What is nsrexecd.exe?

The genuine nsrexecd.exe file is a software component of NetWorker by EMC.
A backup and recovery application, this application runs in the background for EMC's NetWorker software. It allows a remote computer to initiate scheduled backup or recovery events. NetWorker is software that handles the backup and recovery of all network nodes, not just an individual machine. EMC Corporation is a storage company founded in 1979. It is headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.

nsrexecd stands for Networker Remote Executer

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the nsrexecd.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Nsrexecd.exe file information

The process known as nsrexecd.exe belongs to software NetWorker for Windows NT by unknown.

Description: Nsrexecd.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Nsrexecd.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 29,696 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 36,864 bytes or 35,328 bytes. 
The nsrexecd.exe file is a file with no information about its developer. The program has no visible window. Nsrexecd.exe is not a Windows core file. The software uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 74% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you encounter difficulties with nsrexecd.exe, you can remove the entire program NetWorker for Windows NT using Windows Control Panel.

Recommended: Identify nsrexecd.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as nsrexecd.exe. Therefore, you should check the nsrexecd.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

Legato networker backup client
  Jorn Aarseth   (further information)
This is the client for Legato Networker for backing up over a LAN, Legato should appear in your start menu as well.
  Blind Man  
I am an EMC developer working on NetWorker
  Ed Chejlava   (further information)
emc NetWorker, data backup software
  M. Kaufmann   (further information)
it is service which is run by legato networker

Summary: Average user rating of nsrexecd.exe: based on 5 votes with 5 user comments. 4 users think nsrexecd.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving nsrexecd issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with nsrexecd. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the nsrexecd.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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