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Should I remove NVIDIA Graphics Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,758
United States Rank #1,624
Reach 0.3835%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.82 days
407.70 days >
Average installed length: 214.22 days


335.23 100.00%

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NVIDIA Graphics Driver 335.23

What is NVIDIA Graphics Driver?

The NVIDIA Graphics 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. This is the first WHQL-certified release from the Release 296 family of drivers.


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 205.93 MB (215,935,347 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\Display.Driver.{60C3222C-2B78-463D-815C-99BE08E0B9A7}
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{D856F430-804A-4757-BD97-A35F0DA6EDE6}\NVI2.DLL",Uninstal
Estimated size: 205.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Graphics Driver 335.23

  • dbInstaller.exe - GPU Settings DBInstall Application (DBInstall Application)
  • DisplayDriverExt.dll - NVIDIA Install Application (Graphics Driver Install Helper)
  • nvdispco64.dll - Display Driver Coinstaller
  • nvdispgenco64.dll - Generic Coinstaller
  • NvCplSetupInt.exe - NVIDIA Package Launcher
  • nvcplsetupeng.exe
  • nvdispco32.dll
  • nvdispgenco32.dll
  • nvsetup.exe
  • NvStereoUtilityOGL.exe - NVIDIA OpenGL Stereo Sample (OpenGL Stereo Sample)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • dbInstaller.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IAStorIcon' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorIconLaunch.exe" "C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorIcon.exe" 60.

How do I remove NVIDIA Graphics Driver?

You can uninstall NVIDIA Graphics Driver 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 Graphics Driver 335.23, 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 Graphics Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.96%
Windows 10 35.39%
Windows Vista 1.32%
Windows XP 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.86%
Windows 7 Professional 13.14%
Windows 8.1 12.14%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.56%
Windows 8 Pro 2.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.17%
  United Kingdom 8.10%
  Canada 5.34%
  Australia 4.78%
  India 1.83%
  Romania 1.40%
  Finland 1.19%
  Iran 1.05%
  Philippines 0.96%
  Indonesia 0.94%
  Israel 0.93%
  Malaysia 0.88%
  Netherlands 0.79%
  Thailand 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 18.59%
ASUS 17.73%
Hewlett-Packard 14.10%
Acer 12.43%
Lenovo 7.04%
Intel 4.10%
Alienware 4.03%
Samsung 2.48%
Toshiba 2.33%
MSI 2.30%
Apple 0.46%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.95%
LENOVO 20217 3.43%
MSI MS-7821 2.44%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.39%
Dell XPS 8700 2.29%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.18%


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


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