nvsvc32.exe - Is nvsvc32.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is nvsvc32.exe?
Purpose of nvsvc32.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: nvsvc32.exe

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

Purpose of this file:
nvsvc32.exe is a program which may have been on your computer since the day you first purchased your computer, as it may have been preinstalled software. The actual hard drive location and folder is also shown below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware, adware, or virus related. Many spyware and virus writers often place files elsewhere on your computer, and use the same name in an attempt to fool you. This nvsvc32.exe file is the NVIDIA driver helper service. This is for your NVidia graphics card, and works with your NVidia drivers. It is based on the NVidia chipset and should not be removed, otherwise you may run into problems with your graphics and monitor display. Note that this may appear as a new task if you put in a new hardware graphics card in your computer, otherwise it may have just been preinstalled for you. This file is considered safe and is not spyware, virus, or adware related software. Visit nvsvc32.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 nvsvc32.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
In the Windows \ System32 folder. This is related to your graphics card, and will be on most pcs that are using the NVidia chipset.


  • Is nvsvc32.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is nvsvc32.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove nvsvc32.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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