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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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NVIDIA nView 135.36

What is NVIDIA nView?  (from NVIDIA)

As the magnitude of data increases, it is more crucial than ever for business professionals to efficiently manage their system’s desktop environment. Using NVIDIA® nView® Desktop Management Software, professionals have maximum flexibility and unprecedented control of a single or multiple display environments. nView pro...  Read more


NVIDIA nView 135.36 is a program developed by NVIDIA. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is nView.dll. The software installer includes 41 files and is usually about 19.44 MB (20,385,136 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 36% of users of NVIDIA nView come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nvidia.com/object/nview_display_us.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\nview
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.0\NVI2.DLL",UninstallPackage Display.NView
Estimated size: 19.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA nView 135.36

Program module:nView.dll
Name:NVIDIA nView Desktop and Window Manager 135.36
Path:C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\nview\nView.dll
Additional files:
  • nView.dll - NVIDIA nView Desktop and Window Manager 135.36
  • nView64.dll
  • keystone.exe - NVIDIA nView Control Panel, Version 135.36
  • nvwdmcpl.dll
  • nvwimg.dll - NVIDIA nView Image Library, Version 135.36
  • nvwimg64.dll
  • nvShell.dll - NVIDIA Desktop Explorer, Version 135.36
  • NVWRSAR.dll - NVIDIA nView Desktop and Window Manager
  • NVWRSCS.dll
  • NVWRSDA.dll
  • NVWRSDE.dll
  • NVWRSEL.dll
  • NVWRSENG.dll
  • NVWRSENU.dll
  • NVWRSES.dll
  • NVWRSESM.dll
  • NVWRSFI.dll
  • NVWRSFR.dll
  • NVWRSHE.dll
  • NVWRSHU.dll
  • NVWRSIT.dll
  • NVWRSJA.dll
  • NVWRSKO.dll
  • NVWRSNL.dll
  • NVWRSNO.dll
  • NVWRSPL.dll
  • NVWRSPT.dll
  • NVWRSPTB.dll
  • NVWRSRU.dll
  • NVWRSSK.dll
  • NVWRSSL.dll
  • NVWRSSV.dll
  • NVWRSTH.dll
  • NVWRSTR.dll
  • NVWRSZHC.dll
  • NVWRSZHT.dll
  • nvAppBar.exe - NVIDIA nView Toolbar, Version 135.36
  • nvTaskbar.exe
  • nwiz.exe - NVIDIA nView Wizard, Version 135.36
  • nvDspSch.exe - NVIDIA Display Scheme Menu
  • nViewSetup.exe - nViewSetup (NVIDIA nView Desktop Manager Setup Wizard)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • nvShell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'nView' with a class of {1E9B04FB-F9E5-4718-997B-B8DA88302A48}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • nwiz.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'nwiz' which loads as C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\nView\nwiz.exe /install.

How do I remove NVIDIA nView?

You can uninstall NVIDIA nView 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 nView 135.36, 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 nView.

Win XP 88%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 92.62%
Windows 7 6.64%
Windows Server 2003 0.37%
Windows Vista 0.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 93.26%
Windows 7 Professional 2.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.87%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.50%
Windows 7 Enterprise 0.37%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 0.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.78%
  Germany 9.27%
  Italy 5.11%
  Iran 4.79%
  France 3.83%
  United Kingdom 3.51%
  Poland 2.88%
  Israel 2.56%
  Taiwan 2.56%
  Spain 1.92%
  Sweden 1.92%
  Czech Republic 1.60%
  Japan 1.60%
  Russia 1.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.60%
American Megatrends 22.60%
Intel 14.38%
Hewlett-Packard 2.74%
NEC 2.05%
Sahara 2.05%
Acer 1.37%
Lenovo 1.37%
Common models
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 3.28%
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L 3.28%
Dell Dimension E521 3.28%
MEDIONPC MS-7091 3.28%
Dell Latitude D630 2.46%


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Publisher URL: www.nvidia.com


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