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Windows 7 nvlddmkm problem?

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

I’m wondering if any of you have problems in windows 7 about the nvlddmkm error? Please post in the comment below. I for one have not had any errors in windows 7 so it seems like it is fixed?

More about nvlddmkm driver error…

Friday, May 8th, 2009

I want to share a little about what I’ve learn from this driver error. The main culprit for me was the Fusion HDTV 5 TV tuner which had a “Power Up” cable that I plugged onto the motherboard. After installing that TV tuner, I’ve started receiving errors while watching movies, but never during games. Once […]

Solution 12: Disable Dreamscene

Saturday, April 25th, 2009

I’ve thought I posted this already, but I haven’t. Anyways people have reported that disabling Dreamscene (playing video in the background) will fix the problem. To disable Dreamscene:  Goto appearance and personalization in Control Panel. Select Personalization. Select Desktop Background. Select any thing other than Windows Dreamscene Content. Select a background and click Ok. That […]

Solution 11: Disable Powermizer

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Thanks to skym0903 for this tip. Disabling nVidia’s Powermizer feature may help move this error.  He says that whenever he gets this error, he notices that the core clock changes. The reason for this is that the Powermizer feature downclocks your video card so it would save energy. Perhaps changing clocks in the middle of […]

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Saturday, April 11th, 2009

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Solution 10: Remove unnecessary power from motherboard.

Sunday, March 15th, 2009

In my previous solution (solution 9) I’ve suggested to remove PCI cards (mainly TV Tuner cards). The problm was not the pci card itself but the external power it needed. There was a connector that I plugged in from my PCI card to the motherboard. When I removed the PCI cards, the power connector was […]

Solution 9: Remove PCI cards

Friday, February 20th, 2009

I’ve been trying things with my computer since this error won’t go away. I have a FusionHDTV 5 PCI HDTV tuner and a Pinnacle PCI HDTV tuner. I’ve removed both and the error has stopped so far. So try removing all of your PCI cards and see if the error stops. Then add the PCI […]

Solution 8: Uninstall KB952287

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

Thanks Cartire for this one. Apparently after installing this hotfix, many users have experienced the dreadful nvlddmkm error. Uninstalling it should alleviate this problem (control panel -> Programs and Features -> Uninstall KB952287). Post your experience in a comment below!

Solution 7: Hotfixes

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Thanks Shaun for pointing this out. There’s a couple of hotfixes available. Supposedly fixes this error, but I haven’t tried myself since I just recently formatted. Give it shot and post your findings.