This is the final, WHQL version of these drivers and replaces all previously available drivers. You should install v340.52 if you have a supported NVIDIA GPU running any previous driver release.
Important: If you have any previous beta version of this driver installed, please update to v340.52 as soon as possible. It's almost always a better idea to have the WHQL certified version of a driver installed.
See What Version of This Driver Do I Have Installed? if you're not sure which NVIDIA GeForce driver version you have installed.
Changes in NVIDIA GeForce v340.52
Here are details on some of the new features, fixes, and other changes in v340.52 compared to the previous release:
- Listed as the "Game Ready" driver for Metro: Redux as well as Final Fantasy XIV.
- Adds full support for NVIDIA GameStream.
- Adds full support for GeForce ShadowPlay & GeForce ShadowPlay Twitch Streaming.
- Adds or updates 3D Vision profiles for several games.
- Corrects several issues across most Windows operating systems.
This release brings NVIDIA PhysX to v9.13.1220, HD Audio to v18.104.22.168, and GeForce Experience to 22.214.171.124.
For complete information on v340.52, see NVIDIA's Version 340.52 Release Notes for Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista here (desktop) or here (notebook), or the Version 340.52 Release Notes for Windows XP here. All links are to PDF files.
Download NVIDIA Video Card Drivers v340.52
The following two downloads are for Desktop GPUs ONLY. These are the NVIDIA drivers you need if you have a video card with an NVIDIA ION/ION LE or GeForce GPU installed in your desktop computer.
These two downloads are for Notebook GPUs ONLY. These are the NVIDIA drivers you need if your laptop, netbook, notebook, or tablet is powered by an NVIDIA ION/ION LE or GeForce GPU.
Tip: Not sure if you should download the 32-bit or 64-bit driver? See Am I Running a 32-bit or 64-bit Version of Windows? for help. If you need even more assistance, head over to the GeForce Drivers page and click on the big green AUTO-DETCT YOUR GPU button.
NVIDIA Drivers for Windows XP
NVIDIA supports Windows XP less and less with each new GPU and driver release. However, they do support many GPUs on Windows XP with their newest v340.52 drivers. You can download the 32-bit driver here or the 64-bit driver here.
Note: These drivers are only designed for desktop GPUs but you may have luck getting them to work on your notebook or laptop PC. If not, check with your computer maker for better drivers or with NVIDIA for an older release.
Other NVIDIA Drivers
Note: If you're using a relatively recent version of NVIDIA's GeForce drivers, just right-click on the NVIDIA icon in the system tray and choose Check for updates.... You can download and install the driver automatically from there. If you want to be prompted for beta driver updates, be sure to check the appropriate box in the Preferences tab.
Tip: If you're looking for an up-to-date resource on new drivers, see my Windows 7 Drivers and Windows 8 Drivers pages. I keep those pages updated with information and links to new drivers available from NVIDIA and other major hardware makers.
Having Trouble With These New NVIDIA Drivers?
A good first step if your newly installed NVIDIA drivers don't work is to uninstall the NVIDIA installation package that you just ran and then reinstall it. You can do this from the appropriate applet in Control Panel.
If you can't reinstall the NVIDIA package for some reason, try rolling back the driver, also something you do from Control Panel. See How to Roll Back a Driver for detailed instructions in all versions of Windows.
Finally, if you decide you need some more personal help, see Get More Help for information about contacting me on social networks or via email, posting on tech support forums, and more. Be sure to let me know what version of NVIDIA drivers you installed (or are trying to install), your version of Windows, any errors you're receiving, what steps you've already taken to try to fix the problem, etc.