If Apps Have Been Blocked From Accessing GPU! How to Fix it?

If customer encounters the issue if Apps have been blocked from accessing GPU. To fix this issue, you should scan the device with Webroot antivirus through www.webroot.com/safe . In this blog, you will read the method to fix if Apps have been blocked from accessing GPU.

Method To Fix If Apps Have Been Blocked From Accessing GPU:

1. Run System File Checker Scan:

For this, you should open the Win + X menu by pressing the Windows key + X key altogether. Now, you should tap on Command Prompt as Admin in order to open the Prompt’s window. In the Command Prompt, you should enter the command and tap on Enter key.

‘DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth’

At this point, you should enter sfc /scannow and then hit on Return key to perform SFC scan. Lastly, you should Restart Window after the scan process.

It is suggested that you should install Webroot antivirus in the device via www.webroot.com/safe to remove malware from your gadget.

2. Reinstall Graphics Card Driver:

You should press Windows key + X key altogether and then choose Device Manager on the Win + X menu. Now, you should double-tap on Display adapters just to expand the category. Here, you should right-tap on the graphics card and then choose Uninstall device. In the dialog box window, you should choose the option Delete the driver software for this device option. At this point, you should tap on Uninstall button. Lastly, you should tap on Scan for hardware changes button just to reinstall the driver.

3. Edit the Registry:

First of all, you should enter regedit in Cortana’s search box. After this, you should right-tap on regedit and then choose Run as administrator. Now, you should browse to the ComputerHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMControlSet001ControlGraphicsDrivers or ComputerHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMControlSet002ControlGraphicsDrivers registry key path.

Then in the left of window, you should choose the GraphicsDrivers key. Here, you should right-tap on an empty space in the right of the window and then choose QWORD (64-bit) Value. Or, you can choose DWORD (32-bit) Value. At this point, you should type TdrDelay as the DWORD title. Now, you should double-tap on TdrDelay in order to open the window. Then, you have to enter 8 in the Value data text box and just press OK button. Lastly, Restart the laptop or desktop.

4. Roll Windows 10 Back to System Restore Point:

First, you need to open Run with Windows key + R key altogether. Then, you should enter ‘rstrui’ in Run and then tap on OK button. After this, you should hit on Next button on the System Restore window which opens up on your screen.  In the System Restore window, you will view a Show more restore option. Here, you should choose the option to expand the restore point list. Now, you have to select a restore point to roll Windows 10 back to. At the end, you should tap on Next and Finish buttons.

With this method, you can fix the issue if Apps have been Blocked from accessing GPU. For installing Webroot antivirus software, you should navigate to www.webroot.com/safe.