It has been some time since we wrote concerning the excellent NVSlimmer tool right here on Ghacks. NVSlimmer is a useful program for homeowners of NVIDIA graphics playing cards because it provides extra management over the driver set up course of.
Basically, what it does is take away sure parts from the Nvidia driver that you just feed it. It is up to you to take away or preserve parts, however chances are you’ll be shocked to discover out that the Nvidia driver installations provides a number of parts to the system that you could be not require.
You might want to take away the Telemetry component or block it, or install only the driver to cut back the dimensions considerably on the system and even take away some parts that run by default on system begin.
Just obtain the latest version of NVSlimmer and extract its archive. Run the executable and choose a Nvidia driver that you really want to customise. The program doesn’t embody choices to obtain the drivers for you, however it’s not actually troublesome to obtain the latest drivers from Nvidia’s official site.
NVSlimmer masses the driver bundle that you just chosen and shows the obtainable customization choices.
Components might differ relying on the driver that you just chosen. The above instance separates the parts into Core, GeForce Experience, and Miscellaneous. Some parts, often core show driver and set up core, are required however all different parts are non-compulsory.
You may have a few of these, e.g. PhysX if video games or purposes require these. Others is probably not wanted relying, e.g. Telemetry or Shield wi-fi controller assist.
Options to set up the chosen parts or to repackage the driver are offered. The system you run NVSlimmer on doesn’t want to have a NVIDIA graphics card.
The developer has launched a number of new variations of the applying. The latest version fixes DPI scaling points on excessive DPI units which earlier variations of this system suffered from. The new version deletes the short-term folder that it makes use of mechanically if you exit it; that is essential as you’d find yourself with a whole lot of Megabytes within the temp folder for some time (till cleaned).
Regular updates of the applying be certain that it stays up to date with regard to driver element modifications that NVIDIA might introduce.
NVSlimmer is a useful easy program to take away parts from Nvidia driver packages earlier than putting in these on Windows programs or repackaging the driver in order that it contains solely the chosen parts.
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