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v2.24 100.00%

RivaTuner v2.24

What is RivaTuner?

RivaTuner for the NVIDIA video cards, from the Riva TNT to the GeForce 600 Series, which also has limited support for the ATI video cards from the Radeon 8500 and above. It is one of the most common programs used for overclocking GPUs. It allows driver-level Direct3D and OpenGL tweaking (only in the NVIDIA video cards) and low-level hardware access.

About  (from Alexey Nicolaychuk)

RivaTuner is a complete powerful tweaking environment, providing you everything you may need to tune NVIDIA GPU based display adapters. The widest driver-level Direct3D / OpenGL and system tuning options, flexible profiling system allowing to make custom settings on per-application basis, both driver-level and low-leve...  Read more


Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is RivaTuner.exe. The software installer includes 6 files.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\rivatuner v2.24
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\RivaTuner v2.24\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by RivaTuner v2.24

Program executable:RivaTuner.exe
Name:RivaTuner Application
RivaTuner 2.24
Path:C:\Program Files\rivatuner v2.24\RivaTuner.exe
Additional files:
  • RivaTunerWrapper.exe - RivaTunerWrapper Application (RivaTunerWrapper)
  • RivaTuner.exe - RivaTuner Application (RivaTuner 2.24)
  • RivaTuner32.sys
  • RivaTuner64.sys
  • RivaTunerHooks.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RivaTunerWrapper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DCDF4DD7-D7ED-4330-A48E-DBC636B12AFB}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • RivaTuner.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RivaTuner' which loads as "C:\Program Files\RivaTuner v2.24\RivaTuner.exe" /T.
  • RivaTunerWrapper.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RivaTuner' which loads as "C:\Program Files\RivaTuner v2.24\RivaTunerWrapper.exe" /T.

How do I remove RivaTuner?

You can uninstall RivaTuner 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 RivaTuner v2.24, 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 RivaTuner.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 1%
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 7 58.44%
Windows XP 18.18%
Windows 10 15.58%
Windows Vista 7.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.97%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.18%
Windows 10 Pro 7.79%
Windows 7 Professional 5.19%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.53%
  Italy 8.14%
  United Kingdom 6.98%
  France 4.65%
  Russia 4.65%
  Germany 4.65%
  Canada 3.49%
  Singapore 2.33%
  Brazil 2.33%
  UA 2.33%
  BY 2.33%
  Belgium 2.33%
  Australia 2.33%
  Poland 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 21.21%
ASUS 12.12%
Dell 9.09%
American Megatrends 9.09%
Lenovo 6.06%
Common models
LENOVO 2007VK7 4.00%
ASUS All Series 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 2.00%
Acer Aspire M7720 2.00%
Acer Aspire M3203 2.00%


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