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Should I remove NVIDIA Drivers?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #609
United States Rank #686
Reach 1.0973%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.10 days
415.97 days >
Average installed length: 218.56 days


67.81 0.00%
1.9 0.11%
1.8 0.11%
1.7 0.68%
1.5 0.38%
1.4 0.07%
1.3 0.92%

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NVIDIA Drivers

What is NVIDIA Drivers?

The NVIDIA Driver is the software driver for NVIDIA Graphics GPU installed on the PC. It is a program used to communicate from the Windows PC OS to the device. This software is required in most cases for the hardware device to function properly. In most cases, drivers come with Windows or can be found by going to Windows Update in Control Panel and checking for updates as well as downloaded from the NVIDIA support website.


The most used version is 1.7, with over 1% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is nvuninst.exe.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nvidia.com/Drivers
Help link: support.dell.com
Uninstaller: C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvudisp.exe UninstallGUI

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Drivers

Program executable:nvuninst.exe

How do I remove NVIDIA Drivers?

You can uninstall NVIDIA Drivers 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 Drivers, 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 Drivers.

Win XP 40%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 43.77%
Windows XP 42.91%
Windows 7 10.68%
Windows 10 2.46%
Windows Server 2003 0.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 42.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 37.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.22%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.01%
Windows 7 Professional 1.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.76%
  Germany 9.41%
  France 4.88%
  United Kingdom 4.24%
  Italy 3.70%
  Canada 3.07%
  Iran 2.25%
  Spain 1.68%
  Netherlands 1.47%
  Australia 1.37%
  Brazil 1.25%
  Belgium 1.25%
  Poland 1.20%
  Romania 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.15%
Dell 19.53%
Acer 11.94%
American Megatrends 8.78%
Intel 4.19%
Medion 3.84%
Gateway 2.10%
Sahara 1.97%
Samsung 1.71%
ASUS 1.41%
Toshiba 1.26%
Common models
Dell Dimension E521 3.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.88%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.82%
Acer Aspire T180 2.31%


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


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