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What does the nTuneService.exe file do?

The nTuneService.exe process is also known as NVIDIA Performance Service or, as the case may be, NVIDIA Access Manager and is a part of NVIDIA Performance or, as the case may be, NVIDIA nTune. This software is produced by NVIDIA (www.nvidia.com). An obsolete or defective version of nTuneService.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about nTuneService.exe NVIDIA Performance service

nTuneService.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file nTuneService.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 131,072 bytes (28% of all these files), 192,832 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
It is the service "nTuneService".
This file is no part of Microsoft Windows. This nTuneService.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. You can find the file or its related application in Control Panel under Programs. You can then rerun the setup or uninstall the program. NTuneService.exe is capable of supervise programs. For this reason, 34% 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 nTuneService.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 nTuneService?

recommend you to disable this service
A utility from nVidia for managing graphics settings and their graphic cards. (further information...)
Eric Johansen
Nvidia's powerful overclocking software. Not spyware or a virus. Be careful using it though! Overclocking can damage your system if your not careful. Remove this if you don't know what overclocking is or don't want to risk overclocking.
Its part of Nvidia's overclocking software.
Grafikkarten Steuerung (further information...)

Summary: 5 users judge nTuneService.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. However, 3 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net

How to uninstall NVIDIA Performance or NVIDIA nTune

To remove NVIDIA Performance service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate NVIDIA Performance or NVIDIA nTune in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if nTuneService.exe (NVIDIA Performance service) 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 NVIDIA Performance service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for NVIDIA Performance service 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 nTuneService.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.

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