Nvidia has released another hotfix driver. In rare cases, various problems have been reported by some users.

Issues occurred after the release/ installation of Nvidia GeForce driver version 496.96. To resolve these issues, Nvidia has released a new hotfix driver with version number 496.98 to resolve the following issues.

Fixed in Nvidia Driver 496.98

  • YouTube occasionally displays extreme contrast/gamma when idle or during video playback.
  • Some Optimus notebooks with 1440p/165hz panels may display a black screen in discrete GPU mode
  • Games do not start correctly on GeForce GTX 750 Ti when NVIDIA Image Scaling is enabled
  • Using Adaptive Vertical Sync with G-SYNC enabled may result in a random black screen
  • On Red Dead Redemption 2/Doom Eternal, the game crashes with TDR or the system crashes while the game is running.