NV Updater can be installed using the provided setup, simply run the downloaded file.
The following folders are created by NV Updater:
The directories under %appdata% can be deleted at any time, NV Updater will recreate them at startup. The previously set configuration will be lost. NV Updater requires an installation of the .NET Framework 4.7.2, without the runtime package the APP is not executable.
The uninstallation of NV Updater can be done by using the appropriate mask for removing software in Windows. Normally, the setup wizard will remove all files without leaving any residue. If you want to check this anyway, the corresponding folders are listed above. In addition, before uninstalling NV Updater, please make sure to check the following in the NV Updater options
Supported graphics cards
NV Updater supports the following Supported graphics cards, if the corresponding graphics card is not found in the database, a fallback to the old detection system is executed
NV Updater is a tray application, the APP runs mainly in the background. With a "double click" on the tray icon a manual update check for
a new NVIDIA driver must be implemented. A "right click" opens the context menu, which offers the possibility to open the "About" window. This window contains information about the version of NV Updater and other information, and you can also view detailed properties of the graphics card. Additionally there is a button "Config-Folder", which opens the Explorer and displays the NV Updater config-folder. Furthermore the context menu contains the item "Check for APP Update", which checks if a new version of NV Updater is available. The menu item "Options" opens the "Options" window, where you can change various settings. The menu item "Exit" closes NV Updater. This help is also available via the context menu.
The Options window allows the user to customize NV Updater to his own needs.
Check for own application upates at program start
This setting enables the NV Updater to check for updates automatically. This is not about new driver versions of the NVIDIA driver, but about program updates for NV Updater itself.
Autorun NV Updater at Windows startup
This option allows NV Updater to start at Windows startup and check for new updates in the background.
If this setting is enabled, NV Updater will create log files containing information about the driver search history at any time. This option is mainly used for troubleshooting program crashes.
Check Update for every (10 hours)
Sets the interval to be used for searching for new NVIDIA drivers.
This setting is only filled via the update window and can be deactivated here. This way a driver version from NVIDIA can be ignored.
Use DCH/Studio Driver
Installs either the Studio or GameReady drivers, either in the standard package or the DCH package.
Check for Hotfix releases
By enabling this option, NV Updater will also try to consider hotfix versions, this only works with GameReady drivers.
Setup Package Options
Report a bug
NV Updater is currently in the BETA phase and is constantly being developed and fixed. If you have found a bug, please report it in the bugtracker. It is important to always use the latest version of NV Updater. When reporting a bug, please include your graphics card and possibly an export of the graphics details from the "About" window.