English | Deutsch

What is nmSvc.exe?

NmSvc.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if nmSvc.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

NmSvc.exe file information

The process known as Covenant Eyes belongs to software Covenant Eyes by Covenant Eyes (www.covenanteyes.com).

Description: NmSvc.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file nmSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,200,181 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 1,329,152 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/nmsvc.exe.html 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. NmSvc.exe is not a Windows core file. The application listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. NmSvc.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 28% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify nmSvc.exe related errors

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "NMSVC" must run at start up. Covenant Eyes - surveillance software that creates records of everything people do on a computer, ie, spying or monitoring depending upon how you call it. Disabling it means loss of internet connection until renabled - therefore required if you use it

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as nmSvc.exe. Therefore, you should check the nmSvc.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Covenant Eyes is a legitimate program that must be willing installed a computer (it requires a username and password). If there are problems with nmSvc.exe then it is most likely a bugged install or a conflict with another program (usually an antivirus program or firewall). There is also a similar file nmFlt.exe which is the filter part of the CE program. If having errors with either program, call the CE Tech Support Center for help fixing or removing it from your computer.
  Scott McCallum   (further information)
this interferes with syncing with itunes talking with Apple servers

Summary: Average user rating of nmSvc.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments.
One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger.

Do you have additional information? Help other users!
What do you know about nmSvc.exe: 
How do you rate it: 
Link for more info's: 
Your Name: 

NmSvc scanner

Security Task Manager shows all running Windows tasks including embedded hidden functions (e.g. keyboard or browser monitoring, autostart entry). A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware, keylogger or a Trojan.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, trojans, keyloggers, malware and tracking threats from your hard disk. Ideal supplement to Security Task Manager.

SpeedUpMyPC scans, cleans, repairs and optimizes your computer.

Other processes

nmSvc.exe [all]