If your Nvidia game play is being interrupted by a frozen screen, a black screen, or a blue screen of death with an Nvlddmkm.sys error message, try not to panic. This article will teach you how to fix this error message by creating a new file instance that can help your system get back on track.
Fix Nvidia Nvlddmkm.sys Error Message
Go to your NVIDIA folder (located in C:\NVIDIA
), and look for the file named nvlddmkm.sy
Next, copy the file at the root of C:
. In most cases, this file name is C:\nvlddmkm.sy_
Now, head to the system folder that houses your drivers (in many cases, this is C:\Windows\System32\drivers\
Locate the nvlddmkm.sys
file, and rename it as nvlddmkm.sys.old
Now, open the command prompt by pressing the Windows
key + R
and typing cmd
, followed by the Enter
key. Then, type expand.exe nvlddmkm.sy_ nvlddmkm.sys
, and press Enter
This command will allow you to unzip the nvlddmkm.sys
file (which was previously saved at the root of C:
) and create a new file instance.
Copy the new file to C:\WindowsSystem\32drivers
, and then restart your PC to let the changes take effect.
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