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daemonu.exe

NVIDIA Update Components by NVIDIA Corporation (Signed)

Overview

daemonu.exe has 39 known versions, the most recent one is 1.12.12.0. It is started as a Windows Service called 'NVIDIA Update Service Daemon' with the name 'nvUpdatusService' and described as “NVIDIA Settings Update Manager service, used to check new updates from NVIDIA server.”. . The average file size is about 1.49 MB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to NVIDIA Corporation by the certification authority VeriSign. The programs NVIDIA Update 1.7.12, NVIDIA Update 1.10.8 and NVIDIA Graphics Driver 307.83 have been observed as installing specific variations of daemonu.exe. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0003% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 5 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 9.06 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 4.08 KB per minute for reads and 44 Bytes per minute for writes.

What is daemonu.exe?

NVIDIA Settings Update Manager is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found.

DetailsDetails

File name:daemonu.exe
Publisher:NVIDIA Corporation
Product name:NVIDIA Update Components
Description:NVIDIA Settings Update Manager
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\nvidia corporation\nvidia updatus\daemonu.exe
Certificate
Issued to:NVIDIA Corporation
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Thursday, September 01, 2011
Windows Service
Service name:nvUpdatusService
Display name:NVIDIA Update Service Daemon
Description:“NVIDIA Settings Update Manager service, used to check new updates from NVIDIA server.”
Type:Win32OwnProcess

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of NVIDIA Update Components.)
NVIDIA Corporation
3% remove
NVIDIA Update provides notifications for GeForce and ION GPUs for both desktop and notebook PCs.
NVIDIA Corporation
3% remove
NVIDIA Update keeps your PC up-to-date with the latest NVIDIA drivers by notifying you when a new driver is available and directing you to the driver on www.nvidia.com. Starting with R275 drivers, NVI...
NVIDIA Corporation
4% remove
NVIDIA Corporation
9% remove
NVIDIA Update keeps your PC up-to-date with the latest NVIDIA drivers by notifying you when a new driver is available and directing you to the driver on www.nvidia.com. Starting with R275 drivers, NVI...
NVIDIA Corporation
8% remove
The NVIDIA Graphics Driver is the software driver for NVIDIA Graphics GPU installed on the PC. It is a program used to communicate from the Windows PC OS to the device. This software is required in mo...
NVIDIA Corporation
9% remove
NVIDIA Update provides notifications for GeForce and ION GPUs for both desktop and notebook PCs.
NVIDIA Corporation
1% remove
NVIDIA Update keeps your PC up-to-date with the latest NVIDIA drivers by notifying you when a new driver is available and directing you to the driver on www.nvidia.com. Starting with R275 drivers, NVI...
NVIDIA Corporation
8% remove
NVIDIA Update keeps your PC up-to-date with the latest NVIDIA drivers by notifying you when a new driver is available and directing you to the driver on www.nvidia.com. Starting with R275 drivers, NVI...
NVIDIA Corporation
1% remove
NVIDIA Update keeps your PC up-to-date with the latest NVIDIA drivers by notifying you when a new driver is available and directing you to the driver on www.nvidia.com. Starting with R275 drivers, NVI...

BehaviorsBehaviors

(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of daemonu.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Services
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'nvUpdatusService' (NVIDIA Update Service Daemon)
  • nvUpdatusService
Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Update Core\daemonu.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Updatus\daemonu.exe'

VersionsAll file variations of daemonu.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
ee8ac9af535d992d5d19fff836f97e2b b80d585cd230eaa382199040d699c7cfe48b355b 1.21 MB
c380d056ead9da1efdaa9342338fa62f fd1a9a9ee1f9136b4c1ca42dd959eb3ebf574c56 1.21 MB
aba5a88740635d37a2b6ceb27dbc738a 5226c33f34540f3a0ff769d4b4c3201a5c912622 1.21 MB
2574f7395b3e3b6f37f731291ba76076 58a2b897fdfb4180ac62fb57faf823797c2ea6c9 1.21 MB
a6204eb813259f81217f65a02edc5f09 27663097c364d36dfebd39f4a1c087cdffa31dd7 1.21 MB
0b2b188b73ea97b2506d0a4be819d48c 06721c7b4846aeb1f1e276b9549d3b1a3856ce5c 1.21 MB
b7c53da1c73ff39f4a6248643efd979a b1f369bbc678abcfe7e1723ce9f452820e818a0f 1.21 MB
37c8ec2860df210ed93a94bf6525cbc7 2d56b3baa2d479781628e60f6026924250417c5e 1.21 MB
e3c7676582502c5e4bb9288c3617ab59 32cfdd3dadbe38a1cf93ad2f30175c7066c9dda8 1.21 MB
4789e020d2617046862d1790fc235ff6 44fec49ed999690a1bb9399bff765a2d893454a9 1.2 MB
03e60e0bfa53ed15dc984fa34b44bb0f a8a1afa8e281fef1c602dfec2c20d8e972e97e60 1.2 MB
44407283382d82c64c9195de686d4205 3b7daf1fc7f81d87ee494a9e180fb9adde49086a 1.2 MB
1208e6455ed65e48691422d1ff093574 b5e4a35890f5974924a4c53ea087e2116607f04b 1.2 MB
cbf57d045f325d790d061b97f69e75d6 b01bf701744467ac5480aa8808bab1bfd1ba3ad1 1.2 MB
d97cef25c45bdd7e28d498d49626da35 6c876b13031c1302d6e6f2da3ccaaf6a0b95d3c8 1.2 MB
8ce862353774cc0b3291c8a63797e38e 008a15ee4a15b707defbe8d93352b760f126a193 1.2 MB
a3a25e0509f67473b960daf214828be3 e70ad8a792cc7c956e3145be4cd6bf20cc635ee4 1.2 MB
53b3f883b9d6ba0fda817b14297745d3 527be6d25c18eef8a4def804a4e6c3dc612e2a6d 1.2 MB
0577914e806ef61fad24bdc82a890c47 b880658316b39b1b99f9b18beff5abbdc105e643 1.2 MB
f935e817409f78fa50c5921db39124b3 313bd6a9e325e7da2c143650bc1826105f600fdb 1.2 MB
abf9218bc7b87ed93c0b5dead9e2f7e9 f57f77414b504498352fea8ad782911550d2e96d 1.2 MB
210ee09cb9c2655e55bd48d851369dc1 9b308ba02af93a38489bc5dd3157ddd931573ec2 1.2 MB
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7ab8f60dd0d89f5b903a9d96922204b3 45940a61eeead5402a2255abe8f72d3f6a18863a 1.2 MB
61ff84f865b4414efdc11856bf5757ad bf4fa29031d2f1d09c5310c0a1a64dc4c5ab65ab 1.2 MB
6643a048b224839e830225fe91a7d9ae ef1353edb5851b1db5ba19d4b0c6c39a7fbf6250 1.2 MB
a974e5c310b9b00894070ceb055d467f d3e67d6dae13fc16a4e3735fddf9491db02aaf08 1.2 MB
fd6f5b42db429fd1ae1a4483db4dd2e0 1c08119ec1afa76e928941ce9a1de7930f5e615d 2.35 MB
96a196f8d9900b91227bdacada2ee48f 4bca8ddcb9dd4ca8a8b5e50e96cb6d7b9066e563 2.35 MB
4a5a9ddef3c7e4e37eb22de00ae8b9f1 75ab12807f7e8a43d93eec1889e3a708da3f4ac3 2.35 MB
d3acc38a963b71bd4d2dfdc1050219b9 7ea06f46fc1c03d3f2213cecc2f886eb2dfeca8d 2.24 MB
9c84945feee40ea42d3bca5c22250d47 98813b746055281849c203c5665eecf87e424906 2.15 MB
3408187c590140c7a11c0e2d008279d8 49f6e08b5bf567835182f742b243418c0cd2ec93 2.15 MB
7e22de30e222bfdfcec7e77032baf3cd 25c169749b82c0e1d27fcc6b6705565679f01da7 2.15 MB
bd1dd8503c78966489656272db085994 29c21eb94b1c323730357577ca086a2bf96b0659 2.18 MB
4f78720240a42bb4ec6fe0c40e95885c 0ab6dc9bf4feadb5759349a95c31941c5d5b73d0 2.12 MB
f28169a7adf7b41809cf92d369e744f0 a47a5781dca8f99a13912cd55dca1a31cf6ea010 1.92 MB
a072423c3812472d326bc774610055cf b7e6ff5981d6633bf0bfff1d97e8cc6b73730d56 1.92 MB
8be807a9d14f10a411d12e6af1561180 92bf90049c475ac65aa7c2376b0d233ca3c6b9a9 1.9 MB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.99%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.66%
Windows 8 Pro 11.39%
Windows 8 8.86%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 6.33%
Windows Vista Home Premium 6.33%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.53%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.27%
Windows Seven Black Edition 1.27%
Windows 8.1 Pro Preview with Media Center 1.27%
Windows 7 Professional 1.27%
Windows 8 Pro N 1.27%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 32.91% of NVIDIA Update Components.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Acer 23.38%
Dell 18.18%
ASUS 15.58%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
MSI 7.79%
Lenovo 7.79%
GIGABYTE 3.90%
Samsung 3.90%
Sony 2.60%
Medion 2.60%
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