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6% remove it94% keep it
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NVIDIA Pilote graphique 306.97

What is NVIDIA Pilote graphique?

3D Vision (previously GeForce 3D Vision) is a stereoscopic gaming kit from Nvidia which consists of LC shutter glasses and driver software which enables stereoscopic vision for any Direct3D game, with various degrees of compatibility. There have been many examples of shutter glasses over the past decade, but the NVIDIA 3D Vision gaming kit introduced in 2008 introduced this technology to mainstream consumers and PC gamers.


It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is nvupdtr32.dll. The software installer includes 49 files and is usually about 282.36 MB (296,071,496 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nvidia.com/Drivers
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\Display.Driver.0
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.0\NVI2.DLL",UninstallPackage Display.Driver
Estimated size: 282.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Pilote graphique 306.97

Program module:nvupdtr32.dll
Name:NVIDIA Update Components
NVIDIA US English language resource library
Path:C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\Display.Driver.3\nvupdtr32.dll
NVIDIA Update Component (nvupdtr.dll) is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if...
Additional files:
  • nview.dll - NVIDIA nView Desktop and Window Manager 136.53
  • nView64.dll
  • nvwimg.dll - NVIDIA nView Image Library, Version 136.53
  • NVWRSAR.dll - NVIDIA nView Desktop and Window Manager
  • NVWRSCS.dll
  • NVWRSDA.dll
  • NVWRSDE.dll
  • NVWRSEL.dll
  • NVWRSENG.dll
  • nvAppBar.exe - NVIDIA nView Toolbar, Version 136.53
  • dbInstaller.exe - GPU Settings DBInstall Application (DBInstall Application)
  • DisplayDriverExt.dll - NVIDIA Install Application (Graphics Driver Install Helper)
  • NV3DVisionExt.dll - 3D Vision Driver Install Helper
  • nvdispco64.dll - Display Driver Coinstaller
  • nvdispgenco64.dll - Generic Coinstaller
  • NVI2.dll - NVIDIA Install Core
  • NVI2UI.dll - NVIDIA Install UI
  • NViewExt.dll - NView Install Helper
  • NVMUP.exe - NVMUP Application
  • NVMUPEventMsg.dll - NVMUPEventMsg Dynamic Link Library
  • NVWMIExt.dll - NVWMI Install Helper
  • ComUpdatus.exe - NVIDIA Update Components (NVIDIA Update COM object)
  • daemonu.exe - NVIDIA Settings Update Manager
  • EasyDaemonAPIU32.dll - Easy daemon API
  • EasyDaemonAPIU64.dll
  • 3DVision_306.97.exe - NVIDIA 3D Vision driver
  • NVCPLSetupEng.exe - NVIDIA Package Launcher
  • NVCPLSetupInt.exe
  • nvWmi.exe - NVIDIA WMI Provider (NVIDIA WMI Provider Core)
  • nvWmiShim.dll - NVWMI API Shim DLL (API Shim DLL for NVIDIA WMI Provider)
  • drst.exe - DRS Tool (DRS system Tool)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • daemonu.exe runs as a service named 'nvUpdatusService'.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • daemonu.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Updatus\daemonu.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:5.53 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003870600%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00024064%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00014642%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:185,773
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:263 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:28 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove NVIDIA Pilote graphique?

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  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
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Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.43%
Windows 8 36.63%
Windows Vista 4.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.61%
Windows 8 23.03%
Windows 7 Professional 12.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.03%
Windows 8.1 4.96%
Windows 8 Pro 4.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.09% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 71.09%
  Canada 5.40%
  DZ 5.11%
  Belgium 4.82%
  TN 4.09%
  MA 3.50%
  Switzerland 2.04%
  GP 0.73%
  United States 0.58%
  Germany 0.44%
  Spain 0.29%
  RE 0.29%
  Chile 0.15%
  Vietnam 0.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 40.29%
Acer 17.64%
Dell 14.72%
Hewlett-Packard 8.41%
Samsung 8.25%
Lenovo 1.29%
Alienware 1.13%
Sony 1.13%
Medion 1.13%
Intel 0.81%
Packard Bell 0.65%
Common models
ASUSTeK X55VDR 4.72%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.31%
ASUSTeK X75VD 3.90%
HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC 3.49%
ASUSTeK X55VD 3.29%
Acer Aspire V3-771 3.29%


Nvidia is known for its graphics processing units and dominates the high performance GPU market.
Publisher URL: www.nvidia.com


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