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How to Fix Nvidia kernel Mode Driver has Stopped Responding?

by Alexa Is McAfee Cloud

Even if you are not a gamer, you must have heard the name Nvidia. It offers world-class graphics cards and is best-known in the gaming community. If you are facing an error stating Kernel Mode Driver has stopped responding, then you should give this blog a read. So, here are the steps to solve  Nvidia Kernel mode driver has stopped responding.


Install the Nvidia Drivers

In case you intend to install the Nvidia drivers, then go through the below-mentioned steps.

  • You should download the Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) on your system.

o If a situation goes wrong, make a restore point.

o When you don’t have any idea to make a restore point, check out the detailed guide.

  • You have to perform ‘Display Driver Uninstaller.exe.’

o This is favorable when the open in Safe Mode.

  • Go to the ‘Reboot to Safe mode’ and pursue the steps.
  • You should restart the system.
  • Navigate to the newest well-matched video drivers applicable and download it.
  • You have to install them by pursuing the on-screen steps.

Turn off Windows Visual Improvements

If you would like to turn off the Windows visual improvements, then abide by the given steps.

  • You should press the Win + R keys at once on your keyboard.
  • Thereafter, enter ‘sysdm.cpl’ and hit the Enter key.
  • It will launch ‘System Properties.’
  • Navigate to the Advanced button.
  • Beneath the Performance and choose the Settings option.
  • You should tick the circle near to Adjust for better performance.
  • Untick every sub-entries and tick these three entries once again:

o Smooth edges of screen fonts.

o Smooth-scroll list boxes.

o Use drop shadows for icon labels on the desktop.

  • You should click on the Apply option and then select OK.
  • Finally, reboot the system.

Set PhysX Setup

In case you intend to set the PhysX setup, then go through the below-mentioned steps.

  • Go to the blank area of the desktop and right-click on it.
  • You should go to the menu and choose the ‘Nvidia Control Panel.’
  • Then expand the 3D settings.
  • You have to choose ‘Set PhysX configuration.
  • Check out the drop-down of PhysX Settings.
  • You should modify Auto-select with the Graphics Card.
  • Finally, reboot the system.

Disable Vertical Sync

If you would like to disable vertical sync, then abide by the given steps.

  • Navigate to the blank area of the desktop and right-click on it.
  • Go to the menu and choose the ‘Nvidia Control Panel.’
  • You should expand the ‘Manage 3D settings’.
  • Check beneath the ‘I would like to use the following 3D settings’.
  • You have to locate the ‘Vertical sync settings’ option.
  • Select it and choose ‘Force Off’ or ‘Off.’
  • Now, reboot the system.

Registry Fix

In case you intend to registry fix, then go through the below-mentioned steps.

  • You should press Win + R key at once on your keyboard.
  • Enter ‘regedit’ and then hit the Enter key.

o It will launch ‘Registry Editor.’

  • Navigate to the pursuing Registry key: 

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlGraphicsDrivers

  • Go to the GraphicsDrivers and right-click on it.
  • Choose New then DWORD (32-bit) value.
  • Name the DWORD, TdrDelay.
  • You should adjust value to 8.
  • Now, select the OK button.
  • Finally, reboot the system.

Tweak Internet Explorer

If you would like to tweak internet explorer, then abide by the given steps.

  • You should open Internet Explorer on your system.
  • Then select the Settings option.
  • You have to choose Internet options.
  • Navigate to the Advanced button.
  • Tick the box of ‘Use software rendering instead of GPU.’
  • Now, select the Apply option.

Jaxson Harry is a Internet Security expert and has been working in the technology industry since 2002. As a technical expert, she has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as norton.com/setup.

Source: Nvidia kernel Mode Driver.


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