Windows 10: Nvidia leaves ~0.6GB of files on disk - what can go?
Nvidia leaves ~0.6GB of files on disk - what can go?
I guess everything useful has been installed on the Windows system - can these folders and files go?
This is all I have installed :
Nvidia has an install folder you can delete from This PC / Your W10 Drive / Nvidia
That is just an installation & re-install folder which takes up space after extraction of the downloaded drivers, also select advanced on instal as the bottom 2 items can be unticked - Physics Software & Nvidia Experience does not need to be installed you just have to check for updates yourself.
You have more than me, RB! - not jealous, honestly! Can these be deleted though - does anyone know - surely the drivers are happily installed in Windows\system32 - and backed up in the driverstore?
If you need to uninstall them completely, use DDU in safe mode.
hi sorry I'll ask here instead of creating a new thread because the topic is similar to what I'm searching for..
So, is the Physics Software really useless? I tought it was needed, but now that I read your post I'm chaging my mind: is maybe the Vulkan stuff this software here?
Also, when installin/upgrading my nVidia GT 740 drivers I only pick driver/audio/physic checkbox: I don't need User Exoperience bloatware; about the 3D stuff I think it's useless to me because I don't have any 3D display driver nor 3D glasses needed to it.. Am i right on that too?
Physics drivers are used in some games. Borderlands 2 for example. You'll notice the difference. I can take it or leave it, but it makes a significant difference.
I always delete the NVIDIA "install directory " when the install has completed.
It's just taking up space.
yep, so do I.. I'm still confosude about 3D stuff, but I never install it neither
Clive K said:
When installing NVIDIA drivers I always unpack them to a temp directory then get rid of a lot of the stuff I don't want before installing. For instance after unpacking I see this.
After getting rid of the files I don't want it looks like this.
The things I want install perfectly with no error messages at all. I end up with the driver and Physx only installed.
so you don't install 3D Vision, neither, great...
but if I can ask why don't you simply unpack the file, start the Setup and then uncheck boxes of stufff you don't want to be installed?
Because you don't get all the options. A lot of things you don't want still get installed
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