There are many Blue Screen of Death errors when you running Windows 10 system such as VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE, UNEXCEPTED_STORE_EXCEPTION, DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE, etc. Here talking about another one: KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED BSOD on Windows 10.
What does KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED mean? It is a Windows-based operating system error and indicates the error handler cannot catch the exception generated by a kernel-mode program. When you see this error, there are some codes you will see such as 0x0000001E, ntfs.sys, classpnp.sys, etc.
Solution 1: Blue Screen of Death TroubleShooter
When the blue screen of death occurs, you can use the Blue screen troubleshooter tool to scan and identify it and then to fix it. It is Windows tool to help you fix the general BSOD errors. If the Blue screen of death occurs over and over again before the login window, you need to enter the safe mode to use this software.
1. Follow this path: Start Menu > Settings > Update & Security > Troubleshoot.
2. Find the Blue Screen and click Run the Troubleshooter to scan blue screen error.
3. Windows will detect the unexpected restart error and fix it automatically.
You can use blue screen troubleshooter to fix all the basic BSOD error at first, if the error cannot be solved, you can try other ways.
Solution 2: Turn Off Fast Startup for Windows 10
If the KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLAD appears, you can try to switch off the fast startup when Windows reboot. Here is the solution. If you can enter the system, follow the next steps. But if you cannot, enter the safe mode and then to do it.
1. Type power in search box to open Power & Sleep.
2. In power & sleep settings, click Addition power settings.
3. In the left side, click Choose what the power buttons do.
4. In window, click Change settings that are currently unavailable.
Then you will find the shutdown settings can set now.
5. Uncheck Turn on fast startup(recommended).
After restart computer, your screen will changes normal and the KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED error will not in a loop status.
Solution 3: Uninstall and Reinstall the problem Drivers
If there are some faulty hardware drivers or unknown devices in device manager, it could lead to this problem. So try to uninstall and reinstall the problem drivers to resolve it.
Entering device manager to find out faulty drivers or recently updated drivers, and uninstall at first. In some cases, the network adapter (the error code is netio.sys) or Realtek HD audio adapter can cause the problem.
After that goes to the official site to download the driver and install them manually.
You can also use Driver Doctor to fix the problem drivers and find drivers for unknown devices.
Solution 4: Remove Problematic Programs
The KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED can be caused by the problematic programs. So if this happened after you installed a program, goes to Control Panel > Programs and Features > problematic program > Uninstall/Change to remove it.
For the known program, the McAfee antivirus is reported may cause this error. Uninstalling this program and install a new one to see if this problem solved.
Solution 5: Test Your RAM
Sometimes the faulty RAM may also cause KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED. So you can check the RAM to resolve it.
Before you run the Windows Memory Diagnostic, you should to close all the programs at first.
1. Type Memory in the search box, and click Windows Memory Diagnostic to run it.
2. Click Restart now and check for problems (recommended).
3. After that, your computer will reboot and check the RAM.
So far, should have solved the KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED error now.