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9% remove it91% keep it
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NVIDIA HD-Audiotreiber

What is NVIDIA HD-Audiotreiber?

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.


The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 3.53 MB (3,706,611 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\HDAudio.Driver.{D7391E58-707D-4C7B-81D7-188BBA1A44ED}
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{1CE348A5-FEF7-4CFF-99F6-0A90B45D89A9}\NVI2.DLL",UninstallPac
Estimated size: 3.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA HD-Audiotreiber

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

How do I remove NVIDIA HD-Audiotreiber?

You can uninstall NVIDIA HD-Audiotreiber 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 HD-Audiotreiber, 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 HD-Audiotreiber.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.74%
Windows 10 18.32%
Windows Vista 3.84%
Windows XP 2.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.53%
Windows 7 Professional 14.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.47%
Windows 8 5.09%
Windows 8.1 3.86%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.20% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 85.20%
  Austria 5.88%
  United States 4.46%
  Switzerland 2.14%
  Spain 0.53%
  Romania 0.36%
  Belgium 0.18%
  France 0.18%
  Philippines 0.18%
  Luxembourg 0.18%
  Netherlands 0.18%
  Croatia 0.18%
  Ireland 0.18%
  United Kingdom 0.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 25.51%
Hewlett-Packard 20.75%
Acer 19.05%
Dell 10.54%
ASUS 8.16%
Samsung 1.70%
Lenovo 1.36%
Toshiba 1.02%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 9.34%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 5.06%
MEDION MS-7797 2.72%
Acer Aspire 5742G 2.33%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 2.33%


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


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