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NVIDIA Graphics Driver 268.83

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.


The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 129.37 MB (135,652,633 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nvidia.com/Drivers
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\Display.Driver.0
Uninstaller: "C:\windows\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.0\NVI2.DLL",UninstallPackage Display.Driver
Estimated size: 129.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Graphics Driver 268.83

  • dbInstaller.exe - GPU Settings DBInstall Application (DBInstall Application)
  • DisplayDriverExt.dll - NVIDIA Install Application (Graphics Driver Install Helper)
  • nvdispco32.dll - Display Driver Coinstaller
  • nvdispco64.dll
  • nvgenco32.dll - Generic Coinstaller
  • nvgenco64.dll
  • NvCplSetupEng.exe - NVIDIA Contro (Setup Launcher)
  • NvCplSetupInt.exe

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 268.83, 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.

Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.52%
Windows 10 7.03%
Windows XP 0.40%
Windows Vista 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 64.07%
Windows 7 Home Basic 9.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.43%
Windows 7 Professional 7.12%
Windows 10 Home 5.75%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.78%
  United Kingdom 10.59%
  France 7.10%
  Brazil 6.65%
  Germany 3.10%
  Iran 2.55%
  Netherlands 2.25%
  Italy 2.05%
  Poland 1.90%
  Malaysia 1.85%
  Canada 1.80%
  Argentina 1.75%
  Saudi Arabia 1.60%
  Indonesia 1.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 71.63%
ASUS 13.84%
Dell 7.67%
Acer 4.53%
Hewlett-Packard 2.15%
Lenovo 0.12%
Apple 0.06%
Common models
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 53.38%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 17.05%
ASUSTeK K43SJ 5.78%
ASUSTeK K73SJ 2.97%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.86%
Dell Latitude E6520 2.46%


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


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