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Should I remove NVIDIA HD Audio Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,517
United States Rank #2,229
Reach 0.2512%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.52 days
221.80 days >
Average installed length: 116.54 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.3.24.2 100.00%

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NVIDIA HD Audio Driver 1.3.24.2

Remove NVIDIA HD Audio Driver 1.3.24.2
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What is NVIDIA HD Audio Driver?

The NVIDIA HD Audio Driver is the software driver for HD Audio devices. 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.

Overview

The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 3.54 MB (3,710,471 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\HDAudio.Driver.{C3AC6311-9433-4209-8B5B-DA13D6953381}
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{74BDE080-FBBA-4C52-BD81-5EDB2A77F95E}\NVI2.DLL",Uninstal
Estimated size: 3.54 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA HD Audio Driver 1.3.24.2

  • HDAudioExt.dll - NVIDIA Install Application (HD Audio Driver Install Helper)
  • nvhdagenco32.dll - Generic Coinstaller
  • nvhdagenco64.dll
  • nvapo32v.dll - NVIDIA HDMI Audio Driver
  • nvapo64v.dll
  • nvhdap32.dll
  • nvhdap64.dll
  • nvhda32.sys
  • nvhda32v.sys
  • nvhda64.sys
  • nvhda64v.sys

How do I remove NVIDIA HD Audio Driver?

Quickly and completely remove NVIDIA HD Audio Driver 1.3.24.2 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall NVIDIA HD Audio 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 HD Audio Driver 1.3.24.2, 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 HD Audio Driver.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#2,517

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.40%
Windows 10 28.89%
Windows XP 2.55%
Windows Vista 1.11%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.90%
Windows 7 Professional 18.67%
Windows 8 7.03%
Windows 8 Pro 6.88%
Windows 8.1 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.51%
  United Kingdom 6.27%
  Canada 3.99%
  Australia 3.53%
  Italy 2.68%
  France 1.67%
  India 1.31%
  Romania 1.08%
  Iran 1.01%
  MK 0.82%
  Netherlands 0.82%
  Germany 0.80%
  Philippines 0.78%
  Singapore 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 31.80%
Dell 25.61%
Hewlett-Packard 10.79%
GIGABYTE 10.19%
Acer 8.21%
Lenovo 6.46%
Intel 3.21%
Alienware 3.14%
Samsung 0.60%
Common models
ASUSTeK X550CC 23.19%
Dell XPS 8700 6.63%
ASUS All Series 4.28%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.80%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.47%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.35%

About NVIDIA

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

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