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What is NSENGINE.exe?

NSENGINE.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 NSENGINE.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.

NSENGINE.exe file information

The process known as NsEngine Module or NovaBACKUP Engine belongs to software PC BackUp or NovaBACKUP or NovaBackup (version 7) or NsEngine Module by NovaStor (www.novastor.com).

Description: NSENGINE.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. NSENGINE.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 118,784 bytes (44% of all occurrences), 181,888 bytes, 151,700 bytes, 176,128 bytes or 106,496 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/nsengine.exe.html 
The program is not visible. The NSENGINE.exe file is not a Windows system file. There is no file information. The software can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. Therefore the technical security rating is 25% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could completely remove NovaBACKUP or PC BackUp (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

Recommended: Identify NSENGINE.exe related errors

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "Nsengine" can run at start up. Scheduling engine of NovaSTOR Backup Service. Only required if scheduling is enabled and wanted - see here

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as NSENGINE.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the NSENGINE.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

Backup software. Waiting for scheduled backup time.
  Dave   (further information)
NovaStor Backup Scheduler Engine
NovaStor Backup Scheduler Engine

Summary: Average user rating of NSENGINE.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments.
2 users think NSENGINE.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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