Tomaso wrote:Tomaso wrote:you should be aware that the Nvidia driver packages has become really nasty collections of software, and God knows what they may do to your system if you let them!
Personally, I always run a custom install, and make sure to remove everyting but the drivers themselves and the PhysX software.
..but even then, the setup tries to connect to the internet like crazy!
Here's a screenshot that I took after installing the previous drivers:
The picture shows all the processes that I had to block with my firewall during installation, and after running the 'LED Visualizer' to turn off the damn leds that lit up my cabinet like a Christmas tree!
Just when I thought it couldn't get any worse, I installed the latest version just now (v365.10).
The sneaky install process also triggers, and tries to connect through, Windows PowerShell now:
For those of you that haven't noticed, Nvidia has added even more crap to their driver packages lately:
This can be disabled from the Nvidia Control Panel: