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Should I remove NVIDIA PhysX System Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #453
United States Rank #473
Reach 1.4330%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.30 days
333.20 days >
Average installed length: 175.07 days


9.13.1220 100.00%

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NVIDIA PhysX System Software 9.13.1220

What is NVIDIA PhysX System Software?  (from NVIDIA)

NVIDIA PhysX is a powerful physics engine enabling real-time physics in leading edge PC games. PhysX software is widely adopted by over 150 games and is used by more than 10,000 developers. PhysX is optimized for hardware acceleration by massively parallel processors. GeForce GPUs with PhysX provide an exponential incr...  Read more


NVIDIA PhysX System Software 9.13.1220 is a program developed by NVIDIA. The software installer includes 53 files and is usually about 116.37 MB (122,025,316 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of NVIDIA PhysX System Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\PhysX
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{D856F430-804A-4757-BD97-A35F0DA6EDE6}\NVI2.DLL",Uninstal
Estimated size: 116.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA PhysX System Software 9.13.1220

  • PhysxExt.dll - NVIDIA Install Application (PhysX System Software Install Helper)
  • PhysXCplUI.exe - NVIDIA PhysX Properties Control Panel User Interface
  • GRB_1_x86.dll - GPU accelerated Rigid Body Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXCooking64.dll - PhysXCooking 64bit Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXLoader64.dll - PhysXLoader 64bit Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXCore64.dll - PhysXCore 64bit Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXExtensions.dll - PhysXExtensions Dynamic Link Library
  • NxCooking.dll - PhysXCooking Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXCooking.dll
  • PhysXLoader.dll - PhysXLoader Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXCore.dll - PhysXCore Dynamic Link Library
  • cudart32_41_22.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 4.1.22 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 4.1.22)
  • cudart32_60.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 6.0.15 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 6.0.15)
  • cudart32_65.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 6.5.19 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 6.5.19)
  • cudart64_41_22.dll
  • cudart64_60.dll
  • cudart64_65.dll
  • PhysXDevice.dll - NVIDIA PhysX Device Module
  • PhysXDevice64.dll
  • APEX_BasicFSCHECKED_x86.dll - APEX Dynamic Link Library
  • APEX_BasicIOSCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_FieldSamplerCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_Particles_x86.dll
  • APEX_ParticlesCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_TurbulenceFS_x86.dll
  • APEX_TurbulenceFSCHECKED_x86.dll
  • cudart32_30_9.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 3.0.9 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 3.0.9)
  • cudart32_41_4.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 4.1.4 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 4.1.4)
  • cudart64_30_9.dll
  • cudart64_41_0.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 4.1.0 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 4.1.0)
  • PhysXUpdateLoader.dll - PhysXUpdateLoader DLL (PhysX Update Loader DLL)
  • PhysXUpdateLoader64.dll
  • PhysX3Gpu_x86.dll - PhysX (PhysX3Gpu 32bit Dynamic Link Library)

How do I remove NVIDIA PhysX System Software?

Quickly and completely remove NVIDIA PhysX System Software 9.13.1220 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall NVIDIA PhysX System Software 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 PhysX System Software 9.13.1220, 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 PhysX System Software.

Win 10 47%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.94%
Windows 10 47.28%
Windows Vista 1.75%
Windows XP 1.02%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.03%
Windows 8.1 17.06%
Windows 7 Professional 9.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.74%
Windows 10 Home 6.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.69%
  Italy 8.45%
  United Kingdom 7.15%
  Canada 4.28%
  Australia 3.60%
  India 1.78%
  Romania 1.49%
  France 1.12%
  Germany 1.08%
  Netherlands 1.06%
  Malaysia 1.05%
  Philippines 1.00%
  Indonesia 0.95%
  Thailand 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 23.82%
Hewlett-Packard 17.14%
Dell 15.21%
Acer 14.19%
Lenovo 5.57%
Alienware 3.41%
Intel 2.56%
MSI 2.44%
Samsung 2.43%
Toshiba 2.35%
Medion 0.63%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.74%
ASUSTeK X555LD 5.65%
Dell XPS 8700 3.54%
LENOVO 20217 2.97%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.79%
Acer Aspire V3-572G 2.12%


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Publisher URL: www.nvidia.com


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