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4% remove it96% keep it
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NVIDIA PhysX System Software 9.11.0621

What is NVIDIA PhysX System Software?

PhysX is a proprietary realtime physics engine middleware SDK. Video games supporting hardware acceleration by PhysX can be accelerated by either a PhysX PPU or a CUDA-enabled GeForce GPU offloading physics calculations from the CPU, allowing it to perform other tasks instead. This typically results in a smoother gaming experience and additional visual effects.

About  (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


The main program executable is PhysXCore.dll. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 78.82 MB (82,646,023 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.geforce.com/hardware/technology/physx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\PhysX
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.1\NVI2.DLL",UninstallPackage Display.PhysX
Estimated size: 78.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA PhysX System Software 9.11.0621

Program module:PhysXCore.dll
Name:PhysXCore Dynamic Link Library
Path:C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\PhysX\Engine\v2.8.3\PhysXCore.dll
Additional files:
  • PhysXExt.dll - NVIDIA Install Application (PhysX System Software Install Helper)
  • PhysXCooking64.dll - PhysXCooking 64bit Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXLoader64.dll - PhysXLoader 64bit Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXCore64.dll - PhysXCore 64bit Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXCooking.dll - PhysXCooking Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXLoader.dll - PhysXLoader Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXCore.dll - PhysXCore Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXDevice.dll - NVIDIA PhysX Device Module
  • PhysXDevice64.dll
  • cudart32_30_9.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 3.0.9 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 3.0.9)
  • cudart64_30_9.dll

How do I remove NVIDIA PhysX System Software?

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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program NVIDIA PhysX System Software 9.11.0621, 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 PhysX System Software.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.34%
Windows XP 7.85%
Windows 10 6.53%
Windows Vista 6.16%
Windows Server 2003 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.09%
Windows 7 Professional 14.12%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.88%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.15%
Windows 10 Home 2.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.84%
  United Kingdom 6.59%
  Germany 6.00%
  Iran 5.56%
  Italy 5.02%
  Australia 4.43%
  Canada 3.30%
  India 2.36%
  Israel 1.38%
  Netherlands 1.23%
  Indonesia 0.98%
  Croatia 0.89%
  Belgium 0.84%
  Egypt 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 19.96%
Acer 15.32%
Medion 14.01%
Hewlett-Packard 10.18%
Intel 5.85%
Alienware 5.85%
Lenovo 4.54%
ASUS 4.33%
Sony 2.92%
Toshiba 2.72%
American Megatrends 0.71%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 20.79%
Alienware M14xR1 3.44%
Alienware Alienware X51 3.26%
LENOVO Ideacentre K430 3.09%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.23%


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Publisher URL: www.nvidia.com


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