Re: Display Driver nvlddmkm stopped responding -- FIX--
Try it in safe mode anyway. There might have been corruption of the file...
> On Mar 4, 10:31 am, Dwain <D...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> > I have found and fixed the problem today. This is what appears to happen.
> > during the installation of the most current drivers 100.65Vista, an OLD filenvlddmkm.sys is copied into windows/system32/drivers and not the current one
> > in the install. As a result the new drivers are attempting to access a file
> > dated 11/2006 instead of 2/2007 ver 7.15.11.0065 which is in the newest WHQL
> > driver ver 100.65vista32.
> > Fix: Go to windows/system32/drivers and renamenvlddmkm.sys tonvlddmkm.sys.old. Go to the nvidia directory and find the filenvlddmkm.sy_
> > and copy it to windows/system32. Using the cmd window (DOS box) type
> > EXPAND.EXEnvlddmkm.sy_nvlddmkm.sys. When the expansion is complete, copy
> > the newnvlddmkm.sys to windows/system32/drivers and restart the computer.
> > Your computer should now work properly.
> > You will notice that any uninstall and reinstall of nvidia drivers will not
> > remove the oldnvlddmkm.sys file and will not overwrite it with the newer
> > version. You have to do it manually. I do not know why this happens but who
> > cares as long it is fixed.
> > Good luck...
> This doesnt appear to be the case on my system. I checked the version
> of windows/system32/nvlddmkm.sys and it is 7.15.11.0065 and I am still
> getting the same message