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NVIDIA Media Center Extensions

What is NVIDIA Media Center Extensions?  (from NVIDIA)

The NVIDIA Media Center Extensions provides you the freedom to access your GPU settings directly from your Media Center remote control. In the past, if you wished to make any display adjustment or use NVIDIA's display setup wizard, you were limited to using your mouse and keyboard attached to your PC. Now with NVIDIA M...  Read more


NVIDIA Media Center Extensions is a software program developed by NVIDIA. The primary executable is named ConfigGen.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 5.24 MB (5,490,045 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 31% of users of NVIDIA Media Center Extensions come from the United States, it is also popular in France and MA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nvidia.com/Drivers
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\MCE Scripts\Settings
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{4
Estimated size: 5.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Media Center Extensions

Program executable:ConfigGen.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\MCE Scripts\Settings\ConfigGen.exe
Additional files:
  • GetSetupConfig.js
  • ConfigGen.exe

How do I remove NVIDIA Media Center Extensions?

You can uninstall NVIDIA Media Center Extensions 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 Media Center Extensions, 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 Media Center Extensions.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.30%
Windows 10 7.32%
Windows Vista 6.50%
Windows XP 4.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.41%
Windows 7 Professional 15.45%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.20%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.88%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.07%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.94%
  France 7.91%
  MA 6.47%
  Egypt 6.47%
  United Kingdom 5.76%
  Romania 4.32%
  Germany 4.32%
  DZ 2.88%
  Iran 2.88%
  Canada 2.88%
  Saudi Arabia 2.16%
  Thailand 1.44%
  Spain 1.44%
  Israel 1.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.10%
Acer 22.89%
ASUS 13.25%
Hewlett-Packard 10.84%
Intel 2.41%
Alienware 2.41%
Gateway 1.20%
American Megatrends 1.20%
Common models
Gigabyte M52LT-D3 4.60%
Compaq-Presario NP185AA-A... 2.30%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.30%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.30%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.30%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 2.30%


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Publisher URL: www.nvidia.com


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