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How To Install And Uninstall Nvidia Retail Drivers

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The following will show you how to install the Nvidia Retail Drivers for Mac OS X.

 

Accreditation:

 

 

Nvidia's Additional Information found

here

Nvidia's License Agreement found

here

Edited by Rampage Dev

 

Guide:

 

Installation:

 

Part 1: Nvidia Quadro & GeForce Mac OS X Driver

 

 

 

 

1. Download the latest Nvidia Quadro & GeForce Mac OS X Driver

here

 

2. Go to your Downloads folder and locate the following DMG:

 

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3. Mount the DMG

 

4. Run the Nvidia Installer:

 

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5. Restart your system

 

Part 2: Cuda Mac OS X Driver

 

 

 

 

1. Download the latest Cuda for Mac OS X Driver

here

 

2. Go to your Downloads folder and locate the following package:

 

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3. Mount the DMG

 

4. Run the Nvidia Installer:

 

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5. Restart your system

 

Uninstall:

 

Part 1: From Mac OS X

 

 

 

 

1. Go to:

 

/Library/Application Support/NVIDIA

 

2. locate the following package:

 

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3. Run the Nvidia uninstaller

 

4. Restart your system

Part 2: From Single User Mode

 

1. At the boot loader prompt screen type in the following:

 

-S

 

2. Press Enter

 

3. After the system loads a blinking cursor will appear. This indicates that you may start typing in commands.

 

4. Type the commands below, press enter after finish entering each line:

 

NVIDIARecovery
sudo rm -rf /System/Library/Caches/*
shutdown -r now

 

5. Original drivers are now restored

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