The NVDisplay.Container.exe is associated with NVIDIA graphics card drivers, however, many users reported that NVDisplay.Container.exe causes high CPU usage. This can be a big problem and cause performance drop and extra strain on your PC. However, there’s a way to fix that.
How to fix NVDisplay.Container.exe high CPU usage?
1. Kill the NVDisplay.Container.exe process in Task Manager
- Open Windows Explorer: press Windows Key + E.
- Go to Program Files.
- Locate and select NVIDIA Corporation > Display.NVContainer.
- Locate and right-click the DisplayDriverRAS.
- Select Delete.
- Go back to the NVIDIA Corporation folder and locate and delete the DisplayDriverRAS folder under it.
- Exit Windows Explorer and go to Task Manager. You can open Task Manager by pressing Ctrl + Shift + Esc.
- Go under the Processes tab, locate the Container.exe process and terminate it.
- Close Task Manager.
2. Install older NVIDIA drivers
- Open Run dialog box: click on Windows Key + R.
- In the dialog box, key in devmgmt.msc and click OK.
- In the next window (Device Manager), locate Display Adapters and click on it to expand underlying options.
- Right-click on the NVIDIA graphics driver and select Uninstall device.
- Confirm action as prompted.
- After uninstalling the drivers, go to the download website of NVIDIA.
- On the displayed window, fill in the required information (driver version and computer OS among others) and click on the Search.
- Select the appropriate option on the list of search results.
- Click on Download and follow the prompt commands to save and install the driver.
- Restart computer.
There you go, these are quick and easy solutions that can help you fix NVDisplay.Container.exe high CPU usage. Usually stopping the problematic process is enough, but if the problem keeps appearing, we advise you to try an older version of Nvidia drivers.
Feel free to try both of these solutions and let us know in the comments section if these solutions were helpful to you.