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What is nvvsvc.exe?

Part of NVIDIA Driver Helper Service, Version 176.44 by NVIDIA

What is it?

The NVIDIA Driver Helper Service is used in configuring a PC's NVIDIA drivers for video graphics cards. They provide the ability to override OpenGL refresh rates through via NVIDIA Control Panel in the display properties.

What if I disable NVIDIA Driver Helper Service, Version 176.44?

If you are not actively changing the OpenGL settings of your NVIDIA card, this service can be disabled. Note, when new drivers are installed this service will be set back to automatic.
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How does nvvsvc.exe run?

Service - nvvsvc.exe runs as a background Windows service (nvsvc). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.6% of all Boost users have the nvvsvc.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of nvvsvc.exe users, 10.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is nvvsvc.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
     740 KB RAM3.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:

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: nvvsvc.exe
Name: NVIDIA Driver Helper Service, Version 176.44
Description: NVIDIA Driver Helper Service, Version 176.44
Size: 192 KB
Original file name: nvsvc32.exe

Resource utilization

Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 28.25 MB
Peak committed memory: 33.05 MB
Paged memory: 740 KB
Peak paged memory: 790.67 KB
Paged system memory: 53.79 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.46 KB
Working set memory: 1.27 MB
Peak working set memory: 2.44 MB
Min working set memory: 1.27 MB
Private memory: 740 KB
Page faults: 1,302
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 6
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 160 Bytes
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total write operations: 3
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 96 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 70
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 675 Bytes
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Handle count average: 42
Thread count average: 3

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Command

Service details

Name: nvsvc

Image hashes

MD5: 3da774c807eb990589a3de65a6511d45
SHA-1: c82dc1c197701e9300e6d0e60f678e059830d0ef
SHA-256: 19f9c8b64753a9dce3f168553f9e594131f5acbf131bd638d96fb93244fff1b6

PE image details

File entropy: 6.27883
File packed: No
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