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Should I remove NVIDIA Graphics Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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United States Rank #4,853
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 127.62 days
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Average installed length: 445.39 days


314.07 100.00%

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NVIDIA Graphics Driver 314.07

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 setup package generally installs about 46 files and is usually about 82.31 MB (86,312,493 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\Display.Driver.{DE99D681-9C5F-43F1-8CBF-0F4D2426B419}
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\system32\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{FC8715B0-39F8-4A4D-BA05-1AA96B9B24B2}\NVI2.DLL",Uninstal
Estimated size: 82.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Graphics Driver 314.07

  • dbInstaller.exe - GPU Settings DBInstall Application (DBInstall Application)
  • DisplayDriverExt.dll - NVIDIA Install Application (Graphics Driver Install Helper)
  • nvdispco32.dll - Display Driver Coinstaller
  • nvdispgenco32.dll - Generic Coinstaller
  • nvcplsetupeng.exe - NVIDIA Package Launcher
  • 3DVision_314.07.exe - NVIDIA 3D Vision driver
  • DisplayCplExt.dll - Control Panel Install Helper
  • Nv3DAppShExt.dll - NVIDIA Shell Extensions
  • Nv3DAppShExtR.dll - NVIDIA Germany language resource library
  • NV3DVisionExt.dll - 3D Vision Driver Install Helper
  • nvcpl.dll - NVIDIA User Experience Driver Component (NVIDIA Display Properties Extension)
  • NvCplSetupInt.exe
  • nvcplui.exe - NVIDIA Control Panel (NVIDIA Control Panel Application, 7.1.720.0)
  • nvcpluir.dll - NVIDIA Control Panel Resource Library, 7.1.720.0
  • nvdispco64.dll
  • nvdispgenco64.dll
  • nvDispS.dll - NVIDIA Display Server
  • nvDispSR.dll
  • nvGameS.dll - NVIDIA 3D Settings Server
  • nvGameSR.dll
  • nvhotkey.dll - NVIDIA Hotkey Service, Version 314.07
  • NVI2.dll - NVIDIA Install Core
  • NVI2UI.dll - NVIDIA Install UI
  • nvir3dgenco32.dll
  • nvir3dgenco64.dll
  • NVIRUSBExt.dll - 3D Vision Controller Driver Install Helper
  • nvMccsS.dll - NVIDIA MCCS Server
  • nvMccsSR.dll
  • nvmctray.dll - NVIDIA Media Center Library
  • nvMoblS.dll - NVIDIA Mobile Server
  • nvMoblSR.dll
  • NVPrxy32.dll - NVIDIA Install Proxy
  • NVPrxy64.dll
  • nvshext.dll - NVIDIA Display Shell Extension
  • nvSmartMax.dll - NVIDIA Smart Maximize Helper version 100.02 (NVIDIA Smart Maximize Helper)
  • nvSmartMax64.dll
  • nvSmartMaxapp.exe - NVIDIA Smart Maximise Helper Host version 100.02 (NVIDIA Smart Maximise Helper Host)
  • nvSmartMaxapp64.exe
  • NvStereoUtilityOGL.exe - NVIDIA OpenGL Stereo Sample (OpenGL Stereo Sample)
  • nvsvc64.dll - NVIDIA Driver Helper Service, Version 314.07
  • nvsvcr.dll
  • nvsvs.dll - NVIDIA StereoVision Server
  • nvsvsr.dll
  • NvTray.exe - NVIDIA Settings
  • NvUI.dll
  • NvUIR.dll

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:19.15 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003506534%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00023508%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00011558%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:461,181
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:533 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove NVIDIA Graphics Driver?

Quickly and completely remove NVIDIA Graphics Driver 314.07 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program NVIDIA Graphics Driver 314.07, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.90%
Windows 8 12.47%
Windows Vista 7.53%
Windows XP 5.02%
Windows 8.1 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.41%
Windows 7 Professional 12.91%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.82%
Windows 8 Pro 4.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.30%
  Canada 5.02%
  United Kingdom 5.02%
  Australia 4.09%
  Iran 2.64%
  India 1.91%
  Romania 1.72%
  Philippines 1.65%
  MK 1.52%
  IQ 1.12%
  Croatia 1.06%
  Israel 1.06%
  Egypt 0.99%
  Malaysia 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.40%
Hewlett-Packard 16.10%
ASUS 15.05%
Acer 14.31%
Lenovo 4.92%
Intel 4.32%
Alienware 2.09%
Toshiba 1.19%
MSI 1.04%
Samsung 0.75%
American Megatrends 0.60%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.86%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.43%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.14%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.57%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.29%
Acer Aspire 5750G 2.00%


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


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