Deutsch

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 operating system, hardware etc. The free file information forum can help you determine if nvraid.sys is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

Run a free scan to check for nvraid drivers in need of updating

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 C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Known file sizes on Windows 8/7/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 appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 19% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify nvraid.sys related errors

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.

Score

User Comments

NVIDIA nForce RAID Driver
  Frank  
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.
  Bartek  

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.


Do you have additional information? Help other users!
What do you know about nvraid.sys:
How would you rate it:
Link for more info:
Your Name:
 

Best practices for resolving nvraid issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with nvraid. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the nvraid.sys process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.



Other processes

nvraid.sys [all]