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Nvlddmkm.sys/dxgkrnl.sys/dxgmms1.sys Issues

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These issues are usually caused by damage and/or faulty nVidia drivers and DirectX components within Windows. Follow the instructions below to repair:


  1. Firstly you need to download a tool called “Driver Sweeper
  2. Download and install Driver Sweeper
  3. Download the latest version of the nVidia driver (but do not install yet) make sure you have the correct one for your OS and architecture (ie 32Bit or 64Bit).
  4. Click Start
  5. Click Control Panel
  6. Click Add/Remove Programs (or Uninstall a program)
  7. Select nVidia and Uninstall.
  8. Once uninstalled, reboot your computer into Safe Mode (Press F8 at Windows start-up to get to the Safe Mode)
  9. Run run Driver Sweeper (which should be located Start, Programs, Driver Sweeper)
  10. You should have a list with checkboxes in front of you ignore the rest and check NVIDIA Display.
  11. Click Clean
  12. Restart your computer (in Normal Mode)
  13. Now install the nVidia drivers
  14. Restart and you should be good-to-go!


If the above does not work, then you need to update DirectX and/or run a RAM scan.