If at any point in life, you’ve faced a sudden freeze of a blue screen, then it is known as SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION error. The cause of this issue triggers when there is an issue with the incompatibility. Well, this error code does leave a clue behind. And that is the name of the file being the same as the error code statement. So when the blue screen of death shows you the error code, you can use that to your advantage and get started with resolving the system service exception error!


There are several possibilities that add up to the system service exception windows 10 error. Here’s’ a few listed below!

  1. If the system has a virus, malware or malicious files in it. 
  2. So, if the system files in the Windows OS is corrupted or damaged. 
  3. If the drivers of the Windows OS are not up to date or has compatibility issues. 
  4. Lastly, if the system has not been updated to its latest version. 

Now that you have an idea of what could possibly trigger the system_service_exception error, begin resolving it. 

Here’s How You Can Resolve The SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION Error!

Without any further adieu, let’s get started with the solutions for Windows 10 system service exception!

1. Turn Off Webcam 

Webcam often triggers stop code system service exception even though it is a built-in component of the system. Here’s how you can turn it off;

Go to “Start” and then search for “Device Manager” in the search section. You can also use the “Windows’ and the “X” key to launch it. Then, among the list of all the devices that are connected., choose the “Webcam”. After that, right-click on it and then select the option called “Disable”. 

2. Disable Antivirus

Some antiviruses have certain protocols that may come in conflict with the system configuration. As a result, you may face the error. For that, it is advisable to disable it for a period of time to see if it’s the antivirus that is the problem. 

Go to “Start” and then go to “Settings”. From there, go to “Programs & Features”. Then, from the list of programs, right-click on it and then choose the “Uninstall” option. 

Then exit the box and restart the system. By now, the error should be resolved. But if it doesn’t go to the next method. 

3. Repair Corrupted Files 

If there are corrupted system files in the Windows OS, then it is advisable to repair them sing eh system file checker. It is an inbuilt component that repairs files that are corrupted. And here’s how to do it:

Go to the “Start” section and then search for “Command Prompt’ in the search box. Then, right-click on the result and choose the option called “Run As Administrator”. 

When Command Prompt opens, type the following command ta the cursor:


Then hit the “Enter” button. Now, this command will be executed and the system will start to repair any corrupted files if found. Keep in mind that remain seated until the process is finished as any interruption would stop the repairing process. 

Once the process is over, restart the system and you should be good to go. 

4. Update Windows OS

If the system is not updated to its latest version, then now is the time to do so. Check if there are any windows update available or not. If not, then the system is already up to date, but if there is, install the update right away. 

Moreover, if there is an issue with the configuration mismatch then upgrading it would enhance the system performance as well as resolve the conflicting issues. 


CHDSK is another built-in function that has more or less the same function as the System File Checker scan. It checks if there is an issue with system files or its settings. Here’s how to do it: 

Go to the “Start” section and then from the search box, search for Command Prompt. Right-click on it and select the option called “Run as Administrator”. Or you can also call it using the “Windows” and the “X” key. Once you’re in Command Prompt, type the following command at the cursor:


And then hit the “Enter” button. The command will scan for any underlying issues with the system files and settings. 

6. Upgrade System Drivers

If there is any issue with the configuration or compatibility, updating the drivers would solve the problem. So, to do so, follow these steps:

Go to the “Start” section. Then from the search bar, write “Device Manager”. Click on the result. In the following window of Device Manager, go through the list of devices. Check if there is any error sign in those devices. If there are none, then all the drivers are up to date. 

If you spot a yellow symbol of alert on any driver, right-click on it. Then select the option called “Update Driver”. Now, in the following window, selects the option called Search Automatically for Updated Driver Software. Then the updating process will begin. 

After it is done, restart the system. Now check if you get the SYTEM_SERVICE_EXECPTION error or not. 

7. Reset Windows OS

Here’s one last thing you can try doing. And that is to reset the Windows from scratch. Why this must be one of the effective solutions is because by resetting the system, all the system files will be replaced with the new and default files and settings. 

Additionally, the SYTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION error will also be resolved. So do the following steps to reset the system. 

Select the “Start” button and then from there, search for “Settings’. Click on the result. Once you’re in there, go to the option called “Update & Security”. After that select the option called “Recovery”. 

Now select the option called “Reset this PC”. From there, click on the option called “Get Started”. Make sure that you’ve backed up all the personal data before going through the reset step. For that, select the option called “Keep my files”. 

Or if you want to start afresh, select the option called “Remove Everything”. 


Follow the above-mentioned steps to resolve the issue. For more help, you can refer to the support team.