What does the NvStreamService.exe file do?
The NvStreamService.exe process is also known as NVIDIA Streamer Service and is a part of NVIDIA Streamer or, as the case may be, NVIDIA Display Control Panel. This software is produced by NVIDIA (www.nvidia.com). An obsolete or defective version of NvStreamService.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- NVIDIA Streamer service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- NVIDIA Streamer service 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)
- NvStreamService.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module NvStreamService.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about NvStreamService.exe NVIDIA Streamer service
NvStreamService.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file NvStreamService.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 2,521,024 bytes (38% of all these files), 2,522,680 bytes as well as 10 other variants.
It is the NvStreamSvc service: Service for SHIELD Streaming.
The NvStreamService file is not part of the Windows operating system. This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. This file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. This particular software can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN. NvStreamService.exe is capable of supervise programs as well as Change the behavior of other applications. For this reason, 36% 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 NvStreamService.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 NvStreamService?
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 Streamer or NVIDIA Display Control Panel
To remove NVIDIA Streamer service 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 Streamer or NVIDIA Display Control Panel in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if NvStreamService.exe (NVIDIA Streamer 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 Streamer service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for NVIDIA Streamer 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 NvStreamService.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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