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Windows 7: Nvidia issue with windows 7

25 Feb 2010   #1

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Nvidia issue with windows 7

I updated the drivers for my gtx260 and this strange thing has happened and i cannot get rid of it

basically i do the usual, uninstall old drivers, restart, install new drivers, restart and im set.

but now i have this issue where i see 2 nvidia control panels and i cannot get rid of the blank one. Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks very much

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25 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit

Same thing happened to me.. I noticed it for a couple days.. I didn't do this with the intention of getting rid of it but I think it got rid of it.. All I did was clean things up with CCleaner and later I noticed it was no longer there.. Again I did not run CCleaner with the intention of getting rid of the extra one but I later noticed it was no longer there...
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25 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Yeah, CCleaner will do it.
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25 Feb 2010   #4

windows 7

I ran Ccleaner and the blank version of nvidia control panel is still there.

are there specific sections of Ccleaner i have to tick in order to remove this dead icon from my control panel?
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25 Feb 2010   #5

windows 8.1 Pro x64

Driver sweeper also works well for cleaning out leftovers. Hope it takes care of it for you.
Guru3D - Driver Sweeper

Edit- Run it in windows safe mode for best results and make sure to uninstall the drivers from add/remove programs in the control panel before running the cleaner
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