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Problem with Nvidia Quadro K1100M on ThinkPad W540

2017-11-06, 15:25 PM

Hi all,


I have a some problems with Nvidia Quadro K1100M on my W540


First problem is about updating graphic driver. I can use only the driver form official

Lenovo pages, because when I try update driver to newest from official Nvidia

page, my laptop everytime ends in BSOD during installation.

Problem is pointed to some dlkmd.sys. file. I try to find more about this topic on Google,

and I finded some same problems but with diffrent GPUs on diffrent laptops.

But I thing the core of problem is same. If someone have same problem, plase

how you solve this?


And the second problem is quite contecetd with first. I work on Adobe CC on my W540

and I use CUDA accelerating for my projects in After Effects and Premiere Pro.

Sometimes I have a problem with switching between Intel HD graphics and Nvidia K1100M.

After Effects freeze and I must restart my computer. CUDA accelarating sometimes works, 

sometimes not.

I'm really depressed form this.


Thanks for all answers.


Best regards


Lukáš K. 




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Re: Problem with Nvidia Quadro K1100M on ThinkPad W540

2017-11-08, 18:32 PM

Just stick with Lenovo driver? 

As for the using the Quadro card, assuming you're using external monitors on a dock, try set the video mode on dock to Advanced in the BIOS.


1. Power off the computer.
2. Power on the computer.
3. Press the F1 key while the "To interrupt normal startup, press Enter" message is displayed
at the lower-left area or lower-center area of the screen,
The ThinkPad Setup menu will be displayed.
4. Choose "Config" then "Display" to show the menu.
5. Select "Video Mode on Dock" and press Enter.
6. Select "Advanced" for your preference, then continue.
7. Press F10 key and select "Yes" to save and exit from Setup menu.



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