Uninstallation and installation of CUDA under Windows

Time:2022-4-30

1、 Reason

For CUDA novices, there are many details to pay attention to in the installation problem, and there are many customized options. If they are omitted, some inexplicable problems will appear. Therefore, the problem of uninstalling CUDA and then installing CUDA often occurs, which is summarized below.

2、 Preparation before unloading

(1) Uninstall tool:

① Windows comes with its own control panel, which is used to uninstall the main program

② Tencent computer housekeeper and other similar anti-virus software are used to clear the invalid registry after uninstallation

(2) Check which programs need to be uninstalled (novices suggest uninstalling all and reinstalling)

Open [program] → [program and function] in the control panel

Uninstallation and installation of CUDA under Windows3、 Uninstall steps

(1) Left: NVIDIA graphics driver, NVIDIA PhysX system software, NVIDIA geforce experience

(2) Sort according to the [installation time] and uninstall them in sequence

Uninstallation and installation of CUDA under Windows

(3) After uninstallation in the control panel, open Tencent’s computer housekeeper to clean up the useless registry after uninstallation

Uninstallation and installation of CUDA under Windows

4、 Installation steps (key steps)

For the basic steps, please refer to my other blogInstallation and configuration of CUDA and cudnn under Windows

Uninstallation and installation of CUDA under Windows

Uninstallation and installation of CUDA under Windows

Uninstallation and installation of CUDA under Windows

5、 Installation succeeded

Uninstallation and installation of CUDA under Windows