5 Ways to Fix NVVSVC.EXE – MS Visual C++ Runtime Error

You may receive the following error message when starting Windows 10/8/7/Vista and Windows Server.

MS Visual C++ Runtime Library
Runtime Error!
Program: C\:windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
This application has requested the runtime to terminate it in an unusual way.
Please contact the application’s support team for more information.

Here, in this article, I will explain why are you getting this error and how can you fix it effectively.

Why nvvsvc.exe runtime error occurs?

Nvvsvc.exe is a part of the Nvidia Graphics Card that is used for managing the display drivers in your windows operating system. However, it is not a threat, virus, or trojan but due to some other reasons if this file gets corrupted or damaged then windows will unable to load this driver properly at startup and you will end up with black windows screen.

Some most common reasons that causes this error

1. Windows has problems with its “registry” settings
2. Your computer has an outdated graphics driver
3. Your system’s software is not working correctly with the driver

How to Fix nvvsvc.exe MS Visual C++ Runtime Error?

Here, I am going to explain some effective methods to fix this error. You must apply all those methods in sequence in order to fix this error completely.

Method 1: Fix using Advanced System Repair Tool

The most prominent reason behind nvvsvc.exe error is corrupted system files, missing DLL file, ocx file, sys file, corrupted registry keys, outdated graphic driver, system patch is not installed, etc. In order to fix this error effectively you need to use Advanced System Repair Tool. This tool is designed to scan and fix all types of windows problems including nvvsvc.exe. This tool scans the whole OS and finds all the corruption and problem and gives you a single button to fix all problems.

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Method 2: Re-Install Nvidia Graphics Card Driver

The most easiest way to fix this error is reinstalling Nvidia Graphics Driver.

  1. Just go to Control Panel > Uninstall Program and remove Nvidia Graphics Card.
  2. Open nvidia.com and finds the latest driver according to your system configuration and graphics card type and download the latest driver.
  3. Install it in your PC and you will never get the nvvsvc.exe runtime error again.

Method 3: Run System File Checker Tool

System File Checker tool is a command line utility that is inbuilt into Windows Operating System. You just need to know how to use it and all is done. This tool scan protected system files and finds corruption or misconfiguration in windows file and replace them with a new one. You can use this tool as follows:

Step 1. Open Command Prompt as Administrator
Step 1. Paste following command and press Enter.

sfc /scannow

Step 1. Wait until process finished and close the command prompt.

Most of the time System File checker tool fails to repair corrupted system files. In this situation either use Advanced System Repair Tool or use another command utility DISM to fix the problem.

Method 4: Run DISM Command

DISM is also a command line utility that is used to repair windows image files. If windows image is corrupted then the system file checker tool will not work properly and you will get dozens of more other errors including nvvsvc.exe.

Here are the steps to using the DISM Command utility.

How to Run DISM Command in Windows 7/8/10/Server

Method 5: Clean Registry Error

This is the most crucial method that needs extraordinary computer skills. Editing registry files manually might be too risky and cause permanent system crashes. It is strongly recommended you use Advance System Repair Tool to fix the registry error.


This article contains information about what is nvvsvc.exe error and how can you fix it manually. There are several ways to fix this error and you need to apply all those methods in sequence in order to remove this error completely.