Is nvvsvc.exe safe?
Nvvsvc.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 nvvsvc.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.
Nvvsvc.exe file information
The process known as NVIDIA Driver Helper Service (version 258.96, 306.97, 285.62, 191.07, 314.22, 275.33, 307.83, 311.06, 197.45, 296.10, 196.21, 310.90, 301.42, 280.26, ...) or NVIDIA Display Driver Service belongs to software NVIDIA Driver Helper Service or NVIDIA Display Driver Service or NVSVC by NVIDIA (www.nvidia.com).
Description: Nvvsvc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file nvvsvc.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 129,640 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 196,608 bytes and 32 more variants.
The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. The file is a Verisign signed file. The file is digitally signed. Therefore the technical security rating is 24% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If nvvsvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 82% dangerous. The file size is 93,184 bytes. There is no file information. The program is not visible. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The application uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. The nvvsvc.exe file is not a Windows system file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as nvvsvc.exe, for example HEUR:Trojan.Win32.Generic (detected by Kaspersky), and TROJ_CLICKER.SMG (detected by TrendMicro). Therefore, you should check the nvvsvc.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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