How to Fix System Thread Exception Not Handled Error in Windows 10

When you use the Windows operating system, there are several issues & errors you face. System Thread Exception Not Handled is one of them. It may occur due to several faulty files like nvlddmkm.sys, CMUDA.sys, atikmdag.sys, nwifi.sys & many more. When the error message shows up, it means your computer is already shut down & a restart is required.

Sometimes, this issue is fixed automatically and reboot the windows and then open normally. But it is a rare case because most of the time when it happens, you must have to fix it manually. We will show how to fix “System Thread Exception Not Handled Error in Windows 10 step by step in this context. So let’s have a look & follow our instructions.

How to Fix ‘System Thread Exception Not Handled’ Error in Windows 10

As we said earlier, System Thread Exception Not Handled Error occurs for faulty files. Graphics cards outdated, damaged hard drives, and corrupted drivers can be the other reasons behind it. We have found some proper way to fix it. Here we’ll point these ways individually.

System Thread Exception Not Handled

Find out which Driver is Faulty

If you face the system error problem, first you have to find out the faulty drivers. Here we’ll illustrate the way to look for wrong drivers using a driver agent. Driver agent is a third-party tool that can quickly identify which driver is good & which one is wrong.

  • First, download the Driver Agent software from its official or other sites.

download the Driver Agent software from its official or other sites

  • Run the downloaded driver agent setup file & install it on your Windows (OS)

Run the downloaded driver agent setup file & install it on your Windows (OS)

  • After successfully installing, open the software on your Windows. It will locate all drivers of a system & then open the list on a browser.

open the software on your Windows

  • You will see a green sign if the drive is good. If the driver is bad, it will show a red alert. Click on the red sign option & update it.

You will see a green sign if the drive is good. If the driver is bad, it will show a red alert. Click on the red sign option & update it

Update, Roll Back or Reinstall your Drivers

This process is practiced only when the computer boots into safe mode or Windows. It is utilized to fix drivers’ incompatibility.

Step 1:

First, open the device manager. To open it, press the windows+X key and then select “device manager” from the menu bar.

press on the “Windows+X” key & go to “Device manager,” & press on “display adapter options

Step 2:

Press on the disk drives option & then right-click on the drivers. You will see an interface like this. Now press on the “update driver” option.

how to update driver from device manager

Roll Back Drivers

To roll back the drivers you can follow the below steps and fix the problem.

Step 1:

Open the device manager by clicking on “Windows+x.” Now select the drivers & click on the right button.

Open the device manager by clicking on “Windows+x.”

Step 2:

Press on the properties option and select Roll Back Drivers, then press ok.

Press on the properties option and select Roll Back Drivers, then press ok.

Reinstall

By following the steps below it will be easy to reinstall the drive and fix the system thread problem.

Step 1:

First, uninstall the drive from the device manager. Follow the instructions as we marked in the image below.

how to uninstall the drive from the device manager

Step 2:

After uninstalling the drivers, find the drivers on its manufacturer’s website & install them again.

Rename The Faulty Driver

If you face the System Thread Exception Not Handled Error, you can fix it by changing the driver name. The process has been illustrated below.

Step 1:

Search command prompt in the computer search bar.

Search command prompt in the computer search bar.

Step 2:

Write into the command prompt box. Type  c: windows\system32>drivers & hit enter.

Write into the command prompt box. Type c windowssystem32drivers & hit enter.

Step 3:

Now write c: windows\system32>ren FILENAME.sys FILENAME.old (replace files name with your Windows faulty driver)

Now write c windows system32 ren FILENAME.sys FILENAME.old

Step 4:

Now type c: windows\system32>exit to close the command prompt box & restart your system. “System thread exception not handled error” message won’t show again.

Repair Your System Files

If you think the system thread error occurs due to interrupted files, you can repair them by following the process.

Step 1:

First press the Windows+X key  & then select “command prompt admin”. Now type “c:windows\system\32>sfc /scannow” and press enter.

press the Windows+X key & then select “command prompt admin”. Now type “cwindowssystem32sfc scannow” and press enter

Step 2:

If the issue continues after running SFC, run the  DIMS command to fix the SFC issue. Open command prompt admin and type c:windows\system32>DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /restorehealth & press enter.

type c windows system32 DISM Online Cleanup-Image restore health & press enter

Step 3:

Now restart your PC & then run the SFC command successfully. We hope your corrupted system file will be repaired.

Restore Your PC to an Earlier Version

You can stop getting system thread error messages by restoring your PC to an earlier version. Here is the procedure of the PC to a previous version.

Step 1:

Press the “Windows key”, search  “Create a restore point,” and tap Enter.

Press the “Windows key”, search “Create a restore point,” and tap Enter.

Step 2:

Now go to the “system protection”  & press on the “system restore.”

Now go to the “system protection” & press on the “system restore.”

Step 3:

After processing has finished, click the “next” button. Wait for a moment and click the “close” option when it is restored successfully.

click the “next” button. Wait for a moment and click the “close” option when it is restored successfully

Install the Latest Graphics Drivers

To install the latest graphics drivers, follow the procedure we mentioned below.

Step 1:

First, press on the “Windows+X”  key & go to “Device manager,” & press on “display adapter options.”

open the device manager by clicking the Windows+X key. Then select the Display Adapter

Step 2:

Now press on the right button and choose the “Properties” option. From the top menu, press “Driver” and then click on the “Update Driver” option & press “Ok.”

Now press on the right button and choose the “Properties” option. From the top menu, press “Driver” and then click on the “Update Driver” option & press “Ok.”

Disable Third-party Antivirus

You can easily disable third-party antivirus, after following the below steps thoroughly.

Step 1:

Press the “Windows key” button from your keyboard and then write “Windows Security.” on the windows search bar.

Disable third-party antivirus

Step 2:

Tap “Enter” on the keyboard, select “Virus & Threat Protection,” and click the “Manage Setting” option below.

Tap “Enter” on the keyboard, select “Virus & Threat Protection,” and click the “Manage Setting” option below.

Step 3:

Click on the flip switch under “Real-Time Protection & Turn It Off.

Click on the flip switch under “Real-Time Protection & Turn It Off.

Use SFC Command Line

The steps below through the SFC command line will help you to fix the system thread problem very smoothly.

Step 1:

First, you have to run the “command prompt admin” by pressing the “Windows+x key” from the keyboard.

run the “command prompt admin” by pressing the “Windows+x key” from the keyboard

Step 2:

Now type “c:Windows\system32>sfc scannow” & press. Wait until the verification is complete.

type “c Windows system32 sfc scan now” & press

Start Windows in Safe Mode

Another easy way to fix the problem is to start your windows with safe mode. Read the steps below to learn more.

Step 1:

Select “Power and Restart” from the “Start Menu” and then press and hold the “Shift” key.

Step 2:

After showing “choose an option”select troubleshoot>advanced options>startup setting >restart.

choose an option”select troubleshoot choose advanced options choose startup setting restart. restart to change windows options

Step 3:

Now press F4 to start your PC in safe mode.

Uninstall Display Drivers

This method is also effective to fix your problem. You can follow the steps and fix the problem.

Step 1:

First, open the device manager by clicking the Windows+X key. Then select the Display Adapter & double click on it.

open the device manager by clicking the Windows+X key. Then select the Display Adapter

Step 2:

Keep the mouse cursor on your graphics card option & double-click on the left button.

Now select “Driver” & then the “Uninstall Driver option. Now press “Ok.”

how to Uninstall Driver process

Other Windows Errors: That You May Face

We have illustrated how you can resolve system thread exceptions not handled errors in the above. But you may face other issues as well such as Error Code 0x80072f8f, thread stuck in device drivers, and more. 0x80072f8f errors generally happen due to wrong time and date setting along with SSL certificate errors. In contrast, due to video card damage or faulty drivers are the main reasons behind thread stuck in device driver issues.

However, To fix those errors on your Windows, you can check the link we have provided where the fixing procedures of those have been explained elaborately.

Final Words

In the above, we have pointed up a solution for System Thread Exception Not Handled Error in Windows 10. Twelve different methods we have conferred throughout the context that all are tried and tested methods that you can execute without confronting difficulties. Hopefully, one of these methods will be able to restore your computer. However, even then if you face any issues while solving this error, let us know in our comment section.

Hello! This is Denny Davis. I’m a software engineer, specialized in windows and android platforms. The “Fixing Advice” is the site that I specially designed to solve your android and windows related technical problems.

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