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What is nvraid?

Nvraid.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.
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Nvraid.sys file information

The process known as NVIDIA® nForce™ RAID Driver belongs to software NVIDIA nForce™ RAID Class Driver or NVIDIA NForce™ ATA RAID Class Driver or NVIDIA nForce™ RAID Driver by NVIDIA (www.nvidia.com).

Description: Nvraid.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. nvraid.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 68,224 bytes (30% of all occurrences), 76,288 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/nvraid.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program has no visible window. There is no detailed description of this service. It is not a Windows system file. The nvraid.sys file is a Microsoft signed file. nvraid.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 19% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

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Important: Some malware disguises itself as nvraid.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the nvraid.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.


User Comments

NVIDIA nForce RAID Driver
It is a driver needed if you are using a RAID array when you have a Nvidia chipset or using Nvidia drivers. It is harmless.

Summary: Average user rating of nvraid.sys: based on 3 votes with 2 user comments.
3 users think nvraid.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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