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What is nvSCPAPISvr.exe?

NvSCPAPISvr.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if nvSCPAPISvr.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.


NvSCPAPISvr.exe file information

The process known as Stereo Vision Control Panel API Server belongs to software NVIDIA Stereoscopic (version 3D Driver, 3D Driver Service) or Stereo Vision Control Panel API Server or NVIDIA Display Control Panel or NVIDIA Drivers or NVIDIA 3D Vision Driver by NVIDIA (www.nvidia.com).

Description: NvSCPAPISvr.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file nvSCPAPISvr.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 383,264 bytes (17% of all occurrences), 382,824 bytes and 18 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/nvscpapisvr.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. It is a Verisign signed file. The file is digitally signed. The nvSCPAPISvr.exe file is not a Windows core file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. NvSCPAPISvr.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
It is possible to uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > NVIDIA Stereoscopic 3D Driver or NVIDIA Display Control Panel).

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If nvSCPAPISvr.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 62% dangerous. The file size is 232,960 bytes (92% of all occurrences), 239,648 bytes, 239,208 bytes or 239,720 bytes. The program is not visible. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The nvSCPAPISvr.exe file is not a Windows core file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. NvSCPAPISvr.exe is able to record inputs.

If nvSCPAPISvr.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 64% dangerous. The file size is 232,960 bytes (93% of all occurrences), 239,208 bytes or 239,720 bytes. The program is not visible. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. It is not a Windows core file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. NvSCPAPISvr.exe is able to record inputs.

If nvSCPAPISvr.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 48% dangerous. The file size is 382,272 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 383,264 bytes.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as nvSCPAPISvr.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the nvSCPAPISvr.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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User Comments

NVidia Stereoscopic 3D Vision support service. Background service installed by the drivers of NVidia cards introduced from August 2009 onwards. This service supports the new NVidia Stereoscopic 3D Vision feature for gamers who want to use 3D wireless glasses when playing their games.
  Harry  
C:\Program Files (x86)\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXE
   
Nvidia Driver
  Vicky Sekhri  
Nvidia graphic card 3D driver
  meetoo   (further information)
Probably safe, by NVIDIA. (safe to remove if you don't have the 3D Vision hardware)
  Andy  
Nvidia driver, as stated previously for 3D.
   
Nvidia 3d
  Sweety  

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Summary: Average user rating of nvSCPAPISvr.exe: based on 13 votes with 7 user comments.
8 users think nvSCPAPISvr.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks nvSCPAPISvr.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. One user is not sure about it.


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