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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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Parent process
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nvtray.exe

NVIDIA Settings by NVIDIA Corporation (Signed)

Remove nvtray.exe
Version:   7.17.13.1193
MD5:   6f0af18c1243b6f644cdd82355b04fc4
SHA1:   41ae859f80b0f4d297c96f73842a3be9144eda2f

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:7.17.13.1193
Size:2.34 MB (2,450,208 bytes)
Build date:7/8/2013 10:12 PM
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
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ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.00008342%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00005565%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00002778%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:3,625 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
Memory
Private memory:49.52 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):40.6 MB
Private (minimum):9.8 MB
Non-paged memory:49.52 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:160.2 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):161.34 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:40.6 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):40.63 MB
37.95 MB
Resource allocations
Threads:2
12
Handles:160
600
GUI GDI count:81
103
GUI GDI peak:82
142
GUI USER count:4
49
GUI USER peak:6
71

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:Medium
Platform:64-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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