Installing NVWMI via the Command Line

  1. Download the driver from the URL www.nvidia.com/drivers
  2. Using the command line navigate to the extracted directory of the downloaded driver.
  3. Issue the following command at the command prompt:

    setup.exe [switches][package]

    Here:

    • [package] = Display NVWMI
    • [switches] can be one of the following:

      Switches Description

      -s

      Silent install or uninstall

      -k

      Force a reboot after install or uninstall

      -uninstall

      Performs an uninstall instead of an install

    To confirm if NVIDIA WMI is already installed, simply look in the list of programs available to change or uninstall in the Control Panel under Programs and Features heading.

    Figure 5 : Checking the Control Panel for NVIDIA WMI

  4. Repeat steps 1-3 on every VM on which you want to run the GPU Stats – VM test.