Upgrade to Windows 10 removes NVIDIA settings

Updated 09/29/2021 10:18 AM

Upgrading to Windows 10 removes NVIDIA driver and NVIDIA custom settings (SLI, custom modes, custom whitelist, etc.

After upgrading to Windows 10, it's possible that certain NVIDIA setting may be lost. These may include:

  • Previously installed drivers removed
  • NVIDIA control panel options reverted to defaults
  • SLI setting disabled

First, make sure that you have the most recent driver installed and have access to the NVIDIA Control Panel. If you have issues installing an NVIDIA driver or don't see the Control Panel, please see this article:

Windows 10 - Driver installation fails

Once the NVIDIA driver is properly installed on Windows 10, you will be able to open the NVIDIA Control Panel and configure all of your settings.

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