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LDDM Graphics Subsystem - Windows Vista Service

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

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7 and 8.

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
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Default Properties

Display name:LDDM Graphics Subsystem
Service name:DXGKrnl
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\dxgkrnl.sys
Error control:ignore
Group:Video Init

Default Behavior

LDDM Graphics Subsystem is a kernel mode driver. If LDDM Graphics Subsystem fails to load or initialize, Windows Vista 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 Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreLDDMGraphicsSubsystemWindowsVista.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 Vista installation media.