1.    4 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Nvidia physx properties


    I noticed in the control panel Ďlarge iconsí view there are two entries for nvidia. One for nvidia control panel and one for physx properties. The physx icon is missing, just a blank sheet. And if clicked it opens nothing, I forget the message about something missing that comes up. Itís almost as if itís been removed / left over from old drivers (they always update with every feature update). Currently I run a 980ti on 385.69 drivers which seem to be great and rock solid. My question is are the physx properties purely taken care of within nvidia control panel now? I see a section for physx if I open nvidia control panel
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  2.    4 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Texas
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    Windows 10 Pro X64

    I only have one icon in my control panel. Try a clean install of your driver and also choose physx

    NVIDIA Drivers - Avoid Problems - Windows 7 Help Forums


    This is based on I think you are talking about windows control panel as shown here
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  3.    4 Weeks Ago #3
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    Thank you. Yes thatís what Iím referring to. Next to that I have the PhysX properties Ďpaper sheetí generic icon that does nothing. As everything seems to work well Iíll leave it alone but I was concerned as to whether I am missing something important. I get the impression everything is now rolled up in nvidia control panel. I donít go in for that GeForce experience stuff so having just the control panel to meet all functions/needs suits me. Iíll continue to trust (!) windows update and feature updates to update the gpu driver periodically as so far itís not caused any issues

    cheers, Wayne
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  4.    4 Weeks Ago #4
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    UK
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    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)

    I suggest uninstalling the GPU driver then use Driver Sweeper to find and delete old video driver files https://www.guru3d.com/content-page/...r-sweeper.html

    Then reinstall the latest NVidia GPU driver. Note some old games require a legacy PhysX driver to be installed.
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  5.    4 Weeks Ago #5
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    NW Florida
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    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint

    I only have what @Dude has. I don't have a PhysX properties in the Control Panel. I have them in the Nvidia Control Panel. You can look in the uninstall a program and see if PhysX is installed. if it is, it should be fine, I would think.
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  6.    4 Weeks Ago #6
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    Houston
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    Hi,
    I thought MS was removing the old control panel screen so nobody gets confused by all those listings
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  7.    3 Weeks Ago #7
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Balayan, Batangas
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    I have them in NVIDIA Control Panel as well
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  8.    3 Weeks Ago #8
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    Does yours even do anything? I’m not at my machine but it throws up an error/message about something being missing. I think all the physx stuff is now all controlled within nvidia control panel so this link/entry is redundant but just didn’t get cleaned / removed during the last driver update (during the feature update install). I haven’t had any notable issues so I am just going to ignore it.
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