Process or task name:
Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: nissrv.exe
Exe program – Files with an extension of “exe” are executable programs.
What is it:
NisSrv.exe is a program that was most likely on your system the day you bought your computer, especially if you bought Windows 10 or later. It may also have been installed by you at sometime on your own. Always verify the actual file location as shown below, as it is important to verify that it is not spyware or virus related by checking to see if it is in the proper disk folder. Sometimes spyware or viruses will name a file very similar to a known file name, hoping to fool you into thinking it’s a safe file, so always verify the disk location. This NisSrv.exe software is part of Microsoft Microsoft Network Realtime Inspection Service software and comes preinstalled on many windows computers. You will also see this running in the ctrl-alt-delete tasklist as it runs in the background on startup. This is part of their windows defender security and antivirus software. This file is considered safe and is not virus, spyware, or adware related. Visit nissrv.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 nissrv.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your hard drive at C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\nissrv.exe
Is nissrv.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 nissrv.exe considered a virus or trojan?
No, this Windows task is not a virus or trojan program.Would you recommend that I remove nissrv.exe?
No, we would not remove this file.