How to Fix a Kmode Exception Not Handled Error in Windows

You can normally fix a kmode_exception_not_handled error by disabling Fast Startup. If you can identify the hardware causing the error, updating its drivers may be a more permanent fix. If you keep getting the kmode exception BSOD, test your RAM for problems.

Seeing a BSOD (Blue Screen Of Death) when starting or using Windows is never fun. Fortunately, not all BSODs are a disaster. Many, including the Kmode Exception Not Handled error, are easy to fix.

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What Is hiberfil.sys and How Do I Delete It?

Windows stores information about your PC’s current state in hiberfil.sys when you put your PC into hibernation mode. You can delete Hiberfil.sys by disabling hibernation mode. Run Command Prompt as an Administrator and enter “powercfg -h off” into the window to disable hibernation mode and delete hiberfil.sys.

You’re likely reading this because you noticed a gigantic hiberfil.sys file sitting on your system drive and you’re wondering if you can get rid of it to free up some space.

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How to Open a DMG File in Windows

Use 7-Zip to open or extract DMG files on Windows. You may need to set DMGs to “Open With” 7-Zip from the right-click context menu. You can also use DMG Extractor to open and extract DMG files instead.

Whether you are an avid Mac programmer using a Windows PC, or you just found a DMG file on your Windows machine, it can be useful to know what it is and how to open it.

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How to Compress and Extract Files Using the tar Command on Linux

The tar command on Linux is often used to create .tar.gz or .tgz archive files, also called “tarballs.” This command has a large number of options, but you just need to remember a few letters to quickly create archives with tar. The tar command can extract the resulting archives, too.

The GNU tar command included with Linux distributions has integrated compression. It can create a .tar archive and then compress it with gzip or bzip2 compression in a single command. That’s why the resulting file is a .tar.gz file or .tar.bz2 file.

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