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NVidia Display Driver

This is not the latest version of NVidia Display Driver available.

451.48 | Updated: 25 Jun 2020



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NVidia Display Driver 451.48

This is not the latest version of NVidia Display Driver available.

This Package Contains an Exempted Check

1 Test Passing and 1 Exempted Test

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Exempt:

This package requires NVidia hardware, and cannot pass the validator

To install NVidia Display Driver, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade NVidia Display Driver, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall NVidia Display Driver, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade nvidia-display-driver -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade nvidia-display-driver -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure nvidia-display-driver installed
    name: nvidia-display-driver
    state: present
    version: 451.48
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...

chocolatey_package 'nvidia-display-driver' do
  action    :install
  version  '451.48'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: nvidia-display-driver,
    Version: 451.48,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller nvidia-display-driver
   Name     = 'nvidia-display-driver'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '451.48'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'nvidia-display-driver':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '451.48',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install nvidia-display-driver version="451.48" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 25 Jun 2020.


This package strips all components out of the upstream NVidia driver package except the following:

  • Display.Driver
  • Display.Optimus
  • PhysX

Package Parameters

The following package parameters can be set to enable optional display components:

  • /DCH - Install the DCH version of the driver.
  • /HDAudio - Install Nvidia HD Audio driver (HDMI audio driver).
  • /NV3DVision - Install 3DVision driver.
  • /USBC - Install USB-C driver for supported cards.

These parameters can be passed to the installer with the use of --params.
For example: --params "'/HDAudio /NV3DVision'".

If you need support for non display related components (Shield, Geforce Experience, ...), install the unaltered geforce-game-ready-driver instead.

$instDir    = "${ENV:TEMP}\nvidiainstall" # Folder to move desired components into
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$packageArgs = @{
	packageName    = 'nvidia-display-driver'
	destination    = "${ENV:TEMP}\nvidiadriver" # Folder to extract drivers
	url64          = ''
	checksum64     = '5b8761161e0932db12ba0dde0d3a09dcd5ffb51c03f060beda20821cfdfdf55c'
	checksumType64 = 'sha256'
	silentArgs     = '-s -noreboot'
	validExitCodes = @(0,1)
	softwareName   = 'NVIDIA Graphics Driver*'

If ( [System.Environment]::OSVersion.Version.Major -ne '10' ) {
	$packageArgs['url64']      = ''
	$packageArgs['checksum64'] = '704b6d37d820cd3e8e3ffcbefc17c38c598089033e77a92472e7aba42446592e'

$pp = Get-PackageParameters
If ($pp['dch'] -eq 'true') {
	$packageArgsDCHURL      = ''
	$packageArgsDCHChecksum = 'e3933383fc119f76d9c2601d7b5da9dac401a9ac8d23ae6766e5c0cd0d824483'
	$packageArgs['url64']      = $packageArgsDCHURL
	$packageArgs['checksum64'] = $packageArgsDCHChecksum

If ( -not (Get-OSArchitectureWidth -compare 64) ) {
	Write-Warning "NVIDIA has ended support for 32bit operating systems."
	Write-Warning "32 bit users should specify version 391.35."
	Write-Warning "Security patches for 32bit may be available on"
	Write-Error "32 bit no longer supported."

# Remove any previous tempfiles
Remove-Item "$instDir" -Recurse -Force -ea 0
New-Item -Path "$instDir" -ItemType Directory
New-Item -Path "$instDir\GFExperience" -ItemType Directory

# Download driver package as a zip
$packageArgs['file'] = "${ENV:TEMP}\"
Get-ChocolateyWebFile @packageArgs

# Unzip driver package
Get-ChocolateyUnzip @packageArgs

# Move everything we want to a new folder
Move-Item ($packageArgs['destination'] + "\Display.Driver"        ) -Destination "$instDir"
Move-Item ($packageArgs['destination'] + "\Display.Optimus"       ) -Destination "$instDir"
Move-Item ($packageArgs['destination'] + "\NVI2"                  ) -Destination "$instDir"
Move-Item ($packageArgs['destination'] + "\PhysX"                 ) -Destination "$instDir"
Move-Item ($packageArgs['destination'] + "\EULA.txt"              ) -Destination "$instDir"
Move-Item ($packageArgs['destination'] + "\ListDevices.txt"       ) -Destination "$instDir"
Move-Item ($packageArgs['destination'] + "\setup.cfg"             ) -Destination "$instDir"
Move-Item ($packageArgs['destination'] + "\setup.exe"             ) -Destination "$instDir"
# Must include these legal files to satisfy the installer. GFE will not be installed.
Move-Item ($packageArgs['destination'] + "\GFExperience\PrivacyPolicy"      ) -Destination "$instDir\GFExperience"
Move-Item ($packageArgs['destination'] + "\GFExperience\EULA.html"          ) -Destination "$instDir\GFExperience"
Move-Item ($packageArgs['destination'] + "\GFExperience\FunctionalConsent_*") -Destination "$instDir\GFExperience"
if ( $pp.NV3DVision ) {
  Move-Item ($packageArgs['destination'] + "\NV3DVision"          ) -Destination "$instDir"
  Move-Item ($packageArgs['destination'] + "\NV3DVisionUSB.Driver") -Destination "$instDir"
if ( $pp.HDAudio ) {
  Move-Item ($packageArgs['destination'] + "\HDAudio"             ) -Destination "$instDir"
if ( $pp.USBC ) {
  Move-Item ($packageArgs['destination'] + "\PPC"                 ) -Destination "$instDir"

# Remove unused files
Remove-Item ($packageArgs['destination']) -Recurse -Force

# Finally, install
$packageArgs['file'    ] = "$instDir\setup.exe"
$packageArgs['fileType'] = 'EXE'
Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgs
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = 'nvidia-display-driver'
  softwareName  = 'NVIDIA Graphics Driver*'
  fileType      = 'EXE'
  validExitCodes= @(0)

$packageArgs['file']       = (Get-UninstallRegistryKey $packageArgs['softwareName']).UninstallString -replace "\s.*$"
$packageArgs['silentArgs'] = (Get-UninstallRegistryKey $packageArgs['softwareName']).UninstallString -replace "^.*?\s" -replace "$"," -silent"

If ( -not $env:ChocolateyForce) {
  Write-Warning 'Uninstalling this package will forcibly reboot your PC.'
  Write-Warning 'If you wish to proceed, please specify the --force parameter.'
  Write-Error 'Uninstall not called with --force. Aborting.'

Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
NVidia Display Driver 452.06 2953 Tuesday, August 18, 2020 Approved
NVidia Display Driver 451.67 3120 Friday, July 10, 2020 Approved
NVidia Display Driver 451.48 2025 Thursday, June 25, 2020 Approved
NVidia Display Driver 446.14 2626 Thursday, May 28, 2020 Approved
NVidia Display Driver 445.87 3281 Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Approved
NVidia Display Driver 445.75 1950 Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Approved
NVidia Display Driver 442.74 819 Friday, March 20, 2020 Approved
NVidia Display Driver 442.59 1242 Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Approved
NVidia Display Driver 442.50 3435 Friday, February 28, 2020 Approved
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