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:   7.17.12.9610
MD5:   cbd50857a564603d38b5a049b4dafa34
SHA1:   efe29ed9dc4a16e4b6a6b704e4f4b765e6176976
SHA256:   7b83bee21aafd5890724a580d7f2044a538160a09784fefabeb1c65b9cbcd5d2

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:7.17.12.9610
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

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.00078899%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00028370%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00050529%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:1,201 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
Memory
Private memory:15.13 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):16 MB
Private (minimum):4.66 MB
Non-paged memory:15.13 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:89.47 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):92.47 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:5.46 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):16.01 MB
37.95 MB
Resource allocations
Threads:4
12
Handles:191
600
GUI GDI count:81
103
GUI GDI peak:82
142
GUI USER count:4
49
GUI USER peak:5
71

BehaviorsProcess properties

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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