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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, 18.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is daemonu.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00004% CPU412.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.55 MB RAM16.5%
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.
          12 context switches/sec12.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\nvidia corporation\nvidia update core\daemonu.exe

Are there other versions of NVIDIA Update Components?

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: daemonu.exe
Publisher: NVIDIA Corporation (verified)
Name: NVIDIA Update Components
Description: NVIDIA Settings Update Manager
Size: 2.12 MB
Original file name: daemonu.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 9/2/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001669250%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001256424%
User CPU: 0.00004128251878%
Privileged CPU time: 140.4 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 781,338,895
CPU cycle count /min: 8,289,583
Context switches /sec: 12
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 54.56 MB
Peak committed memory: 61.81 MB
Paged memory: 3.55 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.81 MB
Paged system memory: 90.11 KB
Non-paged system memory: 14.41 KB
Working set memory: 6.39 MB
Peak working set memory: 6.85 MB
Min working set memory: 2.91 MB
Private memory: 3.55 MB
Page faults: 2,449
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 44
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 17.36 KB
Read transfer /min: 11 Bytes
Total write operations: 36
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 7.93 KB
Write transfer /min: 5 Bytes
Total other operations: 12,094
Other operations /min: 7
Total other transfer: 194.43 KB
Other Transfer /min: 121 Bytes
Handle count average: 292
Thread count average: 10
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Updatus\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: 010dfef314998a9919e01d5b72122623
SHA-1: be15b428e3ca03e463316158c4f199a581223407

PE image details

File packed: No
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