Question

Locked

Physical Memory

By arutzenbuilders ·
I just started having problems with running utility programs on my pc.
The performance manager shows a total memory of 3070 with a cached
amount of 1924 or there abouts. There is hardly any free memory. This
just started happening a couple of days ago. It started with a message
that the display driver "nvlddmkm" was gone. Then started to not boot
up, then locked out a secondary hard drive. Any suggestions?

Tony

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Try this out..

Display Driver nvlddmkm stopped responding.
This is what appears to happen.
during the installation of the most current drivers 100.65 Vista, an OLD file
nvlddmkm.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 (example) dated 11/2006 instead of 2/2007 ver 7.15.11.0065 which is in the newest WHQL
driver ver 100.65 vista 32.

Fix: Go to windows/system32/drivers and rename nvlddmkm.sys to
nvlddmkm.sys.old. Go to the nvidia directory and find the file nvlddmkm.sy_
and copy it to windows/system32. Using the cmd window (DOS box) type
EXPAND.EXE nvlddmkm.sy_ nvlddmkm.sys. When the expansion is complete, copy
the new nvlddmkm.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 old nvlddmkm.sys file and will not overwrite it with the newer
version. You have to do it manually.
Hope this helps you.

Please post back if you have any more problems or questions.

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