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NVIDIA Graphics Driver 268.56

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 setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 128.81 MB (135,071,025 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: 128.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Graphics Driver 268.56

  • dbInstaller.exe - GPU Settings DBInstall Application (DBInstall Application)
  • DisplayDriverExt.dll - NVIDIA Install Application (Graphics Driver Install Helper)
  • nvdispco64.dll - Display Driver Coinstaller
  • nvgenco64.dll - Generic Coinstaller
  • NvCplSetupInt.exe - NVIDIA Contro (Setup Launcher)
  • nvdispco32.dll
  • nvgenco32.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 268.56, 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) 90%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.88%
Windows 10 7.96%
Windows XP 0.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 81.31%
Windows 10 Home 7.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.87%
Windows 7 Professional 2.08%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.12%
Windows 7 Enterprise 0.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.16% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 16.16%
  United States 13.11%
  France 10.52%
  Netherlands 7.93%
  Germany 6.10%
  Spain 6.10%
  Taiwan 4.57%
  Australia 3.51%
  Poland 3.20%
  Sweden 3.05%
  Iran 2.29%
  Belgium 2.13%
  United Kingdom 1.98%
  Norway 1.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 97.10%
Hewlett-Packard 0.97%
Acer 0.97%
Dell 0.81%
Toshiba 0.16%
Common models
ASUSTeK K53SC 47.43%
ASUSTeK K53SV 45.98%
ASUSTeK K53SJ 4.34%
ASUSTeK G53SX 0.96%
eMachines eM350 0.16%


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


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