"Kmode_Exception_Not_Handled BSOD error" is an error that can cause Windows-based operating systems to restart or shut down abruptly. The stop error, also known as Blue Screen of Death (BSOD), indicates that the error handler is not able to catch the exception generated by a Kernel-mode program. The error may occur in Windows 10, 8, and 7.
The error may occur for a number of reasons including a faulty hardware device, incompatible driver, recently installed software, or conflicting system devices.
Some of the common fixes include:
Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.
Option 1. Update driver using Device Manager
Option 2. Update using an Installer
To check Windows version, click Windows Start or Windows key + S key, then type System Information and press Enter key.
Check for OS Name and System type.
Go to the official brand website of the hardware.
Example: An image for the official website for Nvidia GTX 750 Graphics card driver.
Download the compatible driver for your Window version.
Install the driver.
If you are getting the error before Windows start-up, you might need to insert your Windows installer DVD or bootable USB, to access Safe Mode. In Safe Mode, the driver will be disabled. If you successfully access Safe mode without a Blue Screen of Death, it confirms driver or hardware problem.
While in Safe mode, uninstall all drivers that could possible caused BSOD. You could uninstall it in the device manager or go to the Control Panel and uninstall the driver there. To access Safe mode, the see video below.
Step 1. Access Safe mode
See the video in solution 1.
Step 2. Roll back Windows 10
Go to Settings.
Open Update & Security.
Press Get started below the Go back to the previous version of Windows 10. A window will appear, and may take time to load**.**
Select For another reason, and then click Next.
Click No, thanks >> Next >> Next >> Go back to earlier build. The process may take time to finish**.**
See if the "Kmode_Exception_Not_Handled BSOD error" vanish.
“Kmode_Exception_Not_Handled Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error” could also be due to failing hardware in your system unit. To confirm, make sure you have installed the correct driver because it could be a driver issue only. Then, remove all USB devices connected to your PC, including the graphics card, LAN card, WiFi adaptor, printer, and recently installed hardware.
If the issue persists, check each hardware on your PC. Before doing a test, make you have cleaned your hardware, reconnect and check all cables for burn, and reset the BIOS (see steps below).
To reset BIOS
After resetting the BIOS, test your hardware one by one. See some hardware test below.
Check the Fan
Test RAM/ Memory
To test your RAM/ Memory, see this link here.
Test Hard Disk Drive
Remove the Graphics card
Remove the graphics then run the PC. If no error was found while the graphics card is detached, the graphics card might be faulty. While the graphics card is detached, remove the graphics driver, reconnect the graphics card and then install the driver again.
If the error still persists, connect the graphics card to another PCI-E slot. If an error appears, warranty the graphics card. If the error disappears, the motherboard 1st PCI-E slot might have a problem.
If the cause of “Kmode_Exception_Not_Handled Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error” could not be determined. Try restoring Windows 8 or 10 to its default settings using the video in solution 1.
YouTube video tutorials are provided below;