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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,802
United States Rank #4,395
Reach 0.1082%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.46 days
278.95 days >
Average installed length: 146.56 days


140.62 100.00%

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NVIDIA nView 140.62

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 140.62 is a software program developed by NVIDIA. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named nwiz.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 18.2 MB (19,079,296 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 50% of users of NVIDIA nView come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\nview
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\system32\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{29A7BCA4-39BA-4FDA-8881-C99C1A5BFCF3}\NVI2.DLL",Uninstal
Estimated size: 18.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA nView 140.62

Program executable:nwiz.exe
Name:NVIDIA nView Wizard, Version 140.62
Path:C:\Program Files\nvidia corporation\nview\nwiz.exe
Additional files:
  • nView.dll - NVIDIA nView Desktop and Window Manager 140.62
  • nView64.dll
  • keystone.exe - NVIDIA nView Control Panel, Version 140.62
  • nvwdmcpl.dll
  • nvwimg.dll - NVIDIA nView Image Library, Version 140.62
  • nvwimg64.dll
  • nvShell.dll - NVIDIA Desktop Explorer, Version 140.62
  • 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 140.62
  • nvTaskbar.exe
  • 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 '00nView' 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 /installquiet.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • nwiz.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\nview\nwiz.exe'.

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 140.62, 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 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.19%
Windows XP 25.60%
Windows 10 19.65%
Windows Server 2003 0.42%
Windows Vista 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.75%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.63%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.57%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.83%
  Germany 6.60%
  France 3.86%
  Canada 3.32%
  United Kingdom 2.55%
  Italy 1.97%
  Netherlands 1.97%
  Australia 1.70%
  Poland 1.51%
  Taiwan 1.35%
  Japan 1.20%
  Belgium 1.04%
  Sweden 0.96%
  Russia 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 56.69%
Hewlett-Packard 21.76%
Lenovo 8.04%
Intel 3.88%
Toshiba 1.32%
American Megatrends 1.25%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6410 10.47%
Dell Latitude E6400 10.39%
Dell Latitude E6510 7.22%
Dell Latitude D630 5.95%
Dell Latitude E6500 5.15%
HP EliteBook 8440p 3.81%


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


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