SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION Stop Error on Windows 10 (ks.sys)

Stuck with a blue screen with the huge sad smiley face, which is probably what you are feeling right now. This blue is screen is every Windows user’s nightmare and we call it The Blue Screen of Death. And if you see system service exception Windows 10 error on the screen, these methods will surely help you fix it!

The system_service_exception Windows 10 can occur due to many reasons. These can be an outdated driver or an incompatible software. The good thing with this kind of error that we don’t need to scan for various issues as it already contains the name of the file that caused the error in its name.

How to fix SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION Stop Error on Windows 10

So, let’s see how we can fix the Windows 10 system service exception error.

Your webcam can be a problem

If you see system_service_exception (ks.sys) error on the screen, you should consider disabling your webcam and check if the problem is still there. Sometimes these hard wares can also cause the system_service_exception error on Windows the 10.

You can disable your webcam by the following steps

  1. Press Windows+R key and choose Device Manager from the list.
  2. Scroll down in the Device Manager window to find your Webcam.
  3. Right-click and select disable.

This should fix the system_service_exception error for you but if it doesn’t, go on to try the next one

Uninstall MacAfee, BitDefender or Cisco VPN and Virtual Clone

Many users have reported anti-virus software causing system_service_exception error in Windows 10. So, if you notice system_service_exception(ks.sys) error, try uninstalling anti-virus software on your system specially if you are using MacAfee, BitDefender or Cisco VPN.

Also, the Virtual CloneDrive can also cause this type of error on Windows 10. So, if you have Virtual clone Drive on you system, uninstall it right away to fix this error.

Try uninstalling Asus GameFirst Service

If you get system_service_exception (ntfs.sys) error on the screen, this may be due to Asus GameFirst Tool, so try uninstalling it. Many users facing the same problem have reported that Asus GameFirst Tool was causing the error.

Xsplit and MSI Live to be removed

If you get the Windows 10 system_service_exception error while you are playing games on your system, you should consider unistalling or updating software like Xsplit and MSI Live. These softwares use drivers which can cause system_service_exception error in Windows 10. So, it’s better you remove them as well.

Windows Update

If the problem still persists, you should try updating your Windows so you can get the latest Service packs with bug fix for Windows 10. If your Windows is not updated automatically, you can check for updates in the Windows Update section.

You can access it by going to Control Panel and selecting System. Choose Windows Update, go to settings and click on Check for updates

Update Graphics driver

As said earlier, system_service_exception Windows 10 error can be caused by outdated or incompatible driver. Your Graphics Driver can be one of them. To update your Graphics Driver do the following:

  1. Go to device Manager and select Display adapters from there.
  2. Expand it to find you Graphics Card Driver and select Properties.
  3. In the pop-up Window, go to the Driver Tab and click on Update Driver.
  4. Windows will automatically search for updated driver software. You can choose it from your PV as well.
  5. Once the driver is updated, you shouldn’t have the system_service_exception error anymore

So, these were all possible ways in which you can fix the system_service_exception error in Windows 10. We hope this helped and you are no longer facing the problem. But don’t worry if the problem is still there, write to us and we will help you with it personally. Do let us know in comments your questions, suggestions or if you can anything to add! Stay tuned for more.