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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #6,461
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 246.72 days


320.18 100.00%

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NVIDIA Graphics Driver 320.18

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 9 files and is usually about 141.53 MB (148,403,212 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nvidia.com/Drivers
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\Display.Driver.{8F5F6FF8-2906-4F02-840E-20C2B4606112}
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{6547225A-F34B-4091-9380-2380C250BF95}\NVI2.DLL",Uninstal
Estimated size: 141.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Graphics Driver 320.18

  • 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
  • nvcplsetupeng.exe - NVIDIA Package Launcher
  • NvCplSetupInt.exe
  • nvdispco32.dll
  • nvdispgenco32.dll
  • NvStereoUtilityOGL.exe - NVIDIA OpenGL Stereo Sample (OpenGL Stereo Sample)

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 320.18, 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) 67%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.99%
Windows 10 15.91%
Windows XP 5.71%
Windows Vista 4.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.00%
Windows 7 Professional 13.07%
Windows 8 Pro 5.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.65%
Windows 8 4.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.75%
  United Kingdom 7.43%
  Australia 4.71%
  Canada 4.26%
  India 2.21%
  Iran 2.21%
  Romania 1.54%
  Israel 1.40%
  MK 1.32%
  Philippines 1.25%
  Indonesia 1.10%
  Thailand 1.03%
  New Zealand 1.03%
  South Africa 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.56%
ASUS 17.66%
Hewlett-Packard 15.78%
Acer 12.66%
Intel 5.63%
Samsung 4.69%
Lenovo 3.75%
Alienware 2.66%
MSI 1.09%
American Megatrends 0.63%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 6.29%
ASUS All Series 4.72%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 3.46%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.46%
ASUSTeK K53SD 2.52%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.52%


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


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