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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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nvtray.exe

NVIDIA Settings by NVIDIA Corporation (Signed)

Remove nvtray.exe
Version:   7.17.12.9573
MD5:   7d07d5f911d1811d96874f725feab115
SHA1:   f88fb19bbeeb2a8cc7e843700f0d341a6638abb1

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:7.17.12.9573
Size:2.34 MB (2,448,704 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:0.00004672%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.00004206%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.00000466%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:281 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    Memory
    Private memory:7.86 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):14.86 MB
    Private (minimum):12.71 MB
    Non-paged memory:7.86 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:105.39 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):109.39 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:14.82 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):14.91 MB
    37.95 MB
    Resource allocations
    Threads:5
    12
    Handles:142
    600
    GUI GDI count:81
    103
    GUI GDI peak:82
    142
    GUI USER count:4
    49
    GUI USER peak:5
    71

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Tray notification:Yes
    Integrety level:Undefined
    Platform:64-bit
    Command line:"nvtray.exe" -user_has_logged_in 1
    Owner:User
    Parent process:nvxdsync.exe (NVIDIA User Experience Driver Component by NVIDIA Corporation)

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    nvtray.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.00002812%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:0.00002812%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    0.165382%
    CPU cycles:685/sec
    5,741,424/sec
    Memory:2.39 MB
    1.16 MB
    easydaemonapiu64.dll (NVIDIA Update Components by NVIDIA)
    Total CPU:0.00000938%
    Kernel CPU:0.00000000%
    User CPU:0.00000938%
    CPU cycles:31/sec
    Memory:792 KB

    Common loaded modules

    These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

    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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