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Should I remove NVIDIA Update?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,105
United States Rank #1,245
Reach 0.7333%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.91 days
144.88 days >
Average installed length: 76.13 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
10.4.0 100.00%

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NVIDIA Update 10.4.0

What is NVIDIA Update?  (from NVIDIA)

NVIDIA Update keeps your PC up-to-date with the latest NVIDIA drivers by notifying you when a new driver is available and directing you to the driver on www.nvidia.com. Starting with R275 drivers, NVIDIA Update also provides automatic updates for game and program profiles, including SLI profiles. Once installed on your...  Read more

Overview

NVIDIA Update 10.4.0 is a program developed by NVIDIA. 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 software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 844.17 KB (864,431 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 43% of users of NVIDIA Update come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nvidia.com/object/nvidia-update.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\Display.Update.{3C48A649-5F47-4707-9120-CB35B0B5129E}
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{59A7F891-B0F3-4FC8-9DD0-416CBB38C87A}\NVI2.DLL",Uninstal
Estimated size: 844.17 KB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Update 10.4.0

  • DisplayUpdateExt.dll - NVIDIA Install Application (Display Update Component Install Helper)
  • ComUpdatus.exe - NVIDIA Update Components (NVIDIA Update COM object)
  • ComUpdatusPS.dll - ComUpdatus Proxy/Stub
  • Nvlhr.exe - UPDT Application Launcher
  • WLMerger.exe - WLMerger Application
  • daemonu.exe - NVIDIA Settings Update Manager
  • UpdateExt.dll - NVIDIA Update Install Helper
  • EasyDaemonAPIU32.dll - Easy daemon API
  • EasyDaemonAPIU64.dll
  • easyUpdatusAPIU.dll
  • nvupdt.dll - NVIDIA Update Components, 1.4.28.0
  • nvupdt32.dll - NVIDIA Update Components, 1.11.3.0
  • nvupdt64.dll
  • nvupdtr.dll - NVIDIA Germany language resource library
  • nvupdtr32.dll
  • nvupdtr64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • daemonu.exe runs as a service named 'NVIDIA Update Service Daemon' (nvUpdatusService) "NVIDIA Settings Update Manager service, used to check new updates from NVIDIA server.".
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

daemonu.exe
Memory:4.62 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000307269%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002199%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000874%
0.015104% average

How do I remove NVIDIA Update?

Quickly and completely remove NVIDIA Update 10.4.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall NVIDIA Update from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  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:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program NVIDIA Update 10.4.0, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove NVIDIA Update.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.70%
Windows 8 48.21%
Windows XP 0.08%
Windows 8.1 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.82%
Windows 7 Professional 13.59%
Windows 8.1 12.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.09%
Windows 10 Home 10.79%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.65%
  Germany 20.29%
  United Kingdom 6.54%
  Canada 4.13%
  Australia 3.73%
  Netherlands 3.49%
  Austria 1.64%
  Belgium 1.44%
  India 0.94%
  Romania 0.83%
  Philippines 0.63%
  France 0.62%
  Switzerland 0.59%
  Iran 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.46%
Hewlett-Packard 20.15%
GIGABYTE 17.51%
Medion 13.31%
Acer 10.73%
ASUS 6.42%
Intel 4.66%
Alienware 2.38%
Lenovo 1.98%
American Megatrends 0.79%
MSI 0.62%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.61%
Dell XPS 8700 8.63%
MEDION H81H3-EM2 5.07%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.74%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.51%
Dell XPS 8500 2.47%

About NVIDIA

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

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