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NVidia Display Driver

436.48 | Updated: 10/2/2019



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NVidia Display Driver 436.48

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: 436.48
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'nvidia-display-driver' do
  action    :install
  version  '436.48'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: nvidia-display-driver,
    Version: 436.48,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller nvidia-display-driver
   Name     = 'nvidia-display-driver'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '436.48'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'nvidia-display-driver':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '436.48',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install nvidia-display-driver version="436.48" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 10/2/2019.


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 for enable optionnal display components:

  • /HDAudio - Install Nvidia HD Audio driver (HDMI audio driver).
  • /NV3DVision - Install 3DVision driver.

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 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     = '4c93d501331a3f96469f330809b7adefa9e65ae6c6edc63f0ef18f7205542f27'
	checksumType64 = 'sha256'
	silentArgs     = '-s -noreboot'
	validExitCodes = @(0,1)
	softwareName   = 'NVIDIA Graphics Driver*'

If ( [System.Environment]::OSVersion.Version.Major -ne '10' ) {
	$packageArgs['url64']      = ''
	$packageArgs['checksum64'] = '206fb73f39312f7f31f8f682de8e774da3a96c19e80dd8813afe38f0b70f2310'

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 ($packageArgs['destination'] + "\license.txt"           ) -Destination "$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"
$pp = Get-PackageParameters
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"

# 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 436.30 4080 Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Approved
NVidia Display Driver 436.15 1946 Wednesday, August 28, 2019 Approved
NVidia Display Driver 436.02 238 Tuesday, August 27, 2019 Approved
NVidia Display Driver 431.60 2792 Tuesday, July 23, 2019 Approved
NVidia Display Driver 431.36 1293 Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Approved
NVidia Display Driver 430.86 2952 Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Approved
NVidia Display Driver 430.64 17819 Friday, May 10, 2019 Approved
NVidia Display Driver 430.39 1394 Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Approved
NVidia Display Driver 425.31 1209 Thursday, April 11, 2019 Approved
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