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NVIDIA Graphics Driver 296.28

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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 161.76 MB (169,612,652 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\Display.Driver.0
Uninstaller: "C:\windows\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.0\NVI2.DLL",UninstallPackage Display.Driver
Estimated size: 161.76 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Graphics Driver 296.28

  • dbInstaller.exe - GPU Settings DBInstall Application (DBInstall Application)
  • DisplayDriverExt.dll - NVIDIA Install Application (Graphics Driver Install Helper)
  • nvdispco32.dll - Display Driver Coinstaller
  • nvdispco64.dll
  • nvgenco32.dll - Generic Coinstaller
  • nvgenco64.dll
  • NVCPLSetupInt.exe - NVIDIA Package Launcher

How do I remove NVIDIA Graphics Driver?

Quickly and completely remove NVIDIA Graphics Driver 296.28 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (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 296.28, 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) 96%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 95.99%
Windows 10 3.28%
Windows XP 0.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 76.56%
Windows 7 Professional 12.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.49%
Windows 10 Home 2.93%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.10%
Microsoft Windows XP 0.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.80%
  Germany 8.62%
  France 5.74%
  United Kingdom 4.96%
  Singapore 2.09%
  Italy 1.57%
  Sweden 1.57%
  Switzerland 1.04%
  Spain 1.04%
  United Arab Emirates 0.78%
  Australia 0.78%
  Belgium 0.78%
  DK 0.78%
  Kuwait 0.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 98.90%
Samsung 0.37%
Acer 0.37%
American Megatrends 0.37%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard h8-1360t 23.57%
Hewlett-Packard h9-1215t 5.70%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2240ef 3.04%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1120 2.28%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2256eg 2.28%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2272ef 1.90%


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


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