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3% remove it97% keep it
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NVIDIA Graphics Driver 285.58

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 software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 37.72 MB (39,548,773 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\Display.Driver.0
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.0\NVI2.DLL",UninstallPackage Display.Driver
Estimated size: 37.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Graphics Driver 285.58

  • dbInstaller.exe - GPU Settings DBInstall Application (DBInstall Application)
  • NvStereoUtilityOGL.exe - NVIDIA OpenGL Stereo Sample (OpenGL Stereo Sample)
  • DisplayDriverExt.dll - NVIDIA Install Application (Graphics Driver Install Helper)
  • nvdispco32.dll - Display Driver Coinstaller
  • nvdispco64.dll
  • nvgenco32.dll - Generic Coinstaller
  • nvgenco64.dll

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 285.58, 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 XP 90%
Win 7 (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 96.39%
Windows Vista 1.20%
Windows Server 2003 1.20%
Windows 7 1.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 97.59%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.20%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.19%
  MK 7.69%
  Australia 5.77%
  United Kingdom 5.77%
  Israel 4.81%
  Croatia 4.81%
  Romania 3.85%
  Lithuania 2.88%
  Vietnam 1.92%
  Latvia 1.92%
  Indonesia 1.92%
  Philippines 1.92%
  BA 1.92%
  LY 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 19.61%
American Megatrends 15.69%
Hewlett-Packard 11.76%
Dell 7.84%
Acer 3.92%
Gateway 1.96%
Common models
MSI MS-7592 3.70%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 3.70%
XFX68L XFX Nforce 680i LT 1.85%
Gigabyte EP45-DS3 1.85%


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


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