This article will show you how to fix the display driver nvlddkm stopped responding and has successfully recovered in Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP when playing games or just working on your computer in general. This issue can be caused by many things such as outdated drivers, corrupt registry entries, faulty hardware and more.
What is Nvlddmkm?
It’s a part of the nVidia graphics driver, responsible for displaying output to the monitor. It is sometimes also referred to as “Display Driver Windows Kernel Mode”, which would make more sense.
How do you fix display driver Nvlddmkm stopped responding and has successfully recovered?
Fixing the Nvlddmkm Error:
Method 1: Run a Repair Install and Reinstall your graphics drivers. The repair install will replace any files that may be corrupt and fix many common Windows problems such as this one. If you have recently uninstalled your graphics driver, now would be the perfect time to reinstall it back.
Method 2: Update your Graphics Driver.
Method 3: This is a little bit tricky, but if you have a second computer running the same version of Windows, you can copy all video drivers from that machine and just use it to update the driver in your computer. In this way, you don’t need to download any graphics driver from internet and save you time.
Method 4: Update your BIOS and Chipset Drivers.
Last method, if nothing above fix the issue, you may need to run a chkdsk /r command to check disk errors in Windows 7/8/10. This will help you to make sure that there are no bad sectors on your hard drive.
To get more detailed information about the Nvlddmkm Error, please refer to this helpful post on Microsoft Answers.
If you are not satisfied with above methods (solution), you may also like to try Driver Reviver which is an easy-to-use driver updater tool that provides you with free scan and update for your drivers.
The reasons of display driver keep stopping and recovering
nvlddmkm stopped responding and has recovered may include:
1.Corrupt or outdated drivers;
2.Faulty GPU/Display driver hardware;
3.Insufficient video memory size for high resolution system desktop, too many applications running at the same time will cause crash display driver,.etc…
4.Check if the issue is caused by game itself. Some old games may not play nicely with Windows 10 or new graphics driver, etc…