Now you have an idea about what might have caused SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION. Let’s discuss the possible solutions for the error. Below we have mentioned different solutions starting from the most common solution and which has worked for most of the people in our community.

Solution 1: Update Windows

First of all, you have to check whether you have to install the latest windows update because an outdated system file can cause unexpected errors. So, you have to check them. To check whether you have up-to-date windows you can simply go to settings then you can find update and security then you can check from there.

Windows Update

If you have got any updates as you have seen in the image then you have to download and install them as soon as possible.

Also Check: Why Shouldn’t You Use Pirated Windows

If you didn’t see any updates then SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION is not caused by the outdated windows version for you. You have to move to Solution 2.

Solution 2: Update your system drivers

In most cases, outdated system drivers are the reason for the system service exception error. So, there are many ways you can update the system drivers. Most of the case windows update will update the driver but windows may not use the correct driver version.

So, you can check them through the device manager. To check from the device manager you can follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. In the task search for “Device Manager” and open it.
  2. Once you have opened the Device Manager double click on the branch of hardware that requires an update.
  3. Right-click on the hardware and select “Update Driver”

    Update Driver
    Update Driver

  4. Then select “Search automatically for updated driver software” and follow the onscreen steps.

If you find any difficult to search all the drivers one by one then you can use third-party software which can scan all the outdated drivers and update them to the latest version too. The best two options may include IOBit’s Driver Booster and Snappy Driver Installer which is free of cost and work fine to update the drivers.

If this also doesn’t solve SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION for you then move on to the next solution.

Solution 3: Run CHKDSK

As we have mentioned that System Service Exception blue screen may cause by corrupt files. So, you can use check disk as the chkdsk command is a Command Prompt command used to check a specified disk and repair or recover data on the drive if necessary.

  1. Type Command Prompt (Admin) in the Start menu search bar, then right-click and select Run as administrator to open an elevated Command Prompt.


  2. Then type chkdsk /f /r and press enter.


  3. Then press Y.


  4. Restart your PC. Wait for the scans to finish (it can take up to 15-20 minutes).
  5.  Check whether your problem is solved or not.

Solution 4: Run System File Checker

The SFC command is a Command Prompt command that can be used to verify and replace important Windows system files. Many troubleshooting steps advise the use of the SFC command. System File Checker is a very useful tool to use when you suspect issues with protected Windows files, like many DLL files.

You can run System File Checker from the following steps

  1. Type Command Prompt (Admin) in the Start menu search bar, then right-click and select Run as administrator to open an elevated Command Prompt.
  2. Then you can type SFC/scannow and press enter.


  3. Then it will begin to verify the phase of the system.
  4. Then it automatically replaces any corrupt or missing system files.

Last Resort: Reset Windows 10 and reinstall Windows

If nothing else works then, you can use Windows 10’s Reset function to refresh your system files. This can also help fix the Bad System Config Info error.

  1. Head to Settings > Update and Security > Recovery, then press Get Started to start the reset process.
  2. You can choose to Keep my files to save your documents or click Remove everything to reset windows completely.

System Service Exception error: Solved

One of the solutions we have listed should solve this SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION error when a Stop Code System Service Exception BSOD appears on your PC. In many cases, keeping your system updated should stop BSODs from appearing, unless there’s a more serious hardware issue at fault.

If you have any other fixes for the system service exception error in Windows 10, we’d love to see them in the comments below.

the authorABHIYAN
Abhiyan Chhetri is a cybersecurity journalist with a passion for covering latest happenings in cyber security and tech world. In addition to being the founder of this website, Abhiyan is also into gaming, reading and investigative journalism.