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NVIDIA Controlador gráfico 306.97


NVIDIA Controlador gráfico 306.97 is a software program developed by NVIDIA. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 46 files and is usually about 184.07 MB (193,008,218 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 86% of users of NVIDIA Controlador gráfico come from Portugal, it is also popular in Brazil and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nvidia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\Display.Driver.2
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\system32\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.3\NVI2.DLL",UninstallPackage Display.Driver
Estimated size: 184.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Controlador gráfico 306.97

  • dbInstaller.exe - GPU Settings DBInstall Application (DBInstall Application)
  • DisplayDriverExt.dll - NVIDIA Install Application (Graphics Driver Install Helper)
  • nvdispco32.dll - Display Driver Coinstaller
  • nvdispgenco32.dll - Generic Coinstaller
  • NVCPLSetupInt.exe - NVIDIA Package Launcher
  • ComUpdatus.exe - NVIDIA Update Components (NVIDIA Update COM object)
  • d3dreg.exe
  • daemonu.exe - NVIDIA Settings Update Manager
  • EasyDaemonAPIU32.dll - Easy daemon API
  • EasyDaemonAPIU64.dll
  • NV3DVisionExt.dll - 3D Vision Driver Install Helper
  • nvAppBar.exe - NVIDIA nView Toolbar, Version 136.53
  • NVCPLSetupEng.exe
  • NVI2.dll - NVIDIA Install Core
  • NVI2UI.dll - NVIDIA Install UI
  • nview.dll - NVIDIA nView Desktop and Window Manager 136.53
  • NViewExt.dll - NView Install Helper
  • NVMUP.exe - NVMUP Application
  • NVMUPEventMsg.dll - NVMUPEventMsg Dynamic Link Library
  • nvNT4Cpl.dll - NVIDIA Desktop Explorer, Version 136.53
  • NVPrxy32.dll - NVIDIA Install Proxy
  • NVPrxy64.dll
  • nvShell.dll - NVIDIA Desktop Explorer, Version 136.53
  • nvTaskbar.exe
  • nvupdt32.dll - NVIDIA Update Components,
  • nvupdt64.dll - NVIDIA Update Components,
  • nvupdtr32.dll - NVIDIA Portuguese language resource library
  • nvupdtr64.dll - NVIDIA US English language resource library
  • nvwdmcpl.dll - NVIDIA nView Control Panel, Version 136.53
  • 3DVision_306.97.exe - NVIDIA 3D Vision driver
  • drst.exe - DRS Tool (DRS system Tool)
  • Keystone.exe
  • nvdispco64.dll
  • nvdispgenco64.dll
  • nView64.dll
  • nvsetup.exe
  • nvwimg.dll - NVIDIA nView Image Library, Version 136.53
  • nvwimg64.dll
  • nvWmi64.exe - NVIDIA WMI Provider (NVIDIA WMI Provider Core)
  • NVWMIExt.dll - NVWMI Install Helper
  • nvWmiShim.dll - NVWMI API Shim DLL (API Shim DLL for NVIDIA WMI Provider)
  • NVWRSAR.dll - NVIDIA nView Desktop and Window Manager
  • NVWRSCS.dll
  • NVWRSDA.dll
  • NVWRSDE.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • nvShell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name '00nView' with a class of {1E9B04FB-F9E5-4718-997B-B8DA88302A48}.
  • 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 Controlador gráfico?

You can uninstall NVIDIA Controlador gráfico 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 Controlador gráfico 306.97, 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 Controlador gráfico.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 10 40.66%
Windows Vista 2.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.36%
Windows 8 20.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.48%
Windows 8.1 9.89%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.30%
Windows 7 Professional 3.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.71% of installs come from Portugal
Which countries install it?
  Portugal 85.71%
  Brazil 5.95%
  United States 4.76%
  Canada 1.19%
  United Arab Emirates 1.19%
  United Kingdom 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 37.08%
Samsung 17.98%
Hewlett-Packard 16.85%
Acer 15.73%
Dell 5.62%
Toshiba 3.37%
Intel 1.12%
American Megatrends 1.12%
Common models
HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15 8.33%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 4.76%
ASUSTeK K55VM 4.76%
Acer Aspire 5742G 4.76%
ASUSTeK N56VZ 3.57%
Samsung RF511/RF411/RF711 3.57%


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


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