Windows 10 Services

LDDM Graphics Subsystem - Windows 10 Service

Controls the underlying video driver stacks to provide fully-featured display capabilities.

This service also exists in Windows 7, 8 and Vista.

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:LDDM Graphics Subsystem
Service name:DXGKrnl
Error control:ignore
Group:Video Init

Default Behavior

The LDDM Graphics Subsystem service is a kernel mode driver. If LDDM Graphics Subsystem fails to load or initialize, Windows 10 start up proceeds. No warning is displayed, but the error is recorded into the Event Log.

Restore Default Startup Type for LDDM Graphics Subsystem

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreLDDMGraphicsSubsystemWindows10.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the dxgkrnl.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.

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