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What is nvxdsync.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the nvxdsync.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Nvxdsync.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with nvxdsync
Nvxdsync.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as NVIDIA User Experience Driver Component belongs to software NVIDIA User Experience Driver Component or NVIDIA Display Control Panel or NVIDIA Drivers by NVIDIA (www.nvidia.com).

Description: Nvxdsync.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Nvxdsync.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 8/7/XP are 1,249,424 bytes (8% of all occurrences), 1,203,656 bytes and 75 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/nvxdsync.exe.html 
The program is not visible. Nvxdsync.exe is a Verisign signed file. Nvxdsync.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. Nvxdsync.exe is not a Windows core file. Nvxdsync.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
You could also remove the entire program NVIDIA Display Control Panel or NVIDIA Drivers using Windows Control Panel.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as nvxdsync.exe. Therefore, you should check the nvxdsync.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

The program uses massive amounts of memory. At one point my computer got so slow it would take 2 minutes to open a Word doc. I checked Task Manager and this program was using 1,300,000 K of memory. I re-booted and it dropped to about 100, 000 K and programs ran normally. The program's memory use grows during each day so I re-boot often.
  Bob33iam  
This is part of NVIDIA geoforce experience driver install and is no threat unless it somehow gets infected and runs when you are not updating your drivers. if you find it running when not doing an update locate the file and rename it then delete it or you could right click on it and have your virus software scan it for a virus but if you don't find any virus I would rename it and delete it
  Mike M  
It's for the NVIDIA GPU's I have one so it's harmless.
  Elliott Game  
Spyware, geared by Nvidia to block other software from running; usually games.
  Robert Gerald Yeske  
since i have it in my task manager everything is very slow..
  anon  
part of the weird driver/application scheme nvidia comes up with
  lexipaxifixi   (further information)

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Summary: Average user rating of nvxdsync.exe: based on 14 votes with 6 user comments. One user thinks nvxdsync.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 4 users suspect danger. 4 users think nvxdsync.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 3 users don't grade nvxdsync.exe ("not sure about it").


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Best practices for resolving nvxdsync issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with nvxdsync. 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 nvxdsync.exe 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.



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