A guide to uninstall NVIDIA PhysX from your computer

This web page is about NVIDIA PhysX for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is written by NVIDIA Corporation. Take a look here for more information on NVIDIA Corporation. Further information about NVIDIA PhysX can be found at . The program is usually found in the C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\PhysX directory (same installation drive as Windows). The complete uninstall command line for NVIDIA PhysX is MsiExec.exe /X{4EAE665D-957A-4D04-9679-3AD582008877}. NVIDIA PhysX's primary file takes about 281.27 KB (288024 bytes) and is called PhysXCplUI.exe.

NVIDIA PhysX is composed of the following executables which occupy 281.27 KB (288024 bytes) on disk:

  • PhysXCplUI.exe (281.27 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 9.12.0209 of NVIDIA PhysX. For more NVIDIA PhysX versions please click below: to view all...
Some files, folders and Windows registry entries can not be deleted when you are trying to remove NVIDIA PhysX from your computer.

Folders left behind when you uninstall NVIDIA PhysX:
  • C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\PhysX

Generally the following registry keys will not be removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\D566EAE4A75940D46997A35D28008877
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Products\D566EAE4A75940D46997A35D28008877
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\NVIDIA Corporation\PhysX_SystemSoftware

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\D566EAE4A75940D46997A35D28008877\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\PhysX\Engine\

How to delete NVIDIA PhysX from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NVIDIA PhysX is a program marketed by the software company NVIDIA Corporation. Frequently, computer users want to erase it. This can be troublesome because removing this manually requires some knowledge related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best EASY way to erase NVIDIA PhysX is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find NVIDIA PhysX or simply click the Search field and type in "NVIDIA PhysX". If it is installed on your PC the NVIDIA PhysX app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select NVIDIA PhysX in the list of programs, some information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding NVIDIA PhysX, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for NVIDIA PhysX:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{4EAE665D-957A-4D04-9679-3AD582008877}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall NVIDIA PhysX.
Uninstall NVIDIA PhysX

8. After removing NVIDIA PhysX, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong NVIDIA PhysX which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling NVIDIA PhysX using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.


This page is not a piece of advice to remove NVIDIA PhysX by NVIDIA Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that NVIDIA PhysX by NVIDIA Corporation is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove NVIDIA PhysX supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2015-11-29 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-11-29 18:11:30.220