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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.22 days
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Average installed length: 189.49 days


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NVIDIA 3D Vision Treiber 320.49

What is NVIDIA 3D Vision Treiber?

With Nvidia's free "3D Vision driver" you experience your Direct3D games in proper 3D.


NVIDIA 3D Vision Treiber 320.49 is a program developed by NVIDIA. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 25 files and is usually about 27.68 MB (29,020,621 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 88% of users of NVIDIA 3D Vision Treiber come from Germany, it is also popular in Switzerland and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{BC11DF9C-10BC-4B3F-8974-713C1CA40B5A}\NVI2.DLL",Uninstal
Estimated size: 27.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA 3D Vision Treiber 320.49

  • nvSCPAPISvr.exe - Stereo Vision Control Panel API Server
  • nvStInst.exe - Stereoscpic 3D driver Installer API
  • nvStInst.exe.exe
  • nvsttest.exe - NVIDIA 3D Vision Test Application
  • nvstview.exe - NVIDIA 3D Vision Photo Viewer
  • nvstreg.exe - Stereoscpic 3D Registry Tool
  • NvStereoUtilityOGL.exe - NVIDIA OpenGL Stereo Sample (OpenGL Stereo Sample)
  • Nv3DVisionIePlugin.dll - NVIDIA GeForce 3D Vision (NVIDIA 3D Vision IE plugin)
  • Nv3DVisionIePlugin64.dll - NVIDIA 3D Vision 64bit IE plugin
  • Nv3DVStreaming.dll - NVIDIA 3D Vision plugin
  • Nv3DVStreaming64.dll - NVIDIA 3D Vision 64bit plugin
  • Nv3DVStreamingIePlugin.dll - NVIDIA 3D Vision Streaming IE plugin
  • Nv3DVStreamingIePlugin64.dll - NVIDIA 3D Vision 64bit Streaming IE plugin
  • nvimage.dll - NVIDIA 3D Vision extention
  • nvimage64.dll
  • nvSCPAPI.dll - NVIDIA 3D Vision Control Panel API
  • nvSCPAPI64.dll - NVIDIA 3D Vision Control Panel 64bit API
  • nvStereoApiI.dll - NVIDIA API 3D Vision extention
  • nvStereoApiI64.dll - NVIDIA API 64bit 3D Vision extention
  • nvstlink.exe - 3D Vision Shortcut Handler
  • nvstwiz.exe - GeForce 3D Vision Wizard
  • nvstres.dll - NVIDIA 3D Vision Module (NVIDIA 3D Vision Module Resource DLL)
  • npnv3dv.dll - NVIDIA 3D Vision (NVIDIA 3D Vision plugin for Mozilla browsers)
  • npnv3dvstreaming.dll - NVIDIA 3D VISION (NVIDIA 3D Vision Streaming plugin for Mozilla browsers)
  • nvwl.dll - 3D Vision (TV's white list)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • npnv3dvstreaming.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npnv3dvstreaming.dll'.
  • npnv3dv.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npnv3dv.dll'.
2 Mozilla Plugins
  • npnv3dvstreaming.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'NVIDIA GeForce 3D Vision' with a plugin key of '@nvidia.com/3DVisionStreaming' for all users of the PC.
  • npnv3dv.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'NVIDIA GeForce 3D Vision' with a plugin key of '@nvidia.com/3DVision' for all users of the PC.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • nvstlink.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5EA26DAE-723E-4FDE-84A8-60FDE24CD97C}' (runs on registration).
  • nvstview.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{50C1D555-4274-41D9-9A2E-7636733B1494}' (runs on registration).
  • nvSCPAPISvr.exe runs as a service named 'Stereo Service' (Stereo Service) "Provides system support for NVIDIA Stereoscopic 3D driver".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • nvstlink.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'StereoLinksInstall' which loads as "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\nvstlink.exe" /install1.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.97 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003289041%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00022755%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00010136%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:9,850
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:38 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.85 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove NVIDIA 3D Vision Treiber?

You can uninstall NVIDIA 3D Vision Treiber 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program NVIDIA 3D Vision Treiber 320.49, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 3D Vision Treiber.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by NVIDIA 3D Vision Treiber 320.49 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.91%
Windows 10 17.91%
Windows XP 0.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.70%
Windows 7 Professional 15.45%
Windows 8 Pro 6.93%
Windows 8 4.44%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 4.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.84% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 87.84%
  Switzerland 4.05%
  Austria 3.86%
  United States 2.51%
  France 0.39%
  Luxembourg 0.39%
  United Arab Emirates 0.19%
  United Kingdom 0.19%
  Croatia 0.19%
  Singapore 0.19%
  UA 0.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 26.94%
ASUS 17.55%
Acer 16.73%
Dell 12.24%
Hewlett-Packard 5.71%
Intel 2.45%
Sony 1.63%
American Megatrends 1.22%
Lenovo 1.22%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.85%
ASUSTeK K73SV 2.88%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.88%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.88%
ASUS All Series 2.40%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.40%


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


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