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Should I remove NVIDIA Graphics Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #3,226
Reach 0.1467%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.41 days
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Average installed length: 301.70 days


314.22 100.00%

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NVIDIA Graphics Driver 314.22

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 141.75 MB (148,635,207 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nvidia.com/Drivers
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\Display.Driver.{D65A0DAF-E848-4400-8EED-4239134ECEF0}
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{397CA696-5C25-4ACD-83F2-8786FBC7EB27}\NVI2.DLL",Uninstal
Estimated size: 141.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Graphics Driver 314.22

  • 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 314.22, 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) 71%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.21%
Windows 10 14.25%
Windows Vista 4.81%
Windows XP 3.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.94%
Windows 8 Pro 5.13%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.81%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.03%
  United Kingdom 6.40%
  Australia 4.37%
  Canada 4.09%
  Iran 2.14%
  Romania 1.64%
  MK 1.38%
  India 1.38%
  Philippines 1.18%
  Indonesia 1.01%
  Egypt 0.99%
  Croatia 0.93%
  Malaysia 0.90%
  Sweden 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.89%
ASUS 17.68%
Hewlett-Packard 15.61%
Acer 13.80%
Intel 5.31%
Lenovo 3.04%
Samsung 2.53%
Toshiba 2.14%
Alienware 1.42%
MSI 1.36%
Medion 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.93%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.78%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 3.48%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 3.19%
ASUSTeK K53SV 2.46%
ASUSTeK K55VD 2.17%


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


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