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X1 Extreme Gen1 BSOD Blue Screen nvlddmkm.sys in Chrome Win 10 1809 and 1903 using secondary display

Q: X1 Extreme Gen1 BSOD Blue Screen nvlddmkm.sys in Chrome Win 10 1809 and 1903 using secondary display

My normal set up is running 2 external monitors via a lenovo dock model 40ac0135us. Therefore, the nvidia GPU is in play. My x1e configuration is the 4k native LCD, 32gb RAM, 1TB SSD + 2TB Secondary SSD. I've been getting blue screen crashes consistently going to certain web pages with Opera or the latest Chrome.Specifically, going to this site and clicking an article like the following:https://abc7news.com/weather/tens-of-thousands-left-without-power-as-pg-e-begins-planned-power-outag...Give it a few seconds, up to 10 or so sometimes. Also happens pretty consistently when browsing amazon prime video titles, not watching, just browsing the titles which is where I first encountered the blue screens of death (BSODs). Currently I'm running win 10 64bit version 1809 and have this happening. Over the prior weekend, to rule out any old issues on my install I did a complete fresh install on the second SSD with windows version 1903 from Microsoft via flash drive. Windows 10 automatically installed nvidia drivers 417.35 and all other drivers in the background. Device manager was eventually clean of any remaining unknowns. I then installed chrome which is version 77.0.3685.90. Not logged in to chrome, no extensions and hardware acceleration settings did not matter. It crashes with and without it on. Did a test in amazon prime and blue screen crash with stopcode SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED, what failed: nvlddmkm.sys. Installed lenovo vantage and allowed vantage to install the current nvidia driver 431.40. Still got intermittent crashes in prime video. Fast forward 3 days to Wednesday, I'm browsing news on the original 1809 installation and get the blue screen. So I went into the BIOS and selected the other bootable SSD and rebooted into 1903 and tested the linked page above on the abc7news.com site and reproduced the crash every time. I need to know if others have this or if I have a specific nvidia GPU hardware issue that I need to resolve in the next 17 days before my 1 year on-site warranty expires. Again, these crashes are when running on the secondary displays via the dock therefore the nvidia card is always used. I do not recall having this issue 6 months ago when I was on 1803 or 1709 and therefore running an older nvidia driver. I've also tried older nvidia drivers on 1809 without any help with avoiding the blue screens on these pages.

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Preferred Solution: X1 Extreme Gen1 BSOD Blue Screen nvlddmkm.sys in Chrome Win 10 1809 and 1903 using secondary display

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)


Hi, The Dell UP3218K 8K monitor uses TWO Displayport 1.4 cables to deliver its 8K 60Hz, using a technique called MST and DisplayID. The technique is described in this VESA document https://www.vesa.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Display-Summit-USA-2016-AMD-VESA-SAH_Final_r1.pdf at page 10. All of the X1 Extreme gen1's GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q's and gen2's GTX 1650 MaxQ and P1 gen1's Quadro P2000 and gen2's Quadro T2000, support this feature, even see here https://www.nvidia.com/en-sg/geforce/products/10series/compare/ for 1050 they say "Maximum Digital Resolution*: [email protected]" and "* 2 - 7680x4320 at 60 Hz RGB 8-bit with dual DisplayPort connectors". ALL these four Thinkpads have *TWO* displayports, each via the Thunderbolt, and therefore can drive one of these 8K displays by connecting the display to the TWO Thunderbolt-displayports, right?  (Either use an USBC-Displayport converter on each port, OR: Driving the display via both Thunderbolt ports can even be done concurrently with using a Thunderbolt expansion chassi on each of the two Thunderbolt connectors, where the Thunderbolt chassi has a Displayport passthrough slot, e.g. like the Akitio Node Pro has, see on back there https://www.akitio.com/expansion/node-pro there's Thunderbolt in, Thunderbolt out (= daisy chain), and Displayport out. The Thunderbolt cable will have the bandwidth for half-of-8K-60Hz and do Thunderbolt PCIe data at the same t... Read more

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Hi After update to Windows 10 1903, when opening the lid from a hibernated state, I just get a blank screen. I then have to press and hold the power key to turn off completely, then turn on again, and then only does it recover from hibernation correctly.

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My Ideapad 320 is still on windows 10 1803. Automatic updates keep installing for that version, but no sign of 1809 and now 1903. Will these machines ever get the latest updates? Or is it just wishfull thinking?

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Hi! I just received my brand new P52, and I had one unfortunate surprise: It had Windows 1903 instead of 1809. Can a specific version be requested when purchasing through an agent? In the mean time, how can I get a P52 recovery image with Windows 10 Pro 1809? I know I could reinstall from scratch and install the drivers myself, but can Lenovo provide one? The 3 other computers purchased are on 1809, and I want all the fleet to be on the same OS for support purposes. The P52 is my (the support tech) machine... Thanks,Martin

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Yesterday I've bought Sound Blaster X-Fi Extreme Audio card not knowing that it's actually an Audigy card.

And of course - when I try to watch any movie with 5.1 sound - there is an Blue Screen immediately - it says that file p17xfilt.sys is causing it.

Here is the link to error.

I've debugged the memory dump and here it is:

1: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

This is a very common bugcheck. Usually the exception address pinpoints
the driver/function that caused the problem. Always note this address
as well as the link date of the driver/image that contains this address.
Some common problems are exception code 0x80000003. This means a hard
coded breakpoint or assertion was hit, but this system was booted
/NODEBUG. This is not supposed to happen as developers should never have
hardcoded breakpoints in retail code, but ...
If this happens, make sure a debugger gets connected, and the
system is booted /DEBUG. This will let us see why this breakpoint is
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A:Blue Screen (BSOD) with SB X-Fi Extreme card

Check the last post in this THREAD for a possible solution.

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Got a sealed refurb from Lenovo, Thinkpad X1 Extreme 20MF000DUS.Updated everything from Lenovo + Windows (including BIOS to 1.18 )I have an external USB-C gen2 monitor (single cable for Video+power) Works absolutely great on older Yoga... On this X1 Extreme machine it would sometimes work, but 80% of the time would not. Monitor gets power, but no signal.It would also spit out error of USB device not recognized and this in device manager:Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)A USB port reset request failed. Also, sometimes it would show this in device manager under UCSI USB controller when monitor is plugged: Windows has stopped this device because it had reported problems (code 43) External USB-C hard drive works... on Thunderbolt. The long list of things I have tried to make monitor work:Uninstalling usb drivers / rebooting machine.Trying both Thunderbolt portsTrying a different cableRunning Vantage diagnosticManually installing latest chipset driverDisabling security for Thunderbolt in BIOSSetting a power plan for maximum performanceDisabling power savings in USB portsTalking to absolutely ridiculous Thinkpad for nearly 2 hours without even trying to troubleshoot my problem.  What I found a bit strange:There are no dedicated (separate) USB drivers on Lenovo support page for my laptop. The USB driver dates are 2006 in device manager... I do not believe there were any USB-C laptops 12 years ago... Ca... Read more

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hi, i've just bought adata m2 sx8200 2tb which i thought i could add my laptop storage drive with.. apparantely, this drive has chips on both sides.. making it not possible to be installed on my laptop (X1 extreme Gen1). so i  bought an ORICO M2 SSD enclosure for the drive. After being formatted, it works properly.. yet i noticed that if i leave my laptop for a while (say 10 minutes), the drive keeps disconnecting.. i tried the SSD drive (still using the enclosure) on other laptop (asus zenbook), it works just fine.. so i suppose the SSD and the enclosure works properly.. and the problem is on my laptop.. has anyone experienced this issue as well? i've tried to adjust the USB power management to "Always On", but it still happens..

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Hello, after having problems connecting the X1 Extreme notebook to the Thunderbolt 3 WorkStation Dock (230W) (didn't charge the notebook) and Lenovo not offering an acceptable solution I decided to use a EGPU (Razer Core X Chroma with Nvidia GTX 1070). Now I have the problem, that the notebook freezes when booting with connected egpu at the bios screen. The extern monitor is activated and becomes white. I have changed the thunderbolt activation settings in the bios without success. When connecting it after windows is booted the system is also freezed. This may be a windows/nvidia driver issue, but not the freeze at the bios screen.I have uninstalled the NVidia driver with DDU and installed the newest NVidia drivers. The notebook drivers are also up to date (checked via Vantage). I'm getting the egpu working most times by connecting it just at the end of the bios boot screen sequence. Nevertheless I would like to get the notebook finally working properly. Any ideas? Thanks.

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Hello Everyone, I have a Lenovo X1 Extreme Gen 1 (20MF Model) with 16 GB RAM and 512 SSD.I would like to add a second pair of each component, can anyone point me in the right direction? I'm going to ship the abroad.... so better get the right parts. I dont mind manufacturer as long as it is the best I can get at this time. Thanks! 

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Hi, My Trackpointer completely stops working afer the computer is turned on for about 20 minutes. The first 20-30 minutes it functions fine then it suddenly freezs and I have to reboot to get it working again. My Trackpad and any connected mouse works fine without any issues, it's only the pointer that freezes. All my drivers, Bios and Windows (10 Pro 64) are up to date. I have also tried uninstalling the device and reinstalling...nothing...still the same issue. Does anybody have the same problem and is there a solution? My Config is 4k Touch, 64GB RAM, 1Tb+ 512 SSD, Intel vpro  8750 Processor. Thanks. 

A:Thinkpad X1 Extreme (Gen1) Trackpoint Freezing issues

I have the same problem

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I have tried this update twice last year and now as recently as this week  in both instances i get the same result, the update finishes and after the last couple of reboots i start getting a blue screen and eventually y get the menu from where i can roll back to the previous windows version.  i have posponed feature updates for 200 days but now the system update screen is saying that i need to upgrade because Microsoft will be not providing support as of Nov of this year. below are  some of laptop details, like to know if this laptop is upgradable to this version, what can i do to make the upgrade suscefull, or how i can bypass 1809 and manually install the may 2019 upgrade, thanks for any help System ManufacturerLENOVOSystem Model80E5System TypeMobileMotherboard ManufacturerLENOVOMotherboard ProductLenovo G50-80BIOS VersionInsydeH2O Version 05.04.20B0CN95WWSMBIOS Version2.7

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Hello all, first post here so bear with me!

I was running my computer fine yesterday as I normally would. I was only on YouTube, and I left the room to go get a drink. When I was coming back up the stairs I heard the Vista startup noise. I instantly thought of Blue Screen because it has occasionally happened in the past, often on hot days like yesterday, and usually sorts itself out.
When I got back to the computer I saw that I was on my login screen where I would normally enter my password. However, the screen display was warped and there were loads of coloured artifacts covering it so I couldn't see what I was doing. It looked like a giant game of Tetris. I restarted normally thinking it would go away, and at first it did. But then about 5 minutes later, I got a message "Display Driver nvlddmkm stopped responding, has successfully recovered" then the screen went blank and then a blue screen message came up, something like STOP 0x00000116. Everytime I boot up normally, at some point I get the blue screen, could be 30 mins but it always comes. Sometimes the artifacts are covering the screen from the start. It's like my computer has forgotten how to display.

Computer works OK in Safe Mode which I'm currently in. I dont mind Safe Mode for now except theres no sound. Have tried uninstalling NVidia drivers and reinstalling but to no avail, and also a System Restore. Not sure what else to do, really could use some help

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A:Solved: HELP! nvlddmkm.sys not responding, coloured artifacts, display driver blue sc

Just an update to anyone who find this thread and reads it, this problem has been solved.

I decided after some research that the graphics card had died and have bought a better one off a friend. Installed the new drivers and it seems to now be working fine again, plus I have the added advantage of more power

I noticed when my old card was removed there was a horrific amount of dust gathers all over it. Not being the most hardware-literate of computer users, I have never really opened the case because I've not had the money to upgrade anything. This may have been what caused the card to die, who knows.

Anyway, if anyone has an issue like this, that's what solved it for me, so give it a go!

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Hello, I have installed hyper-v on a lenovo thinkpad t470 (and tested this problem on 3 other t470 thinkpads). The thinkpad has: a) an Intel RJ45 adapter b) a Sierra wireless adapter EM7455 c) an Intel wireless 8265 adapter Hyper-v does work correctly as long as there is an RJ45 Ethernet cable connection plugged in (and connectivity). When you remove the RJ45 connectivity it instantly disables the wireless adapter (intel 8265), whatever you try the wireless adapter remains unusable. As a test, I also upgraded the intel 8265 adapter to an intel 9260 adapter ... but the problem remains. I have to say that they both use the same intel driver. If you try to enable the device in the computer management console, it is instantly disables it again after a few seconds. This seems to be specifically related to the lenovo t470 laptop as we don't have that kind of problems on other laptops. I also tried to enable/disable some BIOS options etc ... Has anyone experienced similar issues or has any ideas how to solve the problem? I would really appreciate some help as I have absolutely no ideas ... what else to try. Here was my original post in the Microsoft forums ... but that didn't help either: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/azure/en-US/939f4a3b-9d3e-4f10-8384-189d952a4b5e/hyperv-... Thank you very much! Kind regards, Didier

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X1 Extreme is not listed herehttps://pcsupport.lenovo.com/sk/en/solutions/ht508988 I wonder why? Currently struggling with Thunderbolt driver and software to deal with eGPU.I am posting here so all X1 Extreme users (Gen1 and Gen2) dealing with eGPU can share thier challenges and feedback here. 

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I see the X1 Extreme Gen 1 user guide does not list 5k2k @ 60 Hz the maximum supported resolution. Meanwhile the X1 Carbon 6th gen (which came out the same year as the X1 extreme) user guide mentions that it supports "Up to 5120 x 2280 pixels / 60 Hz, with an external display connected to one of the two USB-C connectors (Thunderbolt 3 compatible)" on page 31. Wondering if the X1 Extreme Gen 1 can also support it? If not by one interface/wire? How about two interfaces/wires? Is this a tested configuration?  Thanks

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Right, its about time this got solved I think. I've been living with a problem for about three months which has prevented me from playing quite a few games that I paid good money for. This particular problem is a certain blue screen which never fails to appear after about thirty or so minutes of gameplay.

Some games do not cause blue screens, for example, I can play World of Warcraft for hours and not blue screen once but if I stay on the character screen for about 30 seconds or more, the game flickers a few times and then the crash happens. Call of Duty 4 and World at War last about 20mins before the blue screen happens and recently I obtained Prototype which blue screens after about 30mins.

Upon Google searching, the blue screen seems to be linked with my graphics card and is possibly a driver issue although I have installed the latest drivers numerous times and still the blue screens occur.

My system info is as follows:

Windows Vista 64bit
Q6600 Quad Core @ 2.4GHz (No overclocking here)
8800GTX OC2

My framerate in games is fine and the games work well up until the blue screen. If you need any more information on my system then I can provide it if needed. I will attach some images of the blue screen which I managed to snap on my phone as well.

Any assistance that can be given to me would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time.

A:nvlddmkm.sys - Blue Screen

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Helo, i have Acer Aspire 5720zg (with windows 7) 5 years for now and i think this is my first hardware problem so far.
I start my computer today and blue screen show with nvlddmkm.sys blue screen (snap in attac.). I found solution online, start in safe mode and change nvlddmkm.sys to nvlddmkm.sys.old restart and start windows normally. It start normally but i notice small red dots on screen, i open web browser and it shows me message "Display driver stopped respoding and has recoverd" (snap in attac.) and black screen shows. After restart blue screen shows again. So i reinstall windows (clean install), and after installing nvidia drivers same problem happend me again first with message and blue screen after that.
So what is problem? How to fix it?

Here is log file after i start windows in safe mode:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1050

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 116
BCP1: 865D0008
BCP2: 8DE0E170
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 00000002
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:

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A:Blue screen nvlddmkm.sys

Hi, had the same problem, when you connect the laptop to a tv or a separate screen you will notice the red dots are gone, but you will get a new error stating "drive device not supported", I took mine in, the screen connector is not making contact with the graphics card, this could be becasue of overheating, dropped it, or old age etc. So best bet would be to take it in, and ask them to test the gfx and screen seperatly. Or if you have the skills, you can open it yourself, usually this voids warrenty etc, but the see if all is connected and no seizure markings or sighns of burn damidge etc. Unfortuanatly its not software, upgrading windows, drivers etc wont fix the isue, it will however remove the bluescreen (if your luck, worked for me).

Also you can do the safely recover, I think on Acer its F8 in the boot screen option, this will divert all to default, this got me a few months of extra playtime on laptop, but after a while the screen just wont come on anymore, so my advice take it in, they will most likely need to replace the gfx card if sepparate, mine wasnt, had to get a new laptop

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I get blue screen at random times during the day, even if i'm not at pc, sometimes I wake up and I find the blue screen, just sittin' there looking all pretty.

System details:
Windows 7 professional x64 with sp1 and having the latest updates, full retail.

Age of hardware: cpu/video/psu more than 3 years old, mainboard, ssd drive and 8gb dd3 have about 8 months.
Age of OS: 1 day.

CPU: Core 2 quad q6600;
Video card: Leadtek winfast nvidia geforce px9800gt;
Motherboard: Gigabyte g41m Combo;
PSU: Thermaltake 600W.

Sys. Manufacturer: not applicable.

Actually I wanted to post this yesterday before reinstalling windows but after i ran the BSOD file collection app and had a look through the logs I thought it would be better if I just reinstall windows (I had a different motherboard with ddr2 and I replaced it but I haven't reinstalled windows, so the logs were full of data about the old motherboard/drivers/whatnot).

Since most of the info found about nvlddmkm.sys bsod is directed at the video card driver, I have to point out that I've tried various versions and I noticed difference between the bsod intervals, for example with the latest geforce driver from the nvidia website the error got so bad that I barely had time to log into windows, double click my computer, browse 2 folders and BAM, bsod again. With this version (which is the one installed by windows update) I only get the bsod once every 20 hours or so.

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A:nvlddmkm.sys blue screen


We have two bug checks:

This indicates that an attempt to reset the display driver and recover from a timeout failed. So, let me now explain what VIDEO_TDR_ERROR means. First off, TDR is an acronym for 'Timeout Detection and Recovery'. Timeout Detection and Recovery was introduced in Vista and carried over to Windows 7. Rather than putting exactly what Timeout Detection and Recovery does exactly, I'll just directly quote the MSDN article!


Timeout detection: The GPU scheduler, which is part of the DirectX graphics kernel subsystem (Dxgkrnl.sys), detects that the GPU is taking more than the permitted amount of time to execute a particular task. The GPU scheduler then tries to preempt this particular task. The preempt operation has a "wait" timeout, which is the actual TDR timeout. This step is thus the timeout detection phase of the process. The default timeout period in Windows Vista and later operating systems is 2 seconds. If the GPU cannot complete or preempt the current task within the TDR timeout period, the operating system diagnoses that the GPU is frozen.
To prevent timeout detection from occurring, hardware vendors should ensure that graphics operations (that is, DMA buffer completion) take no more than 2 seconds in end-user scenarios such as productivity and game play.


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Hello everyone. I have been receiving a blue screen on windows vista 32 start up, but only when I'm using my 7900gs graphics card. My onboard seems to be working fine. that being said, my 7900gs was working for a year w/o issue, but then one day it randomly started creating this error. I can not make it into windows log in screen. It happens every time, for as long as I have drivers installed. Although, if I boot into safemode, which I can do successfully, and I delete nvlddmkm.sys from my c:\windows\system32\drivers, I can then boot normally. The thing is, my drivers then won't work correctly. I can tell simply by the fact my max resolutoin went from abotu 1400x900 to 1024x624 or whatever it is... Anyway, any help welcomed. I have tried uninstalled and reinstalling drivers many times.. perhaps I am doing it incorrectly? lol I am not sure. Anyway, I am willing to go as far as to remote access assistance thanks.

A:Nvlddmkm.sys Blue Screen


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Hi BleepingComputer

Recently, my computer crashes and the enters BSOD mode whenever Google Chrome is opened. This did not happen in the past. I suspect it might be due to a virus or some other harmful program that is infecting the computer. I am using Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit as my operating system. The Blue Screen shows STOP: 0x000000F4. I would appreciate if you could help me out with this. Thanks so much.

Yours faithfully

A:BSOD (Blue screen of Death) error whenever Google Chrome is opened

If it's any consolation I have just had a similar issue. First restart of the laptop (Vista x86) in a month, and now chrome bsods immediatly on start. All I get is a black screen, then bsod. Everything else seems to be working fine... so far.

Memtest and Diskcheck report all ok.

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So, again, the BIOS update of X1E Gen1, messed up something. I got BIOS update notice by Lenovo Vantage, and after this update, the wireless adapter had stopped working. In Windows Device Manager, it reported 'This device cannot be started (code 10)', and there was also an unknow USB device appeared after this update. One the other hand, the Windows Update will always install a driver called ?Thinkpad P1/X1 Extreme System Firmware 1.23?, which will always be a yellow sign on it. I've tried completely uninstalling and reinstalling drivers, or updating the BIOS again and again, but the issues still remained. I also tried to downgrade the BIOS version to an older one, but the older version was not allowed to be installed from a newer version BIOS. So, a 'so-called' hi-end laptop computer, got malfunction by the BIOS update program again and again and again. Is it because the people at Lenovo are so tired making money from customers, so they decide to messed up everything?  I really want my money back and buy a laptop that at least can work without any trouble.

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I'm up to date on all updates available through Lenovo Vantage and all previous Windows Updates. Trying to get Windows 1903 so can use the PC XBOX app. Even though on the Lenovo site is says the X1 Extreme is compatible with Windows 1903, going to windows update gives me this message about 1903: The Windows 10 May 2019 Update is on its way. We're offering this update to compatible devices, but your device isn't quite ready for it. Once your device is ready, you'll see the update available on this page. There's nothing you need to do at this time.  What else do I need to do to make my maxed out X1 Extreme eligible for this update (still under warranty also).

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I hope someone could help me with this problem.
I already found some topics about nvlddmkm.sys problems but they always related to graphic card problem (driver not responding). It's not my case.
I only get a blue screen with nvlddmkm.sys error when trying to burn a DVD (I didn't get it when burning a CD).

I run Windows 7 64bits Home premium (installed today).
Graphic card : Nvidia GTX260 - Driver 191.07
CPU : Intel E8400 3Ghz
Ram : 4Gb DDR2

Did someone know how to fix the problem ?


A:Blue screen NVLDDMKM.sys when trying to burn a DVD

Quote: Originally Posted by TheTourist


I hope someone could help me with this problem.
I already found some topics about nvlddmkm.sys problems but they always related to graphic card problem (driver not responding). It's not my case.
I only get a blue screen with nvlddmkm.sys error when trying to burn a DVD (I didn't get it when burning a CD).

I run Windows 7 64bits Home premium (installed today).
Graphic card : Nvidia GTX260 - Driver 191.07
CPU : Intel E8400 3Ghz
Ram : 4Gb DDR2

Did someone know how to fix the problem ?


Hi david and welcome
can you go into c:\windows\minidump, zip the dmp file and upload it to us using the attachment icon so we can frbug it.


Kenn ++

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I recently bought a new computer which worked perfectly fine for about.. 2 weeks or so. Then it started restarting during games and going to a blue screen. The blue screen was saying it was a problem with the file nvlddmkm.sys.
So I reformatted vista and when that didn't work i went back to XP but games just froze during with xp to. I tried installing the latest and older video card drivers. I updated everything that I could. Along with a few other fixes that I found on the net. Though once I couldn't fix it my self I sent it back the place that built the computer for me to see if they could find any problems with it and.. didn't find much. They did a system diagnostics test called Pc Check. They checked heating and did a stress test. The only thing they did find was one of the hard drives came up with an error. So they removed that and after reinstalling vista I am still getting a random freeze (anywhere between straight away to 2 hours of play) along with the occasional freeze when not playing games.

So ya, I'm guessing it must be something I have installed on my computer or something was missed when they checked it. But yes I don't know, I am a Bit of a noob when it comes to computers.

Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated

System Specs:

Operating System:Windows Vista? Home Premium Service Pack 1
Processor:Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9450 @ 2.66GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.7GHz
Memory:3326MB RAM
Page File:966MB used, 5924MB available
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A:Blue screen, NVLDDMKM.SYS Can't find out the cause.

try this fix

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A:BLUE SCREEN | nvlddmkm.sys (FRENCH)

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I have a Dell xps 8700 windows 8.1 while working online on a mailchimp email my computer keeps shutting down and restarting after popping up wiht this error Page Fault ... nvlddmkm.sys error. with a blue screen.
any help would be appreciated.

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hello Every everyone i have a computer thinkpas x1 yoga 1st gen bought 1 year ago. I have since 1 month an issue with windows update. When i want to do an update i get a blue screen.Le program TOUTLESDRIVERS sho me 2 pilots missing and 5 pilotes out of date.I used all the informations about lenovo about the bluescreen but i still have the problem.. I hope lenovo community can help me 

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hello Every everyone i have a computer thinkpas x1 yoga 1st gen bought 1 year ago. I have since 1 month an issue with windows update. When i want to do an update i get a blue screen.Le program TOUTLESDRIVERS sho me 2 pilots missing and 5 pilotes out of date.I used all the informations about lenovo about the bluescreen but i still have the problem.. I hope lenovo community can help me 

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My recently purchased Laptop, a Lenovo IdeaPad v570 (1066CLU), has been having problems with the display driver.

After a minute or so of gameplay using the NVIDIA driver, my audio starts to stutter for a few seconds, and finally, it blue screens with "Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed", and something about nvlddmkm.sys. Sometimes the BSoD doesn't even show up. I tried downgrading to the Lenovo recommended driver from the latest build, but I'm still having the same issue.

On some occasions, it doesn't BSoD, so I can alt-tab and see the message:
"Display Driver stopped responding and has recovered".

Even if games are running smoothly, they still have issues. One example is Team Fortress 2, but If I disable the NVIDIA driver in Device Manager, the Intel one works fine, with a worse framerate. Pretty weird. I have both the Intel HD Graphics 3000 and GeForce 525M driver versions supplied by the manufacturer (Lenovo).

I attatched my Diagnosis using the Seven Forums diagnostics tool. If you can help, it'd be much appreciated.

Any help or possible solutions are appreciated.

A:nvlddmkm.sys Blue Screen after a minute or so of gameplay

UPDATE: I ran in Driver Verifier, but it wouldn't BSoD, just have huge lagspikes and then gradually go back to the normal.

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Hi ever since i upgraded my pc to a i7 4770k i have been getting these 2 blue screens telling me the issue is either nvlddmkm.sys or KERNEL_SECURITY

Heres my SF

A:Windows 8 Blue screen nvlddmkm.sys and kernel_security

I find this support on blue screen: Pin by Lily Cather on Fix Computer | Pinterest
Hope it helps you!

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At First hello guys here i am new so pleas don't be so hard to me :)

I have an Blue-screen every Time i Play Some Games ore Work with Maya.

I have no hope left in me i have already give the videocard back to nvidia but they say there are no Problems.

I Hope you Guys can help me i will give you anything necessary for That.

I hope anyone can help me as an attachment i have Uploaded DxDiag the dmp data and teh sysdat.xml generated by Windows 7.

And Yeah i know Bad English Pleas Forgive me and Correct me when you see anything thats absolutely not ok.

A:Problem with nvlddmkm caousing Blue Screen

Hi. Please go to C:\Windows\Minidump and copy the files in there to any other folder. Rar or zip the files and attach the compressed file to a post using the paperclip above where you type. We shall have a look.

Edit: My apologies. I see there is already a dump file included. It's showing the 0x116 error which is a TDR timeout error for the video. You already have the latest NVIDIA driver and driver version for video is never the cause nor solution anyhow.

These drivers are older and need to be updated:

LVUSBS64 LVUSBS64.sys Thu Oct 11 21:39:40 2007
hamachi hamachi.sys Thu Feb 19 05:36:41 2009
RTKVHD64 RTKVHD64.sys Tue Aug 18 05:29:10 2009
LV561V64 LV561V64.SYS Thu Apr 30 18:43:07 2009
hotcore3 hotcore3.sys Fri Mar 20 06:35:11 2009
RTKVHD64.sys - Realtek Audio driver - http://downloads.guru3d.com/Realtek-...load-2539.html

LVUSBS64.sys - Logitech USB Monitor Filter Driver - http://www.logitech.com/en-us/support_downloads/

hamachi.sys - Hamachi Virtual Network Interface Driver - https://secure.logmein.com/US/products/hamachi2/

hotcore3.sys - Please uninstall Paragon from the pc.

LV561V64.SYS - Logitech Quickcam Driver - http://www.logitech.com/en-us/support_downloads/

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EDIT : Added file extension to download.

So after 1 and a half years I've had like 7 BSOD's, and most of them were ntoskrnl.exe which I would like to know how to solve, now I get nvidia display driver kernel stopped working and has recovered, followed by a black screen then recovering.

So what I would like to know is, how do I fix it? I have the latest nvidia drivers, tried reinstalling them, this only happened recently, and I ran memtest and my ram is fine apparently, aswell as valleybenchmark, so the BSOD's seem random.

Here is the crash report for my old BSOD which still happens sometimes :
crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\022814-15787-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe (nt+0x75BC0)
Bugcheck code: 0x50 (0xFFFFFFFFFFFFFFD0, 0x1, 0xFFFFF80002E82DAC, 0x0)
file path: C:\Windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
product: Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: NT Kernel & System
Bug check description: This indicates that invalid system memory has been referenced.
This appears to be a typical software driver bug and is not likely to be caused by a hardware problem.
The crash took place in the Windows kernel. Possibly this problem is caused by another driver that cannot be identified at this time.

And here is my latest BSOD which is making gaming unplayable :

crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\032014-16458-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ... Read more

A:Display driver and 2 types of BSOD nvlddmkm.sys & ntoskrnl.exe

Hiya and welcome to SevenForums!
Snap a picture when the BSOD occurs. Also run Magician on your SSD. Magician comes with your SSD CD:s.

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This has gone way beyond annoying. I have XP Professional installed on this brand new machine, and I attempted to install Windows Vista Beta2 [x86] to dual-boot. I get all the way through the installation, and during the Completing Installation step, I get a Blue Screen of Death [BSOD] referencing nvlddmkm.sys. It does something with the memory, restarts itself, and automatically goes into Rollback mode, and then after it rolls back, I'm back in XP Pro Corp. I have searched this on Google, and nothing has been successful. The "nv" in that filename must refer to Nvidia, and I'm sure it has to do with my video drivers and their conflict with Vista.

So, I uninstalled the video drivers completely. Some folks said that they had to revert back to an older driver 87.45 to get it to take. I uninstalled it completely. I tried again, and reproduced the same issue. Has anybody else had this problem? I'm going to try something else, and then do another install tonight, but some quick suggestions, ideas or thoughts would be most appreciated.

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Hello people,
Attachment 188382
I'm getting BSOD when trying to play games, or trying run 3DMark06.

I've gotten serveral of different error messages, depending on which drivers i've tried to update. Now I've updated the latest Nvidia graphic driver(from nvidia website), sound card driver and the newest BIOS from dell's website.

I've runned whoCrashed and i got the following result:
On Thu 15/12/2011 1:53:25 PM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\121511-15444-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: nvlddmkm.sys (nvlddmkm+0x1759C8)
Bugcheck code: 0x116 (0xFFFFFA80079954E0, 0xFFFFF8800F6719C8, 0x0, 0x2)
file path: C:\Windows\system32\drivers\nvlddmkm.sys
product: NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver, Version 285.62
company: NVIDIA Corporation
description: NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver, Version 285.62
Bug check description: This indicates that an attempt to reset the display driver and recover from a timeout failed.
A third party driver was identified as the probable root cause of this system error. It is suggested you look for an update for the following driver: nvlddmkm.sys (NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver, Version 285.62 , NVIDIA Corporation).
Google query: nvlddmkm.sys NVIDIA Corporation VIDEO_TDR_ERROR

On Thu 15/12/2011 1:53:25 PM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\memory.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: dxgkrnl.sys (dxgkrnl!TdrResetFrom... Read more

A:BSOD nvlddmkm.sys Attempt to reset the display driver failed

See STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting to start. If you need further help after that, let us know.

Also, rather than an IR detector or your finger, you can check temperatures using the hardware info sensor readouts. You may have to install it multiple times before it actually runs.

If you have not done driver changes using Driver Sweeper, do the following:

1. Download and install Driver Sweeper
2. Download the latest driver for your nVidia card
3. Click Start Menu
4. Right Click My Computer
5. Click Manage
6. Click Device Manager from the list on the left
7. Click the + next to Display adapter
8. Right click your device
9. Click Uninstall
10. Check the box to Delete driver software for the device
11. Click OK
12. Restart your computer in safe mode
13. Run Driver Sweeper, select nVidia drivers, analyze, clean
14. Restart your computer
15. Install the latest drivers

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After upgrading to Windows 10 1903, I noticed that the device manager is constantly refreshing when docked. I decided on a fresh install and the same behavior exists. Downgraded to Windows 10 1809 and problem goes away. Tried a second docking station and results were the same with 1903. It doesnt cause any issues but very annoying.  Installed the latest docking station firmware and problem still exists. Laptop has latest drivers & FW on all components. When running usbdeview, I noticed that the device name for the Integrated IR Camera changes every few seconds from dotted number to "Integrated IR Camera". As soon as the device name changes, I see device manager refreshing. Model: 20MFCTO1WWDock: 40AN Device Manager VideoUSBDeview Video Anybody else with the same setup that can confirm this behavior? Thanks 

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I have a Alienware M11X R2 with Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit, and this is the only Operating system this computer has ever run besides Ubuntu which is on a separate partition. I have not modified the hardware aside having Dell/Alienware install an extra 4 gigs of DDR3 ram and a 500GB hard drive and i have the I3 CPU. I had no problems with anything until early last week, up until then everything i threw at the system ran fine.

The OS was recently reset to factory settings via Alienrespawn, basically my hard drive was formatted and everything was restored and returned to the state it was in when it arrived at my home via a drive image, and i am still having the problem. I am running the most recent driver from Nvidia, and my computer is roughly two months old and i have not abused or treated it poorly.

I am out of ideas on how to fix this, i figured formatting my hard drive and re-installing a bare bones OS state and re-installing the newest drivers after cleaning out all the traces of them with Drive Sweeper would fix the problem but a few random games such as Need For speed World and SD Gundam Capsule Fighter Beta Blue screen anywhere from 5 minutes in to a hour or more in game. What baffles me is i can play Borderlands or GTA4, or even Crisis all day, for more then 8 hours and never see a single blue screen or very very rarely but as soon as i run one of the above games it blue screens very quickly in most cases.

Any help would be appreciated, the files requested are ... Read more

A:Blue screen of death caused by nvlddmkm.sys, while running some games

This is rather urgent, and if someone is going to provide me support it needs to be soon since i need this computer for college work which is due this week, and unless someone helps me figure this out soon ill just take things into my own hands again and see if i can make anything change, if that does not work ill just end up calling Dell customer support and see what they can do, i would really rather not do that since, as stated i need this computer for College since i do a lot of Media work in multiple programs and this is the only PC i currently have to do that.

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Hi all,
I recently purchased a new monitor and have been trying to watch youtube videos while i play certain games. The issue I'm having is that when my games go into load screens, my videos on the second screen don't continue to play (usually the sound plays as if the video is still playing, however the picture just freezes).
I've also tried playing a second game on the other screen (one that is a lot less taxing on my system than the primary) and i have the same issue (sounds play, however picture freezes).

Basically what i want to know is if this problem is simply a hardware issue (which an upgrade can solve) or if I'm just trying to do too much.

My primary monitor is an AOC AG271QG which i run at its native settings (2560 x 1440 at 144fps) connected through the display port of my graphics card and my secondary screen is a 60" samsung tv which i run at 1920 x 1080 at 60fps through the HDMI port of my graphics card.
My graphics card is a EVGA 1080 FTW (which i feel should be able to keep up with the work load) and i currently have 32GB ram. I am running Windows 10.
I have tried using the tv as primary instead and still have the same issue with whichever screen i am not using at the time.
If i need to provide any more info please let me know. Thanks

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after i enable sli in the nvidia control panel this is what happens. display driver nvlddmkm stopped responding and has successfully recovered multiple black screen flash loop until bsod then i have to boot into safe mode and uninstall the drivers.
heres my System Information
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: EVGA__
System Model: 132-YW-E179-FTW
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9300 @ 2.50GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.5GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8190MB RAM
Page File: 1432MB used, 14946MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 64bit Unicode

i have tried all the whql nvidia drivers from 305.68, 306.23, 306.97, 310.70 to 310.90 uninstalled and re installed in safe mode new windows install multiple sli cabels and cards i first had two 9800 gx2 quad sli then i upgraded to two 660 ti sli after spending a while on google i haven't got any where so now im here any ideas or help is much appreciated. i have attached my bsod info and my dxdiag

A:display driver nvlddmkm stopped loop untill bsod after sli enable

ok i feal stupid i ran driver sweper and installed the 306.23 drivers in save mode then used windows update after i rebooted and now all is right with my pc

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I'm using windows 7 ultimate x64.
For about 10 days now I've been encountering BSOD stating that display driver timed out with stop:0x00000116 and nvlddmkm.sys. ..
I tried the usual BSOD stuff but to no avail. ..

I uninstalled the display driver then installed the latest driver. ..
I uninstalled the display driver, deleted old files then clean installed the latest driver. ..
I noticed that the cpu temp is around 45?c idle and 60 to 68 working... so I changed the cpu fan with a new one and the cpu temp now is around 39 idle and 58 to 60 working. ...
I even rigged a fan for my gpu card...

All done with no effect except delaying the BSOD.... but when it happens it recurs quickly after restart (hard resef)...

My system consists of

Cpu Core 2 duo E7400 2.8 GHz
Point of view 9400 GT 1GB ram
4GB RAM as 2 modules

Please help me.

I'm frustrated as I can't use my computer.
I'm sending this from my smart phone. ..

Is the display card faulty ???

A:Windows 7 x64 BSOD display driver nvlddmkm.sys Stop code: 0x116

Hi zoghrob,

Welcome to the 7forums.

Please re-run the tool and upload the new zip file, there are some files missing.

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i am not able to open second user of my windows a wild blue screen appears for .5 second and logon screen appear and i have to open my current account , i tryd to make another account enable guest account but still blue screen appears for second and again logon screen... HELP

A:Blue Screen On LOG ON SCREEN - Not able to open secondary user

Run chkdsk /f

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I was away from my desktop for 6 weeks, from 9/30 until 11/10. When I returned, there were several updates, Win and Office to install. I installed all of them, although some such as KB3200970 didn't install the first time, and installed successfully on 11/16.
KB3197954 failed to install 2x and never installed. 
None of this may be relevant. I started seeing blue screens pretty regularly starting Nov. 18. I don't recall ever seeing them before since I updated to Win 10 last July, and maybe never on this 2.5 year old PC. I tried to go to a restore point but there
are none. (I used to have automatic restore points set up and I wonder if that setting got wiped out when I moved to Win 10???) 
I now experience blue screens 2 - 3 times/day. Error message is always the same about "stopcode" and "system thread exception not handled." It gives a fuzzy file name that I think is nvlddmkm.sys but because it's fuzzy, I'm not sure I
have the filename correct. (I did a search on drive C for that file. Didn't find it and the two files that apparently contain that text string in the files haven't changed since '14 and '12.)
I tried running diagnostics but no problems with any of my drives. The troubleshooter for "Blue Screen" finished in under 10 seconds saying it couldn't identify the problem, so that was no help. Window's Reliability report shows no Windows failures
before Nov. 13 and has no solutions for anything. 
Usually the blue sc... Read more

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I have windows 8.1 laptop.when i check,its not showing secondary screen in display settings.
How do i Fix it? is it something wrong in my windows files?

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Have been having this problem for a while now. From reading the forums I figured it must've been a faulty VGA. Tech support has replaced it for a brand new and have also given me a new PSU/Power Brick.

Whenever I tried to do anything that was VGA-demanding, it would blue screen on me, even after a fresh format. Both the new VGA and PSU have not fixed the problem, they gave me a bit more gaming time before BSODing, but not much.
Things I've already done:

- Formated the computer;
- Did a fresh install of my NVIDIA Drivers (using the remove program);
- Did a memm test, 4 passes 0 errors;
- Installed new VGA and got a new PSU (as already stated);
- Reinstalled the games that were crashing;
- Used FurMark on 1080 for 16 minutes, temps never went higher then 95 degrees;
- Tried the Windows Fix thing ("Display driver stopped responding and has recovered" error in Windows 7 or Windows Vista)

Uploading the files to see if I can get a better insight before I send this back to tech support for another week of tests. Honestly don't know what to do anymore.

Thanks for all the help in advance.

A:BSOD playing games error 0x116, nvlddmkm.sys (display driver timeout)

stereolab, I'll see if I can help you on this. As I'm sure you know the error reports in the Dump files are all the same.

start end module name
fffff880`0f408000 fffff880`10049000 nvlddmkm T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: nvlddmkm.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys
Image name: nvlddmkm.sys
Timestamp: Mon Nov 11 07:24:05 2013 (5280DA75)
CheckSum: 00C10283
ImageSize: 00C41000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
That is your Nvidia graphics card driver which is almost a year old. but the real troubling part of it is,

* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed.
Arg1: fffffa80148e8010, Optional pointer to internal TDR recovery context (TDR_RECOVERY_CONTEXT).
Arg2: fffff8800fda32bc, The pointer into responsible device driver module (e.g. owner tag).
Arg3: ffffffffc000009a, Optional error code (NTSTATUS) of the last failed operation.
Arg4: 000000000000000... Read more

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