nvctrl.exe - Is nvctrl.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is nvctrl.exe?
Purpose of nvctrl.exe:



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. nvctrl.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
This program is known as a trojan virus file, and you should delete this virus from your hard drive if found. This trojan can download files from the internet, and if it is not removed you may find other virus's on your pc in addition to this one. Be aware that these files are most likely on your pc already, look for mscornet.exe Visit nvctrl.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the nvctrl.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your hard drive at C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvctrl.exe or possibly in your windows folder.


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many virus, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, nvctrl.exe may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. nvctrl.exe can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is nvctrl.exe spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        Yes.

  • Would you recommend that I remove nvctrl.exe?
        Yes, I would remove nvctrl.exe if it was on my computer. If you wish to do this, and you get an error message because you cannot access it, you should first terminate the task in your tasklist and then attempt to add it to your recycle bin again.

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    This program is known as a trojan virus file, and you should delete this virus from your hard drive if found. This trojan can download files from the internet, and if it is not removed you may find other virus's on your pc in addition to this one. Be aware that these files are most likely on your pc already, look for mscornet.exe This file will be found on your hard drive at C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvctrl.exe or possibly in your windows folder. Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.