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Should I remove NVIDIA Graphics Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #1,622
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.28 days
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Average installed length: 159.38 days


331.65 100.00%

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NVIDIA Graphics Driver 331.65

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 11 files and is usually about 203.24 MB (213,109,952 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\Display.Driver.{C7865652-DAEA-48E1-B0D0-F03191B09BF1}
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{8ECDB940-B2AD-4ECB-A6E6-907FCEA74904}\NVI2.DLL",Uninstal
Estimated size: 203.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Graphics Driver 331.65

  • dbInstaller.exe - GPU Settings DBInstall Application (DBInstall Application)
  • DisplayDriverExt.dll - NVIDIA Install Application (Graphics Driver Install Helper)
  • nvdispco64.dll - Display Driver Coinstaller
  • nvdispgenco64.dll - Generic Coinstaller
  • NvCplSetupInt.exe - NVIDIA Package Launcher
  • nvcplsetupeng.exe
  • nvdispco32.dll
  • nvdispgenco32.dll
  • nvsetup.exe
  • NvStereoUtilityOGL.exe - NVIDIA OpenGL Stereo Sample (OpenGL Stereo Sample)

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 331.65, 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 10 49%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.03%
Windows 10 49.06%
Windows Vista 0.53%
Windows XP 0.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.46%
Windows 8.1 22.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.99%
Windows 7 Professional 10.02%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.75%
Windows 10 Home 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.80%
  United Kingdom 6.39%
  Australia 5.44%
  Canada 5.34%
  India 2.33%
  Iran 1.17%
  Singapore 1.16%
  Malaysia 1.15%
  Romania 1.08%
  Philippines 0.96%
  Israel 0.94%
  Netherlands 0.90%
  South Africa 0.81%
  Indonesia 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.92%
ASUS 28.33%
Hewlett-Packard 20.47%
Alienware 4.75%
Acer 4.31%
Intel 1.97%
Lenovo 1.14%
Medion 0.93%
Samsung 0.35%
American Megatrends 0.33%
MSI 0.27%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 4.42%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.91%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.96%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.94%
Alienware Alienware 14 2.88%
Dell Inspiron 7720 2.80%


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


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