Nvcpl.dll is NVIDIA Display Properties Extension.
This file is part of NVIDIA Compatible Windows 2000, Vista or 7 Display Driver. Nvcpl.dll is developed by NVIDIA Corporation. Nvcpl.dll is usually located in the %SYSTEM% folder and its usual size is 674,611 bytes.
The NVIDIA Control Panel Display Properties Extension is installed together with drivers for NVIDIA graphics cards. Nvcpl.dll is part of graphics card drivers and loads on system startup. The nvcpl.dll process is responsible for the Advanced configuration tab in the Display Properties section of the Control Panel.
How to Fix the “Nvcpl.dll Not Found" Error
Just like any other .dll file, nvcpl.dll can become missing or corrupt. This will make nvcpl.dll fail to load. Sometimes nvcpl.dll errors occur because of a problem in the Windows registry or a virus infection.
When nvcpl.dll fails to load, you will get a pop-up saying either “Nvcpl.dll Not Found" or "Cannot find nvcpl.dll”, your screen might go black and you might not be able to use your computer unless you boot it in Safe Mode.
The best way to fix the “Nvcpl.dll Not Found” error is to reinstall your graphics card drivers. To do that, boot your computer in Safe Mode (tap F8 on reboot and select the relevant option). When in Safe Mode, uninstall your graphics card drivers, then download and install the most recent drivers from your computer manufacturer’s website.
Important: do not download the .dll file from any of the “DLL download” websites, as it may harm your computer even more.
If a virus or a piece of malware is responsible for the nvcpl.dll error, perform a full scan of your computer with reliable antivirus software and let it deal with any infections it detects.
If you suspect that the Windows registry is causing the nvcpl.dll problem, clean the Windows registry with reliable registry repair software.
The nvcpl.dll process is safe. Disabling it can be dangerous because other graphics card drivers depend on it.
Author: NVIDIA CorporationPart Of: NVIDIA Compatible Windows 2000 Display driver, VersionCommon path(s): %SYSTEM%