What does the nidmsrv.exe file do?
The nidmsrv.exe process is also known as nidmsrv and is a part of NIDMSRV or, as the case may be, NI Logos. This software is produced by National Instruments (www.ni.com). An obsolete or defective version of nidmsrv.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- nidmsrv has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- nidmsrv has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- nidmsrv.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module nidmsrv.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about nidmsrv.exe nidmsrv
nidmsrv.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Nidmsrv.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 213,040 bytes (20% of all these files), 362,104 bytes, 213,552 bytes, 380,720 bytes or, as the case may be, 356,912 bytes.
The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The nidmsrv file is not part of the Windows operating system. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. For this reason, 28% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves nidmsrv.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about nidmsrv?
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Summary: One user judges nidmsrv.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall NIDMSRV or NI Logos
To remove nidmsrv from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate NIDMSRV or NI Logos in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if nidmsrv.exe (nidmsrv) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of nidmsrv. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for nidmsrv or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or nidmsrv.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.