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FIX: Nvidia Virtual Audio Device (Wave Ex) driver problem

In this guide we will explore some in-depth solutions that will help you solve your Nvidia driver issues, so make sure to keep on reading.

How can I fix the Nvidia Virtual Audio Device driver problem?

1. Use a dedicated software

DriverFix automatically update drivers

One simple way to fix any driver issue is to use a dedicated tool that will update the drivers automatically.

DriverFix is such a tool that will help you find and update any faulty drivers on your device.

Using this software will save you a lot of time since you won’t need to manually go to the manufacturers’ website to search and download the driver.

All you need to do is run the software and simply wait for the scan to complete.

Upon scan completion, you get a report on all problem drivers found on your PC. Review the list and see if you want to update each driver individually or all at once.

Let’s have a look at some of its key features:

  • A built-in library that has all updated drivers, ready for download.
  • Scans your device within minutes.
  • Identifies all missing or faulty drivers.
  • Backing up of all drivers and restore them if needed.
  • Schedule updates to run automatically.


Solve all your NVIDIA issues with a software that will keep all your drivers updated. Try it out now!

2. Uninstall and reinstall the NVIDIA driver


  1. Press the Windows + R key to open the Run dialog box.
  2. In the Run box type msconfig and click OK.
  3. Click on the Boot tab and mark the checkbox near Safe boot.
  4. Choose the Minimal option and click on OK.minimal safe boot
  5. Restart your computer, and it will boot into Safe Mode.
  6. Click on the This PC and open Local Disk (C) and find the Nvidia folder.
  7. Delete this folder and open the Run dialog box.
  8. Enter devmgmt.msc and click on the OK button.
  9. Select Uninstall from the options and follow the instructions.
  10. Restart your machine to finalize the uninstallation.


  1. Open the Run dialog box once again.
  2. Search for MSConfig and hit ENTER to return to the configuration screen.
  3. Uncheck the Safe boot option in Boot options.
  4. Click OK and restart your PC.
  5. Download the right NVIDIA drivers for your machine.
  6. Select Custom Installation and check all the boxes for install options.
  7. Mark the Perform Clean Install checkbox.
  8. Restart your computer.

3. Use GeForce Experience

This post was written by Vlad Turiceanu and was first posted to WindowsReport

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