Nvidia confirmed in the present day that it is working to repair a driver difficulty inflicting excessive CPU utilization and blue screens of demise (BSODs) on Home windows methods.
The buggy driver is the GeForce Sport Prepared 531.18 WHQL driver launched on February twenty eighth that launched help for RTX Video Tremendous Decision.
This comes after prospects have been complaining for days on the corporate’s boards and on social media that the Nvidia Sport Session Telemetry Plugin (NvGSTPlugin.dll) loaded by the Nvidia Show Container service results in CPU spikes of 10% or extra on Home windows methods after closing video games or rendering apps.
Within the Nvidia discussion board thread asking for suggestions on this driver model, customers are additionally reporting experiencing fixed blue screens on up-to-date Home windows installations and that reverting to an older driver model fixes the BSOD issues.
«After performing a «clear set up» of this newest driver on a Lenovo P17 operating absolutely upgraded Home windows 11 with an NVIDIA RTX A5000, I then encountered three arduous kernel crashes (BSOD), in addition to two recreation crashes (Hogwarts Legacy) within the three days I ran this launch,» one person stated.
«I had none of those points previous to this launch, and after reverting again to the earlier launch, I’ve but to reencounter any of the problems once more; it seems this driver launch is the clear wrongdoer (please advise if I can present any diagnostics that might assist resolve this).»
Bug repair coming tomorrow
Nvidia already has added this to its record of open points for this driver model which says that «larger CPU utilization from NVIDIA Container is perhaps noticed after exiting a recreation.»
GeForce Sport Prepared Drivers SPM Sean Pelletier says a repair is within the works and can be launched as quickly as tomorrow within the type of a hotfix driver.
Till the difficulty will get addressed, customers can kill the NVIDIA Container course of by way of the Home windows job supervisor to do away with the final OS lagginess.
In case you are additionally experiencing Home windows BSODs, recreation crashes, diminished in-game efficiency, and, in some circumstances, video games not launching, you must roll again to your older driver.
To do this, you need to undergo this process on Home windows 10 and Home windows 11 units:
- Click on the Begin button
- Seek for and open «System Supervisor»
- Double-click on Show Adapters
- Double-click in your NVIDIA GPU
- Choose the Driver Tab
- Click on on Roll Again Driver