Kmode exception not handled is a BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) error which you might face in Windows 10. When this error occurs, it may put your PC in a reboot loop, resulting in the error appearing again and again.
This error usually occurs due to faulty drivers or corrupt Windows files. But, it can be solved using the below methods.
Fix Kmode Exception Not Handled Error in Windows
There might be two scenarios if you are facing this error. Either you won’t be able to boot into Windows completely, or you might be able to boot, and after a few minutes, you will face Blue Screen of Death error again. So, I have provided solutions for both scenarios.
If you are not able to boot into Windows, use the below solutions.
In Windows 10 after three consecutive power offs, it automatically starts the Automatic Repair. So, all you need to do is Start your PC, use the power button to turn it off after a few seconds. Repeat this three times. Now you will get an Automatic Repair Screen, here click on Advanced options.
- Then select Troubleshoot > Advanced options.
- Now you will get the followings options.
First, let’s try the system restore option. If you have made a system restore point earlier then your problem is solved. Even if you have installed some programs like driver booster or any other optimization programs, they automatically create a system restore point.
Using System Restore
- Select the system restore option and click Next.
- It will start searching for a System Restore point. If you don’t find any system restore point then skip to the next method.
- If you find some system store points, then try to select the most recent one. You can also click on “scan for affected programs” to check what programs will get deleted.
- Now click on Next and further click on finish.
- It will start the system restore process and fix kmode exception not handled Error.
Start Up Repair
In case If you don’t find any system restore points then you can try using the start-up repair option. The startup repair automatically diagnoses your PC and fix errors.
- In Automatic Repair Screen, click on Advanced options > Troubleshoot > Advanced Options.
- Here select the Start up repair option.
- It will automatically diagnose your PC and solve any problems if found.
Repair Corrupt Files
- Again, in the Advance options, select Command Prompt.
- In the command prompt type, SFC /scannow and press enter.
- This will start scanning your PC for corrupt Windows files.
- If any corrupt files are found, then it will be automatically repaired and it will fix Kmode exception not handled error.
If you are able to boot into Windows, use these solutions.
Disable Fast Start-up
Many users have reported that disabling fast startup has fixed this error. To disable fast start-up, follow the below guide.
- Go to start and search for control panel and open it.
- In the control panel, search for power options and open it.
- Here, select Choose what the power buttons do.
- Click on Change settings that are currently unavailable.
- Uncheck Turn on fast startup (recommended) and click the save changes buttons.
- This will disable fast startup and will fix Kmode Exception Not Handled.
Update Your Drivers
There might be a chance that your old drivers might get corrupted and cause BSOD error. To avoid this situation, you can update your system drivers.
You can go to your manufacturer’s website and download the latest drivers there. You can also go to the device manager and update your drivers there. This might solve Kmode exception not handled error.
Repair Windows Files
SFC command used to repair Windows corrupt files. There may be a chance that your Windows file might get corrupted. In such a case, you can use this command to repair Windows files.
- Open the command prompt with administrative rights. To do so search for cmd in the start menu, Right click command prompt and select Run as administrator.
- In command prompt type the following command and press enter: SFC /scannow
- This command will start a search for corrupt Windows files and will automatically repair them.
- It will display a message if any corrupt files are found and fixed.
- Now restart your PC and Kmode exception not handled error should be solved.
Uninstall Recent Software/Hardware
If you have recently installed any software or hardware in your system, then try uninstalling it. This is a basic troubleshooting method used when your computer run into problems. Suppose if you have recently added a new printer then try uninstalling that hardware or if you have added a new program, then try uninstalling it. There is a chance that it might fix Kmode exception not handled error.
Check your RAM
If nothing is working, then try checking your RAM. RAM may be the reason you are facing this error.
- Click the start menu, search for Windows Memory Diagnostic, and launch it.
- Now restart your PC, and it will start diagnosing your RAM.
- You will see a message if your RAM is faulty.
If you have tried all the solutions and still getting Kmode exception not handled error, then the only solution is to reset your PC or clean install Windows 10 again.