How to remove an NVATray error
The free file information forum can help you determine if NVATray.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
NVATray.exe file information
Description: The file NVATray.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 45,056 bytes.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. NVATray.exe is not a Windows core file. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Therefore the technical security rating is 29% dangerous.
It is possible to uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ HijackThis.
Recommended: Identify NVATray.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "NVIDIA nForce APU1 Utilities" is not required to run at start up. nVidia's nForce Audio Processing Unit (APU)- "provides 3D positional audio and DirectX 8.0 compatibility, and encodes and decodes Dolby Digital 5.1 audio in real time"
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as NVATray.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the NVATray.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.
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