How to fix Video TDR Failure (atikmpag.sys)

It’s really frustrating suddenly when your device screens turn into the Blue screen which is also known as video tdr failure, that occasionally occurs when you are using the Windows10. video tdr failure or BSoD(usually blue screen of death) is caused due to the third-party software or program that we use on our PC, preferably than being the Microsoft windows glitch.

There are quite reasons that cause the issues video tdr failure windows 10 are corrupt system file, driver issue,  bad memory problem, hard drive issues. Video tdr failure is related to the graphic card is very common. The only thing that you need to aware is that what causes this issue so, that it can be fixed easier.

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If you have gone through this problem video tdr failure atikmpag.sys, then in this article, we try not fix this issue video tdr failure atikmpag.sys, by performing the given below troubleshooting methods.

How to Fix Video TDR Failure?

If you are encountering this frustrating error and if you want to get rid of this error, we have to go through some specific tasks to fix this problem.  Because of the video_tdr_failure if you can’t access your PC that occurs immediately after the start-up of your PC, then you can able to follow everything in a safe mood. But You can follow the troubleshooting methods, If you can able to access your PC and the video_tdr_failure appears suddenly. To perform the troubleshoot methods then follow the given below steps to do so.

Update the Video Driver

The outdated driver is one of the reasons that cause the error video tdr failure windows 10, then if this is hte reason then you need to update the outdated drivers of your device. This is because of the incompatible issue with the outdated graphic card driver with your windows operating system. Then to fix the you can update your outdated graphic card drivers. To do so follow the given below steps.

  • Press and hold “Windows + R” keys to open the run dialogue box.
  • Type “devmgmt.msc” in the text box to open the device manager.

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  • Now you have to expand the Display Adapters for more options.
  • Then right-click on that particular driver and then choose the “Update Driver”.

  • Then click on the updated driver option to update your driver.

After updating the outdating driver check if the issue is fixed or not. If not then perform another method to fix the issue video tdr failure windows 10 or video tdr failure.

Roll Back the Driver

Sometimes even after updating the graphic card drivers, doesn’t help you to fix the error video tdr failure, then in such cases, you need to roll back your driver as this is because that the driver is not compatible on your PC with something. Then roll back the latest driver to the previous version. Then to roll back that driver follows the given below steps to do so.

  • Press and hold “Windows + R” keys to open the run dialogue box.
  • Type “devmgmt.msc” in the text box to open the device manager.

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  • Now you have to expand the Display Adapters for more options.
  • Double-click on the Vidoe driver and then click on the “Roll Back Driver” option.

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  • To complete the roll-back process, follow the onscreen instructions to do so.

This roll-back driver process will help you to fix the error video tdr failure atikmpag.sys. Sometimes this doesn’t work than in such cases you have to uninstall and then reinstall the drivers on your drivers.

Uninstall and reinstall the Video Card Driver

You can try this troubleshooting method to fix the issue video tdr failure atikmpag.sys or video_tdr_failure or video tdr failure windows 10, if the rollbacking method doesnt help you to fix the error video_tdr_failure. To reinstall the Video card driver, then first you have to uninstall the Video card driver. To do so follow the given below steps.

  • Press and hold “Windows + R” keys to open the run dialogue box.
  • Type “devmgmt.msc” in the text box to open the device manager.

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  • Now you have to expand the Display Adapters for more options.
  • Now, right-click on the driver and then choose the “Uninstall” device.

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  • To uninstall the Drivers, follow the onscreen instructions.

After the uninstalling of the drivers on your device, you can install the drivers for the official site. Click on the given below links to download the particular drivers.

  • For the NVIDIA, visit http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx.
  • For the AMD, visit http://support.amd.com/en-us/download
  • For Intel, Visit https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/products/80939/graphics-drivers.html\

Depending on the reason, select your GPU model and download the latest or the previous version. ANd then install the drivers and by following the on-screen instructions. Then check if the error video tdr failures fixed or not.

Adjust your Power Management System

Power setting is one of the reasons that cause the error video tdr failure windows10 with how your PC handles your graphics. There fore try to adjust the power management system to fix the error video tdr failure on your device.

  • On the taskbar, locate the search icon and type the control panel.
  • From the given list locate the Control panel and click on it to open.
  • Now change the view mode to the category.
  • Head to the Hardware and Sound.

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  • Then choose the Power Options.

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  • Now, click on the change “Advance Power Settings” link.
  • Then turn “Link State Power Management” off entirely by expanding the “PCI Express”.
  • To make the changes click on the “Apply” option.

After saving the changes restart your computer and check if the issue video TDR failure is resolved or not.

Solve the Video TDR Failure related to the atikmpag.sys

If the above three methods don’t help you to fix the error video tdr failure atikmpag.sys, then in such cases along with the BSOD you can view the driver name atikmpag.sys. As the video tdr failure atikmpag.sys is also common to the AMD users too, then perform the given below steps to do so.

  • First, you have to head to the  “C:\windows\drivers\ ” and then find “atikmpag.sys”.
  • Now rename the “atikmpag.sys” to the “atikmpag.sys. old and any other name. You can also rename that name but I suggest you rename it only.

Here you can either uninstall and reinstall the driver as discussed in the method : 3 or from your PC you can replace it with the existing one. To do so Follow the given below steps.

  • head to the “C:\ATI” and then find the file name “atikmdag.sy_ or atikmpag.sy_.”
  • Now, you have to copy that file to the desktop.
  • Open the start menu, there type “cmd” and then right-click on the command prompt and right-click on it and choose to run as the administrator.

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  • When the command prompt window is opened, then Run the following commands “

chdir desktop
expand.exe atikmdag.sy_ atikmdag.sys (or)
expand -r atikmdag.sy_ atikmdag.sys

  • Once you have created the process, now you have to copy the newly created atikmdag.sys file to C:\windows\drivers\.

After you have finished this, you can restart your device. This should you to fix the error video tdr failure atikmpag.sysor.

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Conclusion

Hope the mentioned troubleshooting methods help you to fix the error video tdr failure windows 10 that you have gone through. For more queries simply visit our Techy2Tech website and fix all your errors.

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