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What does the nvvsvc.exe file do?

The nvvsvc.exe process is also known as NVIDIA Driver Helper Service (Version 307.83, 341.44, 340.52, 306.97, 314.22, 309.08, 285.62, 311.06, 342.01, 327.02, 296.10, 353.62, 301.42, 310.90, ...) or, as the case may be, NVIDIA Display Driver Service and is a part of NVIDIA Driver Helper Service or, as the case may be, NVIDIA Display Driver Service. This software is produced by NVIDIA (www.nvidia.com). An obsolete or defective version of nvvsvc.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 nvvsvc.exe NVIDIA driver service

nvvsvc.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Nvvsvc.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 634,656 bytes (12% of all these files), 645,440 bytes as well as 37 other variants.
It is the service "nvsvc".
This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The nvvsvc file is no part of Microsoft Windows. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. Nvvsvc.exe is capable of supervise programs. For this reason, 22% 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 nvvsvc.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 nvvsvc?

Nvidia Driver Service
Nvidia Graphics
Nvidia service, I got 2x nvvsvc.exe procceses running at the same time, unkown if it's something dangerous..
nVidia related process
Connected to you Nvidia graphics card. Obviously it has to do with the program which configures the graphic card. In otherwords this is the service which manages the graphic card.

Summary: 16 users judge nvvsvc.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 3 users consider it harmless. However, 2 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 3 users have already deleted nvvsvc.exe. source: file.net

How to uninstall NVIDIA Driver Helper Service or NVIDIA Display Driver Service

To remove NVIDIA driver 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 Driver Helper Service or NVIDIA Display Driver Service in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if nvvsvc.exe (NVIDIA driver 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 driver service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for NVIDIA driver 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 nvvsvc.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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