NVIDIA Control Panel Won’t Open: How to Fix?

Having trouble opening your NVIDIA Control Panel? Don’t worry! We’ve compiled a list of solutions to this problem:

End the NVIDIA tasks

Step 1: Press the Ctrl, Shift and Esc keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: Select the Details tab.

Step 3: End every “NVDisplay” task.

Step 4: Try launching your NVIDIA Control Panel and see if it opens.

Restart your NVIDIA service

Step 1: Press the Win ane R keys on your keyboard.

Step 2: Enter “services.msc” in the Run box.

Step 3: Click NVIDIA Display Container LS and click Restart.

Step 4: Check and see if this fixes your NVIDIA Control Panel issue.

Reinstall your NVIDIA driver

Step 1: Press the Win key and R on your keyboard at the same time, then enter “devmgmt.msc”.

Step 2: Right click your NVIDIA graphics adapter (under Display adapters), then click Uninstall device.

Step 3: Check “Delete the driver software for this device“, then click Uninstall.

Step 4: When the uninstallation finishes, go to your graphics adapter website, and download the graphics driver and install it on your computer.

Step 5: See if the crashing issue is gone. (If it isn’t, you can try uninstalling your graphics driver again by using Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU, a utility used for clean uninstalling your graphics driver). Then install the driver again on your computer.)

Has any of the method above helped you fix your NVIDIA Control Panel? Or do you have any other effective solutions? Tell us by leaving a comment below!

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