PSA: Use NVCleanStall to Debloat Geforce Drivers and Remove Telemetry

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NVCleanstall is a great tool for de-bloating the Geforce driver package, and removing or reducing Nvidia's telemetry and running processes.

It's ideal after a clean install, however if you have existing Geforce drivers installed you'll probably want to run DDU to remove all traces of them before reinstalling with NVCleanstall
https://www.techpowerup.com/download/techpowerup-nvcleanstall/

NOTE: You don't need to pre-download the Geforce drivers from Geforce.com - this program downloads only the components it needs from Nvidia.

1) Click "Install best driver for my hardware" --> Next
2) "Recommended" button, which enables only the Display Driver, PhysX, HDMI Audio. --> Next

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3) Choose "Disable Installer Telemetry & Advertising"
4) (Optional, I normally choose the below options, however be careful with "Show Expert Tweaks -> Disable Driver Telemetry" if you play online games with anti-cheat, since it creates a modified driver with telemetry bypassed, which some anti-cheats don't like.
5) Next --> Install

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Video-walkthrough:

 
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NVCleanstall is a great tool for de-bloating the Geforce driver package, and removing or reducing Nvidia's telemetry and running processes.

It's ideal after a clean install, however if you have existing Geforce drivers installed you'll probably want to run DDU to remove all traces of them before reinstalling with NVCleanstall
https://www.techpowerup.com/download/techpowerup-nvcleanstall/

NOTE: You don't need to pre-download the Geforce drivers from Geforce.com - this program downloads only the components it needs from Nvidia.

1) Click "Install best driver for my hardware" --> Next
2) "Recommended" button, which enables only the Display Driver, PhysX, HDMI Audio. --> Next

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3) Choose "Disable Installer Telemetry & Advertising"
4) (Optional, I normally choose the below options, however be careful with "Show Expert Tweaks -> Disable Driver Telemetry" if you play online games with anti-cheat, since it creates a modified driver with telemetry bypassed, which some anti-cheats don't like.
5) Next --> Install

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Video-walkthrough:


Sounds good. Will this program work with the Studio drivers, instead of the regular release?
 
yes ofcourse it will. been using this program for a very long time and its a MUST DO every driver install.
 
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