What is nv4_mini?
Nv4_mini.sys is a Windows driver. A driver is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the OS, hardware etc.
The free file information forum can help you determine if nv4_mini.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Nv4_mini.sys file information
The process known as NVIDIA Compatible Windows (version 2000 Miniport Driver, Version 84.21, 2000 Miniport Driver, Version 66.93, 2000 Miniport Driver, Version 56.73, 2000 Miniport Driver, Version 93.71, 2000 Miniport Driver, Version 78.01, 2000 Miniport Driver, Version 91.47, 2000 Miniport Driver, Version 93.81, 2000 Miniport Driver, Version 81.98, 2000 Miniport Driver, Version 94.24, 2000 Miniport Driver, Version 81.85, 2000 Miniport Driver, Version 61.76, 2000 Miniport Driver, Version 92.91, 2000 Miniport Driver, Version 77.77, 2000 Miniport Driver, Version 66.81, ...) or NVIDIA Windows XP Miniport Driver (version 280.26, 275.33) belongs to software NVIDIA Compatible Windows (version 2000 Miniport Driver) or NVIDIA Windows XP Miniport Driver or nv by NVIDIA (www.nvidia.com).
Description: The original nv4_mini.sys is an important part of Windows and rarely causes problems. nv4_mini.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 3,650,368 bytes (7% of all occurrences), 2,826,944 bytes and 107 more variants.
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. Nv4_mini.sys is a Windows core system file. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. nv4_mini.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 15% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify nv4_mini.sys related errors
Important: Some malware disguises itself as nv4_mini.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the nv4_mini.sys 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.
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