Installing NVWMI as Part of the NVIDIA GPU Driver

When installing the full GPU driver, please be aware that NVWMI is not installed by default. To ensure that it is installed, it is necessary to customize the installation and ensure that the NVWMI check box is checked, as shown in Figure 1.19 and Figure 1.20 in the following procedure.

  1. Download the full GPU driver from www.nvidia.com/drivers.
  2. Double click the setup.exe.
  3. Select Custom (Advanced Options) under “Installation options".

    Figure 1 : Custom check box

  4. Select the NVIDIA WMI checkbox under Custom installation options.

    Figure 2 : Selecting the NVIDIA WMI check box

  5. Continue to install the driver and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
  6. Repeat steps 1-5 on every VM on which you want to run the GPU Stats – VM test.