What does the NvBackend.exe file do?
The NvBackend.exe process is also known as NVIDIA Backend or, as the case may be, NVIDIA GeForce Experience Backend and is a part of NVIDIA Backend or, as the case may be, NVIDIA GeForce Experience. This software is produced by NVIDIA (www.nvidia.com). An obsolete or defective version of NvBackend.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- NVIDIA Backend has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- NVIDIA Backend 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)
- NvBackend.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module NvBackend.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about NvBackend.exe NVIDIA Backend
NvBackend.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file NvBackend.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 2,397,120 bytes (11% of all these files), 2,398,776 bytes as well as 55 other variants.
It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. The file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. This NvBackend program is connected to a server on the Internet or in your local network. NvBackend.exe is capable of connect to the Internet as well as monitor other applications. For this reason, 43% 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 NvBackend.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 NvBackend?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall NVIDIA Backend or NVIDIA GeForce Experience
To remove NVIDIA Backend 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 NVIDIA Backend or NVIDIA GeForce Experience in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if NvBackend.exe (NVIDIA Backend) 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 Backend. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for NVIDIA Backend 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 NvBackend.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.