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NVIDIA Graphics Driver 268.24

What is NVIDIA Graphics Driver?

The NVIDIA Graphics Driver is the software driver for the 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. Geforce Desktop PC graphics cards, Geforce notebook PC graphics cards and Quadro Professional graphics cards each uses a different unique driver. There are multiple ways to determine the NVIDIA display driver version that is installed on your PC. The easiest method is by inspecting the System Information through the NVIDIA Control Panel.


The main program executable is nvgenco64.dll. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 129.44 MB (135,723,681 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nvidia.com
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: 129.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Graphics Driver 268.24

Program module:nvgenco64.dll
Name:NVIDIA Install Application
Generic Coinstaller
Path:C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\Display.Driver.0\nvgenco64.dll
Additional files:
  • 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
  • NvCplSetupInt.exe - NVIDIA Contro (Setup Launcher)

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 268.24, 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) 91%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 94.83%
Windows 10 3.45%
Windows XP 1.72%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 53.45%
Windows 7 Enterprise 24.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.62%
Windows 10 Pro 3.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.47%
  DK 3.61%
  Israel 3.61%
  Australia 2.41%
  Canada 2.41%
  Finland 2.41%
  France 2.41%
  United Kingdom 2.41%
  Indonesia 2.41%
  Germany 1.20%
  Croatia 1.20%
  Kuwait 1.20%
  Lebanon 1.20%
  MA 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 70.69%
Hewlett-Packard 25.86%
Acer 1.72%
Common models
LENOVO 4318CTO 12.07%
HP EliteBook 8560w 12.07%
LENOVO 4313CTO 6.90%
HP EliteBook 8760w 6.90%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.17%
LENOVO 2518F5U 3.45%


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


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