GPU Energy Driver (GpuEnergyDrv) Service Defaults in Windows 10

Computes energy consumed by GPU.

Default Settings

Startup type: System
Display name:GPU Energy Driver
Service name:GpuEnergyDrv
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\GpuEnergyDrv

Default Behavior

GPU Energy Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting at Kernel initialization. If GPU Energy Driver fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the GpuEnergyDrv service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of GPU Energy Driver

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

2. Copy the commands below, paste them into the command window and press ENTER:

sc config GpuEnergyDrv start= system
sc start GpuEnergyDrv

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The GpuEnergyDrv service is using the gpuenergydrv.sys file that is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers directory. If the file is removed or corrupted, read this article to restore its original version from Windows 10 installation media.