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What is nvtray.exe?

Part of NVIDIA Settings by NVIDIA

What is it?

nvtray.exe NVIDIA Settings is the program that runs in the notification area system tray.
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How does nvtray.exe run?

Process - nvtray.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. nvtray.exe is executed by the process nvxdsync.exe (NVIDIA User Experience Driver Component by NVIDIA).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the nvtray.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of nvtray.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is nvtray.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00025% CPU2538.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
8.38 MB RAM38.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         12 GDI objects8.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\nvidia corporation\display\nvtray.exe

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by NVIDIA Settings.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)

About NVIDIA Corporation

Nvidia specializes in the manufacture of graphics-processor technologies for workstations, desktop computers, and mobile devices. The company, based in Santa Cl More...
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File details

File name: nvtray.exe
Name: NVIDIA Settings
Description: NVIDIA Settings
Size: 437.1 KB
Original file name: nvtray.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0004817385%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002278493%
User CPU: 0.00025388919795%
Privileged CPU time: 140625 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 539,155,677
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 77.67 MB
Peak committed memory: 83.92 MB
Paged memory: 8.38 MB
Peak paged memory: 10.88 MB
Paged system memory: 120.05 KB
Non-paged system memory: 7.93 KB
Working set memory: 4.09 MB
Peak working set memory: 10.74 MB
Min working set memory: 4.05 MB
Private memory: 8.38 MB
Page faults: 3,421
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1
Total read transfer: 1024 Bytes
Total other operations: 13,434
Total other transfer: 306.6 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 12
Peak GDI objects: 13
USER objects: 4
Peak USER objects: 4
Handle count average: 122
Thread count average: 8

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:/Program Files/NVIDIA Corporation/Display/nvtray.exe" -user_has_logged_in 1

Image hashes

MD5: 71f9502357cbd3bdd842a4c851dbaf86
SHA-1: e9de08a741c2111dc85d1e991ac187c4bcf7bdd1

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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