Getting SYSTEM SERVICE EXCEPTION blue-screen error on Windows 10? SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION bug check error code of “0x0000003B” usually occur in cases of excessive paged pool usage Or due to user-mode graphics drivers crossing over and passing bad data to the kernel code. In simple words, your Windows installation and your drivers are incompatible with each other. That results

Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart. We are just collecting some error info, and then you can restart’. If you’d like to know more, you can search online later for this error: SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION’.

Windows 10 System Service Exception BSOD error
Windows 10 System Service Exception BSOD error



Basically, windows 10 blue screen mostly occur due to the corrupt, outdated or malfunctioned drivers. And for SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION Display driver ( Graphics ) is the most common. Sometimes this error is also caused due to bad memory module, incorrect Registry configuration, Corrupted system files, Disk drive failure etc. Whatever the reason, here some solution you may apply to fix SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION blue screen on windows 10/8.1.

Fix System Service Exception BSOD

First of all disconnect external USB devices and start windows normally to check and make sure device driver confliction not causing the issue. Also if Due to this  SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION BSOD windows frequently restarts, Didn’t allow to perform any troubleshooting steps? Then boot into safe mode where windows start with minimum system requirements and allow to apply solutions below.

Temporarily disable your antivirus program,

Open the command prompt as administrator,

Type command chdkdsk C: /f /r to Check and fix Disk Drive Errors.

Also Run DISM command with sfc utility to repair system image and restore corrupted, missing system files.

To do this Again open command prompt with admin privileges And perform DISM restore health command.

dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

DISM restore health system
DISM restore health system

Wait until 100% complete the scanning process after that type sfc /scannow and enter to Run the system file checker utility. That scan for missing corrupted system files, if found any the SFC utility automatically restore them from a special folder located on  %WinDir%\System32\dllcache. Wait until 100% complete the scanning process after that restart windows and check there is no more BSOD on your system.

Update Device driver

As discussed windows 10 blue screen error mostly occurs due to corrupt, outdated or malfunctioned device drivers. We recommend to check and install the latest driver on your system.

  • Open device manager from the control panel. Just go to Control Panel > Hardware and Sound and open Device Manager.
  • In device manager find any drivers’ name with the yellow sign.
  • If you see any driver with the yellow sign from the list, just uninstall it and install it again with the latest driver software.
  • Or visit your Device manufacturer website ( if you are laptop users then visit HP, Dell, ASUS, Lenovo for Desktop user visit motherboard manufacturer website).
  • Download and install the latest driver on your system.

Reinstall Display Driver

If the System Service Exception error occurs when you are playing games or when you wake up the PC from the sleep, then it could be a video card driver issue. What you can do here is update your video card driver to the latest available one.




I suggest you to Uninstall and update the display driver

  1. Press Windows key + X key when you are at desktop.
  2. Select Device Manager.
  3. Expand the Display Adapter.
  4. Right click on the Display Adapter and click on Uninstall.
  5. Restart the computer.
  6. Do the same as above steps, right click on the Display Adapter and click on Update Driver Software.
  7. Or download and install the latest driver from the manufacturer website.
search automatically for updated driver software
search automatically for updated driver software

Run Windows Memory Diagnostic

Also, Run the Memory Diagnostic tool to check for memory module malfunction. To do this

Type memory in the Windows search bar and select “Windows Memory Diagnostic.“

In the set of options displayed select “Restart now and check for problems.“

Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool
Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool

After which Windows will restart to check for possible RAM errors and if found any this will display the possible reasons as for why you get the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error message. Reboot your PC and check if the problem is resolved or not.

Also, Uninstall Recently Installed Programs or Update from control panel -> programs and feature.

Run the BSOD troubleshooter from Settings -> Update & security -> troubleshoot -> Blue Screen and run the troubleshooter.

Install third-party system optimizer like Ccleaner to remove system junk, cache, memory dump files and repair corrupted registry errors.

Did these solutions help to fix System Service Exception BSOD error? let us know on comments below Also Read Fix system and compressed memory high disk usage on windows 10.