NVIDIA GPU Reader is a web-based applet that identifies your GPU and finds the latest graphics driver for your GPU.
A small Java Applet is downloaded the first time you run the service. This Java Applet only looks at and verifies your system components when you instruct it to do so from the website. This system information is then used to determine the best driver for your GPU.
We could not detect your GPU:
We had an issue detecting your GPU:
Here are some preliminary suggestions that if followed have a high success rate:
Yes the NVIDIA GPU Reader can be removed from your system at any time. Follow the steps below.
GPU Reader collects hardware and system software information only, such as CPU, CPU speed, OS version, RAM, Video Card, Sound Card, DirectX version, etc. NVIDIA does not collect any personally identifiable information.
In future versions of GPU Reader, we hope to report whether your system will support a given game or application.
No. There is no personally identifiable information collected. NVIDIA only collects hardware and system software information.
Currently, the NVIDIA GPU Reader works with Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Media Center, Vista, 7 and 8. For Windows, the Browsers you need are either Internet Explorer 7 and higher or a Mozilla based browser (Firefox, Netscape, etc.) with Java 1.6 and higher.
Currently NVIDIA's GPU Reader is not supported on the Mac OS.
There are two possible ways to identify your GPU manually.
If no NVIDIA driver is installed:
If NVIDIA driver is installed: