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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 296.26 days


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NVIDIA Graphics Driver 331.82

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 software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 157.51 MB (165,158,495 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\Display.Driver.{B7463513-AB11-4E5A-860D-65649F32F33D}
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{642D328E-982B-498F-85A3-2FC9C3846272}\NVI2.DLL",Uninstal
Estimated size: 157.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Graphics Driver 331.82

  • 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
  • nvcplsetupeng.exe - NVIDIA Package Launcher
  • NvCplSetupInt.exe
  • nvdispco32.dll
  • nvdispgenco32.dll
  • 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 331.82, 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) 55%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.77%
Windows 10 37.30%
Windows XP 1.67%
Windows Vista 1.21%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.66%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.35%
Windows 7 Professional 12.73%
Windows 8.1 12.36%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.57%
Windows 8 Pro 2.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.92%
  United Kingdom 7.14%
  Canada 3.83%
  Australia 3.81%
  India 2.62%
  Romania 1.83%
  Iran 1.68%
  Malaysia 1.29%
  Indonesia 1.18%
  Egypt 1.14%
  Brazil 1.08%
  Philippines 1.05%
  France 0.95%
  Sweden 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.34%
ASUS 19.34%
Hewlett-Packard 10.62%
Acer 9.43%
Lenovo 7.61%
Alienware 3.13%
Samsung 3.01%
Toshiba 2.77%
Intel 2.46%
MSI 1.86%
Common models
Dell XPS 8700 6.68%
ASUS All Series 5.37%
Dell XPS One 2710 5.30%
ASUSTeK X450LD 4.87%
Dell XPS 2720 4.14%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.27%


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


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