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Should I remove NVIDIA PhysX Visual Debugger?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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2.0100.01.13105 50.00%
2.001.1986.9381 41.67%
2.001.850.4481 8.33%

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NVIDIA PhysX Visual Debugger

What is NVIDIA PhysX Visual Debugger?  (from NVIDIA)

The PhysX Visual Debugger (PVD) allows you to visualize, debug, and interact with your PhysX application's physical scene representation. The PhysX Visual Debugger (Version 2.0.6) supports the current PhysX SDK release and all previous versions.


NVIDIA PhysX Visual Debugger is a program developed by NVIDIA. The most used version is 2.0100.01.13105, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 5.89 MB (6,178,788 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 33% of users of NVIDIA PhysX Visual Debugger come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: developer.nvidia.com/physx-visual-debugger
Help link: developer.nvidia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nvidia corporation\nvidia physx visual debugger\resources\samplerenderer\shaders\fragment
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4169CAD1-5656-4F88-B582-4714F8A66ABD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.89 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA PhysX Visual Debugger

  • avalondock.dll - AvalonDock
  • dsetup.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll (by Microsoft) - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • dxsetup.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • dxwebsetup.exe - DirectX 9.0 Web setup
  • dynamicdatadisplay.dll - Microsoft Research Dynamic Data Display (Dynamic Data Display)
  • objectframedbnet.dll
  • pvd2.exe - PVD2 (PhysX Visual Debugger)
  • pvd2model.dll - PVD2Model
  • wpftoolkit.dll - WPF Toolkit

How do I remove NVIDIA PhysX Visual Debugger?

You can uninstall NVIDIA PhysX Visual Debugger 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 Visual Debugger, 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 Visual Debugger.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 8%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.33%
Windows 10 41.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 41.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 8 8.33%
Windows 8 Pro 8.33%
Windows 8.1 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.33%
  Belgium 25.00%
  Taiwan 8.33%
  Mexico 8.33%
  Czech Republic 8.33%
  Poland 8.33%
  Italy 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Intel 10.00%
Sony 10.00%
Common models
HP EliteBook 8770w 30.00%
Sony VGN-AW180FU 10.00%
MSI MS-7673 10.00%
HP Z820 Workstation 10.00%
Gigabyte GA-MA790X-UD3P 10.00%


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Publisher URL: www.nvidia.com


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