Just a bit of good info - due to my lack of IRL time @Eviltoaster has kindly agreed to take over the cleaning driver process. You can find his topic here. Spoiler Description: Geforce Clean Version GTX/RTX drivers are cleaned from all the unnecessary bloat NVIDIA has added as of late. Only the core functionality features are kept. Clean GTX Version Clean GTX Driver without additional bloat and telemetry (RTX features removed). It can be used on both GTX and RTX Cards. Clean 451.48 GTX WHQL - x64 Desktop Win 10 Code: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1KZEgvL2da6QU1N9c0ioqkfWgCUeWgU-_/view?usp=sharing https://mega.nz/file/Bd0hWC6L#pfVNmee0BlubvBdbCPiQds0Hf3a8USQdYqnZsrDcGOQ Win 7/8/8.1 Code: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RDPEKDgbfRmMIzMUQtw71THDZNQiT5JE/view?usp=sharing https://mega.nz/file/cJknyYwa#1S-H4qJ9pIcPRNYt_PQhNQgg8KFCbuPMYbFNZyFQrJQ Clean 451.48 GTX WHQL - x64 Notebook Win 10 Code: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1abHtX4W-6-88OcoDthGNswpxFmWGpfnc/view?usp=sharing https://mega.nz/file/lMsH2ILZ#NT86R96UTh_GVTXiYKk_vbjW8oS4efiKqg9Cu-2-zsg Win 7/8/8.1 Code: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1J4MEuPv0wA_UuCie7o6fx6MQJcLLFG8T/view?usp=sharing https://mega.nz/file/oQlXHSiK#bZG4KkBPKu6Ye1y1J8UJpIU5iNOeERtOJo0rWhFdXtQ Clean Hotfix #noneatm GTX - x64 Desktop/Notebook To prevent any confusion, hotfix driver links are removed once a newer version of the WHQL driver is released. Win 10 Code: Win 7/8/8.1 Code: Clean RTX Version Clean RTX Driver without additional bloat and telemetry (RTX features kept intact). Specific for RTX cards. Clean 451.48 RTX WHQL - x64 Desktop Win 10 Code: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CRfoWDcyh7nFMlRas311h5UxFc8qkwXb/view?usp=sharing https://mega.nz/file/8dsTSChB#wmmttlGsFrh4hMDGAA-4DYDsCv2WOs8k6hTh8BrR7E8 Win 7/8/8.1 Code: https://drive.google.com/file/d/10FTwwd4GKHho0qmgGkQGA20uDr61fjhl/view?usp=sharing https://mega.nz/file/9Il3GSZY#GJ3skra3Z8UGrBi4r_Dlreljgfsm2gicFwjwLEISA58 Clean 451.48 RTX WHQL - x64 Notebook Win 10 Code: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1l-083ekkdtzqbeK0u6ZYozJ6Z4KgEvhN/view?usp=sharing https://mega.nz/file/UB9xTT4Y#_YxkxDaHnWCB0WXm7fJFeisryv397Fp_K4Iew9EqjA0 Win 7/8/8.1 Code: https://drive.google.com/file/d/13AkvaDHY-Pge_0c0cxbUo-K8EIBKqcwh/view?usp=sharing https://mega.nz/file/ZV9TWYKJ#4M8ArUeutjKbfmtqDFSA3rgJYldElFpjsYT00y-UxLk Clean Hotfix #noneatm RTX - x64 Desktop/Notebook To prevent any confusion, hotfix driver links are removed once a newer version of the WHQL driver is released. Win 10 Code: Win 7/8/8.1 Code: Clean Driver Archive Several clean driver versions will be kept in the archive and can be found Here (Kudos to @endbase for kindly sharing his storage) What is a Clean Driver? A clean version of Latest x64 drivers for Win 10, 8.1, 8, 7 Everything removed out of the driver package except for: Core Driver files PhysX HD Audio Key RTX features (present only in Clean Driver RTX packages) Driver Installation Unzip, run setup.exe Attention: It is Highly recommended to use Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) prior to a new clean driver installation. Please Note: The Latest DDU versions require you to Disable your internet connection prior to its usage, once a driver is installed re-enable it. How to: Clean Driver by Yourself Guide - OUTDATED Spoiler Don't want to wait? Need to clean up an older driver? Or perhaps you simply want to do it Yourself? There are two options for you: A) NVSlimmer developed by @uKER which allows you to quickly clean an NVIDIA driver. B) A short step-by-step guide explaining how the whole cleaning process is done. It's really simple and takes only a couple of minutes. For option B, You will need Two Programmes: 1) Software to extract the archive - I use WinRAR 2) Text editor - I use Notepad++ Step 1 Download the latest Official Driver. Step 2 Right-click the driver, choose Extract to Step 3 Once extracted, the following highlighted folders can be deleted. (If you do not use HDAudio, delete that folder too) FOR RTX CARDS - Kudos to @VolterMort for testing - Additionally keep NGXCore + PPC folders. Step 4 Right-click setup.cfg and choose Edit with Notepad++ Step 5 Navigate to the bottom of the file, locate the following segment and delete 3 of the highlighted lines Step 6 Save the text file. Step 7 Your driver is clean now, run setup.exe and you are done. This simple process will keep your system free of unnecessary Nvidia driver bloatware.