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What is daemonu.exe?

Part of NVIDIA Update Components by NVIDIA

What is it?

NVIDIA Settings Update Manager is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found.
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How does daemonu.exe run?

Service - daemonu.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'nvUpdatusService' (NVIDIA Update Service Daemon).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the daemonu.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of daemonu.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is daemonu.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00007% CPU712.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          4.91 MB RAM22.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\nvidia corporation\nvidia updatus\daemonu.exe

Are there other versions of NVIDIA Update Components?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8.1 (6.2.9200.0)

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: daemonu.exe
Publisher: NVIDIA Corporation (verified)
Name: NVIDIA Update Components
Description: NVIDIA Settings Update Manager
Size: 1.3 MB
Original file name: daemonu.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 9/1/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003007612%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002295616%
User CPU: 0.00007119957626%
Privileged CPU time: 90625 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 257,553,370
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 73.97 MB
Peak committed memory: 86.6 MB
Paged memory: 4.91 MB
Peak paged memory: 5.85 MB
Paged system memory: 155.01 KB
Non-paged system memory: 33.91 KB
Working set memory: 9.46 MB
Peak working set memory: 9.95 MB
Min working set memory: 9.46 MB
Private memory: 4.91 MB
Page faults: 3,838
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 176
Total read transfer: 427.04 KB
Total write operations: 142
Total write transfer: 402.23 KB
Total other operations: 134,650
Total other transfer: 2.39 MB
Handle count average: 361
Thread count average: 6

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Update Core\daemonu.exe"

Service details

Name: NVIDIA Update Service Daemon
Service name: nvUpdatusService
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “NVIDIA Settings Update Manager service, used to check new updates from NVIDIA server.”

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 48000
TCP: localhost on port 2559
Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: 9399facc351354f5d2f19c3f024c00aa
SHA-1: ea29031acc901bf4f3475d5ef4264a373dd11b37

PE image details

File packed: No
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