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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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United States Rank #863
Reach 0.4462%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.55 days
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Average installed length: 303.06 days


307.83 100.00%

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NVIDIA Graphics Driver 307.83

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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.


When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 73 files and is usually about 283.66 MB (297,440,586 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\Display.Driver.{7EB4F947-1FAA-47DB-AA62-F647E9CBAAA4}
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{9DD54BBC-E676-457C-8934-EDD38FCC388D}\NVI2.DLL",Uninstal
Estimated size: 283.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Graphics Driver 307.83

  • nview.dll - NVIDIA nView Desktop and Window Manager 136.53
  • nView64.dll
  • nvwdmcpl.dll - NVIDIA nView Control Panel, Version 136.53
  • nvwimg.dll - NVIDIA nView Image Library, Version 136.53
  • nvwimg64.dll
  • nvNT4Cpl.dll - NVIDIA Desktop Explorer, Version 136.53
  • nvShell.dll
  • NVWRSAR.dll - NVIDIA nView Desktop and Window Manager
  • NVWRSCS.dll
  • NVWRSDA.dll
  • NVWRSDE.dll
  • nvAppBar.exe - NVIDIA nView Toolbar, Version 136.53
  • nvTaskbar.exe
  • dbInstaller.exe - GPU Settings DBInstall Application (DBInstall Application)
  • DisplayDriverExt.dll - NVIDIA Install Application (Graphics Driver Install Helper)
  • NV3DVisionExt.dll - 3D Vision Driver Install Helper
  • nvdispco64.dll - Display Driver Coinstaller
  • nvdispgenco64.dll - Generic Coinstaller
  • NVI2.dll - NVIDIA Install Core
  • NVI2UI.dll - NVIDIA Install UI
  • NViewExt.dll - NView Install Helper
  • NvMUP.exe - NVMUP Application
  • NVMUPEventMsg.dll - NVMUPEventMsg Dynamic Link Library
  • NVPrxy32.dll - NVIDIA Install Proxy
  • NVPrxy64.dll
  • NVWMIExt.dll - NVWMI Install Helper
  • ComUpdatus.exe - NVIDIA Update Components (NVIDIA Update COM object)
  • daemonu.exe - NVIDIA Settings Update Manager
  • EasyDaemonAPIU32.dll - Easy daemon API
  • EasyDaemonAPIU64.dll
  • nvupdt32.dll - NVIDIA Update Components,
  • nvupdt64.dll
  • nvupdtr32.dll - NVIDIA US English language resource library
  • nvupdtr64.dll
  • 3DVision_307.83.exe - NVIDIA 3D Vision driver
  • NvCplSetupEng.exe - NVIDIA Package Launcher
  • NvCplSetupInt.exe
  • nvWmi64.exe - NVIDIA WMI Provider (NVIDIA WMI Provider Core)
  • nvWmiShim.dll - NVWMI API Shim DLL (API Shim DLL for NVIDIA WMI Provider)
  • drst.exe - DRS Tool (DRS system Tool)
  • d3dreg.exe
  • nvsetup.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • nvShell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name '00nView' with a class of {1E9B04FB-F9E5-4718-997B-B8DA88302A48}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.55 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002274562%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00012274%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00010472%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:348,669
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:545 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:6 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove NVIDIA Graphics Driver?

Quickly and completely remove NVIDIA Graphics Driver 307.83 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 307.83, 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) 75%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.01%
Windows Vista 16.24%
Windows XP 4.10%
Windows 10 1.63%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.70%
Windows 7 Professional 11.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.29%
  United Kingdom 6.73%
  Canada 3.94%
  Australia 1.60%
  Romania 1.17%
  India 0.75%
  New Zealand 0.64%
  Philippines 0.49%
  Israel 0.39%
  Iran 0.39%
  Egypt 0.39%
  Croatia 0.35%
  RS 0.33%
  Netherlands 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 35.44%
Hewlett-Packard 33.20%
Dell 16.48%
Gateway 4.60%
American Megatrends 2.28%
Intel 1.22%
ASUS 1.17%
Common models
eMachines ET1331G 7.68%
eMachines ET1831 5.68%
eMachines EL1352 5.07%
eMachines EL1352G 4.21%
eMachines EL1358G 4.18%
Dell Dimension E521 4.08%


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


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