Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

7.17.13.4043 0.66%
7.17.13.3788 3.29%
7.17.13.3750 0.66%
7.17.13.3523 1.32%
7.17.13.3489 1.64%
7.17.13.3467 0.33%
7.17.13.3244 0.33%
7.17.13.3221 0.99%
7.17.13.3182 0.33%
7.17.13.3182 0.33%
7.17.13.3165 6.25%
7.17.13.3165 0.66%
7.17.13.3158 0.66%
7.17.13.3140 0.66%
7.17.13.2723 0.66%
7.17.13.2723 2.63%
7.17.13.2702 0.66%
7.17.13.2680 0.66%
7.17.13.2619 0.33%
7.17.13.2049 2.30%
7.17.13.2049 0.33%
7.17.13.2018 2.63%
7.17.13.2018 1.32%
7.17.13.2014 0.33%
7.17.13.1422 2.96%
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advapi32.dll
RegQueryValueExW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegCreateKeyExW, RegSetValueExW, RegDeleteValueW, RegDeleteKeyW, RegEnumKeyW, RegQueryValueW, RegCloseKey, RegEnumKeyExW, RegEnumValueW, RegOpenKeyW, GetTraceEnableLevel, GetTraceEnableFlags, RegisterTraceGuidsW, UnregisterTraceGuids, GetTraceLoggerHandle
comctl32.dll
ImageList_GetIconSize, InitCommonControlsEx
comdlg32.dll
GetFileTitleW
gdi32.dll
DeleteObject, SelectClipRgn, CreateRectRgn, GetObjectW, GetViewportExtEx, GetWindowExtEx, BitBlt, GetPixel, PtVisible, RectVisible, TextOutW, ExtTextOutW, Escape, SelectObject, SetViewportOrgEx, OffsetViewportOrgEx, SetViewportExtEx, ScaleViewportExtEx, SetWindowOrgEx, OffsetWindowOrgEx, SetWindowExtEx, ScaleWindowExtEx, ExtSelectClipRgn, DeleteDC, CreatePatternBrush, CreateCompatibleDC, GetStockObject, SelectPalette, GetObjectType, GetDeviceCaps, CreatePen, CreateSolidBrush, CreateHatchBrush, CopyMetaFileW, CreateDCW, CreateDIBitmap, CreateFontIndirectW, CreateCompatibleBitmap, CreateRectRgnIndirect, GetTextMetricsW, EnumFontFamiliesW, GetTextCharsetInfo, GetTextExtentPoint32W, CombineRgn, PatBlt, DPtoLP, CreateDIBSection, CreateRoundRectRgn, CreatePolygonRgn, GetBkColor, GetTextColor, CreateEllipticRgn, Polyline, Ellipse, Polygon, OffsetRgn, GetRgnBox, SetDIBColorTable, RealizePalette, StretchBlt, SetPixel, Rectangle, CreatePalette, GetPaletteEntries, GetNearestPaletteIndex, GetSystemPaletteEntries, LPtoDP, GetWindowOrgEx, GetViewportOrgEx, PtInRegion, FillRgn, FrameRgn, GetBoundsRect, ExtFloodFill, SetPaletteEntries, EnumFontFamiliesExW, GetTextFaceW, SetPixelV, SetLayout, GetLayout, SetTextAlign, MoveToEx, LineTo, IntersectClipRect, ExcludeClipRect, GetClipBox, SetMapMode, SetTextColor, SetROP2, SetPolyFillMode, SetBkMode, SetBkColor, RestoreDC, SaveDC, SetRectRgn, CreateBitmap
gdiplus.dll
GdipDrawImageI, GdipGetImageGraphicsContext, GdipBitmapUnlockBits, GdipBitmapLockBits, GdipCreateBitmapFromScan0, GdipCreateBitmapFromStream, GdipGetImagePalette, GdipGetImagePaletteSize, GdipGetImagePixelFormat, GdipGetImageHeight, GdipGetImageWidth, GdipCloneImage, GdipDrawImageRectI, GdipSetInterpolationMode, GdipCreateFromHDC, GdiplusShutdown, GdiplusStartup, GdipCreateBitmapFromHBITMAP, GdipDisposeImage, GdipDeleteGraphics, GdipAlloc, GdipFree
imm32.dll
ImmGetOpenStatus, ImmGetContext, ImmReleaseContext
kernel32.dll
DllMain, TerminateProcess, UnhandledExceptionFilter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, IsDebuggerPresent, HeapAlloc, RtlUnwind, Sleep, ExitProcess, RaiseException, HeapSize, HeapReAlloc, GetStdHandle, GetModuleFileNameA, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, GetEnvironmentStringsW, GetCommandLineW, SetHandleCount, GetFileType, GetStartupInfoA, HeapCreate, VirtualFree, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetTickCount, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, HeapFree, VirtualAlloc, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, GetCPInfo, GetACP, GetOEMCP, IsValidCodePage, GetUserDefaultLCID, GetLocaleInfoA, EnumSystemLocalesA, IsValidLocale, GetStringTypeA, GetStringTypeW, GetConsoleCP, GetConsoleMode, LCMapStringA, LCMapStringW, SetStdHandle, WriteConsoleA, GetConsoleOutputCP, WriteConsoleW, CreateFileA, InterlockedCompareExchange, GetStartupInfoW, lstrlenA, GetCurrentProcess, FlushFileBuffers, SetFilePointer, WriteFile, GlobalFindAtomW, LoadLibraryA, GetVersionExA, InterlockedIncrement, FormatMessageW, GlobalFlags, GetModuleHandleA, WritePrivateProfileStringW, SetErrorMode, lstrlenW, TlsFree, GlobalFree, DeleteCriticalSection, LocalReAlloc, TlsSetValue, TlsAlloc, InitializeCriticalSection, GlobalHandle, GlobalUnlock, GlobalReAlloc, EnterCriticalSection, TlsGetValue, LeaveCriticalSection, LocalFree, LocalAlloc, InterlockedDecrement, GetCurrentProcessId, GetLastError, SetLastError, GlobalAddAtomW, CloseHandle, GlobalDeleteAtom, GetCurrentThread, GetCurrentThreadId, ConvertDefaultLocale, EnumResourceLanguagesW, GetModuleFileNameW, lstrcmpA, GetLocaleInfoW, LoadLibraryW, WideCharToMultiByte, CompareStringA, MultiByteToWideChar, FindResourceW, LoadResource, LockResource, SizeofResource, InterlockedExchange, GlobalLock, lstrcmpW, GlobalAlloc, FreeLibrary, GetModuleHandleW, GetProcAddress, FormatMessageA
msimg32.dll
TransparentBlt, AlphaBlend
nvui.dll
StopNotificationIcon
ole32.dll
DoDragDrop, CreateStreamOnHGlobal, IsAccelerator, OleTranslateAccelerator, OleDestroyMenuDescriptor, OleCreateMenuDescriptor, CoInitializeEx, OleGetClipboard, RegisterDragDrop, CoLockObjectExternal, RevokeDragDrop, OleLockRunning, CoInitialize, CoCreateInstance, CoUninitialize, OleDuplicateData, CoTaskMemAlloc, ReleaseStgMedium, CoTaskMemFree, CoCreateGuid
oleacc.dll
AccessibleObjectFromWindow, CreateStdAccessibleObject, LresultFromObject
shell32.dll
SHGetSpecialFolderLocation, SHGetFileInfoW, ShellExecuteW, DragFinish, DragQueryFileW, SHBrowseForFolderW, SHGetPathFromIDListW, SHGetDesktopFolder, SHAppBarMessage
shlwapi.dll
PathRemoveFileSpecW, PathIsUNCW, PathStripToRootW, PathFindFileNameW, PathFindExtensionW
user32.dll
DllMain, GetForegroundWindow, GetDlgItem, GetTopWindow, DestroyWindow, GetMessageTime, GetMessagePos, SetMenu, SetForegroundWindow, GetClientRect, CreateWindowExW, GetClassInfoExW, GetClassInfoW, RegisterClassW, AdjustWindowRectEx, CopyRect, DefWindowProcW, CallWindowProcW, GetMenu, SetWindowLongW, SetWindowPos, SystemParametersInfoA, IsIconic, GetWindowPlacement, GetSystemMetrics, GetMenuItemID, GetSubMenu, GetWindow, GetDlgCtrlID, GetWindowRect, GetClassNameW, PtInRect, GetWindowTextW, SetWindowTextW, GetSysColor, ReleaseDC, GetDC, ClientToScreen, GrayStringW, DrawTextExW, DrawTextW, TabbedTextOutW, GetMenuItemCount, UnregisterClassW, UnhookWindowsHookEx, GetWindowThreadProcessId, GetWindowLongW, GetLastActivePopup, IsWindowEnabled, EnableWindow, MessageBoxW, SetCursor, SetWindowsHookExW, CallNextHookEx, GetMessageW, TranslateMessage, DispatchMessageW, GetActiveWindow, IsWindowVisible, PostQuitMessage, GetKeyState, PeekMessageW, GetCursorPos, ValidateRect, SetMenuItemBitmaps, GetMenuCheckMarkDimensions, LoadBitmapW, GetFocus, GetParent, SendMessageW, ModifyMenuW, GetMenuState, EnableMenuItem, CheckMenuItem, PostMessageW, DestroyMenu, LoadCursorW, GetSysColorBrush, ShowWindow, RegisterWindowMessageW, LoadIconW, WinHelpW, GetCapture, GetClassLongW, SetPropW, GetPropW, RemovePropW, IsWindow, MapWindowPoints
winmm.dll
PlaySoundW
winspool.drv
DocumentPropertiesW, ClosePrinter, OpenPrinterW

nvtray.exe

NVIDIA Settings by NVIDIA Corporation (Signed)

Remove nvtray.exe
Version:   7.17.12.8562
MD5:   56d963e8a30c55638796b3ff9d57d0a7
SHA1:   01170936cf7900310f8e8cb94b34ac2982aa6a14
SHA256:   35a9e4789027d7fe5e5c00c3f0b83a809dcba1144b95362713c2fc5acb53eb61

What is nvtray.exe?

nvtray.exe NVIDIA Settings is the program that runs in the notification area system tray.

Overview

nvtray.exe executes as a process with the local user's privileges typically within the context of its parent nvxdsync.exe (NVIDIA User Experience Driver Component by NVIDIA Corporation). The assembly utilizes the .NET run-time framework (which is required to be installed on the PC). The file is digitally signed by NVIDIA Corporation which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA).

DetailsDetails

File name:nvtray.exe
Publisher:NVIDIA Corporation
Product name:NVIDIA Settings
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\nvidia corporation\display\nvtray.exe
File version:7.17.12.8562
Size:1.74 MB (1,820,480 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:NVIDIA Corporation
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Thursday, September 1, 2011
Expiration date:Monday, September 1, 2014
Digital DNA
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
.NET CLR:Yes
.NET NGENed:No
More details
Network connections
  • [UDP] listens on port 48001

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.04781562%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.01043867%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.03737695%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:11,310,088 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    CPU cycles:23,443/sec
    17,470,203/sec
    Memory
    Private memory:7.04 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):11.25 MB
    Private (minimum):9.25 MB
    Non-paged memory:7.04 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:82.66 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):85.16 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:10.93 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):11.32 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:7,300/min
    2,039/min
    I/O
    I/O read transfer:2.19 KB/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:1/sec
    343/min
    I/O other transfer:135 Bytes/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:6/sec
    1,671/min
    Resource allocations
    Threads:6
    12
    Handles:164
    600
    GUI GDI count:82
    103
    GUI GDI peak:83
    142
    GUI USER count:4
    49
    GUI USER peak:4
    71

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Tray notification:Yes
    Integrety level:High
    Platform:32-bit
    Command line:"C:/Program Files/nvidia corporation/display/nvtray.exe" -user_has_logged_in 1
    Owner:User
    Parent process:nvxdsync.exe (NVIDIA User Experience Driver Component by NVIDIA Corporation)

    Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

    OS versiondistribution
    Windows 7 Home Premium 25.50%
    Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
    Windows 8 Pro 10.00%
    Windows 7 Professional 6.50%
    Windows Vista Home Premium 6.00%
    Windows 8.1 4.50%
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 4.50%
    Windows 8 4.50%
    Windows 8.1 Pro 3.00%
    Windows 8 Enterprise 2.00%
    Windows 8 Single Language 1.50%
    Windows Vista Home Basic 1.50%
    Windows 7 Home Basic 1.00%
    Windows Seven Black Edition 1.00%
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 0.50%
    Windows 8 Enterprise N 0.50%
    Windows 8.1 Single Language 0.50%
    Windows 7 Enterprise 0.50%
    Windows Vista Ultimate 0.50%
    Windows 8.1 Pro Preview with Media Center 0.50%
    Windows 8 Pro N 0.50%
    21 other Windows OS version

    Distribution by countryDistribution by country

    United States installs about 35.35% of NVIDIA Settings.

    OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

    PC Manufacturerdistribution
    ASUS 22.71%
    Acer 17.03%
    Dell 14.85%
    Hewlett-Packard 11.79%
    Lenovo 11.35%
    GIGABYTE 4.80%
    Alienware 3.49%
    Intel 3.49%
    Sony 3.49%
    MSI 2.62%
    American Megatrends 2.18%
    Toshiba 0.87%
    Samsung 0.87%
    Sahara 0.44%
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