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
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\gpuenergydrv.sys
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 for GPU Energy Driver

1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click Download.

2. Save the Win10_GpuEnergyDrv_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The GpuEnergyDrv service is using the gpuenergydrv.sys file that is located in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If the file is changed, damaged or deleted, you can restore its original version from Windows 10 installation media.