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NVIDIA Driver for HD-lyd

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NVIDIA Driver for HD-lyd is a program developed by NVIDIA. The main program executable is nvhdap32.dll. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 3.47 MB (3,639,645 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 94% of users of NVIDIA Driver for HD-lyd come from Norway, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nvidia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\HDAudio.Driver.{054F18FA-08DD-4CB0-94BF-E245E65BECFA}
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{520887F4-831B-4FFE-B18B-1B744C5285D6}\NVI2.DLL",Uninstal
Estimated size: 3.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Driver for HD-lyd

Program module:nvhdap32.dll
Name:NVIDIA HDMI Audio Driver
Path:C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\HDAudio.Driver.{054F18FA-08DD-4CB0-94BF-E245E65BECFA}\nvhdap32.dll
Additional files:
  • HDAudioExt.dll - NVIDIA Install Application (HD Audio Driver Install Helper)
  • nvhdagenco32.dll - Generic Coinstaller
  • nvhdagenco64.dll
  • nvapo32v.dll - NVIDIA HDMI Audio Driver
  • nvapo64v.dll
  • nvhdap64.dll

How do I remove NVIDIA Driver for HD-lyd?

Quickly and completely remove NVIDIA Driver for HD-lyd from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall NVIDIA Driver for HD-lyd 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 Driver for HD-lyd, 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 Driver for HD-lyd.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.17%
Windows Vista 15.32%
Windows 10 13.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.68%
Windows 7 Professional 10.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.42%
Windows 8 Pro 4.59%
Windows 10 Home 3.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.81% of installs come from Norway
Which countries install it?
  Norway 93.81%
  United States 6.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.99%
ASUS 28.99%
Hewlett-Packard 20.29%
Dell 10.14%
Samsung 7.25%
Alienware 2.90%
Apple 1.45%
Common models
ASUSTeK N56VZ 4.71%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 3.53%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 3.53%
Packard Bell ixtreme M574... 2.35%
Acer Aspire 5738 2.35%
Acer Aspire 5737Z 2.35%


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


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