10 Solutions: System Service Exception Windows 10 Fix

System Service Exception Windows 10 is a serious issues. At the moment, this error has been present on all versions of Windows. It can cause a lot of problems for you, and today I am going to guide you how to fix SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION error on Windows 10.

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System Service Exception Windows 10

How to Fix System Service Exception Windows 10

Method 1. Remove McAfee Antivirus software

Many users Windows 10 have reported that SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (ks.sys) error was resolved by uninstalling McAfee Antivirus software, so I advise you should remove it.

Step 1. Open the Control Panel
Step 2. Then you click the “Uninstall a program” link.
Step 3. Next, you locate McAfee Security Center. then right-click it and select Uninstall.
Step 4. After you’ve uninstalled McAfee antivirus, read this tutorial to completely remove McAfee from your computer.
Step 5. Restart your computer and check if the problem is resolved.

Method 2. Disable your webcam

In all most cases, your webcam even the one that is built-in to your monitor can also cause SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (ks.sys) in Windows 10. To disable your webcam, following these instructions:

Step 1. Go to Device Manager in Windows 10.
Step 2. In Device Manager, you locate your webcam, then right-click it, and select Disable.
Step 3. Finally, restart your computer and check if the problem is resolved.

Method 3. Install back the previous Skype’s version

Windows 10 users reported that SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (ks.sys) Windows 10 occur after upgrading Skype. This ks.sys BSOD can be triggered by Skype update, so let’s see how to fix that strange problem.

Step 1. First of all, you open the Control Panel
Step 2. Then you click the “Uninstall a program” link.
Step 3. Next, you find the version of Skype on your computer, then right-click it, and select Uninstall.
Step 4. Restart your computer.
Step 5. Now you need do download and install the previous version of Skype (recommended Skype 6.14) then check if the problem is resolved.

Method 4. Remove Virtual CloneDrive

If you are using Virtual CloneDrive tool and getting SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (ks.sys) problem, I advise you should remove it in order to fix this problem.

Step 1. Open the Control Panel
Step 2. Then you click the “Uninstall a program” link.
Step 3. Next, you locate Virtual CloneDrive. then right-click it and choose Uninstall.
Step 4. Restart your computer and check if the problem is resolved.

Method 5. Uninstall BitDefender, Webroot anti-virus, and Cisco VPN

SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (ntfs.sys) can be sometimes caused by BitDefender, Webroot antivirus, and Cisco VPN, so if you are running Windows 10, you should remove them. To uninstall these programs, you have to perform these simple steps:

Step 1. You open the Control Panel
Step 2. Then you click the “Uninstall a program” under Programs and find BitDefender, Webroot and Cisco VPN on the list.
Step 3. Now you right-click on the software and click Uninstall.
Step 4. Next, restart your computer.
Step 5. After uninstalling these programs, you can download and install the latest version and the issue should be resolved.

Method 6. Update ASMedia USB 3.0 Drivers

If you’re having SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (asmtxhci.sys) BSOD error, you should know that your system ran into an issue related to the drivers of ASMedia USB 3.x XHCI Controller. To fix this problem, you just update your drivers.

Step 1. You click Start menu and type Device Manager in the search box.
Step 2. In the list of Device, you find ASMedia XHCI controller, then right-click on it, and select Update Driver Software.
Step 3. Once the driver update will be completed, you restart your computer and check if the problem is resolved.

Method 7. Uninstall MSI Live Update and remove Xsplit

Some users Windows 10 have confirmed System Service Exception Windows 10 suddenly appear while they are playing video games. In this case, you should update or remove XSplit software. In addition, they have been also reported that MSI Live Update uses drivers that are causing this error, so you just uninstall MSI Live Update as well.

Method 8. Update your sound card driver

System Service Exception Windows 10 (rtkvhd64.sys) can be sometimes caused by Realtek audio device. I will share the solution that can help you to fix system_service_exception (rtkvhd64.sys) in Windows 10

Step 1. Go to Device Manager.
Step 2. Here you need to find Sounds option, expand it then locate your sound card (probably Realtek Sound Card).
Step 3. At this step, you need check if it’s not marked with a yellow exclamation mark. Right-click on it and select Properties.
Step 4. Next, you select Drivers and click Update Drivers.
Step 5. Finally, restart your computer and check if the error appears.

Method 9. Uninstall the Nvidia drivers

SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (dxgkrnl.sys) error usually occur on Windows 10. The most of users who have already received it reported that it appears when playing some graphical games. To do fix this error, you should uninstall the Nvidia drivers.

Step 1. Go to Device Manager.
Step 2. In the list of Device, you find your graphics card’s drivers. Then right-click it and select Uninstall.
Step 3. Restart your computer
Step 4. After restarting your computer, you click Start menu. In the search box, you type Windows Update.
Step 5. Now you select Check for Updates option.
Step 6. At this step, you select Run to install the driver for your graphics card.
Step 7. Once the process has completed, you restart your computer one more time.

Method 10. Use System Restore

If all methods above don’t work, you can also try use System Restore. Many users have reported that this method has helped them to fix System Service Exception Windows 10. To do that, follow these steps:

Step 1. Click Start menu and type System Restore in Windows search box then click Enter.
Step 2. When System Restore wizard shows up, you click Choose a different restore point option then click Next.
Step 3. Now, you need to select the system restore point that was before system_service_exception error started then select Next one more time.
Step 4. Finally, you restart your computer.

As you can see, System Service Exception Windows 10 error is usually caused by incompatible driver, software or hardware and in most cases the best method is to look for the problematic driver, software or hardware, and disable it. These are 10 methods that should definitely fix SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION error in Windows 10. If you have any other Windows 10 related errors you can check for the solution in my Windows 10 tips section. Hope you enjoy it.

 


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