How many times has it happened that you were working on your computer and suddenly got a pop up notification saying “System Thread Exception Not Handled” error in your Windows 10? I am sure you have seen this more than once and you have no idea what it means and why it is bothering you.
Well, you have landed at the right place because we are going to tell you all about this error and how you can fix it as well.
One of the reasons for this error is the old drivers of your computer, the drivers might be outdated or incompatible. Sometimes it is difficult to identify which driver is causing the problem, which means it would be difficult to fix the error as well. Although it may be difficult but not impossible. So here we are with a bunch of solutions that can help you to fix the System Thread Exception Not Handled Error in Windows 10.
Let’s have a look at the following list of solutions that might work for you.

How To Fix System Thread Exception Not Handled Error In Windows 10

1. Boot Into Safe Mode

One of the first things that you should do to handle this error in Windows 10 would be to boot your computer into safe mode.
You can boot your computer into Safe Mode from different ways, have a look.
Boot Into Safe Mode Via Settings:
  • Click on the start button and then select settings
  • Navigate to Update and Security then Click on Recovery
  • Go to Advanced Startup and then  select Restart Now
  • When your PC starts, you will see the Choose an Option screen
  • Now tlfo to Troubleshoot>Advanced Options>Startup Settings and then click on Restart
  • Now that you PC is rebooted you should press F5 to boot your computer in Safe Mode with Networking
Via Sign In Screen:
  • Simply hold down Shift and Select the Power button followed by Start
  • Now follow the last 3 steps of the above solution for booting into Safe Mode Via Settings
Via a Blank Screen:
If you are not able to reach the Sign in Screen then you should follow these steps:
  • Hold on the Power button for 10 Seconds to Switch Off
  • Press the Power Button again to boot it
  • As soon as your PC starts i.e, the logo appears, press the power button again for 10 seconds
  • Now press the power button again for 10 seconds to start your device
  • Now your Windows would boot into Windows Recovery Environment
  • When your PC starts, you will see the Choose an Option screen
  • Now tlfo to Troubleshoot>Advanced Options>Startup Settings and then click on Restart
  • Now that you PC is rebooted you should press F5 to boot your computer in Safe Mode with Networking

2. Find Which Driver is Responsible

One of the most common reasons for this error is an outdated driver, so to fix that, you may need to find which driver is actually responsible for this error.
To find the responsible driver, just follow these steps:
  • Press Windows Key+R, this will open the Run dialogue box, type eventvwr in it.
  • Navigate to the Windows Logs menu and expand it and then Select System
  • Find the Log named, system_thread_exception_not_handled and click on it
  • This will tell you with driver is causing it

3. Rollback or Update Drivers

If you have found out which driver is causing the System Thread Exception Not Handled Error, you will need to update or reinstall the respective driver.
This would fix the problem and especially when the driver is not updated for a long time. And if you have recently updated the same driver, you might need to rollback or reinstall the driver updates.
To update the drivers on Windows 10:
  • Press Windows+R key and type devmgmt.msc to open the driver manager
  • Navigate the associated device and expand the menu.
  • Right click on the driver and click Update driver
  • Click on Search automatically for updated driver software in the dialog box
  • Windows would automatically search for the updates and install them
To Rollback Driver on Windows 10
  • Open Device Manager and Navigate to the driver in questions
  • Expand the menu and right click on the driver
  • Select Properties
  • Under the Driver tab, click on Rollback Driver
  • Windows would automatically Rollback to the last available version of the driver

4. Rename the Faulty File

If there is any file associated with the System Thread Exception Not Handled, then you should rename it. This will make Windows create a new copy and reinstall it. Driver Files are located at C:\Windows\System 32\driver
  • Open file explorer and go to C:\Windows\System 32\driver
  • Look for the affected driver
  • Click on it and press F2
  • Replace the filename extension with .old
  • Press Enter and Restart your computer

5. Use SFC and DISM to Repair System File

SFC and DISM are some of the most powerful tools in Windows which can solve any system related problem in your computer. And they are also very simple to use, have a look at the following steps.
How to Use DISM
  • Run Command Prompt as administrator
  • In the console, type, DISM/Online/Cleanup-Image/ScanHealth and hit enter
  • Once the Scanning in finished then type DISM/Online/Cleanup-Image/RestoreHealth
  • Windows will repair the problems that were found during the scan
How to use SFC
  • In the Start menu search bar, type cmd and then right click on Command Prompt and run it as administrator
  • In the console, enter sfc/scannow
  • Wait till Windows scan and Replace corrupt system file

6. Use System Restore to Restore Your PC

If the error is still not resolved, you may want to try System Restore. This will restores Windows to an earlier state, here is how you can do it:
  • Type Control Panel in the Start Menu and open it
  • Enter Recovery and open it from the results
  • Now select the Open System Restore
  • Click on Next and select a restore point from the list
  • Select Finish

Conclusion

Here we have listed all the ways that can help you to fix the System Thread Exception Not Handled Error in Windows 10. These are pretty easy ways to fix the issue and we hope you won’t have any difficulty in fixing the issue.