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Should I remove NVIDIA Virtual Audio?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,209
United States Rank #2,421
Reach 0.2898%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 163.53 days
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Average installed length: 307.83 days


1.2.20 100.00%

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NVIDIA Virtual Audio 1.2.20


NVIDIA Virtual Audio 1.2.20 is a software program developed by NVIDIA. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 2.46 MB (2,581,421 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 44% of users of NVIDIA Virtual Audio come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\VirtualAudio.Driver.{53768421-A5D2-4F5A-ADAD-B1E4AAA677F3}
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{DFF928F0-3B46-4F9C-90C3-AB4388B884F7}\NVI2.DLL",Uninstal
Estimated size: 2.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA Virtual Audio 1.2.20

  • nvaudcap32v.dll - NVIDIA Virtual Audio Driver
  • nvaudcap64v.dll
  • nvgenco32.dll - NVIDIA Install Application (Generic Coinstaller)
  • nvgenco64.dll
  • nvvad32v.sys
  • nvvad64v.sys

How do I remove NVIDIA Virtual Audio?

You can uninstall NVIDIA Virtual Audio 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 Virtual Audio 1.2.20, 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 Virtual Audio.

Win 10 63%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 63.28%
Windows 7 36.69%
Windows XP 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 36.41%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.40%
Windows 10 Home 11.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.97%
Windows 7 Professional 7.20%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.73%
  Germany 9.78%
  France 4.49%
  United Kingdom 4.14%
  Italy 3.55%
  Canada 2.92%
  Netherlands 2.24%
  Australia 1.82%
  Sweden 1.74%
  DK 1.54%
  India 1.48%
  Spain 1.35%
  Brazil 1.18%
  Poland 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 49.77%
ASUS 15.31%
Dell 8.37%
Hewlett-Packard 6.91%
Acer 5.31%
Medion 3.21%
MSI 2.58%
Alienware 1.78%
Samsung 1.12%
Intel 1.00%
Sony 0.34%
Common models
LENOVO 20378 31.48%
LENOVO 20349 9.46%
LENOVO 80DU 4.89%
LENOVO 20405 4.63%
LENOVO 20252 3.77%
ASUS All Series 3.00%


Nvidia is known for its graphics processing units and dominates the high performance GPU market.
Publisher URL: www.nvidia.com


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