How to fix VIDEO TDR FAILURE (nvlddmkm.sys) error in Windows 10, 7, 8

Solution to Video TDR Failure:

VIDEO TDR FAILURE (nvlddmkm.sys): Hey Guys Welcome to EasyWebFixes! In this post we are going to discuss everything about one of the most famous type of Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) that is Video TDR Failure (nvlddmkm.sys) error. We have already posted solution on Memory Management BSoD and Clock WatchDog Timeout BSoD and now as per recommendations of our readers here we have also got solution to VIDEO TDR FAILURE BSoD error in windows 10, 7 and 8. Before going to the solution you must know some basic about Video TDR Failure. We will go through Why and When this error appears? What are causes and external effects of this error? and finally How to fix Video TDR Failure?

VIDEO_TDR_ERROR (nvlddmkm.sys) looks something like this:


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Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart. We’re just collecting some error info, and then we’ll restart for you. (25% complete)

If you’d like to know more, you can search online later for this error: VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE (nvlddmkm.sys)


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You may face Video TDR Failure (nvlddmkm.sys) if you have recently upgraded or changed your windows to windows 10 or windows 8. Most probably you will encounter Video TDR Failure (nvlddmkm.sys) while your are playing high graphic games or while using some 3D graphics software. Sometimes your windows may automatically restart while your are playing high quality games and this BSoD will appear or this error may also occur when you are turning on your PC. Sometimes this error may be resolved simply by restarting your PC but this error will appear again and again until you apply some permanent solution.

Video TDR Failure (nvlddmkm.sys) appears in windows 7, 8, 10 due to some misconfiguration in operating system, or due to old versions of drivers, or due changes in graphics card settings, or due to power supply issues, or may be due to overheating of components, or your hardware may be running beyond its specification limits. This error won’t appear due to external installed software such as games or some 3D software, so if you are planning to uninstall your favourite game then unfortunately it won’t help you out to fix Video TDR Failure (nvlddmkm.sys) in your windows.

Now you are done with basic of Video TDR Failure (nvlddmkm.sys), Now let’s move to main solution of this error.

VIDEO TDR FAILURE (nvlddmkm.sys) Solution:

As this error may appear due to different reasons hence it may have different solutions to apply for different variant. But we will move from basic solution to advance solution hence it will be easy to fix Video TDR Failure (nvlddmkm.sys) in your PC.

Installing Latest Versions of Drivers for Your Video Card:

Video TDR Failure (nvlddmkm.sys) appears most of the time due to old versions of drivers or due unavailability of some needed drivers. So now first of all we will go through how to update and install all latest versions of drivers needed for your PC.

As per the computer experts, 70% of the error in windows PC may occur due to old versions of drivers installed your PC. Video TDR Failure (nvlddmkm.sys) may be easily fixed by updating all drivers to latest version

Download Latest Version of Drivers for Your PC:

You must update your device drivers at least once in a three months to maintain efficiency of your PC. VIDEO TDR ERROR (nvlddmkm.sys) must be solved by applying below solution.

How to update Driver of PC:

  1. Open Run (Windows+R).
  2. Type devmgmt.msc and hit Enter.
  3. Expand Display Adapter in list and Right Click on Graphics Card and open Properties. (Mine is Intel(R) HD Graphics)
  4. Go to Driver tab and select Update Driver.video_tdr_failure
  5. Select Search Automatically for Updated Driver Software.
  6. Now after successful update of drivers you will see the dialog box of successful driver update.

That’s it. Now restart your PC and VIDEO TDR Failure (nvlddmkm.sys) won’t appear again if you were getting this error due to old version of installed drivers in your windows.

If You get dialog box saying Your Drivers are Already up to Date then go for second solution of rolling back your drivers.

Roll Back Drivers to Solve Video TDR Failure in Windows

If Drivers in your windows are already up to date then rolling back drivers might solve Video TDR Failure in your windows. Roll Back Drivers option is available for windows users only who previously updated their drivers or windows automatically updated their drivers so this option might not be available for you guys. But you must Roll Back Drivers to solve Video TDR Failure if this option is available for you guys.

Follow this settings to Roll Back Drivers in your windows:

  1. Open Run (Windows+R).
  2. Type devmgmt.msc and hit Enter.
  3. Expand Display Adapter in list and Right Click on Graphics Card installed in your windows and open Properties. (Mine is Intel(R) HD Graphics)
  4. Go to Driver tab and select Roll Back Drivers.
  5. Follow instructions ahead to Roll Back Drivers on your windows.

This must solve VIDEO TDR Failure (nvlddmkm.sys) in your windows. If Roll back Drivers option is not clickable then this option isn’t available for your windows and you must go for next solution of manually reinstalling drivers in your windows.

Manually Reinstall Drivers in your PC to solve Video TDR Failure error in your windows

Manually Reinstalling Drivers for Graphics Card might solve Video TDR Failure in your Windows.

Follow settings below to manually reinstall drivers in your PC:

  1. Open Run (Windows+R).
  2. Type devmgmt.msc and hit Enter.
  3. Expand Display Adapter in list and Right Click on Graphics Card installed in your windows and open Properties. (Mine is Intel(R) HD Graphics)
  4. Go to Driver tab and select Update Driver.
  5. Select Browse my computer for driver software.
  6. Select Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer.
  7. Now select your Graphic Card to reinstall its drivers and click on Next. (Mine is Intel(R) HD Graphics 300)
  8. Now windows will reinstall suitable drivers for your graphic card and once it is done then dialog box with message Windows has successfully updated your driver software will appear.

Now restart your windows and finally Video TDR Failure will disappear from your windows.


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So this were easy solutions to VIDEO TDR Failure (nvlddmkm.sys) in windows 10,7 and 8. Most of the Blue Screen Error of Death appears due unavailability or old versions of drivers only so you must keep all drivers up to date to remain safe from any type of error. If you have any query related to VIDEO TDR FAILURE BSoD then do comment in comment section below and do let us know if your PC is prone to any other BSoD, we will also post solution of that error.

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