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NVIDIA PhysX-Systemsoftware 260.99

What is NVIDIA PhysX-Systemsoftware?

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 setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 78.82 MB (82,645,511 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.0\NVI2.DLL",UninstallPackage Display.PhysX
Estimated size: 78.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA PhysX-Systemsoftware 260.99

  • 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-Systemsoftware?

You can uninstall NVIDIA PhysX-Systemsoftware 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-Systemsoftware 260.99, 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-Systemsoftware.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 7 5%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.82%
Windows Vista 12.33%
Windows 10 6.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.95%
Windows 7 Professional 15.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.70%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.33%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.11%
Windows 10 Home 2.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.83% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 68.83%
  Austria 12.99%
  DK 6.49%
  United States 6.49%
  Singapore 1.30%
  France 1.30%
  Czech Republic 1.30%
  Poland 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.54%
ASUS 15.94%
Medion 14.49%
Dell 10.14%
Hewlett-Packard 10.14%
Samsung 8.70%
MSI 2.90%
Packard Bell 2.90%
Lenovo 2.90%
Toshiba 1.45%
Sony 1.45%
Sahara 1.45%
Common models
ASUSTeK M50Vn 5.63%
Acer Aspire 7738 2.82%
ASUSTeK N73JF 2.82%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.82%
Acer Aspire 5741G 2.82%
HP Pavilion dv9500 Notebo... 2.82%


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Publisher URL: www.nvidia.com


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