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What is nvtray.exe? NVIDIA Settings?

Vendor:      NVIDIA Corporation
Product:     NVIDIA Settings
Vendor Website:     
Last Seen by PC Matic:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
Process is goodPC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is good.
Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: This is installed with the video card driver and is not required. This process is not considered CPU intensive. However, running too many processes on your system may decrease the performance of your PC.

nvtray.exe uses excessive system and memory resources with no corresponding benefit. Applications such as these should be disabled to improve overall system performance.


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nvtray.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.87%
Average CPU use for this program: null%
Average RAM for this program: null MB


Program Name MD5 Count
nvtray.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x939e2874925da194e3d6e5ba1f240a7e 1/12/2017 6:20:00 PM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1777 KB
2 Status 0x58de0b28e1062a642510e408d7980b1c 9/27/2014 4:23:00 PM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1777 KB
3 Status 0x2029f67e1f45d549176ef72123d976b9 8/20/2014 1:51:00 PM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 0 KB
4 Status 0x32eddcec8397125545b2d12440fa6fc8 8/3/2014 10:18:00 PM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1777 KB
5 Status 0xe96eb700235f4167dd0f34b66f546772 2/3/2014 1:02:00 PM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1777 KB
6 Status 0xe88a4ae77a474d07d682e9ca0c811f77 11/15/2013 1:40:00 PM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 2310 KB
7 Status 0x4b6b002d727ec8258f6a9a881b319a92 10/22/2013 7:21:00 AM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1777 KB
8 Status 0x0daf6c9bbb7febfa11201e15d566911d 7/30/2013 10:49:00 PM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1779 KB
9 Status 0x9b1c7c8f9e5ca16a96ed2eeee3cbfc8b 7/24/2013 12:12:00 AM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1779 KB
10 Status 0x81d3cc982531fba556b617dcfa23dfa9 6/12/2013 9:14:00 AM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1779 KB
11 Status 0x370f13a26188e7d70d83d5440aed1e42 4/23/2013 1:35:00 PM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1779 KB
12 Status 0x8b387f7daa7ef5e520c3b5cf5227531e 3/30/2013 9:09:00 PM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1777 KB
13 Status 0xa06b064c6fed81e0aec97e9cb923e7b9 3/15/2013 11:26:00 PM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1778 KB
14 Status 0xff58f57ea5947f64c1bf73559fc349cb 12/4/2012 11:26:00 AM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1778 KB
15 Status 0x5932ea6d8226b2a13c9bca8b73d2d3c8 11/14/2012 6:03:00 AM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1777 KB
16 Status 0x1974a621ff1e4d6bf19774edcbdcc33b 8/15/2012 10:05:00 AM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1777 KB
17 Status 0x7d9717f5feed1eef640e745907c916e7 8/13/2012 9:51:00 PM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1777 KB
18 Status 0x95b14a6cc7111a2556ad907a47a83e7e 7/27/2012 2:51:00 AM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1777 KB
19 Status 0x3e183d342cb8d3fa527311cc8d1f095b 4/9/2012 6:56:00 PM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1777 KB
20 Status 0xa1dd07a7425f9c367168823337486b24 4/9/2012 12:26:00 AM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1777 KB
21 Status 0xc74e3fad50dc5ce079fe6e54a01778f0 2/6/2012 1:18:00 AM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 0 KB
22 Status 0x97eeda87d675a36e8f44e19780db7987 2/5/2012 8:28:00 PM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1777 KB
23 Status 0xb2bcb4a5553e137b026f095d5260edfc 2/5/2012 4:16:00 AM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 0 KB
24 Status 0x5154a4f898fc0064bcbe3ff9a1ce4305 2/2/2012 11:57:00 AM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 1777 KB
25 Status 0x595928307fa783dfb3f5b5fcb495fe33 1/20/2012 7:09:00 AM Unknown Unknown NVIDIA Settings 0 KB


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