You can also configure whether or not you want notifications for beta drivers and configure whether or not you want system tray balloon notifications.NVIDIA Update does not collect any personally identifiable information.
Windows doesn’t check with manufacturers for driver updates. And with the introduction of Windows 7, most manufacturers are making updates.
Device Doctor is a free Windows application that scans your computer hardware and checks to see if there are new driver updates available for your devices.
NVIDIA Update provides notifications for Ge Force and ION GPUs for both desktop and notebook PCs. When you install a Release 270 or later Ge Force/ION driver from you will be presented with the option to install NVIDIA Update.
Once installed on your PC, NVIDIA Update scans your hardware configuration and your current driver version to determine the appropriate driver for your NVIDIA GPUs.
The scan collects data necessary to recommend the correct driver update such as graphics hardware, operating system, language, and current driver version.