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How to Fix Nvidia Driver Install Failed in Windows | An ultimate Guide

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“NVIDIA Driver install failed” is an extremely common error message which might occur during NVIDIA Graphic Driver setup procedure. It’s linked to obsolete DirectX or. NET Framework libraries, although it may also occur because of conflict between previously installed graphic drivers and the newest edition.

Installer usually stuck while attempting to set up NVIDIA GeForce Experience or Graphic Driver itself, although sometimes all services may be reported as “Not Installed.”

Top 3 Methods to Fix Nvidia Driver Install Failed

Fix 1: Install the latest Windows updates, along with Service Pack 1

Installing the newest Windows updates, along with Service Pack 1 will resolve this mistake in over 90 percent of instances. Graphics drivers, video games, drawing programs and some other applications who utilizes GPU performance, usually utilize the hottest Microsoft apps and libraries, so be certain you keep your Windows OS up so far to prevent the nvidia driver install failed failed problem. Follow THIS link for detail instructions on how to correctly upgrade your Windows 7.

NOTE: Follow the provided link even when you believe that you have all the latest updates installed, because Windows Update utility occasionally may provide you the false information that there are no new updates available. Further explanation on the given page…

Fix 2: Disable Any antivirus and firewall software

As you may already assume, any firewall and antivirus software like Avast, Nod23, Norton, Zone Alarm or Comodo Internet Security can cause this sort of situation. These applications may decode Nvidia Driver Installer activities and categorize them as the questionable behavior. What happens next is pretty much anticipated… All activities performed by Nvidia Installer will be obstructed, and the installation won’t be able to continue. So make certain that all antivirus/firewall services have been disabled and then try running nvidia installer again.

Fix 3: Use DDU utility to uninstall old drivers and reinstall new one

If the error nvidia driver install failed persists, the only method left to test is to completely uninstall all previous driver versions via DDU — Screen Driver Uninstaller, and try reinstalling the new one. DDU utility was famous for its ability to deeply uninstall all previously installed screen drivers and eliminate all additional files associated with them. It works equally well for Nvidia, AMD Radeon, and Intel picture drivers. Follow these steps:

Step 1: Download DDU Rar file.

Step 2: Extract file using WinRar archiver or 7-Zip.

Step 3: Enter extracted folder and run Display Driver Uninstaller.exe

Step 4: Select Safe Mode below  and choose Launch alternative drop-down menu, and then click “Reboot into Safe Mode” button.

After your PC restarts, it’ll enter secure mode, and DDU utility will automatically begin. As you can see, there is “Select Graphic Driver” drop-down menu on the right side, where you can select between graphic card makers (Nvidia, AMD, and Intel). On the other hand, there is a list of drivers detected, and as you choose card maker, DDU will show you whether there are a few drivers installed for certain selection. To eliminate detected driver click on sterile and restart button. It is advised to delete all drivers detected by DDU, so multiple restarts and Safe Mode entering may be required.

When you are done removing all detected drivers, then your PC will boot to the Windows and act like it’s discovering a picture card for the first time. “Installing device driver program” message may appear in the bottom-right corner of this display. Ignore everything and try installing your NVIDIA drivers again.