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NVIDIA removal

by avg4me / April 28, 2010 1:12 AM PDT

HELP! I have an ACER R1600 slim computer.
NVIDIA uses up about 1,024.00 MB of space.
I don't play ANY games on this computer.
Can I "remove" NVIDIA from my computer and
not affect the use of other uses on it....
(ie: real player, windows media player, etc.?
Don't want to remove NVIDIA and then find out
I can't do a lot of other things.
Thanks, manofforum

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What exactly are you talking about.
by Kees Bakker / April 28, 2010 11:23 PM PDT
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A folder in Program Files? Indeed, 1 GB is rather a lot for that. What exactly is in it?

You would need at least part of it to have the full pleasure of your video card and screen. So any delete must be partial. And 1 GB out of the usual 250 GB or so on the hard disk isn't that much either. So I wonder if it's worth the trouble to find out all the details.


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the specs of your computer
by Brechan / April 30, 2010 5:55 PM PDT
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by Randy Walter / May 17, 2010 6:44 PM PDT
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avg4me ~ you might be careful about deleting NVIDIA objects, it could mess up your video. Every so often I go to the NVIDIA website and check to see if they have released a new driver and DLL software version for my DELL. If so, I download and install it. However, I would not count on the latest version being smaller than previous versions. I usually delete any programs and DLL's from old versions after updating the new stuff.

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by zxxxt / May 24, 2010 5:11 PM PDT
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some are just installation files.

Did you check what exactly inside the NVIDIA folder?

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